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July 14, 2016
The number of intelligence personnel eligible for security clearances decreased from Fiscal Year 2014 to 2015, which demonstrates a positive step in consolidating and coordinating the intelligence community’s national security efforts. However, there are s
July 13, 2016
The FDA said faulty INRatio blood testing devices had “minimal” impact on a clinical trial of blood thinner Xarelto that FDA head Robert Califf co-chaired.
July 13, 2016
Alere, maker of INRatio blood testing devices whose potentially fatal flaws POGO spotlighted, said it is taking the machines off the market.
July 11, 2016
A new GAO report finds room for improvement in how federal agencies analyze purchases made on government purchase cards. When agencies don’t fully review their receipts, they miss opportunities to leverage their buying power and find discounts.
Topics: Contract Oversight
July 8, 2016
By Carter Salis
Representative Sean Duffy introduced an amendment to the Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act that would protect a federal whistleblower who refused to break federal regulations. The amendment highlights vulnerabilities in whistlebl
Topics: Whistleblower Protections
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Fly Before You Buy: Tom Christie on Realistic Combat Testing
The Project On Government Oversight's Dan Grazier recently sat down with Tom Christie, a former Director of Operational Test & Evaluation at the DoD from 2001-2005, to talk about the critical need for realistic combat testing before the Pentagon buys new weapons.