The (POGO) Blog
January 23, 2017
An Inspector General report has found that the TSA is abusing its pseudo-classification system and “cannot be trusted to administer the program.”
December 9, 2016
POGO’s Scott Amey testified this week before the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform at a hearing titled “Examining the Costs of Overclassification on Transparency and Security.” POGO’s testimony highlighted ways the executive branch conceal
March 13, 2015
By Neil Gordon
Recent actions by the Pentagon justify the public's concern that the government is not being completely forthright about what's happening in Afghanistan.
Topics: Contract Oversight
February 10, 2015
The Supreme Court ruled that disclosures of information prohibited by agency rules or regulations are not “specifically prohibited by law” and therefore do not qualify as an exemption under the Whistleblower Protection Act.
Topics: Whistleblower Protections
February 3, 2015
It's only February, but its been a busy year on the open government front. The Transportation Security Administration's use of pseudo-classification markings has been criticized and the problem appears more like a pattern that a random instance.
Topics: Government Accountability