The (POGO) Blog
January 17, 2018
POGO’s Executive Director, Danielle Brian, spoke on a panel about Americans’ growing fears about government corruption during Transparency International’s release of the 2017 U.S. Corruption Barometer.
November 21, 2017
The Department of Interior’s new Royalty Policy Committee gets too much input from industry and too little from civil society.
November 3, 2017
Democratic lawmakers in the House filed suit on Thursday to compel the General Services Administration to hand over details surrounding the Trump International Hotel’s ties to the President and to money stemming from foreign officials.
September 13, 2017
The Project On Government Oversight sent a letter to the U.S. Office of Government Ethics (OGE) urging it to require agencies to issue more comprehensive ethics agreements. This follows a push for more proactive disclosure of ethics waivers.
August 8, 2017
By Neil Gordon
Helen Rene’e Ballard, a former GSA contracting official who played a key role in a POGO investigation more than a decade ago, was recently sentenced to prison for a nepotism scheme.