Skip to Main Content

The (POGO) Blog

January 28, 2013

By Neil Gordon

Are FEMA Debt Collectors Too Easy on the Big Easy?



New Orleans New Inspector General report finds flaws in FEMA procedures to recover improper disaster relief payments.

Continue Reading Are FEMA Debt Collectors Too Easy on the Big Easy?

Topics: Contract Oversight

December 21, 2012

By Ben Freeman, Ph. D.

Congress’s Pentagon Pork Plan



National Security Congress is voting now on a national defense budget that forces the Pentagon and related national security agencies to pay for weapons, personnel, and programs they don’t want or need.

Continue Reading Congress’s Pentagon Pork Plan

Topics: National Security

August 6, 2012

By Angela Canterbury

Audit the Pentagon: POGO Applauds New Bipartisan Initiative



Although the Pentagon budget has ballooned by billions in the past decade, it can’t even produce a basic financial statement. But last week, Sen. Tom Coburn (R-Okla.) and a bipartisan band of senators introduced a bill to fix this outrage and increase acco

Continue Reading Audit the Pentagon: POGO Applauds New Bipartisan Initiative

Topics: National Security

August 23, 2012

By Neil Gordon

Lawsuit Alleges "The Most Trusted Name in Polling" Violated the Public Trust



Contract Oversight The Department of Justice has joined a whistleblower lawsuit accusing opinion polling services company The Gallup Organization of committing a multi-million dollar fraud on contracts with the U.S. Mint, the State Department, and other federal agencies.

Continue Reading Lawsuit Alleges "The Most Trusted Name in Polling" Violated the Public Trust

Topics: Contract Oversight

December 3, 2012

By Mia Steinle

President Opposes Nuke Facility, Threatens to Veto Defense Bill



National Security The President said he will veto the National Defense Authorization Act as it is currently written because it includes, among other things, funding for a costly nuclear weapons facility.

Continue Reading President Opposes Nuke Facility, Threatens to Veto Defense Bill

Topics: National Security

Items 51 - 55 of 71  Previous1112131415Next

Browse POGOBlog by Topic

POGO on Facebook

Latest Podcast

Podcast: Exploring Transparency for Oil and Gas Extraction

Mia Steinle talks about POGO's involvement in the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) and the hurdles to increased transparency for oil, gas and hard rock minerals here in the U.S.