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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 13, 2016
By Ari Goldberg
The Project On Government Oversight (POGO) today applauds House passage of the bipartisan FOIA Improvement Act of 2016, which President Obama has pledged to sign.
June 9, 2016
By Carter Salis
The Senate Armed Service Committee continues to stymie transparency by holding NDAA markups in closed sessions. The Project On Government Oversight believes the Committee ought to permit the democratic process to unfold and move discussion of unclassified policy amendments to open sessions.
June 6, 2016
Environmental advocate Erin Brockovich urges public to demand transparency from water management agencies on local and state levels. Her rallying message follows the Flint Water Crisis and an investigation by The Guardian.
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
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