The (POGO) Blog
July 14, 2016
The number of intelligence personnel eligible for security clearances decreased from Fiscal Year 2014 to 2015, which demonstrates a positive step in consolidating and coordinating the intelligence community’s national security efforts. However, there are s
May 10, 2016
A House Judiciary subcommittee held a hearing examining possible changes to the incentive structure of the False Claims Act. Most of the potential changes consisted of either decreasing the liability of perpetrators or making it harder for whistleblowers t
April 22, 2016
The Federal Contractor Misconduct Database reports a total of $38.7 billion paid by contractors in penalties for environmental violations.
April 14, 2016
Senator Ed Markey wrote to the Secretary of Energy seeking answers about the Department's practice of reimbursing legal costs incurred by contractors in cases where they committed illegal conduct such as discrimination or whistleblower retaliation.
April 12, 2016
By Neil Gordon
An audit conducted in response to a massive Navy contract bribery scandal found significant weaknesses in the Navy’s management of port service contractors, as well as several improper—and potentially fraudulent—practices by the Navy and its contractors.