The (POGO) Blog
December 13, 2017
By Peter Tyler
The recently introduced Access to Congressionally Mandated Reports Act would require federal agencies to forward copies of congressionally mandated reports to the Government Publishing Office, which would then post them online to more easily allow Congress
December 6, 2017
Information ICE fought to keep secret reveals lapses in oversight of its detention centers. This is particularly troubling as the Trump administration ramps up its efforts to detain and deport more immigrants.
November 21, 2017
Department of Homeland Security Threatens to Muzzle Its Watchdog from Reporting on Trump’s Travel Ban
The watchdog at the Department of Homeland Security found DHS violated court orders during the rollout of Trump’s travel ban. But the watchdog’s full findings are being blocked by DHS from public release.
Topics: Government Accountability
November 6, 2017
By Neil Gordon
For the second time in two years, the Pentagon has classified information on the capabilities of the Afghan security forces that was previously reported to the public. Will the Pentagon stand by its shaky justification, or will it have a change of heart li
October 31, 2017
The target of one of the first indictments to come out of the investigation into Russian interference with the 2016 election reportedly visited the White House as recently as this summer.
Topics: Open Government