The (POGO) Blog
March 28, 2017
By Ari Goldberg
The Project On Government Oversight (POGO) has unveiled its biennial list of 13 policy areas ripe for Congressional action. It includes recommendations for legislative fixes to make the federal government more transparent, accountable, and ethical.
March 3, 2017
President Donald Trump called the FDA drug approval process slow and burdensome, but the evidence he cited could point to the opposite conclusion. Slashing regulatory restraints as he proposed could pose medical and financial hazards.
February 22, 2017
The Food and Drug Administration has a brand-new policy bringing greater transparency regarding the agency's advisory committee members. The increased transparency will help address concerns over these members' conflicts of interest and the advice they giv
February 14, 2017
By Neil Gordon
There’s an “unhealthy codependency” between the US Navy and Coast Guard and private shipbuilders, who thrive on federal contracts but neglect workplace safety. President Trump’s plan to expand the US fleet could put shipyard workers in even greater danger.
December 8, 2016
The 21st Century Cures Act just passed by Congress greatly deregulates the drug approval process, to the detriment of patients and anyone who will be paying for health care.
Topics: Public Health and Science