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May 10, 2016
A House Judiciary subcommittee held a hearing examining possible changes to the incentive structure of the False Claims Act. Most of the potential changes consisted of either decreasing the liability of perpetrators or making it harder for whistleblowers t
April 15, 2016
Whistleblowers join forces with Austrian director in documentary to increase efforts to declassify Department of Defense Inspector General’s Report.
April 14, 2016
Senator Ed Markey wrote to the Secretary of Energy seeking answers about the Department's practice of reimbursing legal costs incurred by contractors in cases where they committed illegal conduct such as discrimination or whistleblower retaliation.
March 23, 2016
Issues POGO raised in a 2008 report about the Office of Special Counsel were addressed in a recent House Bill.
March 14, 2016
In a letter to the President, Special Counsel Carolyn Lerner put the VA's Office of the Inspector General in the spotlight over how it failed to fully investigate allegations of secret wait lists for mental health patients.
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The Congressional Management Foundation offers the Gold Mouse Awards annually to members of Congress who make the most of the opportunity the digital world offers them. POGO spoke with members of Rep. Mike Honda's communications team about their award.