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July 7, 2015
By Neil Gordon
The Small Business Administration touted the federal government's small business contracting success last year, claiming $91.7 billion, or 25 percent of all contract dollars, was awarded to small businesses. Are the numbers too good to be true?
Topics: Contract Oversight
July 7, 2015
Regardless of how you view Edward Snowden, Ronald Goldfarb’s new book shows that Snowden’s revelations have forever altered America’s political landscape.
July 2, 2015
The Veterans Affairs Inspector General tries to defend its poor performance when it should be trying to find solutions to its problems.
Topics: Government Accountability
July 1, 2015
U.S. Central Command is misusing the Freedom of Information Act to hide a report on war crimes in Afghanistan.
June 30, 2015
Richard Griffin’s decision to step down from his leadership role at the Office of Inspector General at the Department of Veterans Affairs is welcome news.
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The Congressional Management Foundation offers the Gold Mouse Awards annually to members of Congress who make the most of the opportunity the digital world offers them. POGO spoke with members of Rep. Mike Honda's communications team about their award.