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June 14, 2016
DoD now requires contractors to implement Insider Threat Programs aimed at stopping unauthorized disclosures of classified information, but several organizations are concerned that these programs will also be used to silence whistleblowers exposing governm
June 6, 2016
A new Senate report by the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee majority staff found that the Veterans Affairs Office of Inspector General (VA OIG) inadequately investigated and publicized misconduct at a VA medical center in Tomah, Wiscons
May 10, 2016
A House Judiciary subcommittee held a hearing examining possible changes to the incentive structure of the False Claims Act. Most of the potential changes consisted of either decreasing the liability of perpetrators or making it harder for whistleblowers t
April 15, 2016
Whistleblowers join forces with Austrian director in documentary to increase efforts to declassify Department of Defense Inspector General’s Report.
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.
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The Congressional Management Foundation offers the Gold Mouse Awards annually to members of Congress who make the most of the opportunity the digital world offers them. POGO spoke with members of Rep. Mike Honda's communications team about their award.