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June 9, 2015
Navy efforts to establish an off-budget Sea-Based Deterrence Fund may have included illegal grassroots lobbying by Navy leadership to garner congressional support. POGO sent a letter to the GAO asking them to investigate remarks made by Admiral John Richar
Topics: National Security
June 8, 2015
The revolving door between industry and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has irreparably undermined the tenure of SEC Chair Mary Jo White, the Project On Government Oversight (POGO) said today in a letter asking President Obama to replace her.
June 8, 2015
By Jacob Marx
According to the former commander of U.S. Air Force Europe, whistleblowers should "depart service."
June 5, 2015
POGO commented on a proposed rule regarding sensitive national security positions in the government back in 2013. Unfortunately, according to a notice published today, that rule remains largely unchanged and will be made final soon.
Topics: Whistleblower Protections
June 4, 2015
By Joe Newman
We’re happy to hear that Commerce Department Inspector General Todd Zinser saw the writing on the wall and has resigned. As the Project On Government Oversight and other groups said earlier this year, the fact that Zinser personally retaliated against a wh
Topics: Government Accountability
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The Congressional Management Foundation offers the Gold Mouse Awards annually to members of Congress who make the most of the opportunity the digital world offers them. POGO spoke with members of Rep. Mike Honda's communications team about their award.