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Members of Congress are supporting a Department of Interior executive who says management retaliated against him because he disclosed how climate change is putting Alaskan coastal communities at risk.
TransDigm Group, a leading aircraft parts supplier suspected of overcharging the Pentagon, was sued by stockholders upset about the effect the company’s recent notoriety is having on their portfolios.
A joint op-ed in The Hill Understanding the Anti-Lobbying Laws by the Project On Government Oversight and the Brennan Center calls on Congress to investigate concurrently with the Department of Justice.
President Trump’s crackdown on improper payments could represent a bipartisan effort to reduce waste, fraud, and abuse in the federal government.
The firing of the Washington, D.C. veterans’ medical center director provides the first test of a new Department of Veterans Affairs accountability and whistleblower protection law.
The U.S. Senate passed legislation aimed at curbing misuse of government charge cards that can result in improper payments.
Bipartisanship led to a bill that created a new VA whistleblower office, but its language also diminishes due process rights for civil servants. Congress needs to continue overseeing the new office and ensure VA employees do not suffer from retaliation or political purging.
Helen Rene’e Ballard, a former GSA contracting official who played a key role in a POGO investigation more than a decade ago, was recently sentenced to prison for a nepotism scheme.
A new tool from Taxpayers for Common Sense provides the most comprehensive public snapshot of unclassified cybersecurity spending.
Senators’ letter raises questions about prominent investor and special adviser to President Trump Carl Icahn’s influence over the regulation of AIG.
The Levin Center at Wayne Law released a series of videos on how to conduct Congressional oversight investigations.
Senator Grassley received letters from the Administration indicating that the Office of Legal Counsel’s restrictive interpretation regarding federal agencies’ responses to Congressional oversight inquiries may be at an end.
Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis uses an Inspector General report on Department of Defense misspending in Afghanistan to highlight agency-wide issues.
POGO’s new “Know Your Rights” tool is a starting point for federal whistleblowers who want to understand what the law protects and what it doesn’t.
The intelligence community has yet to provide an estimate of US persons whose information have been collected by government surveillance programs. Meanwhile, a key internal government watchdog remains powerless to provide recommendations on the issue.