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November 1, 2013
The House Armed Services Committee held a hearing this week to ask if the U.S. truly needs the $12 billion life extension program for the B61 nuclear bomb.
Topics: National Security
October 31, 2013
The American people, most Members of Congress, and even the President have been kept in the dark far too long about National Security Agency (NSA) activities that threaten some of our fundamental rights and relationships. The USA FREEDOM Act has several re
Topics: Government Accountability
October 17, 2013
Senator Ed Markey sent a letter to Earnest Moniz, Secretary of the Department of Energy, defending the rights of whistleblowers who faced retribution for reporting “severe safety and management challenges at the Hanford Waste Treatment Plant.”
Topics: Whistleblower Protections
September 30, 2013
By Mia Steinle
The Project On Government Oversight has joined a coalition of transparency advocates urging the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee to pass legislation that doesn’t undermine national and global transparency standard.
Topics: Energy and Natural Resources
September 20, 2013
A week after the Project On Government Oversight exposed recent State Department testimony on embassy security as inaccurate and misleading, the Department has written a letter to members of the U.S. Senate acknowledging that its testimony was wrong and co
Topics: Contract Oversight
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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.