The (POGO) Blog
December 14, 2017
The FDA fast tracked the experimental drug migalastat after Amicus Therapeutics CEO John F. Crowley sent a flattering personal note to FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb.
Topics: Public Health and Science
December 15, 2017
By Sean Moulton
Congress gave us a temporary reprieve from a government shutdown, but the possibility it could still happen remains. A federal shutdown would have more impact than you might think.
Topics: Government Accountability
December 13, 2017
By Peter Tyler
The recently introduced Access to Congressionally Mandated Reports Act would require federal agencies to forward copies of congressionally mandated reports to the Government Publishing Office, which would then post them online to more easily allow Congress
December 12, 2017
Efforts by Congress to reauthorize the controversial warrantless-surveillance authority vary significantly for privacy and whistleblower protections, but the latest is by far the worst.
December 6, 2017
Information ICE fought to keep secret reveals lapses in oversight of its detention centers. This is particularly troubling as the Trump administration ramps up its efforts to detain and deport more immigrants.