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Improper Influence

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POGO Files


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Transportation Technology Innovation and Demonstration Program (TTID)
Joseph W. Come, Assistant Inspector General for Surface and Maritime Program Audits, Federal Highway Administration, Report # MH-2010-030
December 8, 2009 


POGO in the News

New Insider Trading Law Winks at Some Violations, Michelle HirschThe Fiscal Times, March 23, 2012 

Transparency measures slow to move in Congress, Nicole Gaudiano, Gannett USA Today, March 10, 2012 

Grassley Questions Education Agency’s Ties to Hedge Funds, Ben ProtessThe New York Times; DealBook, July 28, 2011 

How Foreign Money Can Find Its Way Into Political Campaigns, Dan Froomkin The Huffington Post, July 18, 2011 

Rivals In Kazakh Power Struggle Take Their Feud To Washington, Muhammad TahirRadio Free Europe, June 23, 2011 

Audit to determine whether college reg was leaked to Wall Street, Peter SchroederThe Hill, June 13, 2011 

Education Department Officials Accused Of Leaking Info To Short-Sellers , Marcus BaramThe Huffington Post, June 13, 2011 

Kazakhstan: Lots of Muck to Go Around, Joshua, June 8, 2011 

Group Seeks Inquiry into Claim of Kazakh Donations, Eric LiptonThe New York Times; The Caucus (The Politics and Government Blog of the NYT), June 7, 2011 

David Obey heading to K Street, Chris FratesPOLITICO, June 3, 2011 

Federal Contractors May Be Told to Disclose Donations, By Emily, April 27, 2011 

Congressman Heck collects $224,000 in first quarter, Steve TetreaultLas Vegas Review-Journal; Stephens Washington Bureau, April 18, 2011 

Earmarks wane but lobbying doesn't, By Chris FratesPolitico, January 28, 2011 

U.S. System for Tracking Traffic Flow Is Faulted, By Eric LiptonThe New York Times, December 13, 2009 

Analysis: Bush library corruption charges, By Shaun WatermanUnited Press International, July 14, 2008 

Wynne, Moseley Sacked in USAF Shakeup, By Amy Butler and David A. FulghumAviation Week, June 5, 2008 

Ethics Vote, The Hill , March 11, 2008 

Powerful Lawmaker's Relative Linked Financially to Contractor, by Peter Pae, Tom Hamburger and Richard SimonLos Angeles Times, June 8, 2006 

Cunningham's 'bribe menu,' causes little stir in D.C., By Toby EckertCopley News Service, February 22, 2006 

Lou Dobbs Tonight Transcript: Lobbying Scandal and Loopholes, With Christine RomansCNN, January 18, 2006 

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

CORRUPTION ERUPTION; Covering their cash, Editorial BoardLos Angeles Times, December 3, 2005 

Pentagon Ends New Work On D.C. Firm's Contract, by Renae Merle and R. Jeffrey SmithThe Washington Post, July 28, 2005 

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