The (POGO) Blog
March 24, 2017
The “Contractor Accountability and Transparency Act of 2017” (S. 651) introduced by Senator Claire McCaskill will enhance transparency in the area of federal contract spending. The bill will expand the information available on USASpending.gov, make the con
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.