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Areas of expertise: National Security, Government Oversight, Wasteful Defense Spending, Ethics, Open Government, Whistleblower Issues
Areas of expertise: Contract Oversight, Contractor Responsibility, the Revolving Door and Conflicts of Interest, Government Transparency
Director of Public Policy
Areas of expertise: advocacy campaigns, policy analysis, open/accountable government, whistleblower protections
Areas of Expertise: Military contracting, foreign lobbying, Star Creep (rank inflation in the military), military procurement, military whistleblowers
POGO Executive Director Danielle Brian on C-SPAN talking about the cost of government oversight. 221 views
Talking Government Oversight on C-SPAN with POGO's Danielle Brian
The ratio of generals and admirals to enlisted soldiers in the U.S. military is higher than ever before. 303 views
A Top-Heavy Military is Costing You Money and Hurting Defense
As government increased spending on federal contractors from $200 billion to $500 billion a year, POGO took a look. 344 views
Is the U.S. spending too much on private contractors?
DOJ's Seizure of AP Phone Records Doesn't Just Cross Line, It Tramples It | Statement of Danielle Brian, Executive Director, Project On Government Oversight
POGO and Allies Urge President Obama to Rein In Overclassification | The undersigned organizations, which support greater openness in government, urge you to promptly establish and provide active White House leadership for a Security Classification Reform Steering Committee to help correct what you have called “the problem of overclassification.”
POGO’s Danielle Brian Named U.S. EITI Advisory Committee Civil Society Co-Chair | A federal advisory committee seeking to implement international extractive industry reporting standards, has approved the selection of open government advocate Danielle Brian for a co-chair position.
Latest on the Blog
Memo Leaked to Retaliate Against Fast and Furious Whistleblower | A former top federal prosecutor leaked an internal memo to retaliate against the lead whistleblower in the Fast and Furious gun-smuggling scandal, according to an article in the Los Angeles Times.
DOE Contracting Woes Continue | The Department of Energy Inspector General found subcontract audit weaknesses with nine Management and Operating contractors. Subcontracts totaling nearly $1 billion had not been audited or were reviewed in a manner that did not meet audit standards, which can lead to waste and fraud of taxpayer dollars.
Camp Lejeune Finally Cleaning Up Its Act | Nearly 30 years after the end of what is likely the worst water contamination in U.S. history, the cleanup of the site of the contamination is finally nearing an end, according to an article from the Associated Press.