The (POGO) Blog
August 17, 2017
By Neil Gordon
TransDigm Group, a leading aircraft parts supplier suspected of overcharging the Pentagon, was sued by stockholders upset about the effect the company’s recent notoriety is having on their portfolios.
August 15, 2017
A joint op-ed in The Hill Understanding the Anti-Lobbying Laws by the Project On Government Oversight and the Brennan Center calls on Congress to investigate concurrently with the Department of Justice.
Topics: Government Accountability
August 11, 2017
The firing of the Washington, D.C. veterans’ medical center director provides the first test of a new Department of Veterans Affairs accountability and whistleblower protection law.
August 9, 2017
Bipartisanship led to a bill that created a new VA whistleblower office, but its language also diminishes due process rights for civil servants. Congress needs to continue overseeing the new office and ensure VA employees do not suffer from retaliation or political purging.
August 3, 2017
By Albert Chen
Senators’ letter raises questions about prominent investor and special adviser to President Trump Carl Icahn’s influence over the regulation of AIG.