Skip to Main Content

The (POGO) Blog

March 11, 2013

By Andre Francisco

Transparency Advocates Span the Political Spectrum



Open Government To kick off Sunshine Week, the annual celebration of all things open government, we’d like to point you to a great story in The Washington Examiner about how transparency advocates can be found across the political spectrum.

Continue Reading Transparency Advocates Span the Political Spectrum

Topics: Government Accountability

February 20, 2013

By Suzanne Dershowitz

House Oversight Committee Takes a Stand on FOIA



Open Government Representatives Issa and Cummings demand answers from the Justice Department on government-wide FOIA policy and practices.

Continue Reading House Oversight Committee Takes a Stand on FOIA

Topics: Open Government

February 7, 2013

By Lydia Dennett

FOIA Foiled Again



FOIA Denied POGO filed a FOIA request for three letters written to Secretary Chu by security experts with recomendations for strengthening nuclear weapons security, but a thorough search of Secretary Chu's correspondance produced no responsive documents, even though P

Continue Reading FOIA Foiled Again

Topics: Open Government

February 1, 2013

By Andre Francisco

Getting to Greater Government Transparency



Open Government The federal government needs to take concrete steps to be open and transparent by default, said OpenTheGovernment.org executive director Patrice McDermott in an op-ed on The Hill’s Congress Blog.

Continue Reading Getting to Greater Government Transparency

Topics: Open Government

October 5, 2012

By Suzanne Dershowitz

One Year Later: Assessing Progress on National Action Plan



Open Government It's been one year since the Open Government Partnership was established, and now it's time to assess how much progress the Administration has made implementing the U.S. National Action Plan for greater openness, transparency, and accountability.

Continue Reading One Year Later: Assessing Progress on National Action Plan

Topics: Open Government

Items 31 - 35 of 40  Previous12345678Next

Browse POGOBlog by Topic

POGO on Facebook

Latest Podcast

Podcast; Social Media, Internet Provides Opportunities, Challenges for Lawmakers

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.