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POGO Files 

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POGO in the News

POGO Files


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Letter from International Boundary and Water Commission (IBWC) to Rep. "Duke" Cunningham
Debra J. Little, Acting Commissioner,
October 27, 2003 

Letter from the International Boundary and Water Commission (IBWC) to Rep. "Duke" Cunningham
Debra J. Little, Acting Commissioner, International Boundary and Water Commission United States and Mexico
September 22, 2003 


POGO in the News

Inouye's earmarks go to his donors, By Herbert SampleAssociated Press, December 9, 2009 

Earmarks’ cash flow lifts firms, lobbyists, lawmakers, By Brian BenderBoston Globe, November 12, 2009 

Analysts: Ethics probe won't imperil Defense earmarks, By Megan ScullyCongress Daily, November 3, 2009 

Firms that donate to Inouye receive his earmarks, By Herbert Sample, Associated PressThe Buffalo News, November 2, 2009 

Wicker's Earmark Elicits Criticism: Watchdogs Decry $6 Million for Contractor, By Matthew MoskWashington Post, January 16, 2008 

Millions in Earmarks Purchase Little of Use, By Robert O'Harrow Jr.Washington Post, December 29, 2007 

Watchdogs push for limits on contractor earmarks , By ELISE CASTELLI, November 6, 2007 

Watchdogs push for limits on contractor earmarks, by Elise CastelliFederal Times, November 6, 2007 

No-Bid Earmarks?, POGOThe Hill Congress Blog, November 6, 2007 

How ferry project, pushed by Sen. Stevens, floated, by Matt KelleyUSA Today, September 27, 2007 

Hawks and Hogs: Why no one dares attack the waste in defense spending, by David WeigelReasonOnline, July 1, 2007 

OMB: Let's hear it on earmarks, with Hillary WicaiMarketplace, June 1, 2007 

OMB tracking billions in pork-project earmarks, Marketplace Radio, April 6, 2007 

White House posts details of lawmakers' pet projects, By Nicole Gaouette and Tom Hamburger (Los Angeles Times Staff Writers)Houston Chronicle , March 4, 2007 

No money specifically set for Bajagua project, by Mike LeeSan Diego Union-Tribune, February 6, 2007 

Smell test: how politics influenced a big clean-up deal, by Scot J. PaltrowWall Street Journal, January 29, 2007 

Senate Agrees to Disclose Earmarks in Defense Bill, by Megan ScullyCongressDaily, May 29, 2006 

Group examines Cheney's role in Bajagua pact , By Caitlin RotherSan Diego Union-Tribune, March 31, 2006 

Goode's ties with MZM put cloud over Martinsville deal , By Laurence HammackRoanoke Times, December 11, 2005 

Cunningham defends deal with defense firm's owner, By Marcus Stern, Copley News ServiceSan Diego Union Tribune, June 12, 2005