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February 10, 2016
By Neil Gordon
It took almost six years, but the government is set to issue a rule that will increase transparency and accountability in financial advice given to retirement savers.
August 24, 2015
With billions in U.S. tax dollars still left to be spent on reconstruction in Afghanistan, it’s critical that the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction continue his oversight role.
Topics: Contract Oversight
August 20, 2015
By Katie Cooney
The Center for International Policy launched the Security Monitor Assistance Program, providing transparency on U.S. foreign and security aid.
August 12, 2015
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has issued guidance to clarify that employees in the corporate world are entitled to protections against retaliation even if they only blow the whistle internally to their employers.
August 10, 2015
A new comparative analysis found that DoD IG oversight of Afghanistan is a woefully inadequate substitute for the work the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) performs exposing waste, fraud, and abuse in Afghanistan.
Topics: Government Accountability
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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.