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June 8, 2015
The revolving door between industry and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has irreparably undermined the tenure of SEC Chair Mary Jo White, the Project On Government Oversight (POGO) said today in a letter asking President Obama to replace her.
May 20, 2015
Bloomberg has reviewed an email in which Melanie Nussdorf, a former Department of Labor (DOL) lawyer who now represents Credit Suisse, repeated “thank you” 600 times in an email to DOL after getting a favorable response from her former agency.
March 12, 2015
By Jacob Marx
Failing to change the culture and quality of risk auditing could cause Fannie Mae to repeat the mistakes of the financial crisis.
Topics: Government Accountability
February 4, 2015
The head of the National Nuclear Security Administration received an ethics waiver that allowed him to oversee the Bechtel Corporation—a federal contractor he had previously advised on its successful bid to manage facilities in the nuclear weapons complex.
January 20, 2015
POGO once again reaches out to the FDA to ask the agency to make public any potential financial conflicts of interests of its advisers.
Topics: Public Health and Science
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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.