Dec 6, 2012
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Dec 3, 2012
The President said he will veto the National Defense Authorization Act as it is currently written because it includes, among other things, funding for a costly nuclear weapons facility.
Nov 30, 2012
Defense Department contractor employees are costing nearly 3 times more than an average DoD civilian employee, but little is being done by DoD and Congress to prevent such wasteful spending.
Nov 29, 2012
A new report shows that 70 percent of retired generals took jobs with defense contractors or consultants. POGO's Ben Freeman goes on HuffPost Live to discuss the report.
Nov 28, 2012
The EPA's suspension of BP sends a message to all federal contractors, large and small, that they will be held accountable for their misconduct.
December 3, 2012
President Obama signed the Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act (WPEA, S. 743) into law today, marking the finale of a more than decade-long campaign by the Make It Safe Coalition to restore and modernize federal whistleblower protections. The President’s unwavering support of the WPEA, paired with Congress’ sweeping endorsement by unanimous consent, demonstrates the strong mandate for a new day of accountability in the federal government.
November 29, 2012
The suspension of BP from future government contracts is surprising but welcome.
November 13, 2012
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
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
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.
November 15, 2012
Bloomberg Businessweek | Danielle Ivory
November 14, 2012
Bloomberg Businessweek | Tony Capaccio
November 6, 2012
U~T San Diego | Elizabeth Aguilera
October 23, 2012
CBS; Money Watch | By: FavStocks
October 11, 2012
The Washington Post, Federal Eye | Joe Davidson, Columnist
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