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Joe Newman

Joe Newman

Director of Communications


Andre Francisco

Andre Francisco

Online Producer


Frequently Requested

Our letters and reports are frequently cited by Congress and the media. Here are links to some of our most-requested reports. If you need help finding a publication, please contact our communications staff.


POGO's experts can speak on a wide range of issues related to government oversight and accountability. Our experts are often called to testify before Congress. To arrange an interview, please contact our communications staff.

Danielle Brian

Danielle Brian

Executive Director

Since 1993, Danielle Brian has been the Executive Director of the Project On Government Oversight, a nonprofit government watchdog organization.

Scott H. Amey

Scott H. Amey

General Counsel

Mr. Amey rejoined the POGO staff in 2003 and directs POGO’s Contract Oversight investigations, including reviews of federal spending on goods and services, the responsibility of top federal contractors, and conflicts-of-interest and ethics concerns that have led to questionable contract awards.

Angela Canterbury

Angela Canterbury

Director of Public Policy

Angela Canterbury, Director of Public Policy, is an experienced advocate, policy analyst, and public campaign strategist.

Ned Feder, M.D.

Ned Feder, M.D.

Staff Scientist

Before joining POGO in September 2006, Dr. Feder was a scientist at the National Institutes of Health. He came to the NIH in 1967 as the head of the Section on Biophysical Histology, conducting basic research in cell biology.

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POGO Executive Director Danielle Brian on C-SPAN talking about the cost of government oversight. 221 views

Talking Government Oversight on C-SPAN with POGO's Danielle Brian

The ratio of generals and admirals to enlisted soldiers in the U.S. military is higher than ever before. 303 views

A Top-Heavy Military is Costing You Money and Hurting Defense

As government increased spending on federal contractors from $200 billion to $500 billion a year, POGO took a look. 344 views

Is the U.S. spending too much on private contractors?

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Latest Releases

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).

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.

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.

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POGO Blog Has Moved | As you can see, the POGO blog is not looking as pretty as it once did. This is because we have moved our blog to a new site. The new POGO blog can be found at Our new blog...

President Opposes Nuke Facility, Threatens to Veto Defense Bill | 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.

DoD Contractors Cost Nearly 3 Times More than DoD Civilians | 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.