The (POGO) Blog
October 12, 2017
A Customs and Border Protection Officer who tried to report concerns of racial profiling and Fourth Amendment violations faced resistance and punishment from supervisors.
October 11, 2017
By Peter Tyler
Legislation was introduced that will improve accountability in a Department of Defense program that transfers surplus military equipment to civil law enforcement agencies.
Topics: Government Accountability
October 10, 2017
A new report from a federal watchdog calls on the government to require hospitals to provide more detailed reporting on medical device problems to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Better reporting could help the government identify mal
Topics: Public Health and Science
October 6, 2017
An appeals court has ruled that the government cannot use a major set of safety and environmental regulations to prosecute offshore drilling contractors.
October 5, 2017
By Neil Gordon
Political scientist Paul Light issued an updated headcount of the federal workforce. Of Uncle Sam’s 9.1 million employees, Light estimates more than 40 percent are contract workers.
Topics: Contract Oversight