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August 18, 2016
The Department of Homeland Security should follow the Justice Department’s lead and shut down its network of private prisons.
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.
August 9, 2016
By Neil Gordon
A former employee of a controversial Pentagon task force came forward with stories—and photos—of one of the most notorious examples of wasteful spending in the Afghanistan reconstruction.
August 8, 2016
By Carter Salis
More than $200 million in U.S. humanitarian aid to Syria has been frozen after a government watchdog began investigating allegations of contractor fraud. USAID has come under scrutiny for not implementing much needed financial oversight.
Topics: Contract Oversight
August 4, 2016
The EPA Office of Inspector General launched a criminal investigation into the Animas River toxic spill from the Gold King Mine in Colorado. The investigation was announced nearly a year after the spill.
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Fly Before You Buy: Tom Christie on Realistic Combat Testing
The Project On Government Oversight's Dan Grazier recently sat down with Tom Christie, a former Director of Operational Test & Evaluation at the DoD from 2001-2005, to talk about the critical need for realistic combat testing before the Pentagon buys new weapons.