The (POGO) Blog
November 20, 2017
By Peter Tyler
Leaders from the Inspector General community testified before Congress last week on challenges facing these key federal watchdogs, and laid out recommendations that would allow improved oversight of federal programs and spending.
November 17, 2017
Whitefish Energy’s controversial contract to restore power in hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico highlights systemic federal contracting problems.
Topics: Contract Oversight
November 16, 2017
Starting on November 16, the Federal Vacancies Reform Act of 1998 will make life harder for government officials working in “acting” capacity, and may impact important government operations.
Topics: Government Accountability
November 13, 2017
The Government Accountability Office (GAO) has released a report assessing implementation of reforms meant to reduce waste in federal agency IT investment.
November 8, 2017
By Mia Steinle
The Department of Homeland Security removed from its website documents cataloging misconduct allegations against its employees but failed to inform the public why it did so.
Topics: Open Government