The (POGO) Blog
March 28, 2016
A recent GAO report highlights progress, but also problems, in the implementation of a program that compensates workers who became sick as a result of producing and testing nuclear weapons.
Topics: Government Accountability
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.
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