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September 1, 2016
The Project On Government Oversight asks that the Department of Homeland Security immediately halt long-term contract renewals and solicitations for detention centers while the Homeland Security Advisory Board evaluates whether the immigration detention op
August 18, 2016
The Department of Homeland Security should follow the Justice Department’s lead and shut down its network of private prisons.
July 11, 2016
A new GAO report finds room for improvement in how federal agencies analyze purchases made on government purchase cards. When agencies don’t fully review their receipts, they miss opportunities to leverage their buying power and find discounts.
Topics: Contract Oversight
July 5, 2016
By Lexi Curnin
FOIA celebrated its 50th birthday, and the law has seen some incredible successes, but some agencies still apparently haven’t gotten the memo.
September 16, 2013
In a New York Times op-ed published last week, the 9/11 commission’s co-chairs Thomas H. Kean and Lee H. Hamilton argue that one of their most important proposals has still not been carried out: improved homeland security oversight.
Topics: National Security
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This Land is Our Land
The Project On Government Oversight (POGO) raises this important issue in our latest podcast. POGO investigator Mia Steinle talks about the woefully outdated royalty programs for the mining and drilling of natural resources on public lands.