The (POGO) Blog
August 15, 2017
A joint op-ed in The Hill Understanding the Anti-Lobbying Laws by the Project On Government Oversight and the Brennan Center calls on Congress to investigate concurrently with the Department of Justice.
Topics: Government Accountability
May 19, 2017
The administration has signaled it wants to aggressively go after the press and its sources. Congress should push back on attacks on the First Amendment.
Topics: Whistleblower Protections
April 5, 2017
By Mia Steinle
Senators Chris Van Hollen and Cory Booker are questioning the Justice Department’s reversal of its decision to phase out private prisons.
March 13, 2017
The Department of Justice has made a key set of foreign lobbying documents available online for the first time. American lobbyists working on behalf of foreign governments or political parties are required to file these documents, known as informational ma
February 27, 2017
Attorney General Jeff Sessions reversed the Justice Department’s decision last year to phase out its use of private prisons, despite new reports raising concerns about their use.
Topics: Contract Oversight