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June 20, 2016
By Neil Gordon
The government’s use of suspension and debarment to keep federal funds out of the hands of risky recipients declined for the first time in many years. But that’s not necessarily a bad thing.
Topics: Contract Oversight
June 16, 2016
By Adam Zagorin
Department of Veterans Affairs Office of Inspector General Investigates Senior VA Official Rosye Cloud for Possible Conflict of Interest with Her Husband's software business, as Secretary Robert McDonald Struggles to Refirm Scandal-Plagued Agency.
Topics: Government Accountability
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.
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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.