The (POGO) Blog
December 4, 2017
By Peter Tyler
The Senate and House deliberations over the Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General (OIG) budget exemplifies how Congress must strengthen its oversight efforts. While the overall DHS budget is increasing as the agency is facing many new
Topics: Government Accountability
October 27, 2017
The no-audit clause in the Whitefish Energy contract to restore electricity in Puerto Rico is a problem, and it actually highlights a bigger problem with many federal contracts.
October 20, 2017
By Neil Gordon
Regularly updated spreadsheets posted on the Federal Procurement Data System, an online repository of federal contract spending data, reveal fascinating details about the billions spent to aid and rebuild the areas affected by hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria.
Topics: Contract Oversight
September 6, 2017
As Congress contemplates funding billions of dollars in disaster aid, it should ensure the money is overseen adequately.