The (POGO) Blog
August 12, 2016
By Lexi Curnin
The Department of Transportation noted the high cost of service contractors in a recent rule and cited data from a POGO report on the subject to support the agency’s cost analysis.
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 2, 2016
By Neil Gordon
A newly released Inspector General audit found the CIA broke the law in its hiring and managing its independent contractors. The agency might also have overpaid for the services.
Topics: Contract Oversight
January 22, 2016
By Sean Moulton
To track the recipients of taxpayer dollars, the government has been paying millions each year to rent a system from the private sector. But that monopoly may soon be ending.
January 13, 2015
POGO Executive Director Danielle Brian and Mike German from the Brennan Center for Justice discuss who controls security clearances for staffers and how this can negatively impact Congressional oversight.
Topics: Government Accountability