The (POGO) Blog
September 27, 2017
FBI whistleblowers are vulnerable because of the agency’s insufficient whistleblower protections, and Senators Chuck Grassley and Patrick Leahy are urging the Justice Department to enhance regulations protecting those whistleblowers.
Topics: Whistleblower Protections
September 14, 2017
The Senate Select Committee on Intelligence recently signaled a growing concern “about the level of protection afforded to whistleblowers within the IC and the level of insight congressional committees have into their disclosures.”
September 13, 2017
The Project On Government Oversight sent a letter to the U.S. Office of Government Ethics (OGE) urging it to require agencies to issue more comprehensive ethics agreements. This follows a push for more proactive disclosure of ethics waivers.
September 6, 2017
As Congress contemplates funding billions of dollars in disaster aid, it should ensure the money is overseen adequately.
September 1, 2017
By Neil Gordon
The federal government’s largest contractors have paid a collective total of $2.7 billion in penalties since the 1990s for a wide variety of labor violations, which you can read about in POGO’s Federal Contractor Misconduct Database.
Topics: Contract Oversight