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May 19, 2016
Last month, OSHA overcame more than four decades of industry influence, bureaucratic hurdles, and political delays to finalize a rule reducing the amount of potentially lethal silica dust workers can be exposed to.
Topics: Public Health and Science
January 14, 2016
By Dan Grazier
A leaked document obtained by the Project On Government Oversight reveals just how much was left out of Secretary Carter's recent reforms to the military's personnel system. POGO breaks down the changes so far.
Topics: National Security
September 5, 2014
POGO's Danielle Brian was recently on C-SPAN to talk about the wave of government reforms that followed the Watergate scandal. Here we've collected some of the best clips from her interview.
Topics: Government Accountability
April 10, 2014
On the 25th anniversary of the Whistleblower Protection Act, POGO looks at current whistleblower law issues.
Topics: Whistleblower Protections
September 13, 2013
At the Data Transparency Conference this week, there was a lot of bipartisan support for proposed legislation to fix the many problems the public encounters with tracking federal spending: the Digital Accountability and Transparency (DATA) Act.
Topics: Open Government
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Fly Before You Buy: Tom Christie on Realistic Combat Testing
The Project On Government Oversight's Dan Grazier recently sat down with Tom Christie, a former Director of Operational Test & Evaluation at the DoD from 2001-2005, to talk about the critical need for realistic combat testing before the Pentagon buys new weapons.