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June 30, 2014
By Max Johnson
A House Oversight Committee report on the Transportation Security Administration’s use of the “Sensitive Security Information” pseudo-classification found that TSA has had “organizational problems” with the application of the SSI designation dating back
Topics: Whistleblower Protections
June 24, 2014
A new report based on a year-long investigation of the VA healthcare system suggests that problems go far beyond improper scheduling practices.
Topics: Government Accountability
June 18, 2014
By Neil Gordon
Three senators are demanding answers from Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel about a long-running legal battle between KBR and National Guardsmen who claim the company exposed them to toxic chemicals in Iraq.
Topics: Contract Oversight
May 19, 2014
A coalition of 56 organizations from across the political spectrum delivered a petition today to the Senate Armed Services Committee, asking that the committee open its deliberations for the 2014 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) to the public.
Topics: Open Government
April 14, 2014
According to two experts, the National Nuclear Security Administration has failed, which is no surprise given the recent cost overruns and schedule delays on several multi-billion dollar projects.
Topics: National Security
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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.