The (POGO) Blog
December 12, 2017
Efforts by Congress to reauthorize the controversial warrantless-surveillance authority vary significantly for privacy and whistleblower protections, but the latest is by far the worst.
November 21, 2017
The Department of Interior’s new Royalty Policy Committee gets too much input from industry and too little from civil society.
November 20, 2017
By Peter Tyler
Leaders from the Inspector General community testified before Congress last week on challenges facing these key federal watchdogs, and laid out recommendations that would allow improved oversight of federal programs and spending.
November 8, 2017
By Mia Steinle
The Department of Homeland Security removed from its website documents cataloging misconduct allegations against its employees but failed to inform the public why it did so.
Topics: Open Government
November 6, 2017
By Neil Gordon
For the second time in two years, the Pentagon has classified information on the capabilities of the Afghan security forces that was previously reported to the public. Will the Pentagon stand by its shaky justification, or will it have a change of heart li