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Letter on Camp Lejeune Secrecy from CDC to Members of Congress
Thomas R. Frieden M.D., M.P.H., U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
February 15, 2012 


POGO in the News

New Lejeune water report raises watchdog hackles, Hope, January 21, 2012 

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

Contractors nervous about public access to database of past problems, By Marjorie CenserThe Washington Post, February 21, 2011 

Publishing contracts online? Not so fast, By Robert BrodskyGovernment Executive, February 10, 2011 

WikiLeaks furor causes defeat of rights bill with Las Vegas ties, By Alan MaimonThe Las Vegas Review-Journal, January 31, 2011 

Whither the Gatekeeper? Navigating New Rules and Roles in the Age of Radical Transparency, With POGO's Danielle Brian, Washington Post's Walter Pincus and Maggie Mulvihill, New England Center for Investigative ReportingNieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard University, December 16, 2010 

Oversight woes hound private job agencies, By Jason ClayworthDes Moines Register, October 30, 2010 

Contractor performance data to become public, By Tom SpothFederal, August 6, 2010 

New law puts contractor performance in the public spotlight, By Matthew WeigeltWashington Technology, August 5, 2010 

New law requires OMB to post information on contractors, By Aliya SternsteinNextgov; Technology And The Business Of Government, August 4, 2010 makeover leaves room for improvement, By Emily LongNextGov: Technology and the Business of Government, May 24, 2010 

Federal acquisition councils anticipate mandate to increase transparency, By Robert BrodskyGovernment Executive,, May 13, 2010 

Cerberus to acquire DynCorp for $1 billion, By Kyle Peterson in Chicago, Andrea Shalal-Esa in Washington, and Steve Eder and Elinor Comlay in New York. Editing by Lisa Von Ahn, Robert MacMillan and Tim DobbynReuters, April 12, 2010 

New Legislation Would Require Government Data to Be Available Online, By Allen, March 18, 2010 

Exclusive-Firms run by President Abbas's sons get US contracts, By Adam EntousReuters-UK, April 22, 2009 

Department of beams in the eye, By Meredith WadmanNature, October 23, 2008 

NIH Scolded Employee For Flagging Conflicts, By Ed SilvermanPharmalot, October 22, 2008 

NIH Punished Scientist Who Had Called for Open Records, By Richard MonasterskyThe Chronicle of Higher Education, October 22, 2008 

White House Threatens to Veto Bill to Modernize Presidential Records Act, By Jason LeopoldThe Public Record, July 10, 2008 

Swiss bank drops suit against Wikileaks site, By Bob EgelkoSan Francisco Chronicle, March 6, 2008 

Judges Injunction Dissolved, Domain Returned, By DrewWilsonZero Paid, March 1, 2008 

Judge to decide whether block on Wikileaks breaches free speech, By Jonathan RichardsTimes Online, February 29, 2008 

Bank defends gag on whistle-blower website, Sydney Morning Herald, February 29, 2008 

WikiLeaks Wins Back Its Domain, CMP TechWeb, February 29, 2008 

Judge: Wikileaks gets its domain name back, By Declan McCullaghCNET, February 29, 2008 

Rights groups seek court OK to intervene in Wikileaks case , By Jaikumar VijayanComputerworld, February 28, 2008 

UPDATE 1-Swiss bank Baer defends Web site shutdown, By Thomas AtkinsReuters News, February 28, 2008 

Wikileaks gets legal help after domain name deletion, By Declan McCullaghCNET, February 27, 2008 

Heavy legal guns ask judge to reverse Wikileaks shutdown, By John TimmerArs Technica, February 27, 2008 

Media Organizations Back Wikileaks in Court, By David ArdiaIdea Lab, February 27, 2008 

EFF, ACLU Move to Intervene in Wikileaks Case, Kansas City InfoZine , February 27, 2008 

ACLU, EFF Jump into Wikileaks Case, By Paul KielTPM Muckraker, February 27, 2008 

Citizens can mine valuable ore, By Robert LandauerThe Oregonian, July 8, 2003