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March 24, 2016
Tackling a problem POGO spotlighted, the FDA plans to tighten standards for error-prone blood-testing devices linked to deaths and injuries in patients taking the blood thinner warfarin.
March 23, 2016
Issues POGO raised in a 2008 report about the Office of Special Counsel were addressed in a recent House Bill.
March 21, 2016
By Neil Gordon
To celebrate Sunshine Week, two noted scholars debated the question “Is Our Government Too Open?”
Topics: Open Government
March 18, 2016
After a delay of over nine years, POGO finally received a response to a 2006 FOIA request regarding a potential conflict of interest when four massive sole-sourced contracts were awarded without any objective evaluation criteria.
March 15, 2016
Recent studies by the European Medicines Agency and a team based at Duke University dismissed concerns that malfunctioning testing devices compromised a clinical trial of the blood thinner Xarelto, but each of those studies leaves questions.
Topics: Public Health and Science
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Fly Before You Buy: Tom Christie on Realistic Combat Testing
The Project On Government Oversight's Dan Grazier recently sat down with Tom Christie, a former Director of Operational Test & Evaluation at the DoD from 2001-2005, to talk about the critical need for realistic combat testing before the Pentagon buys new weapons.