The (POGO) Blog
March 4, 2014
Last week, the House of Representatives passed important legislation that will go a long way towards reforming the Freedom of Information Act.
Topics: Open Government
February 28, 2014
On Wednesday, POGO's Angela Canterbury testified in front of the House Oversight and Government Reform committee on the wrongful surveillance of whistleblowers at the FDA.
Topics: Whistleblower Protections
February 27, 2014
A bipartisan report released yesterday by the Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations paints a picture of “lax enforcement” by U.S. authorities who have been investigating Swiss bank secrecy and offshore tax evasion.
Topics: Financial Sector
February 26, 2014
By Neil Gordon
Despite mounting legal troubles, background-check contractor USIS continues raking in millions of dollars in federal contracts.
Topics: Contract Oversight
February 24, 2014
In an upcoming Supreme Court case, the Department of Justice shows that it is set on skirting justice for the victims of the Camp Lejeune water contamination crisis.
Topics: Public Health and Science
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Podcast: Exploring Transparency for Oil and Gas Extraction
Mia Steinle talks about POGO's involvement in the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) and the hurdles to increased transparency for oil, gas and hard rock minerals here in the U.S.