The (POGO) Blog
June 18, 2018
House Republicans and Democrats sent President Trump separate letters condemning recent executive orders that weaken civil service protection laws and put a bullseye on the backs of whistleblowers.
February 27, 2018
The Justice Department is implementing President Trump’s promise to bring back private prison contracts, ignoring its own Inspector General’s recommendations.
January 31, 2018
By Neil Gordon
This month, the Department of Justice formally issued its new policy of more aggressively seeking to throw out False Claims Act lawsuits it deems “frivolous” or “meritless.” POGO explains why this is a bad idea.
Topics: Contract Oversight
December 19, 2017
The Merit Systems Protection Board is working on a report on sexual harassment in the federal workplace, but it can’t release the findings until President Trump nominates and the Senate confirms a new board member.
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.