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November 13, 2012

After More Than a Decade, Congress Finally Sends Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act to President Obama for Signature

Finally—after more than a decade of advocacy—Congress has enacted better protections for the brave truth-tellers who safeguard taxpayer dollars. Today, the Senate unanimously passed the long-beleaguered Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act (WPEA, S. 743, as amended by the House).

October 26, 2012

Security Failure at Los Alamos National Laboratory Puts Nuclear Materials at Risk

The Nuclear Weapons and Materials Monitor and the Albuquerque Journal are reporting that a new and expensive security system at the Los Alamos National Laboratory simply does not work. In response, the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) is demanding that the contractor at the New Mexico lab fully disclose all of the project’s problems and show that the nuclear materials stored at the facility are safe.

October 25, 2012

Pentagon Not Properly Overseeing Hundreds of Billions Spent on Service Contracts

The Department of Defense (DoD) is not properly overseeing the hundreds of billions of dollars spent each year to procure services, according to a letter the Project On Government Oversight (POGO) sent today to congressional and executive branch officials.

September 25, 2012

President’s Executive Order on Human Trafficking Puts Contractors on Notice

The executive order that President Obama signed today will expand the scope of current anti-trafficking policies and regulations.

May 16, 2012

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalist John Crewdson Joins POGO Investigative Team

John Crewdson, who won a Pulitzer Prize for his coverage of immigration in The New York Times, and whose work in the Chicago Tribune is the reason defibrillators are now standard equipment on all U.S. airlines, is joining the Project On Government Oversight (POGO) as a senior investigator.

November 15, 2012

BP Seen Escaping U.S. Contracting Ban After Oil Spill Settlement

Bloomberg Businessweek | Danielle Ivory

November 14, 2012

Pentagon Weapons Buyer Want to Limit Fixed-Price Jobs

Bloomberg Businessweek | Tony Capaccio

November 6, 2012

Feds reviewing use-of-force along border

U~T San Diego | Elizabeth Aguilera

October 11, 2012

Obama expands whistleblower protections to cover intelligence agencies

Government Execuitve (govexec.com) | Kedar Pavgi

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