The (POGO) Blog
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
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 7, 2016
Despite requests by Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCain, the Air Force isn't releasing the final contract value for the B-21, the new Long Range Strike Bomber, arguing that estimates are good enough.
October 15, 2015
The General Services Administration charges other agencies fees when they use GSA-established contracts. Those fees have provided a slush fund to GSA that exceeds $1 billion.
Topics: Government Accountability
September 8, 2015
By Meg Lentz
Newly released records show the EPA reacting to an undefined emergency in the same region as the Gold King Mine leak — a day before the spill occurred.