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April 24, 2014
Last week the Defense Department released its new report on its major weapon programs. One key point in the report seems to have been missed: The cost to acquire the F-35 has gone up compared to last year’s estimate.
Topics: National Security
April 21, 2014
POGO supports amicus brief for FOIA case that will dramatically affect government transparency.
Topics: Open Government
April 2, 2014
The Department of Defense doesn't want anyone, including the DoD Inspector General, to know who is going through the revolving door.
Topics: Government Accountability
March 28, 2014
By Neil Gordon
According to a new GAO report, the government needs to improve oversight of the billions spent each year for goods and services on an urgency basis.
Topics: Contract Oversight
March 25, 2014
By Adam Zagorin
Just over a year ago, an official at the Defense Department gave congressional oversight committees a document that had the potential to embarrass the Secretary of Defense and the Pentagon’s Office of Inspector General.
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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.