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BP Seen Escaping U.S. Contracting Ban After Oil Spill Settlement, Danielle IvoryBloomberg Businessweek, November 15, 2012 

Pentagon Weapons Buyer Want to Limit Fixed-Price Jobs, Tony CapaccioBloomberg Businessweek, November 14, 2012 

Feds reviewing use-of-force along border , Elizabeth AguileraU~T San Diego, November 6, 2012 

Obama expands whistleblower protections to cover intelligence agencies, Kedar PavgiGovernment Execuitve (, October 11, 2012 

Obama Issues Directive on Intelligence Community Whistleblowers, Steven Aftergood Secrecy News, October 11, 2012 

Obama grants whistle-blower protections to intel employees, Sean ReillyFederal Times, October 11, 2012 

Whistle-blower protection extended to federal security agency employees, Judy GreenwaldBusiness Insurance, October 11, 2012 

Obama issues whistleblower directive to security agencies, Joe Davidson, ColumnistThe Washington Post, Federal Eye, October 11, 2012 

Transparency Outsourced as U.S. Hires Vendors for Disclosure Aid, Danielle IvoryBloomberg, October 8, 2012 

Order prohibits human trafficking by federal contractors, Joe Davidson, ColumnistThe Washington Post, September 27, 2012 

Are Most Revolving-Door Lobbyists Breaking the Law? , Dana LiebelsonMother Jones, September 7, 2012 

AF could lose big in aircraft, readiness, more, Jeff SchogolAir Force Times, September 4, 2012 

Indefensible: The Truth about Pentagon Spending, By POGO's Suzie DershowitzOther Words, September 3, 2012 

Defense Conclave in The Triangle , Josh ZachNorth Carolina News Network, August 8, 2012 

Ex-Lockheed Lobbyist Now Senate Armed Services Staffer, Elahe IzadiNational Journal, July 27, 2012 

GAO can't solve the 'who's cheaper' debate, Matthew Weigelt Federal Computer Week (, July 25, 2012 

Inspector general: Amount wasted on Iraq reconstruction ‘can never be known’, Jennifer PeeblesThe Washington Examiner, July 18, 2012 

Obama's transparency record: lots of data, not as much sunlight, J.B., July 16, 2012 

Treasury Department reports employee misconduct, Dugald McConnell and Lisa SylvesterCNN, July 16, 2012 

Appointees better at protecting, but no new law, J.B., July 9, 2012 

Pentagon keeps ties to contractor that's under investigation, By Tom Vanden BrookUSA Today, July 4, 2012 

Contractors seek changes in bill to curb human trafficking, By Charles S. ClarkGovernment Execuitve (, July 3, 2012 

FSI goes with ‘devil it knows' in Finra oversight of advisers, Mark Schoeff Jr.Investment News, May 29, 2012 

Bachus’ SRO Bill Blasted by Government Watchdog, Melanie WaddellAdvisor One, May 29, 2012 

DoD's contract audit agency hobbled by backlog, Sarah Chacko Federal Times, May 29, 2012 

Kerrey raps closed committee meetings , By Joseph Morton WORLD-HERALD, May 24, 2012 

Iran face-off drives new naval small ship focus, Peter AppsReuters, May 23, 2012 

John F. Sopko, veteran investigator, nominated to fill Afghanistan special inspector general post, Timothy R. SmithThe Washington Post; Politics Blog, May 23, 2012 

Navy official defends littoral combat ship, Kristina WongThe Washington Times, May 21, 2012 

You Paid for It! Stimulus Dollars Fund Studies into Sexual History and Erectile Dysfunction, Tony Kovaleski, Liza Meak, and Felipe Escamilla | NBC Bay Area, May 13, 2012 

As wars near end, robot firm battling, Bryan BenderThe Boston Globe (, May 12, 2012 

Lawmakers Call for GAO to Review $37 Billion Navy Vessel Program , The Maritime Executive, May 11, 2012 

Military Report finds large gaps in military whistleblower protection, Hugh, May 11, 2012 

Sen. Warner: More F-22 pilots have concerns, Hugh LessigDaily Press, May 11, 2012 

Panel chides Obama for inspector-general vacancies, Timothy R. SmithThe Washington Post, May 10, 2012 

Corroding Littoral Combat Ship Faces Lawmakers’ Questions, Tony CapaccioBloomberg, May 10, 2012 

Acting Pentagon IG answers critics of record on whistleblowers, Charles S. ClarkGovernment Execuitve (, May 10, 2012 

Report finds large gaps in military whistleblower protection, Hugh Lessig Stars and Stripes, May 10, 2012 

House Oversight Cmte. Examines Inspector General Vacancies, Panelists: Phyllis Fong (AG Dept. IG), Brian Miller (GSA IG) and POGO's Jacob Wiens, May 10, 2012 

Absent protections for whistleblowers, The Virginian-Pilot, May 10, 2012 

Silicon Valley Companies Get Millions In Stimulus Funds, Stephen Stock, Liz Wagner and Mark Villarreal |NCB; Bay Area; The Investigative Unit, May 10, 2012 

Admirals Fire Salvo in Public-Relations War Over Littoral Combat Ship, Sandra ErwinNational Defense Magazine, May 9, 2012 

Senate expands whistleblower protections for feds, Jack MooreFederal News Radio, May 9, 2012 

Whistleblower protection bill clears Senate, Charles S. ClarkGovernment Execuitve (, May 9, 2012 

America’s Shame: The US Government's Human Trafficking Dilemma , POGO's Joe Newman, Director of, May 8, 2012 

Senators want more info on report alleging failures protecting DoD whistleblowers, Jeremy HerbDEFCON Hill; The Hill's Defense Blog, May 8, 2012 

Pentagon report says Defense Department whistleblowers have been left vulnerable to reprisals, R. Jeffrey Smith and Aaron MehtaThe Washington Post, May 6, 2012 

The performance of the GSA is Congress' responsibility, Rep. Dany K. Davis (D-Ill.)The Hill, May 1, 2012 

Navy’s Littoral Combat Ship Program May Get New Scrutiny, David LermanBloomberg Business Week, April 30, 2012 

McCain, Levin call for GAO review of littoral combat ship, Jeremy HerbDEFCON Hill; The Hill's Defense Blog, April 30, 2012 

Facing Stern Scrutiny , Jeanette SteeleSan Diego Union-Tribune, April 29, 2012 

House Panel Backs Littoral Ship Funding, Criticizing Navy, Tony CapaccioBloomberg Business Week, April 27, 2012 

Can The SEC Be Trusted To Protect A Whistleblower's Identity?, Erika KeltonForbes, April 27, 2012 

Lawmakers challenge the Pentagon’s reliance on service contractors, Charles S. ClarkGovernment Execuitve (, April 26, 2012 

House slams Navy on 'lack of transparency' on Littoral Combat Ship, Carlo MunozDEFCON Hill; The Hill's Defense Blog, April 26, 2012 

HASC Demands Navy 'Fess Up On LCS Problems, Sydney J. Freedberg Jr.AOL Defense, April 26, 2012 

LCS Vigorously Defended by U.S. Navy, Christopher P. CavasDefense News, April 25, 2012 

On Nukes, Labs And Budgets, John FleckAlbuquerque Journal, April 24, 2012 

Watchdog group: Cancel half of Navy's littoral ship program, Jeanette SteeleSan Diego Union-Tribune , April 24, 2012 

GSA scandal lends urgency to data transparency measure , Charles S. ClarkGovernment Execuitve (, April 23, 2012 

Navy Defends LCS Amid New Reports of Failures, Philip, April 23, 2012 

Talking Government Oversight on C-SPAN with POGO's Danielle Brian , with Steven ScullyWashington Journal, April 22, 2012 

No leeway on contractor campaign gifts, Charles S. ClarkGovernment Execuitve (, April 20, 2012 

Analysis: GSA's scandal pales in comparison to historical misdeeds, Jason MillerFederal News Radio, April 19, 2012 

Transparency or 'fishing'? Demand for agency conference data questioned, Charles S. ClarkGovernment Execuitve (, April 17, 2012 

GSA scandals shows watchdogs needed, Al KamenThe Washington Post; In the Loop, April 13, 2012 

Watchdog group: Four IG offices now leaderless for years, Sean ReillyFederal Times (, April 11, 2012 

Who's watching? 10 agencies lack permanent IG., Camille TuuttiFederal Computer Week (, April 11, 2012 

US adds more on clot risk to some birth control pills, Anna YukhananovReuters, April 10, 2012 

Has the President put the brakes on contractor disclosure?, Sarah ChackoFederal Times (, April 10, 2012 

D.C. library official quits, is rehired as consultant, Jim McElhattonThe Washington Times, April 10, 2012 

GSA scandal highlights IG role, but vacancies persist, Jack MooreFederal News Radio, April 4, 2012 

DoD contractor investigated for Iran links, watchdog group says, Sarah ChackoFederal Times, April 4, 2012 

GSA shakeup highlights spending scrutiny, Michael Hard and Camille TuuttiFederal Computer Week (, April 3, 2012 

Senate hearing looks at contractor costs to government, Michael Keating Govpro, April 3, 2012 

Senator knocks government spending on contractors, Amber CorrinFederal Computer Week (, March 29, 2012 

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

POGO Trying to Monitor Former CFTC Employees, Andrew JosephNational Journal, March 20, 2012 

GAO: Federal government wastes billions on duplicate services, Danielle, March 20, 2012 

Budget Cuts Hobble Service Agency’s Internal Watchdog, Caroline PrestonThe Chronicle of Philanthropy, March 18, 2012 

Oversight Committee: Administration Earns C- for FOIA management, Ruben GomezFederal News Radio, March 15, 2012 

Air Force to keep one airborne VIP capsule suite -- instead of 10, Bob BrewinNext Gov, March 15, 2012 

DARPA Director Leaving For Google, Elizabeth MontalbanoInformation Week, March 13, 2012 

Obama administration two-sided on openness, expert says, Michael O'ConnellFederal News Radio, March 13, 2012 

Sunshine Week Drum-roll: The 2011 award for worst transparency goes to the DOJ, Darlene StormComputerworld, March 12, 2012 

How to open up the Obama administration , Dana LiebelsonThe Week, March 12, 2012 

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

Apparent disconnect on contractor lawsuit is business as usual, Alice LipowiczFederal Computer Week (, March 7, 2012 

The whistleblowers Washington ignores, Eyal PressSalon, March 6, 2012 

Automatic suspension in contracting bill draws ire of industry , Jack MooreFederal News Radio, March 5, 2012 

Senators go after waste in wartime contracting, Andrew LapinGovernment Executive (, March 1, 2012 

More ‘junkyard dogs’ needed to fight government waste, fraud, Examiner EditorialThe Washington Examiner, February 28, 2012 

Retired pay for O-10s spiked with rule changes, Tom Vanden Brook - USA TodayArmy Times, February 27, 2012 

BP Wins Most Pentagon Buys in Year After Spill, Danielle IvoryBloomberg, February 24, 2012 

Leaked GAO report reveals whistleblower program flaws, Michael O'ConnellFederal News Radio, February 23, 2012 

Pentagon delays endanger whistle-blowers, report says, Tom Vanden BrookUSA Today, February 22, 2012 

PENA: Overspending due to mission creep, Charles V. PenaThe Washington Times, February 20, 2012 

Transparency on government spending: The missing links, Alice LipowiczFederal Computer Week (, February 15, 2012 

Starving the Real Beast, Darwin Bond-GrahamCounterPunch, February 14, 2012 

Oversight lacking in base contract worth $82.5M, Josh SweigartDayton Daily News, February 11, 2012 

Just How Safe is Yaz? Women Need to Know!, Holly Grigg-Spall Ms. Magazine (blog), February 9, 2012 

Where are all the watchdogs?, Ed O'KeefeFederal Eye; Keeping Tabs on the Government; The Washington Post, February 8, 2012 

POGO site monitoring inspector general vacancies, Andrew Joseph with The National JournalGovernment Executive (, February 8, 2012 

Where have all the federal watchdogs gone?, Alice LipowiczFederal Computer Week (, February 8, 2012 

POGO tracks federal watchdog vacancies, Sarah ChackoFedline the Beltway & Beyond; Federal, February 8, 2012 

Pantex manager earns promotion as consolidation talks continue, Bobby CervantesAmarillo Globe-News (, January 27, 2012 

Watchdog group says security at nuclear site has ‘egregious’ gaps, Mark RockwellGSN: Government Security News, January 26, 2012 

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

Los Alamos Bracing For Big Cut To CMRR-NF In FY2013 Budget Request, Todd JacobsonLos Alamos Study Group & Monitor, January 20, 2012 

Deepwater acquisition sinks, but not without lessons, Alice LipowiczFederal Computer Week, January 15, 2012 

Group seeks re-vote on birth control clot risk, Anna YukhananovReuters, January 12, 2012 

Whistleblower bill draws lobbying, Andrew Joseph with The National JournalGovernment Executive (, January 10, 2012 

The Yaz Men: Members of FDA panel reviewing the risks of popular Bayer contraceptive had industry ties, Jeanne Lenzer and Keith EpsteinTen Miles Square; The Washington Monthly (blog), January 9, 2012 

Former gov’t watchdogs land in private sector, Sarah ChackoFederal Times, January 6, 2012 

Letter to the Editor: The outsourcing debate, Scott Amey, POGOFederal Times, March 5, 2011 

Tiny pill, big issues; Birth control at the center of latest national firestorm , Georgia GarveyChicago Tribune, February 10, 2010 




The Record: Letters, Dec. 20, 2011, Paula, December 20, 2011 

Siemens Pivots To Thrive In US After Bribery Settlement, Samuel RubenfeldThe Wall Street Journal, December 15, 2011 

Lawmakers likely to expand cap on contractor pay, Sarah ChackoFederal Times, December 14, 2011 

Pentagon moves against conversion of in-house work to contractors, Charles S. ClarkGovernment Executive (, December 7, 2011 

Nuclear Money Pit; America’s atomic arsenal is stuck in the Cold War era., Kelley Beaucar VlahosThe American Conservative, November 29, 2011 

Air Force mentor's ties illustrate conflict of interest, Tom Vanden Brook and Ray LockerUSA Today, November 29, 2011 

Obama Fights Senate Attempt to Limit Contractors Doing Government Work, Noel, November 29, 2011 

Local firms lose out on $82M contract, Josh SweigartDayton Daily News, November 28, 2011 

Supreme Group Probed Over No-Bid Contracts to Feed Troops in Afghanistan, Aram RostonThe Daily Beast, November 27, 2011 

A Hidden Toll as States Shift to Contract Workers, By Motoko RichThe New York Times , November 7, 2011 

Pentagon use of retired generals as 'mentors' plummets, Tom Vanden BrookUSA Today, November 7, 2011 

Are Government Contractors Exploiting Workers Overseas?, David IsenbergThe Huffington Post, November 7, 2011 

Justice rethinks planned changes to FOIA policy, Charles S. ClarkGovernment Executive (, November 7, 2011 

Building a Nuclear Power Plant on a Fault Still Not a Great Idea, Kate SheppardMother Jones, November 3, 2011 

Agencies blasted for ignoring contractor role in human trafficking, Charles S. ClarkGovernment Executive (, November 3, 2011 

Really Want to Influence Politicians? Stop Donating to Campaigns, Bruce WatsonDaily Finance, November 3, 2011 

Whistleblower protection bill clears House oversight panel, Charles S. ClarkGovernment Executive (, November 3, 2011 

House committee approves bill to cut 10% of workforce by 2015, Stephen LoseyFederal Times, November 3, 2011 

House panel hearing explores U.S. government contractors’ exploitation of workers overseas, Joe DavidsonThe Washington Post; The Federal Diary, November 2, 2011 

A-G's office went to Texas to kick tires on troubled F-35 fighter program, Lee BerthiaumeThe Vancouver Sun, November 1, 2011 

Windfalls of War: Taxpayers Get Hammered by Pentagon’s Attempts to “One-stop Shop”, Sharon Weinberger writes for iWatch News, a project of the Center for Public IntegrityThe Cutting Edge, October 28, 2011 

Repeal of contractor tax withholding is sign of economic times, With POGO's Scott, October 28, 2011 

Five places where the rich got richer, Daniel Denvir and John Paul DeWittSalon, October 27, 2011 

Repeal of 3 percent contractor tax withholding gathers steam, Charles S. ClarkGovernment Executive (, October 24, 2011 

Lawmakers push Defense fraud, waste report to influence supercommittee cuts, John T. BennettThe Hill, October 23, 2011 

Contractors challenge prohibition against campaign contributions, Sarah ChackoFederal Times, October 20, 2011 

Letter to the Editor: Cost comparisons, Paul Chassy, Investigator, Project On Government OversightFederal Times, October 17, 2011 

One nation, underemployed, Sally KohnReuters, October 7, 2011 

Opinion: FINRA Is an Ineffective Regulator, Andrew J. HaigneyRegistered Rep, October 6, 2011 

Army Corps bribery arrests praised by lawmakers, Charles S. ClarkGovernment Executive (, October 5, 2011 

Taxpayers Have Been Getting Robbed On Fuel Deliveries To U.S. Troops, Robert Johnson Business Insider, September 26, 2011 

Defining intelligence contractors’ jobs, and pay, is a fuzzy job, Joe DavidsonThe Washington Post; The Federal Diary, September 20, 2011 

Contract labor: Pay, benefits often double that of feds, Sarah ChackoFederal Times, September 19, 2011 

Companies that cheat government are rarely disbarred, Meredith CohnThe Baltimore Sun, September 17, 2011 

The Navy Is Poised To Have More Admirals Than Ships, Robert JohnsonBusiness Insider, September 16, 2011 

Washcall: Brass creep - Fewer going postal - No free lunch, Lisa HoffmanThe Republic; Scripps Howard News Service, September 16, 2011 

Watchdogs wants more lobbying info from supercommittee members, Dave LevinthalPOLITICO, September 15, 2011 

Study: Privatizing government doesn’t actually save money, Brad PlumerThe Washington Post; Ezra Klein's Wonkblog, September 15, 2011 

Leaders Outline Projected Senior Officer Cuts, Karen ParrishU.S. Department of Defense; American Forces Press Service, September 15, 2011 

Government Pays More in Contracts, Study Finds, Ron NixonThe New York Times, September 12, 2011 

OMB announces final guidance on inherently governmental functions, Charles S. ClarkGovernment Executive, September 9, 2011 

Homeland security: 'Did we spend the money wisely — or did we just spend money?', Mike SherrySt. Louis Beacon, September 9, 2011 

Homeland security: accounting and accountability, Zoe Sullivan and MIchael Harris Jr.American Observer, September 6, 2011 

In the Dark? Probing the SEC's Probes, With Marc Fisher sitting in for KojoThe Kojo Nnamdi Show; WAMU , August 30, 2011 

Senator pushes transparency in federal health research, Sarah ChackoFederal Times, August 5, 2011 

Lawmakers question CERP funds in Afghanistan, Michelle Stein - Medill News ServiceArmy Times, August 4, 2011 

Shoot the Moon: Missile Defense Costs as Much as Apollo Program, Adam RawnsleyWired; Danger Room, August 4, 2011 

Former Office of Special Counsel chief can withdraw guilty plea, Charles S. ClarkGovernment Executive, August 4, 2011 

Madoff probe figure gets cash reward, Jim McElhattonThe Washington Times, August 3, 2011 

The winners and losers in the debt ceiling deal, Amy, August 3, 2011 

Watchdog group hits FDA on drug experts, Dave LevinthalPOLITICO, August 2, 2011 

IG: Iraq logistics contractor marked up prices as much as 12,000 percent, Charles S. ClarkGovernment, August 2, 2011 

Defense takes big cuts in debt deal, Amber Corrin, Alice Lipowicz, Matthew WeigeltFederal Computer Week, August 2, 2011 

Senate Passes Faster Foia Bill Again Amid Growing Criticism, Channing TurnerMain Justice; Politics, Policy & the Law, August 2, 2011 

Revolving Door at S.E.C. Is Hurdle to Crisis Cleanup, Andrew Ross SorkinThe New York Times, August 1, 2011 

Group Critical of Delay in NIH Disclosure Rule, Emily P. WalkerMedPage Today, July 30, 2011 

Crowd sourcing can supplement whistleblowing, experts say, Joseph, July 29, 2011 

Medicare Decides It Takes a Thief to Catch a Thief, Reuben GuttmanAccounting Today, July 29, 2011 

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

Anti-Freeze in Pilots' Blood Baffles Air Force, Adam Clark EstesThe Atlantic, July 27, 2011 

Recusal policy reveals oil industry-gov't ties, Dina Cappiello, Associated PressCNBC, July 26, 2011 

Sources: Toxins in cockpit grounded F-22s, Dave MajumdarAir Force Times, July 25, 2011 

Small Banks Pay Back Treasury Loans with Money from New Treasury Loans, Daniel, July 23, 2011 

Vice Chief Nominee Hints At Program Cuts Ahead, Jen DiMascioAviation Week, July 23, 2011 

Balloon Goes Up In Budget Battle, Mark ThompsonTime, July 22, 2011 

Watchdog groups call for cuts to Defense health benefits, contract spending, Emily LongGovernment Executive (, July 21, 2011 

William Welch: Obama Administration’s Point Man to Stop Leaks, Shane HarrisWashingtonian, July 20, 2011 

Heart Warning Added to Label on Popular Antipsychotic Drug, Duff WilsonThe New York Times, July 18, 2011 

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

Families sue after soldiers' deaths, Richard Lardner, Associated PressThe Miami Herald, July 15, 2011 

Bell Helicopter's sale of program is U.S. taxpayers' loss, Bob CoxFort Worth Star Telegram, July 15, 2011 

CityTime scandal firm wins feds' big bucks, Josh MargolinNew York Post, July 15, 2011 

Leaked email shows Defense audit agency sought subpoena power, contractor pay caps, Charles S. ClarkGovernment Executive (, July 14, 2011 

Alleged research misconduct at University of Pennsylvania, Jared YeeBioEdge, July 14, 2011 

Taxpayers on the hook to pay for Boeing tanker overruns, George Talbot Alabama Live (, July 13, 2011 

Paxil study under fire, Meredith WadmanNature News, July 13, 2011 

U. of Pennsylvania Professor Accuses Colleagues of Slanted Research, Paul BaskenThe Chronicle of Higher Education, July 12, 2011 

Penn psychiatrist alleges misconduct by colleagues, Stacey BurlingThe Philadelphia Inquirer, July 12, 2011 

New COI Rules at Risk?, Jef AkstThe Scientist, July 12, 2011 

SEC Lawyer Leaves To Help Whistleblowers, Samuel RubenfeldThe Wall Street Journal, July 12, 2011 

Contractor accused of negligence in soldier deaths, Richard Lardner, Associated PressBusiness Week, July 12, 2011 

Obama Should Remove Top Advisor on Bioethics,, July 12, 2011 

Locked and Loaded: Pentagon Contractor Helped Write Its Own Armored-Truck Deal, Spencer AckermanWIRED; Danger Room, July 11, 2011 

Boeing found to have overcharged Army for helicopter parts, Charles S. ClarkGovernment, June 28, 2011 

Audit: Boeing overcharged U.S. Army $13M for helicopter parts, Martha, June 28, 2011 

Fire continues to threaten nuclear lab, With Lisa, June 28, 2011 

Investors May Lose as Congress Saves Money on Adviser Oversight, Alexis Leondis and Zeke FauxBloomberg, June 28, 2011 

Drilling Down: Behind Veneer, Doubt upon Future of Natural Gas, Robbie BrownRecent Business News, June 27, 2011 

Carter Blasts F136 Provisions In House Bill, Jen DiMascioAviation Week, June 24, 2011 

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

Classified Pentagon report upholds Thomas Drake’s complaints about NSA, R. Jeffrey SmithThe Washington Post, June 22, 2011 

Wall Street watchdog flunks review, Shirley Gao; Center for Public IntegrityTucscon, June 19, 2011 

Higher oil royalty charges expected from Obama, Evan Bush; Center for Public IntegrityTucscon, June 18, 2011 

SEC and FINRA “Accountability Is Impossible Without Transparency”, Larry DoyleSense on Cents, June 17, 2011 

Small-Town Mayor Claims Funding For Firehouse Held Up By Opposition To Mining , Marcus BaramThe Huffington Post, June 15, 2011 

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

Watching the watchdog: Cummings grows into oversight role, John FritzeThe Baltimore Sun, June 11, 2011 

How to help DOD with couples therapy, Matthew WeigeltFederal Computer Week, June 9, 2011 

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

Grassley gives failing marks to Pentagon inspector general, Charles S. ClarkGovernment, June 7, 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 

Blame Grover Norquist for Dismantling Financial Services Reform, Democracy, Jane WhiteThe Huffington Post, June 7, 2011 

Revolving door ensures that some people have a job, Timothy Lange aka Meteor BladesDaily Kos, June 3, 2011 

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

Hill analysis: Agencies' FOIA responses seem to have no guide, Cristina MarcosThe Hill, June 3, 2011 

7 Ex-Politicians Who Are Now On Wall Street, Samuel Ro, The Fiscal TimesBusiness Insider, June 2, 2011 

HIPA Hawaii Military Spending Study Tied to Fundraiser with Military Contractor?, Op-Ed By POGO's Mandy SmithbergerHawai'i Free Press, June 2, 2011 

Incest: The SEC and Wall Street, Don BauderSan Diego Reader, June 1, 2011 

Judd Gregg, Goldman’s New International Man Of Mystery, Chris FratesPOLITICO, May 31, 2011 

Efforts to bring jobs in-house may be losing momentum, Charles S. ClarkGovernment Executive, May 31, 2011 

Delinquent government contractors, Nancy Marshall GenzerAmerican Public Media; Marketplace, May 24, 2011 

The Secret Sharer Is Thomas Drake an enemy of the state?, By Jane MayerThe New Yorker, May 23, 2011 

Get to the bottom of SEC mess, Opinion PieceDaily World, May 22, 2011 

Rules for Employees, Including Its Own, Put S.E.C. on Hot Seat, Peter J. HenningNew York Times; Dealbook, May 17, 2011 

Earl Industries' $75M Navy contract: What went wrong?, Robert McCabeThe Virginian-Pilot, May 16, 2011 

GE’s ‘green’ engine offers new chance with military, Theo EmeryThe Boston Globe, May 16, 2011 

A no-bid contract worth $123 million cloaked in secrecy, Clark KauffmanDes Moines Register, May 14, 2011 

Banks Push Consumer Bureau to Keep U.S. Complaint Line Private, Carter DoughertyBloomberg, May 13, 2011 

Former S.E.C. Official Said to Be Subject of Criminal Inquiry, Edward WyattThe New York Times, May 13, 2011 

SEC's revolving door to Wall Street gets fresh scrutiny, Tim ReidReuters, May 13, 2011 

UPDATE 1-FBI probing ex-SEC official on Stanford matter, Sarah N. LynchReuters, May 13, 2011 

Citing Revolving Door, Watchdog Report Questions SEC's Independence , Brian BaxterThe AM LAW Daily, May 13, 2011 

Ex-SEC employees enjoy 'revolving door,' study says, Charles S. ClarkGovernment Executive, May 13, 2011 

Critics slam SEC's ‘revolving door', Mark Schoeff Jr.Investment News, May 13, 2011 

Congress takes action on Pentagon mentors, Tom Vanden BrookUSA Today, May 13, 2011 

New Study Casts Light On SEC 'Revolving Door' Claims, Jessica Holzer, Dow Jones NewswiresNASDAQ, May 13, 2011 

Gov't Paying Firm Lodged With Job Discrimination Suit, WBALTV; 11 Investigates I-Team, May 12, 2011 

House members clash over contractor disclosure order, Alice LipowiczWashington Technology, May 12, 2011 

When did sunlight become the infectant?, Rep. Elijah E. Cummings (D-Md.)The Hill, May 12, 2011 

Nuclear Agency Is Criticized as Too Close to Its Industry, Tom Zeller Jr.The New York Times, May 7, 2011 

Sunshine advocates criticize government contractor database, By Joseph MarksNextGov, May 3, 2011 

The F Word: Is BP Too Big To Fail?, By Laura FlandersThe Nation, May 3, 2011 

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

BP Still Being Awarded Lucrative Government Contracts, By Jason LeopoldTruthout; The Public Record, April 21, 2011 

IG’s oversight and clout shrink under Obama, By Neil MunroThe Daily Caller, April 20, 2011 

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

Contractor database goes public - with limits, By Sarah ChackoFederal Times, April 15, 2011 

Big Break For Big Oil, Larger Burden For Taxpayers, By Aaron MehtaThe Huffington Post; iWatch News, April 15, 2011 

Budget could close the door on open government, By Ed O'KeefeThe Washington Post; Federal Eye: Keeping Tabs On The Government, April 14, 2011 

U.S. says "not happy" with F-35 engine cost overruns, By Jim WolfReuters, April 13, 2011 

Did Navy's Brain Injury Subjects Receive Substandard Care?, By Sharon WeinbergerAOL News, April 4, 2011 

Federal defense agency granted contracts to company with ties to director, By Ken DilanianLos Angeles Times, April 3, 2011 

The Pentagon retreats on insourcing as spending slows, By Marjorie CenserThe Washington Post, April 3, 2011 

Report criticizes defense agency’s auditing, By Robert O'Harrow JrThe Washington Post, March 20, 2011 

Administration falling short on FOIA compliance, critics say, By Robert BrodskyGovernment Executive, March 17, 2011 

Obama receiving transparency award (at a later date) despite criticism, By Ed O'KeefeThe Washington Post; Keeping Tabs on the Government, March 16, 2011 

Procurement oversight: A case of friendly fire?, By John KlossnerFederal Computer Week, March 15, 2011 

O'Keefe vs. NPR: Round One Goes to the Kid, By Brian PalmerThe Huffington Post, March 14, 2011 

Cozy relationship between Casper BLM manager, contractor deserves more scrutiny, By Dustin BleizefferWyoFile, March 10, 2011 

What’s Really Going On At The SEC?, By Larry DoyleBusiness Insider, March 10, 2011 

Watchdog: SEC ignores misconduct, By Chris FratesPOLITICO, March 9, 2011 

Group says discipline relaxed at SEC,, March 9, 2011 

BLM pressed on alleged ethics violations by former Wyoming manager, By Scott Streater, Environment & Energy Daily reporterWyoFile, March 8, 2011 

David M. Becker declines to testify, not subpoenaed to House Committee hearing related to SEC, By Wayne Coffey and Nathaniel VintonNY Daily News, March 8, 2011 

Darpa Gave $400,000 to Chief’s Family Firm, By Noah Shachtman and Spencer AckermanWIRED; Danger Room, March 7, 2011 

Government agency under fire for contract to director’s ex-firm, By John T. BennettThe Hill, March 6, 2011 

Report: Favors to Wyo. BLM official in land deal, Associated PressKULR-8 New, March 6, 2011 

Wartime panel: Get tougher on bad contractors, By Sarah ChackoFederal Times, March 6, 2011 

Letter to the Editor: The outsourcing debate, Scott Amey, POGOFederal Times, March 5, 2011 

Report: Wyo. BLM field office manager took favors from public-private land deal beneficiary, By Mead Gruver, Associated PressThe Republic, March 4, 2011 

What POGO learned from a contracting panel, By Matthew WeigeltFederal Computer Week, March 4, 2011 

2009 investigation report from the Interior Department's Office of the Inspector General, By Jeremy FuglebergCasper Star-Tribune, March 3, 2011 

OFPP's Gordon shy about opening meeting results, By Matthew WeigeltFederal Computer Week (, March 2, 2011 

Commission decries DoD's inattention to contractors' poor performance, By Sarah ChackoFederal Times, March 1, 2011 

SEC’s FCPA Chief Leaves For Simpson Thacher, Samuel RubenfeldThe Wall Street Journal, March 1, 2011 

Into the Limelight, By Charles S. ClarkGovernment Executive, March 1, 2011 

Report: Wartime Contractors Waste, Steal Tens Of Billions -- Then Come Back For More, By Dan FroomkinThe Huffington Post, February 28, 2011 

Bumpy road to Boeing tanker contract, By Steve GiegerichSt. Louis Today, February 26, 2011 

Why Should Firms That Spied on Unions Keep Government Contracts?, By Mike ElkIn These Times, February 24, 2011 

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

DoD's contract auditors overwhelmed, By Sarah ChackoFederal Times, February 20, 2011 

Vodka Butt-Shot Contractor STILL Guarding the Kabul Embassy, By Daniel SchulmanMother Jones, February 17, 2011 

Pentagon contracts: No bid required, By John; CQ-Roll Call Group, February 16, 2011 

Fix the Pentagon Part I: Create an Independent Audit Agency, By Charles M., February 16, 2011 

Interior's Management Of Oil And Gas Is 'High-Risk' Program: GAO, By Marcus BaramThe Huffington Post; The Watchdog, February 16, 2011 

Pricey Pentagon Programs and the "Kill Fee", By Laura StricklerCBS News, February 15, 2011 

Report dings Congress on workplace safety, By Erika LovleyPolitico, February 14, 2011 

HUD managers: PLEASE don’t toss those questionnaires!, By Sean ReillyFederal Times, February 11, 2011 

Watchdog group faults Obama decision to withdraw transparency proposal, By Matthew WeigeltWashington Technology, February 11, 2011 

In the Dark: Crimes, Capital Crimes, And GE Capital Crimes, By Richard (RJ) Eskow The Huffington Post, February 10, 2011 

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

Senate committee considers contract auditing reform, By Scott CarrFederal News Radio, February 8, 2011 

BP royalty payments in gulf spill face scrutiny, By Ralph VartabedianThe Los Angeles Times, February 3, 2011 

Senate Committee Mulls Future of DCAA, By Jack MooreExecutive Gov, February 2, 2011 

Civilian agencies lag behind Defense on contract audits, By Robert BrodskyGovernment Executive, February 2, 2011 

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

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

POGO argues for release of past-performance information, By Matthew WeigeltFederal Computer Week;, January 28, 2011 

Did PR Beat Out Science in the Obama Oil Spill Report?, By Noel, January 28, 2011 

Alaska Native Firms Shift Stimulus Work to Outsiders, By Michael Grabell and Jennifer LaFleurProPublica, January 27, 2011 

Watchdog: Admin Ignored Scientists' Spill Report Recommendations, By Kate SheppardMother Jones, January 26, 2011 

White House is accused of politicizing oil spill estimates, By David HammerThe Times-Picayune, January 25, 2011 

Fed contractors' history could be open to public in April, By Matthew Weigelt and Alice LipowiczWashington Technology, January 24, 2011 

ANALYSIS-U.S. grapples to keep Afghan rebuilding on track, By Missy RyanReuters, January 21, 2011 

US Rep. Issa Calls For Dismissals Of Problem Employees At SEC, By Jessica HolzerThe Wall Street Journal; Dow Jones Newswires, January 21, 2011 

SEC transparency faulted by watchdog group, By Charles S. ClarkGovernment Executive, January 21, 2011 

Military 'mentors' quit over disclosure rules, By Tom Vanden BrookUSA Today, January 20, 2011 

Defense industry says Sen. Lieberman will be ‘hard to replace’, By John T. BennettThe Hill, January 20, 2011 

Congressional Budget Cuts: A Dog and Pony Show -- and Damaging to Oversight, By POGO's Paul D. ThackerPolitics Daily, January 20, 2011 

FDA Whistleblower Allegations Shouldn't Be Swept Under the Carpet, By POGO's Joe NewmanThe Huffington Post, January 20, 2011 

Issa Said to Consider Focusing First Hearing on TARP Inspector's Report, By Heidi PrzybylaBloomberg, January 19, 2011 

Budget office keeps comments on lobbyist policy under wraps, By Kevin BogardusThe Hill, January 16, 2011 

Afghanistan reconstruction auditor resigns, By Michelle NicholsReuters, January 11, 2011 

Time to follow Fields' example and quit Afghanistan, By Pratap ChatterjeeThe Guardian, January 11, 2011 

Tomgram: William Hartung, Lockheed Martin's Shadow Government, By Tom EngelhardtOEN:, January 11, 2011 

Senators hail resignation of Afghanistan inspector general, By John T. BennettThe Hill, January 10, 2011 

Pentagon Issues Ethics Memo Before Gutting Conflict-of-Interest Rules, By Spencer AckermanWired; Danger Room, January 4, 2011 

Pentagon Issues Ethics Memo Before Gutting Conflict-of-Interest Rules, By Spencer AckermanWired; Danger Room, January 4, 2011 

Issa targets 'broken bureaucracy', By Gregory KorteUSA Today, January 3, 2011 

Pentagon issues conflict of interest rule for contractors, By Marjorie CenserThe Washington Post, January 3, 2011 



From the Pentagon to the private sector, By Bryan BenderThe Boston Globe, December 26, 2010 

Pequot Insider Trading Case Drags On, By Azam Ahmed and Ben ProtessThe New York Times, December 23, 2010 

Public interest groups demand renewed probe of CIA’s destroyed torture records, By Stephen C. WebsterThe Raw Story, December 23, 2010 

The Illness Profit System and National Security, Part Two , By Stephan A. Schwartz, Senior Fellow, Samueli InstituteThe Huffington Post, December 23, 2010 

GOP Objections Threaten Whistle-Blower Rights Bill, Associated PressNational Public Radio (NPR), December 21, 2010 

Groups face off over proposed whistle-blower rules, By Dan JamiesonInvestment News, December 21, 2010 

Some Government Contractors are Too Big to be Banned, By Noel Brinkerhoff and David, December 20, 2010 

Senators Drop Tax Item Affecting Foreign Companies, By Richard Rubin and Sophia YanBloomberg, December 20, 2010 

DoD Amends Contractor Witholding Plan, By Jack MooreExecutive Gov, December 16, 2010 

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 

Obama To Nominate A Defender For Whistle-Blowers, By Ari ShapiroNational Public Radio (NPR), December 15, 2010 

DoD scales back plan to restrict payments to some contractors, By Sean ReillyFederal Times, December 15, 2010 

Group urges NIH to require public disclosure of medical researchers' industry connections, By Ethan A., December 15, 2010 

Subcontractor, subgrantee data now available to the public, By Robert BrodskyGovernment, December 7, 2010 

POGO: DoD Whistleblower System Far From Perfect, By Siddhartha MahantaMother Jones, December 7, 2010 

From danger to dollars: What the US should do with its highly enriched uranium, By POGO's Peter Stockton and Ingrid DrakeBulletin of the Atomic Scientists November/December 2010 66: 43-55, December 1, 2010 

Justice inspector general announces retirement, By Charles S. ClarkGovernment Executive, November 30, 2010 

Drug Maker Wrote Book Under 2 Doctors’ Names, Documents Say, By Duff WilsonThe New York Times, November 29, 2010 

Watchdog group raises concerns about State IG, By Laura RozenPolitico, November 18, 2010 

Watchdog calls for removal of State Department's interim IG, By Robert BrodskyGovernment Executive, November 18, 2010 

Pentagon stops shielding senior mentors from disclosure, By Tom Vanden BrookUSA Today, November 17, 2010 

U.S. hires firms with questionable pasts for Afghan jobs, By Marisa TaylorMcClatchy Newspapers, November 14, 2010 

Drug firm hired athletes, luring doctors to play ball, By Chuck NeubauerThe Washington Times, November 11, 2010 

Feds dismiss misconduct claims at FDA device unit, By Matthew Perrone, Associated PressThe Washington Post, November 9, 2010 

News Digest: Watchdog calls on SEC to put reports online, Federal Times, November 7, 2010 

Maneuver Over Copters is Opposed, By Christopher DrewThe New York Times, November 7, 2010 

Agencies use new label for safeguarded docs, By Jolie LeeFederal News Radio, November 5, 2010 

POGO: The Case of the Missing Inspector General Reports, By POGO's Michael SmallbergNieman Watchdog, November 4, 2010 

The Defense Contract Audit Agency is setting new dollar thresholds for reviews of Pentagon procurements., With Tom Temin and Amy MorrisFederal News Radio; Federal Drive , November 2, 2010 

POGO: Risks in DoD scaleback of small contract oversight, DorobekINSIDERFederal News Radio, November 2, 2010 

DCAA defends tighter scope on audits, By Alice LipowiczWashington Technology, November 2, 2010 

Defense agency raises bar for reviewing contractor cost proposals, By Robert BrodskyGovernment, November 1, 2010 

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

DOD auditors raise the limit on what they'll examine, By Alice LipowiczWashington Technology, October 29, 2010 

At Least They're Not Doing Vodka Butt Shots Anymore, David IsenbergThe Huffington Post, October 29, 2010 

Feds want investigation of NMOGA’s Steve Henke reopened, By Bryant FurlowThe New Mexico Independent, October 29, 2010 

BLM director wants to reopen inquiry, By Chuck SlothowerThe Farmington Daily Times, October 25, 2010 

BLM took no action against manager who took oil company gifts, By Bryant FurlowThe New Mexico Independent, October 18, 2010 

Ex-regulator's new job queried; 'Revolving door' charge rebuffed, By Jim McElhattonThe Washington Times, October 17, 2010 

Financial disclosure ordered for military mentors, By Tom Vanden BrookUSA Today, October 14, 2010 

Report: Interior Dept. Took No Action After Official Accepted Oil Industry Gifts, By Andrew RestucciaThe Washington Independent, October 13, 2010 

U.S. intelligence agencies 'wasted' billions; Senator faults mismanagement, By Shaun WatermanThe Washington Times, October 12, 2010 

Federal Contractors Under Scrutiny, By Heide B. MalhotraThe Epoch Times, October 5, 2010 

Security Clearance Agency Hampered by Lack of Resources, Employees Say, By Jenna GreeneThe BLT: Blog of Legal Times, October 5, 2010 

Can the Pentagon keep classified information safe?, By Dana HedgpethThe Washington Post, October 5, 2010 

US Reviews FDA Scientists' Complaints, By Alicia MundyWall Street Journal, September 30, 2010 

Feds reopen probe into medical scanner approvals, By Matthew Perrone, Associated, September 28, 2010 

Lawmakers urge Obama to oust Afghan reconstruction IG, By Robert BrodskyGovernment Executive, September 24, 2010 

Repeal of FOIA exemption for SEC passes both houses of Congress, StaffReynolds Center, September 23, 2010 

The Senate Repeals a Piece Of Financial-Overhaul Law, By Jessica HolzerWall Street Journal, September 23, 2010 

More Contracts Flood KBR (KBR) with Cash Despite a Questionable Reputation, By Leo, September 23, 2010 

Congress repeals SEC exemption from FOIA, By Silla BrushThe Hill, September 23, 2010 

Treasury declines to allow law firm to testify before oversight panel, By Ryan, September 22, 2010 

House Republican’s oversight plan: Investigate bailouts, stimulus, healthcare, By Molly K. HooperThe Hill, September 21, 2010 

U.S. stockpiling uranium, POGO warns, UPI.comUnited Press International, September 14, 2010 

Pentagon cost-cutting drive faces uphill battle, By Andrea Shalal-Esa (Reuters), September 14, 2010 

Watchdog says U.S. holds enriched-uranium surplus, denverpost.comThe Denver Post, September 14, 2010 

U.S. Energy Department holding 324 metric tons of bomb-grade uranium, report says, By Ralph VartabedianLos Angeles Times, September 13, 2010 

Obama selects veteran investigator as CIA watchdog, By Adam Goldman (Associated Press)CBS News, August 6, 2010 

Industry group fears publicizing contractor database could backfire, By Robert BrodskyGovernment Executive, August 6, 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 

A Win for Whistleblowers, By Kate SheppardMother Jones, August 5, 2010 

New law requires OMB to post information on contractors, By Aliya SternsteinNextgov; Technology And The Business Of Government, August 4, 2010 

Defense Panel: Go For Broke, By Mandy SmithbergerDefence Professionals, August 4, 2010 

Despite Anger Over BP Spill, Washington Might Not Act, By Shashank Bengali and William Douglas, McClatchy NewspapersThe Miami Herald, July 30, 2010 

‘Revolving door’ is still spinning for lawmakers, lobbyists, By Diana MarreroMilwaukee Journal Sentinel, July 30, 2010 

Proposed conflict of interest rule is a lightning rod for criticism, By Robert BrodskyGovernment Executive (, July 27, 2010 

Three of every four oil and gas lobbyists worked for federal government, By Dan Eggen and Kimberly KindyThe Washington Post, July 22, 2010 

Groups seek investigation over oil industry hire, By Susan Montoya Bryan, Associated PressSalon, July 21, 2010 

Reforming the way Washington works (Sen. Gillibrand), By Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY)The Hill's Congress Blog, July 20, 2010 

Intell chief denies charges of too many contractors, By Matthew WeigeltFederal Computer Week (, July 20, 2010 

Tough questions for SEC's Mary Schapiro, By Zach GoldfarbThe Washington Post, Market Cop, July 20, 2010 

Obama Adm. Defends Hiring Of Ex-Health Insurance Exec To Oversee Reform, By Sam SteinThe Huffington Post, July 16, 2010 

U.S. Nuclear Agency Unveils New Information Security, Facility Protection Rules, By Elaine M. GrossmanGlobal Security Newswire, July 9, 2010 

Despite Obama's Lofty Words, Scientific Integrity Rules Are Lagging, By Dan FroomkinThe Huffington Post, July 9, 2010 

Inherent or Non-Inherent: That is the Question, By David IsenbergThe Huffington Post, July 6, 2010 

When National Politics and Home-State Economics Collide, By Rob SilverblattU.S. News and World Report, June 24, 2010 

Defining 'inherently governmental' and role of contractors in U.S. war fight, By Joe DavidsonThe Washington Post, June 22, 2010 

Guard work defies easy labels, By Robert BrodskyGovernment Executive, June 18, 2010 

Minerals Management Serice and Offshore Drilling Regulation, Testimony By POGO's Danielle BrianHouse Committee Natural Resources | Energy and Mineral Resources, June 17, 2010 

Job door revolves despite fed rule; Career official walks thin line, By Jim McElhattonThe Washington Times, June 16, 2010 

Agencies must satisfy taxpayers' hunger for information, By POGO's Angela Canterbury and Bryan RahijaFederal Times, June 13, 2010 

Dick Cheney's Last Laugh, By Kate SheppardMother Jones, June 10, 2010 

CIA goes 14 months without internal watchdog, By Adam Goldman, APThe, June 8, 2010 

Before Deepwater Horizon Disaster – Wyomingites Had Key Roles in MMS, By Rone, June 2, 2010 

Obama Administration Official Resigns in Wake of BP Spill, By Yunji de NiesABC News, May 27, 2010 

Former FEMA director's firm to help consult on flood, By Getahn WardThe, May 25, 2010 

Report Details Ethics Violations Of Offshore Agency, With Brian NaylorNational Public Radio (NPR), May 25, 2010 

Oil Regulation or ‘Sex, Drugs, and Football’, By Larry DoyleWall Street Pit; Global Market Insight, May 25, 2010 

Oil inspectors took company gifts, watchdog group finds, By Dugald McConnell and Carol CrattyCNN, May 25, 2010 makeover leaves room for improvement, By Emily LongNextGov: Technology and the Business of Government, May 24, 2010 

Feds neglect to collect billions from big oil, By Scott Hiaasen and Curtis MorganThe Miami Herald, May 22, 2010 

Libertarian Paul defends oil and gas company, With Chris HayesThe Rachel Maddow Show, May 21, 2010 

Why Is BP Calling the Shots in the Gulf?, With Matt GutmanABC News with Diane Sawyer, May 21, 2010 

NIH proposes new funding rules to prevent conflicts of interest, By Rob SteinThe Washington Post, May 21, 2010 

Conflict of Interest Worries Raised in Spill Tests, By Ian UrbinaThe New York Times, May 20, 2010 

U.S. Sen. Grassley: Works for stronger oversight of government regulators, Senator Charles Grassley's (R-IA) Press, May 19, 2010 

Senate Votes for IG Independence, By Tom ShoopGovernment; Fedblog, May 18, 2010 

Contract Overload: Multiple award procurements costing millions, With Jason Miller, Executive EditorFederal News Radio, May 17, 2010 

Can MMS restructuring save regulation?, With Rachel MaddowMSNBC: The Rachel Maddow Show, May 14, 2010 

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

Regulatory Failure Marks Gulf Oil Spill Disaster, By David DayenBlog: Firedoglake, May 12, 2010 

A plan to split offshore oil agency, With Brett NeelyMarketplace, May 11, 2010 

Rules, Revolving Doors and the Oil Industry, By The EditorsThe New York Times; Room For Debate: A Running Commentary On The News, May 6, 2010 

There Will Be Blood, By Kate SheppardMother Jones, May 5, 2010 

Institutional anemia cripples congressional oversight, By Dan FroomkinNieman Watchdog Blog, May 5, 2010 

Inspecting For Trust: The Role Of Inspectors General, By Brian NaylorNational Public Radio (NPR), May 4, 2010 

Even the 'worst' open government plans include open source, By Amy VernonNetwork World, May 3, 2010 

Group gives most open government plans mediocre marks, By Aliya, May 3, 2010 

Gulf Oil Spill Puts Spotlight on Regulator With Mixed Record, By Marian WangThe ProPublica Blog, April 29, 2010 

House transparency caucus vows to regain public's trust in government, By Aliya, April 29, 2010 

Contractor Misconduct Database updated, With Suzanne KubotaFederal News Radio 1500 AM, April 27, 2010 

Barofsky Says Criminal Charges Possible in Alleged AIG Coverup, By Bloomberg News, Editors: Michael Serrill, Beth WilliamsSan Francisco Chronicle, April 27, 2010 

Watchdog group seeks better-quality contract data, By Tom SpothFederal, April 23, 2010 

POGO Takes Aim At Contractor Compensation, By Elizabeth Newell & Alyssa, April 23, 2010 

Nuclear Follies, By John Feffer, Co-director of Foreign Policy In FocusThe Huffington Post, April 21, 2010 

GAO again faults Interior royalty collection efforts, By Ben GemanThe Hill's E2 Wire: Energy & Environment Blog, April 15, 2010 

GAO Report: Interior Fails to Accurately Track Oil and Gas Production on Federal Leases, By Noelle Straub of GreenwireNew York Times, April 14, 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 

Will U.S. Inaction on its own Nuclear Security Issues Compromise Summit Success?, By POGO's Peter Stockton and Ingrid DrakeAcross the Aisle: Partnership For A Secure America's Bipartisan Foreign Policy and National Security Blog, April 7, 2010 

DCAA auditors need independence, By POGO's Danielle Brian and Mandy SmithbergerFederal Times, April 4, 2010 

More jobs shift to feds under proposed guidance, By Gregg CarlstromFederal Times, April 4, 2010 

N.Y. Times still pays Obama's nominee to Army post; Lawyer would probe news leaks, By Jim McElhattonThe Washington Times, April 1, 2010 

Administration puts its stamp on 'inherently governmental', By Robert BrodskyGovernment Executive, March 31, 2010 

Reverse FOIA with a twist explained, With Tom Temin, Jane Norris and POGO's Mandy SmithbergerFederal News Radio, March 29, 2010 

Surprise! Another War-Zone Embassy Poorly Guarded by Contractors, By Spencer AckermanThe Washington Independent, March 26, 2010 

Whistleblower Protection Legislation Will Help Some, but Not All, By Yana, March 25, 2010 

After yearlong study, House acquisition reform report called "symbolic" , By Kevin BaronStars and Stripes, March 25, 2010 

Military Restructures Afghanistan Police Contract; Blackwater-Linked Army Office Stripped of Control, By Spencer AckermanThe Washignton Independent, March 25, 2010 

Chertoff Joins BAE, Defense Contractor Recently Embroiled In Bribery Scandal, By Dan FroomkinThe Huffington Post, March 25, 2010 

NIH Transparency: Research Over Bureaucracy, By Thomas SullivanPolicy and Medicine, March 24, 2010 

A missed opportunity for accountablity from the Obama administration, By Matthew WeigeltFederal Computer Week, March 24, 2010 

Acquisition councils create database to track contractor misdeeds, By Elizabeth NewellGovernment Executive, March 23, 2010 

U.S. must get its nuclear house in order before April Security Summit, By POGO's Peter Stockton and Ingrid DrakeThe Hill, March 23, 2010 

Safety oversight trimmed at US energy labs, By Eric Hand, March 22, 2010 

Senate confirms three nuclear power regulators, By Ben GemanThe Hill, March 19, 2010 

USPS official directs sole-source $4.5M contract to former colleague, By Stephen LoseyFederal Times, March 18, 2010 

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

Government Contractors' Free Ride Is Over; Serious accountability is here to stay at last., By POGO's Scott Amey and Danielle; Ethisphere, March 16, 2010 

Should NIH-Funded Researchers Be Required to Publicly Reveal Conflicts?, By Jocelyn, March 16, 2010 

NIH Should Disclose Financial Conflicts: Watchdog, By Ed, March 16, 2010 

Nominee's ties to TSA contractors raise ethics concerns, By Chris, March 16, 2010 

Whistle-blowers' rights get second look, By Peter EislerUSA Today, March 15, 2010 

The Nation: The Contractor Scofflaws, By William GreiderNational Public Radio (NPR), March 8, 2010 

Pentagon panel has contractor contacts, By Ray Locker and Ken DilanianUSA Today, March 1, 2010 

Flawed Nuke Detection Program Dialed-Back by DHS, By Tom BurghardtPacific Free Press, February 28, 2010 

Should better paying contractors have a competitive advantage?, By Matthew WeigeltWashington Technology, February 26, 2010 

Chronology-US Air Force tanker saga continues, By Andrea Shalal-EsaReuters, February 24, 2010 

Government Watchdog Warns Against Oversight Agency Expansion, By Megan CarpentierThe Washington Independent, February 23, 2010 

Defense official example of revolving door between governing, lobbying, From Drew Griffin and Scott Bronstein, CNN Special Investigations UnitCNN, February 23, 2010 

Defense official example of revolving door between governing, lobbying, By Drew Griffin, CNN Special Investigations CorrespondentCNN, February 23, 2010 

Tiny pill, big issues; Birth control at the center of latest national firestorm , Georgia GarveyChicago Tribune, February 10, 2010 

Obama nuke commission choice tells Senate he’s independent, By Ben GemanThe Hill, February 9, 2010 

Taiwan’s $1 billion missile buy from Raytheon under review by watchdog group, By Michael RichardsonThe Examiner, February 9, 2010 

Watchdog wants all Pentagon official's contacts with Raytheon, By Bryan BenderThe Boston Globe;, February 8, 2010 

UPDATE: Auditor Warns Agency Budget Cut US Security Threat, By Ian Talley, Dow Jones NewswiresFox News, Fox Business, February 5, 2010 

Fresher data would improve, watchdog groups say, By Alice LipowiczFederal Computer Week, February 5, 2010 

Breaking Down Stimulus Spending,, February 4, 2010 

Federal Diary: Federalizing security contractors might make our country safer, By Joe DavidsonWashington Post, January 29, 2010 

Obama's Pick for Commerce Post Raises Ethical Question,, January 28, 2010 

Long Island Congressional Candidate Cited for Giving Up JP Morgan Whistleblower, By Michael Smallberg & Adam ZagorinPolitics Daily, January 28, 2010 

Obama's exports pick tied to arms makers, By Jim McElhattonWashington Times, January 28, 2010 

Critics pan release of government information, By Ed O’KeefeWashington Post; The Federal Eye, January 27, 2010 

POGO: Contracting executive order a positive step, With Chris Dorobek and Amy MorrisFederal News Radio, January 21, 2010 

Thinking about telling on your boss? Whistle blowers face many retaliatory perils, By Kimberly DvorakDiego County Political Buzz Examiner, January 19, 2010 

Contract cons can exploit Transportation delay, By Jim McElhattonWashington Times, January 13, 2010 

Why Is the Government Paying Companies Fined for Pollution and Accused of Fraud?, By Will EvansCalifornia Watch/AlterNet, January 11, 2010 

Metldown, USA: Nuclear Drive Trumps Safety Risks & High Costs, By Art, January 6, 2010 

Whistleblower Web Site Goes Dark, Seeks Funding, By Joshua Rhett, January 6, 2010 

Obama Promise #30, By Wes AllisonSt. Petersburg Times;, January 6, 2010 

A Promise Broken on a vow to end no-bid contracts, By Wes; The St. Petersburg Times, January 6, 2010 

GAO's Former Top Lawyer Grabs the Ax as Contract Chief, By Jenna GreeneThe National Law Journal;, January 5, 2010 

Tracking The Money Obama Gives To Local Law, By Ari ShapiroNational Public Radio (NPR), January 2, 2010 

What To Do About CSAR, By Lee BensonRotor & Wing eMagazine, January 1, 2010 



Executive Order Reduces Total Of Classified Papers, By Ari ShapiroNational Public Radio, December 30, 2009 

Gun Blasts Bunker At LANL; Shock Physics Experiment Yields Surprise Results, By Phil ParkerAlbuquerque Journal Northern Bureau, December 24, 2009 

Nuclear Lab Accidentally Blows Up Building, By Rachel MorrisMother Jones, December 23, 2009 

SEC, Battered By Madoff, Yet To Implement Many Recommendations For Improvement, By Zachary, December 17, 2009 

Group: SEC ices staff probes, By Eamon JaversPolitico, December 17, 2009 

Group Alleges Slack SEC Response To Internal Watchdog, By Fawn JohnsonNasdaq; Dow Jones Newswires, December 17, 2009 

Daschle Had Public and Private Role in Push for Digital Health Records, By Fred Schulte & Emma SchwartzThe Huffington Post, December 15, 2009 

OMB directs agencies to post more data online, By Gregg CarlstromFederal Times, December 13, 2009 

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

Air marshal lawsuits sealed, By Jim HannahCincinnati Inquirer, December 12, 2009 

Going Naked in Kabul, By Gail Collins, Opinion PieceNew York Times, December 11, 2009 

Army defends hiring of two former Bragg commanders, By Henry CunninghamFayetteville Observer (NC), December 10, 2009 

Contractors Watching Contractors, By Jeremy ScahillThe Nation, December 10, 2009 

Watching the Finance Lobby at Work, By Kevin DrumMother Jones, December 10, 2009 

The Pentagon’s Latest Body Armor Debacle, By Corbin Hiar, December 9, 2009 

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

Lawmakers slam office overseeing Afghan rebuilding, By Richard LardnerAssociated Press;, December 9, 2009 

Ethics law skipped in Army mentoring hires, United Press International, December 9, 2009 

Race to the Bottom , By Robert BrodskyGovernment Executive Magazine, December 9, 2009 

POGO: ArmorGroup loses Kabul embassy contract, By Laura RozenPolitico, December 8, 2009 

State Department drops contractor involved in Embassy Kabul scandal, By Josh RoginForeign Policy: The Cable, December 8, 2009 

U.S. Seeks New Guards in Kabul, By August ColeWall Street Journal On-line, December 8, 2009 

The Problem With Derivatives, By Nick BaumannMother Jones, December 8, 2009 

Controversial security firm loses Kabul contract, By Ed O’KeefeThe Washington Post; Federal Eye, December 8, 2009 

Company losing security contract for Kabul embassy, By Richard LardnerAssociated Press; ABC News, December 8, 2009 

ArmorGroup Loses Kabul Embassy Contract, By Daniel SchulmanMother Jones, December 8, 2009 

State fires embattled security contractor, By Elise CastelliFederal Times, December 8, 2009 

Army mentoring deals bypass ethics law, By Ken Dilanian, Tom Vanden Brook and Ray LockerUSA Today, December 7, 2009 

Non-Profit Says It Sees Loophole In US House Ag Swaps Bill, By Sarah N. LynchDow Jones Newswires, December 7, 2009 

A Big Derivatives Loophole?, By Nick BaumannMother Jones, December 3, 2009 

New rules chafe defense industry, By Jen DiMascioPolitico, December 3, 2009 

2009: Turmoil Erupts at CDRH, By James G. DickinsonMedical Device Link.Com, December 1, 2009 

Feds target misuse of stimulus cash, By Matt KelleyUSA Today, November 24, 2009 

Rule could slow Pentagon's revolving door, By Robert, November 20, 2009 

Congresswoman Maxine Waters faces ethics probe, By Kitty Felde89.3 KPCV Southern California Public Radio, November 18, 2009 

How Retired Military Officers Make Bank As Pentagon 'Mentors', By Arthur Delaney The Huffington Post, November 18, 2009 

Report hits Geithner over AIG bailout, By Eamon JaversPolitico, November 17, 2009 

Air Force Base overspent by nearly $1M, By John NolanDayton Daily News, November 13, 2009 

Concerns Raised Over Terrorism Threat to Nuclear Plants, Global Security Newswire By The Journal Group, November 12, 2009 

The threat of nuclear meltdown, By Steve, November 12, 2009 

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

Defense nominee won't reveal potential conflicts, By Jim ElhattonWashington Times, November 10, 2009 

The Federal Drive, With Tom Temin & Jane NorrisTuesday Morning Federal Newscast (WFED), November 10, 2009 

Two stimulus contractors suspended from government work, By Marcus GreenLouisville Courier-Journal, November 9, 2009 

New contractor database draws fire, By Alice LipowiczFederal Computer Week, November 9, 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 

Coziness between regulators and business laid bare, By Timothy CarneyThe Washington Examiner, October 30, 2009 

Nuclear regulator broke rules, says inspector general, By Steven MufsonThe Washington Post, October 29, 2009 

It's a Bird, It's a Plane, It's Pork!, By Ben Elgin & Keith EpsteinBusinessweek, October 29, 2009 

Bush Nuclear Regulator Contacted Potential Employers With Business Before Agency, By Zachary RothTalking Points Memo, October 29, 2009 

Stimulus dollars going to accused contractors, By Kimberly KindyThe Washington Post, October 29, 2009 

'Don't wait until the bombs have fallen', By Jen DiMascio Politico Click, October 29, 2009 

Study finds quake risk at Los Alamos, By Ralph VartabedianThe Los Angeles Times, October 28, 2009 

Top Pentagon auditor reassigned, By Elise, October 27, 2009 

Suspect contractors got stimulus contracts,, October 26, 2009 

Embattled DCAA director reassigned, By Elise CastelliFederal Times, October 26, 2009 

Stimulus Contracts Go to Companies Under Criminal Investigation, By Michael GrabellProPublica, October 25, 2009 

Defense firms in probe received $30M in stimulus money, By Michael Grabell, ProPublicaUSA Today, October 25, 2009 

Swine Flu Frustrations: Too Little Vaccine, Too Many Scare Tactics, By Deborah KotzUS News & World Report, October 23, 2009 

Boos as Obama taps Yucca supporter, By Stephanie TavaresLas Vegas Sun, October 21, 2009 

FSAPV-E and X Don't Meet Expectations, By Christian LoveDefense Tech, October 21, 2009 

Did Hank Paulson Break the Law?, By Nick BaumannMother Jones, October 20, 2009 

Eye Opener: What to watch with the stimulus, By Ed O’KeefeWashington Post, Federal Eye/Online, October 20, 2009 

Contracting System Needs a Tune-Up, With Jim Williams and featuring POGO's Scott AmeyFederal News Radio 1500 AM, October 19, 2009 

Senators Raid Troop Funding for Pet Projects, Watchdog Groups Say, By Judson, October 16, 2009 

The Acorn Standard, By Jeremy ScahillThe Nation, October 14, 2009 

Insurers seek securities re-evaluation, The Deal (online); Dealscape, October 8, 2009 

Price Soars on President's Helicopter Marine One, With Wolfe BlitzerCNN - The Situation Room, October 7, 2009 

POGO Teams Up With McCain to Get Special Forces in Afghanistan More Helicopters, Spencer AckermanThe Washington Independent, October 5, 2009 

Its Not Just ACORN, Says Congressman Grayson, By Katherine WellsThe Huffington Post, October 2, 2009 

Pentagon Fraud and the ACORN Standard, Los Angeles Chronicle, October 2, 2009 

Bills to Defund ACORN Face Legal Hurdles, Experts Say,, October 1, 2009 

In bipartisan vote, Senate protects funding for Boeing C-17 cargo planes, By Richard SimonThe Los Angeles Times, October 1, 2009 

ACORN Donations Dwindle In Wake Of Videos, by Pam FesslerNPR, All Things Considered, October 1, 2009 

Daniel Schultz Resigns Amid CDRH Controversies, By James G. DickinsonMedical Device, October 1, 2009 

ACORN to lose funding?, With Dylan RatiganMSNBC TV Morning Meeting, October 1, 2009 

Defunding ACORN faces surprise hurdles, By Stephan DinanThe Washington Times, September 30, 2009 

Congress Cracks Down on Defense Fraud: But it was just by accident, By Ken SilversteinHarper’s’ Magazine, September 30, 2009 

TVA whistle-blowers contacted by feds, By Anne PaineThe Tennessean, September 26, 2009 

Firm Aggressively Campaigned for Device, By Dan Eggen and Lyndsey LaytonThe Washington Post, September 26, 2009 

Can Liberal Democrats Reform the Patriot Act?, By Theo EmeryTIME Magazine, September 25, 2009 

Fast-Tracked Medical Device Review Will Take Two Years, By Jane, September 25, 2009 

OOPS! The ACORN Ban Could Snag Lockheed & Catholic Charities, By Laura FlandersThe Nation Magazine; Blog: The Notion, September 25, 2009 

Interior launches ethics program, By Katherine McIntire PetersGovernment Executive Magazine, September 24, 2009 

"Good Government" Groups Praise Obama's Higher Threshold for State Secrets Rule, With White House Correspondent Jake TapperABC News Online, Political Punch, September 23, 2009 

Editorial: If you thought ACORN was bad ..., Dallas Morning News, September 23, 2009 

U.S. FDA seeks outside review of device approvals, By Susan HeaveyReuters, September 23, 2009 

Podcast: POGO's Danielle Brian, Private Military Herald podcast; PMH Radio, September 20, 2009 

No More Sex and Drugs in the Interior Department, By Lydia DePillisThe New Republic, September 18, 2009 

Whistle-Blower Protections for All Federal Workers, By Danielle BrianSpecial to Roll Call, September 17, 2009 

The business of war and profit: Aren’t we proud?, By Kelley VlahosThe American Conservative Magazine, September 17, 2009 

Interior to Eliminate Royalty-In-Kind Program, By Noelle Straub and Ben GemanThe New York Times, September 16, 2009 

Salazar buries the RIK program, By Gregg CarlstromFederal Times, September 16, 2009 

Not Just Whistling Dixie with Guest Terry Pearson, former U.S. contractor, With Rachel MaddowThe Rachel Maddow Show on MSNBC, September 14, 2009 

POGO Blasts State Department Over ArmorGroup Oversight Before Wartime Contracting Commission, By Spencer AckermanWashington Independent, September 14, 2009 

Official Says Contractor in Kabul May Be Ousted, By Ginger ThompsonThe New York Times, September 14, 2009 

Embassy Scandal: A New Abu Ghraib?, By Dan SchulmanMother Jones, September 14, 2009 

Official: Kabul Embassy Hazing Covered Up, By Sharyl AttkissonCBS News Online, September 14, 2009 

State urged to cancel Kabul embassy security contract, By Elizabeth NewellGovernment Executive Magazine, September 14, 2009 

State Department contracting scandal: Kennedy on the hotseat, By Josh RoginForeign Policy, September 14, 2009 

State Department's Oversight of Security Contractors Is Scrutinized, By Mary Beth SheridanThe Washington Post, September 13, 2009 

Company Kept Kabul Security Contract Despite Record, By Ginger Thompson and Mark LandlerThe New York Times, September 12, 2009 

Ex-Manager: More Excesses By U.S. Embassy Guards, By Michele KelemanNational Public Radio, September 11, 2009 

Afghan Embassy Scandal's Link to Cost-Cutting Security, By Ken StierTIME Magazine, September 11, 2009 

Whistleblower sues Afghanistan security contractor, By Charley KeyesCNN, September 11, 2009 

Embassy contractor faces new charges, By Jen DiMascioPolitico, September 10, 2009 

2 Say They Reported Abuses at Embassy , By Ginger Thompson with Mark LandlerThe New York Times, September 10, 2009 

Ex-managers: security firm cut corners at embassy, By RIichard LardnerThe Examiner; Associated Press, September 10, 2009 

POGO Reacts to ArmorGroup Whistleblower Lawsuit, By Spencer AckermanThe Washington Independent Online, September 10, 2009 

Ten administration officials granted exceptions to ethics rule, By Robert BrodskyGovernment Executive, September 9, 2009 

Naked Pool Parties, Alleged Sex Acts at Kabul U.S. Embassy Force Out 10 Guards, By Megan Chuchmach and Nick SchifrinABC News The Blotter With Brian Ross, September 4, 2009 

Contractor integrity, performance to face higher level of scrutiny, By Jason MillerFederal News Radio, September 4, 2009 

Systemic Problems Found With State Department Contract With Kabul Embassy Security, By Spencer AckermanWashington Independent Online, September 4, 2009 

Concerned Foreign Service Officers: Photos Are An 'Ugly Manifestation' of State Department Contractor Culture, By Spencer AckermanThe Washington Independent, September 3, 2009 

Afghan U.S. Embassy patrol in 'deviant' parties with booze, hookers - report, By Richard Sisk New York Daily News, September 2, 2009 

First Person: 'Lewd Behavior' At U.S. Embassy, Associated Press via YouTube, September 2, 2009 

Contractors in Kabul accused of 'lewd and deviant behavior', By Gordon Lubold Christian Science Monitor, September 2, 2009 

'Deviant hazing' alleged at U.S. Embassy in Kabul,, September 2, 2009 

Contractor to Continue Work in Iraq Temporarily, By Mark LandlerNew York Times, September 2, 2009 

Life During Wartime: U.S. Embassy contractors gone wild?, The Rachel Maddow Show, MSNBC, September 2, 2009 

Contractors Outnumber U.S. Troops In Afghanistan, by Kevin WhitelawNPR - National Public Radio, September 2, 2009 

Clinton told of security failings in Afghanistan, By Richard LardnerAssociated Press; Houston Chronicle, September 1, 2009 

Allegations of misconduct by the private security company guarding the U.S. Embassy compound in Kabul, With Margaret WarnerThe News Hour with Jim Lehrer (audio) Video is available here (scroll until there's 27:57 left) , September 1, 2009 

Guards Gone Wild in Kabul, With Sharyl AttkissonCBS News, September 1, 2009 

U.S. Embassy Guards Accused of Misconduct in Afghanistan, By Ann Scott TysonThe Washington Post, September 1, 2009 

Watchdog group alleges misbehavior by State Dept. security contractors, By Elise CastelliFederal Times, September 1, 2009 

Animal House in Afghanistan, By Daniel SchulmanMother Jones, September 1, 2009 

POGO investigates abuses at U.S. Embassy in Kabul, By Frank, September 1, 2009 

'Lord of the Flies' in Kabul, By Jen DimascioPolitico, September 1, 2009 

Group: US Embassy Guards in Kabul Are Mistreated , Associated Press; The New York Times, September 1, 2009 

Kabul Embassy Report, With Jill DoughertyCNN, September 1, 2009 

Watchdog questions security at U.S. Embassy in Kabul, By David AlexanderReuters, September 1, 2009 

Preparing For A Flu Pandemic, By Brian ThompsonKPR (National Public Radio), August 31, 2009 

Blackwater tapped foreigners on secret CIA program, By Adam Goldman and Pamela HessAssociated Press; ABC News, August 31, 2009 

UC Whistleblower Protection Bill Sent to Governor, California Political Desk California Chronicle, August 27, 2009 

You can't hurry a flu vaccine, By Richard Van, August 27, 2009 

Flu vaccine details demanded from feds, By Bill LambrechtSt. Louis Post Dispatch, On-line, August 26, 2009 

A new standard for stimulus transparency, St. Augustine Historic City News, Editorial, August 23, 2009 

U.S. Still Using Security Firm It Broke With, By Mark Landler and Mark MazzettiNew York Times, August 21, 2009 

Live Transparent or Die! New Hampshire Sets New Bar by Publishing Stim Contracts, By Christopher FlavelleProPublica, August 20, 2009 

FBI whistleblower shields likely to stay: White House shifts FBI plan, By Tom LoBianacoThe Washington Times, August 20, 2009 

Administration says it is committed to posting contracts online, By Robert, August 20, 2009 

FDA changes afoot?, By Shawn RheaModern Healthcare (by subscription only), August 17, 2009 

Vendors Flock to Border Expo, By Lynn BrezoskySan Antonion Express-News, August 15, 2009 

Who Defines Derivatives?, By Lawrence DelvingneThe Business Insider: The Money Game , August 14, 2009 

New book seeks to train Hill oversight watchdogs, By Max CacasFederal News Radio, August 12, 2009 

U.S. FDA device chief leaves, changes seen, By Susan HeaveyReuters, August 11, 2009 

Documents show Amtrak wanted to fire IG , By USA TODAY's Congress TeamUSA Today, August 6, 2009 

New contracting rules could have big impact on DOE, By Alexander DuncanInside Energy (By subscription only), August 3, 2009 

House Reverses Itself, Votes To Kill F-22 Buy, By Wlliam MatthewsDefense News, July 31, 2009 

Good News for the Whistleblowers, By Joe DavidsonThe Washington Post, July 30, 2009 

Whistleblower Bill Advances in the Senate, By Justin Grant and Yuliya TalanovaABC News with Brian Ross , July 30, 2009 

Committee okays expanded whistleblower protections, By Richard Lardner, Associated PressSan Francisco Chronicle, July 29, 2009 

Government watchdogs fear bill undermines them, By Silla Brush and Kevin BogardusThe Hill, July 29, 2009 

Alaska Native Corporation: IGs and Issues, Defense Industry Daily, July 28, 2009 

The F-22 Vote and the Future of Pentagon Spending, By William Hartung Talking Points Memo, July 28, 2009 

Try, Try Again; BENS report on acquisition reform adds a new twist to a very old debate, By Michael Bruno Joseph C. AnselmoAviation Week & Space (By Subscription Only), July 27, 2009 

How to Do Congressional Oversight, By Nick BaumannMother Jones, July 27, 2009 

President wins on defense spending; With prodding, Senate halts order for F-22 jets, By Bryan BenderThe Boston Globe, July 22, 2009 

Key Vote Proves White House & Gates Serious About Reform, By James FallowsThe Atlantic Monthly/On-line, July 22, 2009 

F-22 funding cut to hurt North Berwick firm; Loss of fighter jet program endangers hundreds of local jobs, By Jason Claffey Foster's Daily Democrat - Dover,NH, July 22, 2009 

The Progress Report: A Victory For Sensible Defense, By Faiz Shakir, Amanda Terkel, Matt Corley, Benjamin Armbruster, Ian Millhiser and Nate CarlileThe Huffington Post; The Progress Report is the daily policy newsletter of the Center for American Progress Action Fund, July 22, 2009 

F-22 Gets Through House Committee, May Face Obstacle On Floor, By William Matthews , July 22, 2009 

F-22 Soars on Twitter After Senate Vote, By Noah Danger Room, July 21, 2009 

How Federal Contracts Waste Taxpayers' Money, Parade Magazine, July 19, 2009 

Firm tied to Iraq scandal profited, By Guillermo ContrerasSan Antonio Express-News, July 19, 2009 

Report details 'systemic' mistakes, large and small, By Matthew D LaPlanteThe Salt Lake Tribune, July 17, 2009 

$10M deal with GSA raises ire, By Alan, July 17, 2009 

No-bid contracts mean higher costs under stimulus law, By Brett J. BlackledgeAssociated Press, July 17, 2009 

F-22 Vote Temporarily Set Aside As Obama Keeps Two Jet Issues On Veto List, By Emelie RutherfordDefense Daily, (By subscription only), July 16, 2009 

Former GOP Congressmen Accuse Republicans Of Putting Party Above Constitution, By Sam SteinHuffington Post, July 16, 2009 

Legal Experts Debate Congressional Authority Over Executive Power, By Learned Foote Talk Radio News Service, July 16, 2009 

Defense Contractors Lobby for More F-22s; Obama Threatens Veto, By Sabil KapurHuffington Post, July 16, 2009 

F-22 Bill Stalls In Senate; Gates Aids Jet's Foes, By William MatthewsDefense, July 15, 2009 

Firm's contract kerfuffle highlights stimulus doubts; Local company gets nod for federal Web site revamping, By Alan BrodySouthern Maryland Newspapers Online, July 15, 2009 

Obama's veto threat over F-22 divides Dems, By Roxana Tiron The, July 14, 2009 

POGO Points To NRC Ethics Probe Into Ex-Commissioner, By George LobenzEnergy Daily, July 14, 2009 

Senate F-22 Foes Outnumbered But Still Fighting, By William MatthewsDefense News, July 14, 2009 

Despite Obama, Senate Momentum Builds for Stealth Jets, By Noah ShachtmanWired/Danger Room, July 13, 2009 

A dog fight Obama seems bound to lose, By Bryan BenderBoston Globe, July 12, 2009 

Did Fired OC Air Marshal Endanger Flying Public Or Protect It?, Congressional Record, July 10, 2009 

Billions in Aid Go to Areas That Backed Obama, By Brad HeathUSA Today, July 8, 2009 

Purge' of Inspectors General Raises Concerns About Political Interference, By Kelley Beaucar, July 8, 2009 

SAIC faces challenge in False Claims defense, By Alice LipowiczWashington Technology, July 8, 2009 

Federal Employees Rack Up Big Bills, By J. Scott OrrParade Magazine, July 6, 2009 

Financial Agency IGs Say Bill Threatens Independence, By Ed O'KeefeThe Washington Post, July 6, 2009 

Fighter jet program fuels tension between GOP Senators, By Roxanne TrionThe Hill, July 6, 2009 

Napolitano must define inherently government work, find people to do it, By Alice LipowiczFederal Computer Week, July 2, 2009 

MSPB upholds firing of TSA whistleblower, By Gregg CarlstromFederal Times, June 29, 2009 

Committee Approves Bill to Protect UC Whistleblowers, The California Chronicle, June 25, 2009 

Authority Over Bailout Office Is Questioned, By Amit R. Paley and Ed O’KeefeThe Washington Post, June 19, 2009 

The Great Audit, By Alyssa Rosenberg & Elizabeth NewellGovernment Executive Magazine, June 19, 2009 

FDA Head to Look at Medical Device Safety,, June 17, 2009 

Acquisition reform recommendations run the gamut, By Robert BrodskyGovernment Executive, June 16, 2009 

Stimulus serves up Obama pork, By Eamon JaversPolitico, June 16, 2009 

How Limbaugh Wags the Dog on IG and Obama, By Norah Mallaney and Jonathan Eyler-WerveTPM Muckraker, June 15, 2009 

States Failing At Stimulus Accountability, By Laura DeanThe Huffington Post, June 12, 2009 

Obama Fires Bush-Appointed IG Overseeing AmeriCorps, By Carrie DannCongressDaily, June 12, 2009 

Obama Ex-Lobbyist Pick in New Flap, By Justin RoodRood From Washington; ABC News/Online, June 11, 2009 

DHS scrutiny of services contracts draws flak, By Alice LipowiczWashington Technology, June 10, 2009 

Watchdog Group Wants Probe in Syringe Case, By Christina JewettProPublica & Chris Walker, Chicago Tribune, June 8, 2009 

Report: FDA Dropped Early Medical Device Lab Inspections, Medical Report Outsourcing (Blog), June 8, 2009 

DHS review of service contract draws fire, By Alice LipowiczFederal Computer Week, June 5, 2009 

Deepwater milestone signals a step forward, By Alice LipowiczFederal Computer News, June 3, 2009 

Y-12: fogbank produced in Spring 2008, By Frank MungerKnoxville Sentinel/, June 3, 2009 

Treasury Toxic Asset Program Rife with Conflicts of Interest, By Ryan GrimHuffington Post, June 2, 2009 

The case to overhaul contractor evaluations, By Elise CastelliFederal Times, June 1, 2009 

Scientists Forget How to Build Nuclear Bomb, By Noel BrinkerhoffAllGov, May 31, 2009 

A Covertly Drops Inspection of Medical Device Labs, By David GutierrezNatural News, May 30, 2009 

Program to refurbish aging nuclear warheads faces setbacks, By Ralph Vartabedian The Los Angeles Times, May 29, 2009 

Inside the Beltway; Eye For An Eye?, By John McCaslin The Washington Times, May 29, 2009 

Report chronicles abuse of federal travel cards, By Jim AbramsThe Washington Post, May 28, 2009 

Report paints agencies as deadbeat travel card holders, By Robert BrodskyGovernment Executive Magazine, May 28, 2009 

GAO: Despite efforts, gaps remain in data on contractors, By Elizabeth Newell Government Executive, May 27, 2009 

Deepwater in trouble, watchdog says, By Alice LipowiczWashington Technology, May 22, 2009 

Pennsylvania has no way to report abuse of federal stimulus funds, By Debra ErdleyPittsburgh Tribune-Review, May 21, 2009 

Waste, Fraud in "Stimulus" Can't Be Reported , Rep. John Boehner (OH-R)Rep. John Boehner's Blog, May 21, 2009 

HealthFirst-Dangerous Devices, By Leslie, May 20, 2009 

Panel lays out roadmap to rebuild acquisition workforce, By Robert BrodskyGovernment Executive, May 20, 2009 

Health First-Dangerous Devices, By Leslie ToldoHealth and Medical News from, May 20, 2009 

Several Bush officials work in areas related to former jobs, By Fredreka SchoutenUSA Today, May 20, 2009 

Watchdog Calls for Oversight of Private Fund Managers Advising Government, By Daphne EviatorWashington Independent, May 19, 2009 

Wall St. Firm Draws Scrutiny as U.S. Adviser, By Eric Lipton and Michael J. de la MercedThe New York Times, May 19, 2009 

House contracting caucus tackles acquisition workforce issues, By Robert BrodskyGovernment Executive Magazine, May 18, 2009 

POGO Questions Kudos On NIF, By Todd JacobsonNuclear Weapons & Materials Monitor, May 18, 2009 

Colorado lags on whistle-blower details under stimulus law, By Miles MoffettThe Denver Post, May 17, 2009 

A heavy price for speaking out, By Teri SforzaThe Orange County Register, May 15, 2009 

States adjust to handle stimulus pressures, By Robert BrodskyGovernment Executive, May 15, 2009 

Obama backs whistle-blowers but not in intell, By Alice LipowiczFederal Computer Week, May 14, 2009 

Treasury nominee to keep corporate pay, By Jim McElhattonThe Washington Times, May 12, 2009 

Pulling Back the TARP, By Shawn ZellerCongressional Quarterly, May 10, 2009 

Senate Nears Approval Of Changes To Acquisition System, By Megan ScullyNational Journal, May 7, 2009 

Senate acts on Pentagon's weapons buying practices, By Jim AnramsAssociated Press, May 7, 2009 

Chu Warned On Plutonium Stored At Los Alamos, By George LobsenzDefense Daily, May 6, 2009 

Senate Prepares to Pass Acquisitions Overhaul as House Starts Markup, By Josh Rogin and Matthew M. JohnsonCongressional Quarterly, May 6, 2009 

War zone contracting termed huge 'failure', By Robin ActonPittsburgh Tribune-Review, May 4, 2009 

FEMA Chief of Staff’s Conflict of Interest, By Jason McNamaraAllGov, May 2, 2009 

Responders without a clue, By Charlie PetersWashington Monthly/Tilting at Windmills, May 1, 2009 

Outrageous: We're Done with Greed, By Michael CrowleyReaders Digest, May 1, 2009 

Did Pentagon lose billions, pennies at a time?, By Benjamin ShorsMSNBC, May 1, 2009 

Concerns over lab’s plutonium project in memo, By Roger SnodgrassLos Alamos Monitor, May 1, 2009 

100 days: half-truths and contradictions, By Joe GarofoliSan Francisco Chronicle, April 29, 2009 

Initial Aid Is Puzzle to Track, By Michele McNeil Education Week, April 24, 2009 

Lockheed lands atop ranking in defense dollars, misconduct cases, By Richard BurnettThe Orlando Sentinel, April 23, 2009 

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

Firms run by Abbas's sons won $2 million in U.S. contracts, By Adam EntousReuters, April 22, 2009 

Missouri senator tackles government fraud, By Bill LambrechtSt. Louis Post-Dispatch, Washington Bureau, April 22, 2009 

POGO Updates Contractor Misconduct Database, Defense Industry Daily/Online, April 22, 2009 

Did the Pentagon Warn of Stealth Jet Security Breach?, By Noah ShactmanWIRED/DangerRoom, Online, April 21, 2009 

Group updates federal contractor misconduct database, By Alice LipowiczWashington Technology, April 21, 2009 

Keep the price reduction clause, By Alice LipowiczFederal Computer Week, April 17, 2009 

An Era Begins Closing On F-22, By Bob O’HarrowThe Washington Post - Government Inc., April 14, 2009 

Speaking Scientifically Without Fear or Favor, By Shawn ZellerCongressional Quarterly; CQ Today Online News, April 13, 2009 

Nonprofit Lobbyists Want To Work For Obama, By Bara Vaida The National Journal Online, April 9, 2009 

Nonprofit Lobbyists Want To Work For Obama, National Journal's Under the Influence, April 9, 2009 

Want to Downsize the Nuke Stockpile? Here's One Idea, By Nathan HodgeWIRED/Danger Room/Online, April 8, 2009 

Where's the Money?, With Lisa Sylvester reportingCNN, Lou Dobbs Tonight, April 7, 2009 

Arms plan has pain, some gain for N.E., By Bryan Bender and Todd Wallack The Boston Globe, April 7, 2009 

NASA inspector general resigns, United Press International, April 6, 2009 

Obama Finds That Washington’s Habits of Secrecy Die Hard, By Sheryl Gay StolbergNew York Times, April 4, 2009 

FEMA Chief of Staff to Recuse Himself from Contracts with Former Employer, By Daniel FowlerCQ Homeland Security, April 3, 2009 

FEMA's revolving door?, By Jen DiMascio Politico, April 2, 2009 

Groups criticize whistleblower policies, United Press International, April 1, 2009 

Groups Urge Obama to Strengthen Whistleblower Rights, By Joe DavidsonThe Washington Post, Federal Diary, April 1, 2009 

Obama Urged To Back New Whistleblower Act, By Ed O’KeefeThe Federal Eye, Washington Post, April 1, 2009 

Groups Challenge Obama on whistleblower policy, By Betsy KingThe Hill, April 1, 2009 

POGO: Penalized contractors kept winning contracts, By Alice LipowiczWashington Technoligy, March 29, 2009 

Barton criticizes NNSA, Los Alamos lab about stolen and missing computers, By Susan Montoya BryanAssociated Press, March 27, 2009 

Los Alamos' security flaws exposed, By Ralph VartabedianLos Angeles Times, March 26, 2009 

TARP Watchdog Finally Gets Expanded Authority, The Huffington Post, March 25, 2009 

Watchdogs Won't Be Chained, By By Eliza Newlin CarneyNational Journal, March 25, 2009 

Why The Heat Is On Robert Gates Over The Pentagon's Big-Ticket Weapons, By Anna MulrineU.S. News & World Report (, March 25, 2009 

Transparency, two-months and counting, By Max CacasFederal News Radio, March 23, 2009 

Federal Inspectors Often Difficult to Reach, Group Says, By Ed O'KeefeThe Washington Post, March 23, 2009 

Bureaucracy rules, oversight suffers, By Jennifer HaberkornThe Washington Times, March 20, 2009 

Beefy Résumé for a Giant Job: Policing Stimulus Spending, By Phil RuckerThe Washington Post, March 20, 2009 

Report: IG's Disregard for Whistleblowers 'Shameless', By Ed O'KeefeThe Washington Post; Keeping Tabs on the Government, March 20, 2009 

Report encourages better performance measures for IGs, By Alyssa RosenbergGovernment, March 20, 2009 

Obama gets mixed reviews on government ‘openness’, By Alexandra MarksChristian Science Monitor, March 19, 2009 

Report encourages better performance measures for IGs, By Alyssa RosenbergGovernment Executive, March 19, 2009 

New deal for Blackwater bucks Baghdad decision, By Jim McElhattonThe Washington Times, March 17, 2009 

U.S. Returns Some Funds to Iraq, By Ellen NakashimaThe Washington Post, March 17, 2009 

AIG Reveals Creditors, Plans Bonuses, By Nick BaumannMother Jones, March 16, 2009 

Watchdog to Fed, Treasury: Where's AIG's Money Going?, By Nick Baumann Mother Jones, March 13, 2009 

Analysts 'Not Confident' Procurement System Headed in Right Direction, By Matthew M. JohnsonCQ Homeland Security (subscription only), March 13, 2009 

Senate Makes Major Concession in Stripping Internet Posting Provision From Stimulus, By Daphne EviatorWashington Independent (Online), March 11, 2009 

A Zealous Watchman to Follow the Money, By Scott ShaneNew York Times, March 9, 2009 

Lawmakers looking to prevent stimulus waste, By Drew FitzgeraldBangor Daily News, March 5, 2009 

Obama Supports Acquisition Reform Bill, By John M. DoyleAviation Week, March 5, 2009 

President Orders Review of Federal Contracting System More Competition, Accountability for Procurement Sought, By Scott Wiilson and Robert O'Harrow, Jr.The Washington Post, March 5, 2009 

Defense Contractors Gird for Fight, By Spencer AckermanWashington Independent, March 5, 2009 

Obama seeks to end abuses in federal contracting, By Richard WolfUSA Today, March 4, 2009 

Energy scrutinizes Los Alamos bookkeeping problems, By Katherine McIntire PeterGovernment Executive, March 3, 2009 

When suspending contractors, size - not action - matters, By Elise CastelliFederal Times, March 2, 2009 

FY-Eye: Federal Budget-Saving Tips, By Ed O'KeefeThe Washington Post, Federal Eye, Keeping Tabs on the Government, March 2, 2009 

Is more regulation the answer?, By Rob WatersRaleigh News Observer, March 1, 2009 

Amid Obama's change, there's also more of the same, By Nancy Benac, The Associated PressUSA Today, March 1, 2009 

Outrageous: Baghdad Boondoggle, By Michael CrowleyReader's Digest, March 1, 2009 

Minding The Store; Oversight of contractors is lagging as their numbers increase, By Paul McLearyDefense Technologly International, March 1, 2009 

As the federal stimulus billions begin to flow, oversight essential, Stockton Record, On-line, February 27, 2009 

Watchdog Group Targets Spending, By Jim OtteWHIO-TV (Dayton, OH), February 27, 2009 

Memo questions Los Alamos lab's control of plutonium, By Katherine McIntre PetersGovernment Executive, February 27, 2009 

Military Contractors Await Details of Obama’s Budget, By Christopher DrewNew York Times/Business, February 27, 2009 

New Security Lapse at Los Alamos Triggers Angry Response From Energy Department, By Greg WebbGlobal Security Newswire, February 27, 2009 linked to other stimulus tracking sites, By Alice LipowiczFederal Computer Week, February 27, 2009 

Los Alamos lab reports unreconciled inventory; says nothing missing, Associated PressThe Denver Post, February 26, 2009 

LANL reports 'material control' errors, By Sue VorenbergThe New Mexican, February 26, 2009 

Fighter Jet or Fighter Job? , With Chris LawrenceCNN, February 26, 2009 

FDA ignored debris in syringes, By Sarah Avery & Sabina VollmerRaleigh News & Observer, February 25, 2009 

Raptor in dogfight for its future, By Ken Dilanian and Tom Vanden BrookUSA Today, February 25, 2009 

IG of Abramoff Fame to Oversee Stimulus Spending, By Christopher WeaverProPublica (Blog), February 24, 2009 

Feds searching for CEO in case of tainted syringes, By Mike BakerAssociated Press, February 24, 2009 

Lack of GLP Inspections Leads to Hasty Device Approvals, By Renee FrojoDevice & Diagnostic Letter, February 23, 2009 

Watchdogs applaud Obama's pick to oversee stimulus, By Robert BrodskyGovernment Executive, February 23, 2009 

Los Alamos computer thefts prompt DOE security check at nuclear lab, By Jaikumar VijayanComputerworld, February 23, 2009 

F-22 Raptor plagued by stealth maintenance woes, Congress Daily On-line, February 20, 2009 

Critics say DoD spending more, getting less, By Antonie BoessenkoolAir Force News, February 20, 2009 

Critics say DoD spending more, getting less, By Antonie BoessenkoolArmy Times, February 20, 2009 

Stimulus Plan Ensures Boom Sector: Oversight, By David M. HerzsenhornNew York Times, February 19, 2009 

Internal FDA Documents Reveal Agency Stopped Enforcing Standards, By Daphne EviatarWashington Independent, February 18, 2009 

Watchdog: FDA decision under Bush put patients in danger, By Greg GordonMcClatchy Newspapers, February 18, 2009 

Report: FDA scaled back enforcement at labs, By Ricardo Alonso-ZaldivarAssociated Press; ABC News , February 18, 2009 

Watchdog Blasts FDA On Loose Test Compliance Policy, By Anna EdneyCongress Daily, February 18, 2009 

Watchdog Says FDA Abandoned Safety Measure, By Lisa LaMottaForbes Online, February 18, 2009 

FDA Not Enforcing Medical Device Testing Standards, By Jared FavoleDowJones Newswires, February 18, 2009 

Activists decry paucity of US FDA device checks, By Susan HeaveyReuters, February 18, 2009 

Government Hack Attacks Prompt Scrutiny, By Marisa TaylorWall Street Journal Online's Digits blog, February 16, 2009 

Big step toward accountability in stimulus plan, By Miles MoffeitDenver Post, February 15, 2009 

Stimulus bill won't protect everyone, With Jeremy HobsonMarketplace Radio, American Public Media, February 12, 2009 

Report Faults LANL Bosses, By Raam Wong Albuquerque Journal, February 12, 2009 

69 computers lost at weapons lab, Los Angeles Times, February 12, 2009 

69 computers missing at LANL, By Matthew ReichbachNew Mexico Independent, February 12, 2009 

Los Alamos Security Woes Worsen, Again, By Robert O’Harrow, Jr.Washington Post/Government Inc., February 12, 2009 

67 computers missing from nuclear weapons lab, By Joan LowyAssociated Press, February 11, 2009 

Federal Whistleblowers NOT Protected in Stimulus Bill, By Daphne EviatorThe Washington Independent, February 11, 2009 

Collins Strips Stim Bill Of Whistleblower Protections, By Zachary Roth TPMMuckraker , February 11, 2009 

Whistleblowers need more protection, Oped By Danielle BrianKennebec Journal, February 11, 2009 

Government Oversight/Economic Stimulus: Resolution Confusion, By Michael GrabellProPublica, February 11, 2009 

And the stability plan bill goes to..., By Mark HennMarketplace, American Public Media, February 10, 2009 

Bush Faithful Rewarded With Jobs, By Dan EggenThe Washington Post, February 10, 2009 

The Difficulty Of Walking The Line, By Eliza Newlin CarneyNational Journal, February 9, 2009 

Bomb Plants Could Shift to Control of Pentagon, By Matthew L. WaldThe New York Times, February 6, 2009 

DHS turns to old model for R&D, By Ben BainFederal Computer Week, February 6, 2009 

NRC Deadlocks On Tougher Nuke Security Standard, By Jeff BeattieEnergy Daily, February 5, 2009 

Congress Learns Lessons From Katrina, Iraq -- But Not All, By Daphne EviatarWashington Independent, February 3, 2009 

Collins set to testify today before war contracts panel, By Dieter BradburyPortland Press Herald, Kennebec Journal, February 2, 2009 

Whistleblowers seek protection, By Audrey HudsonWashington Times, February 2, 2009 

More Security Problems Turn Up At Los Alamos, By Bob O’HarrowWashington Post, Government Inc. Blog, February 2, 2009 

Security, Safety Incidents Rear Up At Los Alamos, By George LobsenzThe Energy Daily, January 30, 2009 

Open government advocates applaud Obama’s FOIA memo, By Brendan McGarryFederal Times, January 30, 2009 

House amendment offers more protection for whistleblowers , By Elise Castelli Federal Times, January 30, 2009 

Ethics Groups Pounce On Gibbs' Statement, By Rob SteinHuffington Post, January 29, 2009 

Los Alamos lab disputes group's contention lost, stolen equipment constitutes security breach, By Sue Major HolmesAssociated Press, January 29, 2009 

LANL Warns Of Possible Chemical Contamination, By Sue VorenbergThe Santa Fe New Mexican, January 29, 2009 

LANL Probes Missing Off-Site Computers, By Raam WongAlbuquerque Journal, January 29, 2009 

In Stimulus, Can Lawmakers Spend Billions Without Wasting Billions?, By Amanda Ruggeri U.S. News & World Report, January 28, 2009 

McCain presses Obama's Pentagon nominee on conflicts, By Jim WolfReuters, January 28, 2009 

Watchdogs give lobbyist a pass for senior health post, By Jeffrey YoungThe Hill, January 26, 2009 

Lynn's appointment still not settled, By Jen DimascioPolitico, January 23, 2009 

The President Orders Transparency, EditorialThe New York Times, January 23, 2009 

Raytheon lobbyist picked for deputy Defense post, By Julian BarnesThe Los Angeles Times, January 23, 2009 

Committee Needs Waiver to Act on Lynn Nomination for Defense Deputy, By Josh RoginCQ Online, January 22, 2009 

POGO urges Obama to withdraw Lynn's nomination, By Alice LipowiczFederal Computer Week, January 22, 2009 

Gates tries to reassure US Congress on deputy pick, By Andrew Gray; and Andrea Shalal-EsaReuters News , January 22, 2009 

Obama gets down to business on 1st day, By Todd SpanglerFree Press And Associated Press, January 22, 2009 

Blair hearing likely smooth, By Shaun WatermanUnited Press International and Washington Times, January 22, 2009 

Obama Lobbyist Rules May Bar Deputy SecDef Nominee, By William MatthewsDefense News, January 22, 2009 

Obama’s ethics rules come with exceptions, By Elise Castelli Federal Times, January 22, 2009 

Watchdogs want ex-lobbyist out, By Jen DimascioPolitico, January 22, 2009 

Obama's shunning of lobbyists in his administration isn't ironclad, By Jim Drinkard & Ann FlahertyAssociated Press & The Minneapolis - St. Paul Star Tribune, January 22, 2009 

Ex-Lobbyist, Defense Official Criticized for Conflicts of Interest, Record, By Justin RoodABC News for Brian Ross, January 22, 2009 

Challenges await Barack Obama as he prepares to take office, By Bill LambrechtSt. Louis Post-Dispatch / Washington Bureau, January 18, 2009 

Stimulus bill includes battery of accountability measures, By Elizabeth NewellGovernment Executive Magazine, January 16, 2009 

SEC Pick Pledges to Ratchet Up Oversight, By Zachary A. GoldfarbThe Washington Post, January 16, 2009 

Obama's SEC choice promises aggressive action, By Marcy Gordon, AP Business, January 15, 2009 

Paper urges tougher controls on contractors, By Alice LipowiczFederal Computer Week, January 13, 2009 

Chu May Push Labs To Evolve; Panel Questions DOE Nominee, By Michael Coleman, Albuquerque Journal/ Washington BureauThe Albuquerque Journal Online, January 13, 2009 

More Procurement Reform, By Robert O’HarrowWashington Post Online, January 13, 2009 

A firm voice on the Hill, By Alice LipowiczWashington Technology, January 12, 2009 

Burnett Tainted by Army Billing Fiasco, By Jeremy Mullman and Ira TeinowitzAD Age, January 12, 2009 

Dennis Blair, By Mark ThompsonTIME Magazine, January 12, 2009 

Nonprofit raises issue with pick for intelligence, by Matthew CellaThe Washington Times, January 9, 2009 

GOP Leaders Waive Subcommittee Term Limit For Rogers, By Chris StrohmCongress Daily, January 8, 2009 

Sleeping Security Guards Cost Nuclear Plant $65,000, By Angela Hill The Blotter from Brian Ross, ABC News (Online), January 8, 2009 

Feds Fine Nuke Plant Operator $65K over Guard Naps, The Associated Press, January 7, 2009 

TVA guard falsified records, By Dave FlessnerChattanooga Times Free , January 7, 2009 

Energy Department Cites Gains as Obama Vows Changes, Bloomberg News, January 5, 2009 

'Transparency' fixes seen in Congress' future, By John FritzeUSA Today, January 2, 2009 

Massive New Spending, Bush-Era Policies Top Lists of Concerns For Next Year, By Justin Rood, Megan Chuchmach & Brian RossABC News, January 2, 2009 

Outrageous: Hall of Shame - Air Farce One, By Michael CrowleyReader’s Digest, January 1, 2009 



Investigator's legacy: Nonpartisan reports delivered with credibility, By Marcia CoyleBroward Daily Business Review, December 26, 2008 

Retired admiral tapped for top intel position , By Philip EwingNavy Times, December 22, 2008 

With Bailout Money At Stake, It's Hip To Be A Bank, By Zachary RothTPM Muckracker, December 22, 2008 

Report: Unit fails nuke inspection, By Leo ShaneStars and Stripes, Mideast Edition, December 17, 2008 

Issa moving to create house Republican investigative unit, By Dan FriedmanCongressDaily, December 17, 2008 

What the Republic Victory Means, By Curtis BlackThe Huffington Post, December 15, 2008 

USAF: IG Concludes CSAR-X KPP Changes Will Not Affect Capabilities, By Jason SimpsonInside the Air Force, December 12, 2008 

Whistleblowers May Have a Friend in the Oval Office, By Joe DavidsonThe Washington Post, December 11, 2008 

Senate Confirms N.Y. Prosecutor As Inspector General for Bailout, By Paul C. LightThe Washington Post, December 9, 2008 

Helping Workers Now, By Gregory KaufmannThe Nation, December 9, 2008 

Report: Many service contract workers are underpaid, By Robert BrodskyGovernment Executive, December 8, 2008 

Sen. Claire McCaskill, Sen. Kit Bond call for more oversight of bailout, By Bill LambrechtSt. Louis Post-Dispatch/Post-Disptach Washington Bureau, December 7, 2008 

GAO report: Bailout program lacks oversight, By Gregg CarlstromFederal Times, December 5, 2008 

Talking Points , By Josh, December 4, 2008 

Bailout Leaves Weapons Programs Up in the Air, By Richard BurnettOrlando Sentinel, December 1, 2008 

Government by Contractor Is a Disgrace, By Thomas FrankWall Street Journal, November 26, 2008 

Report: Whistleblower Office Fails to Protect Air Marshals, By Michael GrabellProPublica, November 25, 2008 

Obama To Tackle Explosion In Federal Contracts, By Daniel ZwerdlingNational Public Radio, November 24, 2008 

Contractor for military committed serious violations, By Abbie Boudreau and Scott BronsteinCNN Special Investigations Unit, November 24, 2008 

Who's Really Calling The Shots on The Economic Bailout?, By Bruce FalconerMother Jones - MOJO Blog, November 20, 2008 

Lawmakers: More Power Needed To Monitor Rescue Plan, By Dan FriedmanCongress Daily, November 18, 2008 

Massachusetts Whistleblower, Oversight Watch Massachusetts (Blog), November 13, 2008 

Lieberman Fighting to Retain Control, By Jason LeopoldThe Public Record, November 12, 2008 

Dennis Blair leading contender for NID, By Jen DimascioPolitico, November 11, 2008 

Justice Leader's Job: Renew A Battered Agency, By Ari ShapiroNational Pubic Radio (NPR) - Morning Edition, November 10, 2008 

Obama Called on to Give Federal Jobs a Makeover, Joe DavidsonThe Washington Post - Federal Diary, November 7, 2008 

Annals of Crony Capitalism, Nuke Detection Machines Fail, Again, By Tom BurghardtGlobal Research, November 4, 2008 

Contractor watchdog updates misconduct database, By Alice LipowiczWashington Technology, November 4, 2008 

Security of F-35 Questioned, By Youngster (Blog), November 1, 2008 

Lighting Up the Night, and a Legal Battle, By Jonathan D. GlaterNew York Times, November 1, 2008 

Stevens and the Need for Government Oversight, By Marthena CowartThe Hill, October 29, 2008 

Defense awards more Iraq reconstruction work to contractors cited for poor performance, By Elizabeth NewellGovernment Executive, October 28, 2008 

New IG council focuses on training, interagency efforts, By Gregg CarlstromFederal Times, October 28, 2008 

'Rogue' special counsel chief ousted, By Jon WardWashington Times, October 24, 2008 

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

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

Workers Applaud Special Counsel's Return to Private Sector, By Joe DavidsonWashington Post, October 22, 2008 

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

Scandal-Plagued Oil Agency Revamping Itself, By Derek KravitzWashington Post Investigations, October 20, 2008 

Advice for the next president, whoever he is, By Gregg CarlstromFederal Times, October 20, 2008 

Watchdog unveils government reform priorities for next administration, By Robert BrodskyGovernment Executive, October 20, 2008 

Fragmented Nature of Agencies Within Homeland Security Works Against It, By Rob MargettaCongressional Quarterly, October 19, 2008 

Dogs of War: Who watches the watchers?, By David IsenbergUnited Press International, October 17, 2008 

List of federal contractors and their misdeeds is just a click away, By Mark MahoneyGlens Falls Post-Star, October 15, 2008 

Critics allege State broke acquisition rules in Baghdad contract, By Robert BrodskyGovernment Executive, October 14, 2008 

Marinette protests Coast Guard award, By Alice LipowiczWashington Technology, October 9, 2008 

DCAA director outlines new standards for audit quality, By Elise CastelliFederal Times, October 6, 2008 

Treasury Seeks Wall Street's Help in Bailout, By Tanya SnyderFree Speech Radio News, October 4, 2008 

Sweeping authority for Treasury chief survives bailout negotiations, By Elizabeth NewellGovernment Executive, October 3, 2008 

Congress revamps bailout deal — with 'a few sweeteners' , By Gregg CarlstromFederal Times, October 3, 2008 

Drilling Would Help No One But Mismanaged Oil Industry, By Steve ColbyHuffington Post, October 3, 2008 

Air Force Officer Faces Hearing For Theft, By Derek KravitzWashington Post Investigations, September 30, 2008 

Bailout bill would have given Treasury chief unfettered authority, By Robert Brodsky and Elizabeth NewellGovernment Executive, September 29, 2008 

Bailout Outrage Races Across the Web, By Moira HerbstBusinessWeek, September 25, 2008 

Groups Seek Whistle-Blower Protection in Bailout Legislation, By Joe DavidsonThe Washington Post, September 24, 2008 

MMS scandal spawns call for jail time, huge fines, By Derek SandsInside Energy, September 22, 2008 

Auditors assail improper relationship between Interior, oil industry, By Gregg CarlstromFederal Times, September 21, 2008 

TVA whistle-blowers contacted by feds, By Anne PaineThe Tennessean, September 21, 2008 

Second Interior Official Pleads Guilty in Sex, Drugs and Oil Scandal, By Sharron CouttsProPublica, September 18, 2008 

US government oversight group calls on MMS to abandon RIK program, By Derek SandsPlatts , September 17, 2008 

Congress Says DHS Oversaw $15 Billion in Failed Contracts, By Dana HedgpethWashington Post, September 17, 2008 

Lakewood oil scandal overlooked, By Anne C. MulkernThe Denver Post, September 17, 2008 

GAO Auditors Question Interior's Collection of Energy Royalties, By Stephen PowerWall Street Journal, September 17, 2008 

Plenty of Blame to Go Around for DHS Procurement Problems, By Rob MargettaCongressional Quarterly, September 17, 2008 

Criticism is part of the job, embattled special counsel says, By Gregg CarlstromFederal Times, September 16, 2008 

Congress to investigate oil and gas royalty collections, By Katherine McIntire PetersGovernment Executive, September 16, 2008 

Homeland Security Department Oversaw $15 Billion in Failed Contracts, By Jason LeopoldThe Public Record, September 16, 2008 

Group urges probe of DCMA activity on C-130J, By Elise CastelliFederal Times, September 15, 2008 

Checking on contractors' work, By Alice LipowiczFederal Computer Week, September 15, 2008 

Inside the Beltway, By John McCaslinThe Washington Times, September 12, 2008 

Oil-and-Sex Scandal Spawns Criticism, Hill Hearing, By Derek KravitzWashington Post Investigations, September 11, 2008 

Sex Scandal At Federal Agency Is Not New, By Jeff Brady NPR: All Things Considered, September 11, 2008 

Sex, Drugs, and Offshore Drilling, By James RidgewayMoJo Blog, September 11, 2008 

Air Force's Tanker Tailspin, By Mark ThompsonTime Magazine, September 10, 2008 

Contracting Audit Agency Target of Investigations, By Robert O'Harrow Jr. and Dana HedgpethThe Washington Post, September 10, 2008 

Sex, drugs and oil: corruption scandal rocks US agency, Agence France Press, September 10, 2008 

Sex for Oil? Reports Blast Interior Dept., By Lisa Stark, Theresa Cook, Kate Barrett, Jason Ryan and Jack DateABC World News with Charles Gibson, September 10, 2008 

Oil companies gave sex, drinks, gifts to federal overseers, By Greg GordonMcClatchy Newspapers, September 10, 2008 

Scandal at Interior Department involving oil companies, By Tom CostelloNBC News: Nightly News, September 10, 2008 

NRC broke rules in plant inquiry, report says, By Gary LentonThe Patriot-News, September 9, 2008 

Is DCAA cutting corners? , By Elise CastelliFederal Times, September 9, 2008 

DCMA assisted in lobby efforts, group charges, By Elise CastelliFederal Times, September 8, 2008 

More turmoil roils OSC as top deputy is fired, By Robert BrodskyGovernment Executive, September 4, 2008 

Tennessee Valley Authority cuts contract for nuclear security, By Dave FlessnerChattanooga Times Free Press, September 3, 2008 

POGO praises NRC work at MOX plant, Inside NRC, September 1, 2008 

How to Fix It: Stop Leasing Public Lands at Fire-Sale Prices, By James RidgewayMother Jones, September 1, 2008 

DOE Adopts New 'Graded' Terrorist Protection Policy, By George LobsenzEnergy Daily, August 26, 2008 

POGO questions new security policy at DOE nuke sites, By Frank MungerKnoville News Sentinel, August 25, 2008 

DoD asks corporate execs to review agency, Federal Times, August 18, 2008 

Reid wants to expand whistle-blowers' rights , By Alan MaimonThe Las Vegas Review-Journal, August 17, 2008 

Lockheed CEO collects big payday, By Bob CoxThe Fort Worth Star-Telegram, August 17, 2008 

Waxman joins calls urging OSC chief to resign, By Dan FriedmanCongressDaily, July 29, 2008 

Lawmakers Hit U.S. Air Force's VIP Capsules, By Erik Holmes and Michael HoffmanDefense News, July 28, 2008 

Not Again! , Inside the Air Force, July 25, 2008 

Air Force Mum On How DOD IG Report Will Impact CSAR-X Award Schedule, By Jason SimpsonInside the Air Force, July 25, 2008 

GAO report sparks call for DCAA resignations, Washington Technology, July 25, 2008 

Analysis - US Navy ship cancellation seen good first step, By Andrea Shalal-EsaReuters News, July 25, 2008 

Air Force Missile Launch Crew Falls Asleep on the Job, By Justin FishelFox News, July 24, 2008 

Air Force says officers fell asleep with nuke code, By Barbara Starr and Larry ShaughnessyCNN, July 24, 2008 

I'm Comfortable. How About You?, EditorialNew York Times, July 24, 2008 

Food and Drug Safety on the Cheap: It Can’t Be Done , By POGO's Ned Feder, Staff ScientistThe Hill , July 22, 2008 

Letters: “McCain’s Oversight at Boeing” , POGO's Danielle BrianNewsweek, July 21, 2008 

Making defense cuts seen tough for McCain, Obama, By Andrea Shalal-EsaReuters, July 21, 2008 

Pimp my glide, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, July 20, 2008 

Criticism over luxury capsules, CNN, July 19, 2008 

Pressure builds on Special Counsel chief to resign, By Dan FriedmanCongressDaily, July 18, 2008 

A new travel style for Washington VIPs? It's SLICC, By David MorganReuters, July 18, 2008 

Air Force defends 'luxury' travel capsules, By Courtney KubeNBC News, July 18, 2008 

Bush Shuns Advice To Fire Special Counsel, By Ari ShapiroNational Public Radio, July 18, 2008 

Air Force uses counterterror funds to pay for VIP 'comfort capsules', By Mike CarneyUSA Today, July 18, 2008 

Air force sought anti-terror funds so generals could fly in comfort, Agence France-Presse, July 18, 2008 

Terrorism Funds May Let Brass Fly in Style, By R. Jeffrey SmithThe Washington Post, July 18, 2008 

Office of Special Counsel official quits in protest, By Tom HamburgerLos Angeles Times, July 17, 2008 

Office of Special Counsel official quits in protest, By Tom HamburgerThe Los Angeles Times, July 17, 2008 

Lieberman's oversight activities have watchdogs howling, By Dan FriedmanCongressDaily, July 15, 2008 

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

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

Tanker mess exposes problems in Pentagon, By Sean RileySeattle Times, July 9, 2008 

Principi prodded VA on Chantix; Ex-secretary asked if use would continue, By Audrey Hudson and Jen HaberkornThe Washington Times, July 9, 2008 

Those FISA IG reports, By smintheusDaily Kos, July 8, 2008 

Abu Ghraib: The Outsourcing of Torture, By Tom BurghardtGlobal Research, July 6, 2008 

Justice in Hot Water Over Dubious Grants, By Matthew BlakeWashington Independent, July 3, 2008 

Pentagon's top watchdog leaving post July 13, By Dan Friedman Congress Daily, July 2, 2008 

Production Targets, By Grace JeanNational Defense, July 1, 2008 

F-35 factory: One aircraft per day by 2016, By Grace V. JeanNational Defense, July 1, 2008 

Army alters $160B modernization program schedule, By Donna BorakAssociated Press, June 26, 2008 

Vacant Government Jobs, With Lisa SylvesterCNN: Lou Dobbs This Week, June 26, 2008 

U.S. Nuclear Stockpiles: On the Road to Nowhere?, By James, June 26, 2008 

Deciphering NNSA's Complex Transformation, By Ingrid Drake and Peter StocktonBulletin of the Atomic Scientists, June 23, 2008 

Panel tees off on Justice grant official's golf outings, By Dan FriedmanCongressDaily, June 20, 2008 

The Pentagon's Procurement Problem, By Dana Hedgpeth and Robert O'Harrow Jr.Washington Post, June 20, 2008 

Report: DOJ Grantees Getting by with Help from Their Friends, By Ben ProtessProPublica, June 20, 2008 

Investigators Look for Favoritism in Justice Department Grants, By Carrie JohnsonWashington Post, June 19, 2008 

Air Force not tied to Airbus yet, By Steve HennMarketplace, June 19, 2008 

Analysis: USAF's great tanker debacle, By Shaun WatermanUnited Press International, June 19, 2008 

Anthropologists At War, By Bill StametsIn These Times, June 19, 2008 

Chronology-U.S. Air Force tanker saga rumbles on, By Andrea Shalal-Esa and Bill RigbyReuters News, June 18, 2008 

Action Tougher Than Oversight, By Matthew BlakeThe Washington Independent, June 17, 2008 

DoE Raps Nuke Lab Operators On Errant Classified E-Mails, By George LobsenzDefense Daily, June 13, 2008 

Too many dollars, too few Army investigators, By Richard LardnerAssociated Press, June 12, 2008 

Analyst's switch stirs tanker talk, By Sean ReillyPress-Register, June 9, 2008 

Pentagon to Fine Lockheed $10 Million for Each JSF Milestone Missed, By Marcus Weisgerber and Jason SimpsonInside the Navy, June 9, 2008 

Sibel Edmonds vs the Nuclear Terrorists, Pakistan Daily, June 9, 2008 

Outsourcing The Fight, By P.W., June 6, 2008 

Watchdog Group Seeks Deal on Whistleblower Protections, By Dan FriedmanGovernment Executive, June 6, 2008 

Pressing for Stronger Protections for Whistle-Blowers, By Stephen BarrThe Washington Post, June 6, 2008 

Pressing for Stronger Protections for Whistle-Blowers, By Stephen BarrWashington Post, June 6, 2008 

Watchdog Group Seeks Deal on Whistleblower Protections, By Dan FriedmanGovernment Executive, June 6, 2008 

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

Senators take aim at Lockheed's F-35 program, By Richard BurnettOrlando Sentinel, June 4, 2008 

U.S. News: Levin Targets Bad Pentagon Estimates, By August ColeThe Wall Street Journal, June 4, 2008 

Lockheed Faulted for Failure to Control Costs, Dana HedgpethThe Washington Post, June 4, 2008 

Pricing czar pitched to rein in Pentagon, By Rowan ScarboroughThe Washington Times, June 4, 2008 

Pentagon report says Lockheed Martin failed to comply with cost-management guidelines, By Joelle TesslerThe Associated Press, June 3, 2008 

The Daily Muck, By John AmickTPM Muckraker, June 3, 2008 

The Military's Internet Civil War, By David AxeThe Washington Independent, June 3, 2008 

Lockheed cost controls deficient, DCMA says, By Alice LipowiczWashington Technology, June 3, 2008 

Pentagon report says Lockheed Martin failed to comply with cost-management guidelines, By Joelle TesslerThe Associated Press, June 3, 2008 

Lockheed costs under scrutiny, By Muhammed El-HasanLA Daily News, June 3, 2008 

Pentagon faults Lockheed's tracking of big programs, By Andrea Shalal-EsaReuters, June 3, 2008 

Defense Department takes closer look at Lockheed financial operations, By Richard BurnettOrlando Sentinal, June 3, 2008 

Commentary: Pandemic flu vaccine program needs help, By POGO's Ned FederFederal Times, June 1, 2008 

Oversight & Out, By Robert BrodskyGovernment Executive, June 1, 2008 

Spiraling Out of Control: How Missile Defense's Acquisition Strategy is Setting a Dangerous Precedent, By POGO's Nick Schwellenbach and Center for Defense Information's Victoria SamsonDefense and Security Analysis, June 1, 2008 

Sticker Shock and Awe at the Pentagon , EditorialNew York Times, May 30, 2008 

Byron Dorgan's Contracting Fraud Crusade, By Brian BeutlerThe Media Consortium, May 29, 2008 

Think Again: The Case of the Missing Scandal, By Eric Alterman and George Zornick Center for American Progress, May 29, 2008 

Wild west? , By John McCaslinWashington Times, May 29, 2008 

Military Intelligence — Skyrocketing DoD budgets overwhelm auditors, By Justin PalkFrederick News Post, May 29, 2008 

ThinkFast, Think Progress, May 28, 2008 

Pentagon spending often unmonitored, Chicago Tribune, May 28, 2008 

Needed: More War Profiteer Police, By Andrew TilghmanTPM Muckraker, May 28, 2008 

Report finds understaffing in DOD IG's office, By Florence OlsenFederal Computer Week, May 28, 2008 

Pentagon Auditor: I Can't Do All This Auditing!, By Matthew BlakeThe Washington Independent, May 28, 2008 

Pentagon Auditors Review Staffing --- Worker Shortfall Could Leave Agency Vulnerable to Abuse, By Yochi J. DreazenThe Wall Street Journal, May 28, 2008 

Defense IG seeks 33 percent increase in staffing, By Elise CastelliFederal Times, May 28, 2008 

Military billions called unchecked, Los Angeles Times, May 28, 2008 

Pentagon Watchdogs Swamped by Military Spending; $152 Billion a Year Goes Unaudited, By Noah ShachtmanWired Blog Network, May 27, 2008 

Pentagon auditors unable to keep pace with spending: report,, Agence France Presse, May 27, 2008 

Report: Billions in defense spending unchecked, By Anne FlahertyAssociated Press, May 27, 2008 

Report: Billions in defense spending unchecked, By Anne Flaherty Associated Press, May 27, 2008 

United Whistleblowers Demand Resignation of Office of Special Counsel, by James MurtaghOpEd News, May 24, 2008 

Reports: Army investigates Calif. supplier of aircraft parts, The Associated Press, May 22, 2008 

Major Aircraft Manufacturer Accused Of Fraud, CBS News, May 22, 2008 

U.S. probe accuses aircraft parts supplier of fraud, By JoAnne AllenReuters, May 22, 2008 

Access to contractor misconduct database restricted in Senate bill, By Robert BrodskyGov Exec, May 21, 2008 

"Red Team" Penetrates Nuke Lab's Security, Reaches "Superblock", by Tom BurghardtGlobal Research, May 21, 2008 

Discrimination Seen in Michigan Spy Case, By Eli LakeNew York Sun, May 21, 2008 

Creation of Detroit office is focus of OSC inquiry, By Gregg CarlstromFederal Times, May 19, 2008 

Corruption in Iraq reconstruction, By Murray LightBuffalo News, May 18, 2008 

Nuclear lab fails terrorist exercise, By Bill GertzWashington Times, May 15, 2008 

Defense executive running for Third District GOP nomination faces scrutiny, By Cynthia BurtonPhiladelphia Inquirer, May 13, 2008 

The Mutual Investigation Society?, By William Fisher May Inter Press News Service, May 12, 2008 

Security Flaws Exposed at Nuke Lab, By Adam ZagorinTIME Magazine, May 12, 2008 

Memo Shows Frustration With Special Counsel, By Christopher LeeWashington Post, May 11, 2008 

The strange case of Scott Bloch, By Gregg CarlstromFederal Times, May 11, 2008 

Air Force Completes CSAR-X Competitor Interim Reviews, By Jason SimpsonInside the Air Force, May 9, 2008 

Listen to: Strengthening the Unique Role of I.G.'s , With hosts are Lisa Bernstein, Jannika Cannon and guest POGO's Beverley LumpkinFed Talk Radio, May 9, 2008 

GOP's Davis Urges Bloch to Quit Special Counsel's Office, By Christopher Lee and Carrie Johnson, staff writer Stephen Barr also contributed to this reportWashington Post, May 8, 2008 

Watchdog, Watch Thyself, By Bonnie GoldsteinSlate, May 8, 2008 

Agents raid OSC chief's office, home, By Jerry SeperWashington Times, May 7, 2008 

FBI raid on watchdog seeks records on Rice investigation, McClatchy-Tribune,, May 7, 2008 

FBI search, leaked documents lead to renewed calls for ousting of Scott Bloch, By Elizabeth Newell and Dan FriedmanGovernment Executive, May 7, 2008 

Case implicates free speech, Op-Ed by POGO's Nick SchwellenbachSPI, May 7, 2008 

Special Counsel shut down probe of Siegelman case last year, By Ben EvansAssociated Press; The Anniston Star, May 7, 2008 

Special Counsel shut down probe of Siegelman case last year, WZTV Fox 17 / Nashville, May 7, 2008 

FBI scrutinizes special counsel's probe of Rice's trips, Houston Chronicle, May 7, 2008 

Special counsel butted heads with staff over inquiries, By Lara Jakes JordanAssociated Press, May 7, 2008 

Bill Could Give Inspectors General Added Independence, By Marcia CoyleThe Legal Intelligencer, #4, Volume 237; Issue 88, May 6, 2008 

FBI raids special counsel's office, By Gregg CarlstromFederal Times, May 6, 2008 

FBI agents search special counsel's home and office, By James Vicini and Andy SullivanReuters, May 6, 2008 

Pentagon IG: JSF Data Not Properly Protected, By Gayle S. PutrichDefense News, May 5, 2008 

Review shows NASA employees bought seemingly personal items, The Associated Press, May 4, 2008 

BAE technology may have been 'compromised', says Pentagon, By Danny FortsonThe Independent, May 3, 2008 

NASA employees big spenders on government credit, By Chase DavisThe Houston Chronicle, May 3, 2008 

Security of F-35 Jet Secrets Questioned, By Dana HedgpethWashington Post, May 2, 2008 

Increasing reliance on private contractors in Iraq raises questions, By Lauren GregoryChattanooga Times Free Press, May 2, 2008 

Security Progress in Baghdad Draws Entrepreneurs, NPR: Morning Edition, May 1, 2008 

Pentagon inspector faults U.S. oversight of BAE, By Jim WolfReuters, May 1, 2008 

The Nuclear Option, By Judith LewisMother Jones - May/June 2008 Issue, May 1, 2008 

Billions for Pentagon Failures, By Matthew BlakeThe Washington Independent, May 1, 2008 

Pentagon Didn't Safeguard Tech At BAE Facilities - Govt Report, Dow Jones International News, May 1, 2008 

Fighter jet program may have compromised secret technology, By Joelle Tessler Associated Press, May 1, 2008 

The Nuclear Option, by Judith LewisMother Jones - May/June 2008 Issue, May 1, 2008 

Stealth Fighter Security 'May Have Been Compromised' (Updated), By Noah ShachtmanWired News, May 1, 2008 

Surge of potential acquisition bills, rulemaking spark comments, By Michael BrunoAerospace Daily & Defense Report, April 29, 2008 

McCaskill Asks Committee Leadership to Protect IGs in Defense Authorization Bill, Senator McCaskill Press Release, April 28, 2008 

Former D.C. Workers Say Law Doesn't Prevent Retaliation, By Yolanda WoodleeWashington Post, April 28, 2008 

Investigators: Millions in Iraq contracts never finished, Trend News Agency (Azerbaijan), April 28, 2008 

Investigators: Millions in Iraq contracts never finished, By Hope YenAssociated Press, April 27, 2008 

Federal Credit Cards Accountability - Feds Gone Wild, Imperial Valley News, April 27, 2008 

Air Force Will Not Establish CSAR-X Contract Award Date, By Jason SimpsonInside the Air Force, April 25, 2008 

Tracking the Spoils of the Private Sector, EditorialThe New York Times, April 24, 2008 

What Nuclear Renaissance?, By Christian ParentiThe Nation [This article appeared in the May 12, 2008 edition of The Nation.], April 24, 2008 

Today's Spotlight: A Contractor Misconduct Database, By Andrew B., April 23, 2008 

Maloney Federal Contractor Oversight Bill Passes House; Sen. McCaskill Introduces Companion Legislation, Meghan O’Shaughnessy (Maloney Press Officer)Congressional Documents and Publications U.S. Senate Documents, April 23, 2008 

Rep. Tom Davis: The exit interview, By Christopher J. Dorobek and Jason MillerFederal Computer Week, April 21, 2008 

Gov.'s Diversity Class Riles Lab Workers, By David RoybalAlbuquerque Journal, April 20, 2008 

Human Terrain's 'Catch-22,', By Sharon WeinbergerWired Blog, April 17, 2008 

NDIA Works To Kill Contractor-Misdeed Database, By William MatthewsDefense News, April 15, 2008 

Bills would slow revolving door between FAA, airlines, By Gregg CarlstromFederal Times, April 15, 2008 

IBM Bid Suspension Rattles Contractors; Influence, By Jeff HorwitzLegal Times, April 14, 2008 

IG investigations save $16B in '07, By Gregg CarlstromFederal Times, April 11, 2008 

Ike's Warning on Military-Industrial Complex Ignored, by William HughesAmerican Chronicle, April 11, 2008 

OMB Gets Tough on Misuse of Government Credit Cards, By Stephen BarrWashington Post, April 10, 2008 

OMB Gets Tough on Misuse of Government Credit Cards, By Stephen BarrWashington Post, April 10, 2008 

Inside the Beltway: Spending Spree, By John McCaslinWashington Times, April 10, 2008 

EG&G deal: Contractor won HAFB missile contract despite poor record, By Matthew D. LaPlanteThe Salt Lake Tribune, April 9, 2008 

F-35 Joint Strike Fighter costs could hit home, by Richard BurnettOrlando Sentinel, April 7, 2008 

Ban on IBM contracting is lifted, By Elise CastelliFederal Times, April 4, 2008 

Inside The Beltway, By John McCaslinThe Washington Times, April 4, 2008 

When Public Advocates Line Up for Corporations, By Robert O'Harrow Jr. and Dana HedgpethWashington Post, April 3, 2008 

FAA Inspections and a Role for Government, by Matt MadiaReg Watch, April 3, 2008 

Turn Yourselves In, By Elizabeth NewellGovernment Executive, April 1, 2008 

Fledgling, Non-Integrated Department Needs a Lot of Looking After, Says POGO Director, by Rob MargettaCQ Homeland Security, March 31, 2008 

U.S. used suspended security firm, By Jim McElhattonWashington Times, March 31, 2008 

Tanker Deal Lobbying Intensifies, By Josh RoginCQ, March 31, 2008 

USAF Changes CSAR-X KPP Tracking , by Michael FabeyAerospace Daily & Defense Report, March 28, 2008 

Tough to handle, By Alice LipowiczWashington Technology, March 24, 2008 

Into uncharted waters, By Alice LipowiczWashington Technology, March 24, 2008 

GSA’s Alliant exemplifies common problem, By Elise CastelliFederal Times, March 23, 2008 

Watchdog wants plutonium out of Livermore Lab by 2009, By Betsy MasonInside Bay Area, March 19, 2008 

Livermore Lab Got Security Waiver—POGO, By George LobsenzThe Energy Daily, March 18, 2008 

Group cites dangers of Livermore Lab, Ventura County Star, March 18, 2008 

Bills Improving Federal Contracting Gain Momentum, By OMB WatchHawaii Reporter, March 18, 2008 

Group urges 2009 removal of plutonium, By Betsy MasonContra Costa Times, March 18, 2008 

Air Force keeps tanker freeze, By Sean ReilyPress-Register, March 18, 2008 

Removal of nuclear materials sought, Inside Energy/Extra, March 17, 2008 

Taxpayer Watchdog: President Should Appoint MMS Director, Natural Gas Intelligence, March 17, 2008 

Group calls for more plutonium removal from Livermore lab, The Associated Press, March 17, 2008 

GAO - Jacqueline Harpp, Congressional Testimony, By CQ TranscriptionsCongressional Quarterly, March 13, 2008 

Panel Approves Bills on Federal Contractor Oversight, By Emily P. Walker and Annie JohnsonCQ Committee Coverage, March 13, 2008 

Maloney Federal Procurement Oversight Bill Advances,, Press Release by Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), March 13, 2008 

DOI officials dispute calls to change royalties program, By Nick SnowPenn Energy Oil & Gas Research, March 12, 2008 

Ethics Vote, The Hill , March 11, 2008 

McCain defends his tanker deal inquiries, By Jim KuhnhennAssociated Press, March 11, 2008 

Watchdog Group: MMS Director Should be Presidential Appointee, NGI's Daily Gas Price Index, March 11, 2008 

Substandard Parts on Jetliners Due to Insufficient Oversight, Air Safety Week, March 10, 2008 

Defense's evaluations of contractors are useless, IG finds,, By Elise CastelliFederal Times, March 10, 2008 

CSAR Operators: We Need A New, More Powerful Helicopter Fleet, By Jason Simpson and Marcus WeisgerberInside the Air Force, March 7, 2008 

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

Former FBI Translator Makes Shocking Allegations, By StaffHuntington News, March 6, 2008 

FAA oversight of airplane parts criticized, By Rebecca CarrAustin American-Statesman, March 5, 2008 

Inspectors General Need More Independence, OMB Watch, March 4, 2008 

Caution: Tax Increase Ahead, Regardless Of Political Rhetoric, By Stan CollenderRoll Call, March 4, 2008 

Previous Post on Whistleblower Protection Warrants Clarification, by Rep. John Dingell (D-MI)The Hill's Congress Blog, March 3, 2008 

Report: IGs face budget, staffing problems, By Gregg CarlstromFederal Times, March 3, 2008 

FAA Criticized In Report on Airplane Parts, By Frank AhrensWashington Post, March 1, 2008 

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

Audit Finds Lax Aircraft Parts Oversight , By Dan CaterinicciaThe Associated Press, February 29, 2008 

In recent years, ties between Air Force, Boeing strained, By Eric RosenburgSeattle Post-Intelligencer, February 29, 2008 

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

Transcripts Lou Dobbs Tonight, With Bill TuckerCNN, February 29, 2008 

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

Props to the IG, By Max CacasFederal News Radio, February 29, 2008 

The Daily Muck, TPM Muckraker, February 29, 2008 

DOT Audit Finds 'Widespread' Problems With Aircraft Suppliers, By Martin VaughanDow Jones Newswires, February 29, 2008 

Report Details Limitations Faced By Federal Inspectors General, By Darryl FearsWashington Post, February 29, 2008 

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

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

Report says inspectors general lack independence, resources, By Robert BrodskyGovernment Executive, February 28, 2008 

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

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

Senators seek probe on wartime equipment, by David MorganReuters, February 28, 2008 

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

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

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

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

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

Contractors, administration officials voice concerns about contracting bills, By Elizabeth NewellGovernment Executive, February 27, 2008 

DHS allows industry liaison to keep his business ties, By Ben BainFederal Computer Week, February 26, 2008 

House panel weighs contracting reform legislation, By Elizabeth NewellGovernment Executive, February 26, 2008 

Marines halt study critical of MRAP program, By Tom Vanden BrookUSA Today, February 26, 2008 

Marines want probe into armored vehicle program delays, By Barbara StarrCNN, February 26, 2008 

Whistleblower cited for courage. "COURAGE: Doing the Right Thing,", By Kathleen McGowanPsychology Today - March/April 2008 Issue, February 25, 2008 

Young Memo Calls Additional C-17 Buy Costly, By Jen DiMascioDefense Daily, February 25, 2008 

DOD To Investigate CSAR-X Change, By Michael FabeyAerospace Daily & Defense Report, February 25, 2008 

US Air Force tanker award will cap long saga, By Andrea Shalal-EsaReuters, February 25, 2008 

Qatar lined up to purchase C-17, program source says, By Bettina H. Chavanne Bradley PerrettAerospace Daily & Defense Report, February 25, 2008 

Justice Pounds a Watchdog, By Shawn ZellerCQ Weekly, February 24, 2008 

Going Down II, By Robert O'HarrowGovernment Inc. at the Washington Post, February 22, 2008 

DOD Inspector General to Audit CSAR-X KPP Changes, By Jason SimpsonInside the Air Force, February 22, 2008 

Pentagon to audit troubled helicopter program, By Andrea, February 22, 2008 

Julius Baer's court order springs a leak, By Elana, February 20, 2008 

Government watchdogs criticize SLAMRAAM, By Michael BrunoAerospace Daily & Defense Report, February 15, 2008 

POGO loses suit over payment to whistleblower, by Gregg Leslie Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press Blog, February 12, 2008 

Trouble for Drone-Killing Missile, By Noah ShachtmanWired, February 12, 2008 

US Army left program's oversight to Raytheon-group, by Andrea Shalal-EsaReuters, February 12, 2008 

Group, POGO Weigh in on Proposal To Mandate Contractor Disclosure of Crimes, By Deborah BillingsBNA (Bureau of National Affairs) Federal Contract Report, February 12, 2008 

Watchdogs Undermined by Political Appointees: Congress to Reasses Office Created to Rein in Executive Branch, By Matthew Blake The Washington Independent, February 11, 2008 

Interior Seeks Repeal of Offshore Royalty Relief in FY '09 Budget, Natural Gas Intelligence, February 11, 2008 

Recovery bill keeps oversight a priority Capitol Hill heeds lessons of bailout, By Alex DanielsArkansas Democrat-Gazette, February 8, 2008 

Air Force contract appeal rejected, By George TalbotPress Register, February 5, 2008 

IG to investigate traffic data program, contract, By Mary MosqueraFederal Computer Week, February 4, 2008 

UPDATE 3-US Air Force to review Boeing bid, comply with GAO, By Andrea Shalal-EsaReuters News, February 4, 2008 

Mukasey Had Been Overseer Finalist; Attorney General Withdrew His Name After Nomination , By Carrie JohnsonThe Washington Post, January 30, 2008 

A Sibel Edmonds Timeline: "We Can't Afford to Let Them Spill the Beans", By Gary LeuppCounterPunch, January 29, 2008 

Steward to head royalty-in-kind program at MMS; ran agency records projects, By Jean ChemnickInside Energy, January 21, 2008 

Quality of Nuclear Devices Questioned, By H. Josef Hebert Associated Press, January 20, 2008 

Report faults NIH on conflicts, By Bob GrantThe Scientist Blog, January 18, 2008 

A Mission to Rebuild Reputations: Upcoming Deals to Test Reforms at Air Force, Boeing, By Dana HedgpethWashington Post, January 17, 2008 

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

Ex-Officials Benefit From Corporate Cleanup, By Carrie JohnsonWashington Post, January 15, 2008 

Bill urges independence for agency watchdogs, By Matt KelleyUSA TODAY, January 11, 2008 

Executive Resigns in Storm Over Sleeping Guards, By Steven MufsonThe Washington Post, January 10, 2008 

Latest shipment of weapons grade plutonium arrives safely at SRS, by Josh, January 8, 2008 

Late addition of funds boosts Special Counsel probe of White House briefings, By Dan FriedmanCongress Daily, January 7, 2008 

Cape Canaveral-based contractor could land another Army contract in Iraq, By Richard, January 4, 2008 

Ammonium nitrate regulated - sort of., by Ralph VartabedianLos Angeles Times, December 31, 2007 



Ammonium nitrate regulated - sort of., by Ralph VartabedianLos Angeles Times, December 31, 2007 

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

Payton Mandates More Openness with Industry as KC-X Award Nears, Inside the Air Force, December 21, 2007 

Pentagon Report: High-Flying Spy Drones Hobbled, By Noah ShachtmanWired News: Danger Room, December 20, 2007 

Investigating the Investigators: Congress responds to complaints about inspectors general, by Danielle KnightU.S. News & World Report, December 20, 2007 

Pakistan learns the US nuclear way, By Zia MianAsia Times, December 19, 2007 

AF Says Market Research, Bidder Confusion Led To KPP Change , by Michael FabeyAerospace Daily & Defense Report, December 17, 2007 

Homeland Insecurity, By Rachael, December 17, 2007 

Guards at Y-12 might become federalized, By Frank MungerKnoxville News Sentinel, December 15, 2007 

Nuclear plants' security is fired , By Dave Carpenter, Associated PressTulsa World, December 15, 2007 

Exelon fires Wackenhut as nuclear plant security after incidents, The Canadian Press, December 14, 2007 

Clinton cries foul over award fees, By Alice LipowiczWashington Technology, December 10, 2007 

Critics Say Problems At State Dept. IG's Office Will Persist , by Dan Friedman Congress Daily, December 10, 2007 

The True Story: Two U.S. Nuclear Labs "Hacked", By Jason MickDaily Tech, December 8, 2007 

Hackers Launch Major Attack on US Military Labs, By John E. DunnTechworld , December 7, 2007 

Two months into Iraq, $20 billion Osprey closely watched, By Jeremy Gantz and Jessica DesvarieuxMedill Reports, December 6, 2007 

LANL Building Project Faulted ; Oversight Group: Lab Rushed Work, By Raam WongAlbuquerque Journal, December 5, 2007 

Head of Rove Inquiry in Hot Seat Himself, By John R. WilkeThe Wall Street Journal, November 28, 2007 

Procurement chief chides IGs , By Matthew , November 26, 2007 

'Watered Down' CSAR-X Parameter Undermines Warfighter's Needs, By Jason Simpson and John ReedInside the Air Force, November 16, 2007 

CSAR-X Key Requirement Change Requested By Industry, Sources Say, by Michael FabeyAviation Week, November 16, 2007 

NRC Strengthening Whistle Blower Protections, Power Market Today (by Intelligence Press) , November 15, 2007 

POGO Says IG Should Probe CSAR-X Requirement Change, Michael FabeyAerospace Daily & Defense Report , November 15, 2007 

Members of Congress also wait on FOIA requests, by Daniel FriedmanCongress Daily, November 13, 2007 

Follow-up inspection, IG investigation of Peach Bottom security under way, by Steven Dolley and Daniel HornerInside NRC (by Platts), November 12, 2007 

Jaczko calls for changes in process for responding to allegations, By Daniel HornerInside NRC (by Platts), November 12, 2007 

Army claims sexual trysts tied to Iraq contracts, by Guillermo ContrerasSan Antonio Express-News, November 11, 2007 

CPSC's Ethics-Review Process For Travel Criticized by Experts, by Elizabeth WilliamsonWashington Post, November 6, 2007 

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

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

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

CareFlite charges on evacuees questioned, by Danny RobbinsFort Worth Star-Telegram, November 4, 2007 

Sucking the air from the whistle, with Steve HennNPR Marketplace, November 2, 2007 

Asleep At The Power Plant, Sharyl AttkissonCBS News, November 2, 2007 

Peach Bottom whistle-blower fired, by Matthew SantoniThe Examiner, November 1, 2007 

Security Upgrades at Several Nuclear Sites Are Lagging, Auditors Find , Matthew WaldNew York Times, October 29, 2007 

Peach Bottom whistleblower says guards' napping is widespread problem, by Steven Dolley Inside NRC, October 29, 2007 

Nuclear facilities miss security deadline, UPI News, October 29, 2007 

The Top Corrupt 50, Posted by, October 17, 2007 

That Whistle's Been Blowing for Two Years, By Stephen BarrThe Washington Post, October 12, 2007 

CIA’s Inspector General Should Remain Independent , The Hill's Congress Blog, October 12, 2007 

Sleeping guards at Peach Bottom prompt investigation by nuclear regulators, by Michael, October 5, 2007 

Congress Opens a New Front in Oversight, By Kathleen Hunter, October 3, 2007 

McCaskill measure on wartime contracting wins Senate vote, by Sam Hananel (Associated Press)The Examiner, September 28, 2007 

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

Tracking the misconduct of federal contractors, by POGO's Neil, September 26, 2007 

Wackenhut nuclear security reported asleep at the switch, by Jo-Ann MortOnline Journal, September 26, 2007 

Nuclear Utilities Redefine One Word to Bulldoze for New Plants, by Elliot Blair,, September 25, 2007 

Pentagon resuming command from private contractors, by Tim Logan St. Louis Post-Dispatch, September 23, 2007 

Wackenhut Nuclear Security Reported Asleep At Peach Bottom Switch, The Post Chronicle, September 21, 2007 

Lockheed's Wacky Lawsuit, by David AxeWired Magazine’s “Danger Room” blog, September 12, 2007 

Departing FAA Chief Comes Under Fire, by Alan LevinUSA Today, September 11, 2007 

Bush Administration Ramps up Secrecy, by William FisherAtlantic Free, September 10, 2007 

Weaknesses Found at LANL; Report Points To Security Problems, by Raam WongAlbuquerque Journal, September 7, 2007 

Those who blow whistle on contractor fraud in Iraq face penalties, by Deborah HastingsAssociated Press, August 23, 2007 

FAA' s Blakey to head Aerospace Industries Association, By Daniel, August 22, 2007 

FAA's Blakey to head Aerospace Industries Association, by Daniel, August 22, 2007 

Northrop zeros in on tanker contract: Test of key component called flawless, By Richard, August 21, 2007 

CSAR-X Decision And Wynne Email, by Bettina H. Chavanne and Michael FabeyAerospace Daily & Defense Report, August 20, 2007 

Another Classified Data Incident At Los Alamos–POGO, by George LobsenzThe Energy Daily, August 7, 2007 

We' ve got our eyes on you: Watchdog group launches database of alleged misdeeds, by Michael HardyWashington Technology, August 6, 2007 

Keeping tabs on contractors, Star-Telegram, July 19, 2007 

Group: Pantex guards using improperly equipped grenade launchers, Austin American Statesman, July 19, 2007 

Keeping track of federal contractors, by Andrew EderKnoxville News Sentinel, July 18, 2007 

Is the Federal Contracting System Out of Whack?, by Daniel SchulmanMother Jones (MojoBlog), July 18, 2007 

Inconsistencies hinder sharing of contractor performance data, by Elizabeth, July 18, 2007 

Members Push Bills to Boost Hill Oversight of Federal Igs, by Rob Silverblatt Roll Call, July 18, 2007 

Pentagon report dings N. M. Guard's Gen. Montoya, Larry Barker ReportsKRQE, July 16, 2007 

Tool of war trumped, by David DeCampSt. Petersburg Times, July 15, 2007 

LANL faces huge fine in security breach, by Andy LendermanSanta Fe New Mexican, July 13, 2007 

Procurement Debate Goes Feline, by Robert O’HarrowGovernment Inc. (a Washington Post blog), July 13, 2007 

Justice IG calls for jurisdiction over attorneys, by Anika, July 11, 2007 

Big Dig collapse aftershocks still felt -- Safety agency will issue findings today, By Lisa Wangsness and Andrea EstesThe Boston Globe, July 10, 2007 

Pentagon whistleblower still paying the price for telling the truth, by Lyndsey LaytonCharleston Daily Mail, (from Washington Post ), July 8, 2007 

Whistle-Blower's Fight For Pension Drags On, by Lyndsey LaytonThe Washington Post, July 7, 2007 

Interior Department unveils new ethics plan, by Anika, July 6, 2007 

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

Hawks and Hogs: Why no one dares attack the waste in defense spending, By David WeigelReason Magazine, July 1, 2007 

A Call for Competition: As No-Bid Deals Soar, House Panel Wants More Oversight, by Dana HedgpethThe Washington Post, June 28, 2007 

Rescue Helicopter has 'Brownout' Problems, United Press International, June 21, 2007 

What's Next, LANL Plans on MySpace?, EditorialAlbuquerque Journal, June 16, 2007 

Anger Over Nuclear Secrets Leak, by Adam ZagorinTime Magazine, June 14, 2007 

Watchdog: Sic Congress on acquisition program, by Kimberly JohnsonMarine Corps Times, June 12, 2007 

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

Air Force draws fire from Sikorsky, by Richard BurnettOrlando Sentinel, May 31, 2007 

Labor Strike at Nuclear Plant Leads to Worries, With Larry SchoolerAll Things Considered, NPR, May 30, 2007 

U.S. Army's 'Future Combat Systems' Program Remains Under Fire, By Richard MullenWorld Politics Review, May 30, 2007 

The Wiretapping Tango , By Bruce ShapiroThe Nation, May 24, 2007 

Strike at nuclear site stirs terrorism fears, By Ralph VartabedianLos Angeles Times, May 24, 2007 

Watchdog agency to audit 4 reconstruction firms, By Matt Kelley USA Today, May 22, 2007 

Groups push Senate for more open government, By Matthew Weigelt (Federal Computer Week), May 17, 2007 

Special Counsel's Ties to White House Mar Probe, By William, May 14, 2007 

Watchdog Group: Burton Exit First Step Toward Systemic Reform of MMS, National Gas Intelligence, May 14, 2007 

Nuclear bomb factory poorly guarded, group warns , By Michael RostonThe Raw Story, May 14, 2007 

College nukes a 'disaster' next door? How the rules don't apply to the reactor in your city, By Beverly Ford,, May 14, 2007 

The Royalty Treatment, NOW by PBS, May 11, 2007 

University of California, Bechtel awarded Lawrence Livermore lab management contract , By Erica Werner, Associated PressSan Jose Mercury News, May 8, 2007 

Oversight Chiefs Differ in Style and Agendas, By Martin Kady IICQ Weekly, May 8, 2007 

Controversial Head of Interior's minerals agency resigns, By Tim KauffmanFederal Times, May 8, 2007 

Not short on cache, By Frank, May 7, 2007 

Some say Bloch should be careful, By Melissa HarrisBaltimore Sun, May 4, 2007 

Fighting Folly, By Greg, May 1, 2007 

Office of Special Counsel's War On Whistleblowers, By Daniel Schulman Mother Jones, April 24, 2007 

A Breach in Nuclear Security, by Adam ZagorinTime Magazine, April 19, 2007 

Democrats Taking Closer Look at Agency Oversight of Oil, Gas Leases, By Jean ChemnickPolitico, April 17, 2007 

New majority party compiles a mixed record in Congress, By Dale EismanVirginia Pilot, April 15, 2007 

Combat Mission Two Decades in the Making, By Renae MerleWashington Post, April 14, 2007 

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

HHS Watchdog to Recheck Ethics Cases, By Rita Beamish, Associated PressForbes Magazine, March 30, 2007 

HHS Watchdog to Re-Check Ethics Cases, By Rita BeamishUSA Today, Associated Press, March 29, 2007 

BMD Focus: Rain downed U.S. BMD shield, By Martin SieffUnited Press International, March 29, 2007 

Rain KO'd Interceptors During Korea Missile Tests, By Noah ShachtmanDanger Room (Wired Blog), March 27, 2007 

Rainy day for missile defense: Bob Moon's interview of POGO's Nick Schwellenbach, Interview By Bob MoonMarketplace Radio, March 27, 2007 

Senators Seek Way to Mend Faulty Oil and Gas Contracts, By Jean ChemnickPolitico, March 27, 2007 

Nuclear security workers anonymously ask Congress for probe, by Darren, March 22, 2007 

Nuke Lab Workers' SOS to Congress, by Noah ShachtmanWired Blogs: Danger Room, March 21, 2007 

Osprey helicopter nears overseas deployment, By Megan, March 20, 2007 

DHS Returns to Broader 1-Year Lobby Ban, By Dan CaterinicchiaHouston Chronicle (Associated Press), March 8, 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 

Association of Bay Area Governments Helps Fund Pentagon Program, By Richard BrennemanBerkeley Daily Planet, February 27, 2007 

UC exempt from paying $1.1 million for LANL violations, by Andy LendermanSanta Fe New Mexican, February 27, 2007 

Accident Report Cites Lax Safety; 2 Nearly Killed On Job at LANL, by John ArnoldAlbuquerque Journal, February 24, 2007 

Special Counsel Accused Of Intimidation in Probe, by Elizabeth WilliamsonWashington Post, February 16, 2007 

Speaking up for the whistle-blowers, By Stephen BarrThe Washington Post, February 14, 2007 

Lawmakers re-introduce whistleblower, ethics measures, By Jenny, February 13, 2007 

Marine Corps Grounds V-22 Osprey Aircraft, By Renae MerleWashington Post, February 10, 2007 

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

Oversight panel ready to dig into U.S. waste, fraud, by Julia MaloneAtlanta Journal-Constitution, February 5, 2007 

Overtime bears risk, guards at TMI fear, By Garry LentonPatriot-News, February 5, 2007 

BP faces new charges in corrosion, By Megan BaldinoKTUU, Alaska, February 5, 2007 

In Washington, Contractors Take On Biggest Role Ever, by Scott Shane and Ron NixonNew York Times, February 4, 2007 

Disclosure for Extramural NIH Researchers?, Letter to the Editor by POGO's Ned FederThe Scientist , February 1, 2007 

Spy chief nominee faces echoes of past, by Ted Bridis, Associated PressUSA Today, January 31, 2007 

Los Alamos begins drug testing, by Ralph VartabedianLos Angeles Times, January 31, 2007 

Congress scrutinizes Los Alamos security, by Jennifer Talhelm, Associated PressCBS News, January 30, 2007 

Fire started during Y-12 operation in December, By Frank MungerKnoxville News Sentinel, January 29, 2007 

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

Anastasio to testify, by Roger SnodgrassLos Alamos Monitor, January 27, 2007 

Lubrigate: Oil Company Cheated U.S. out of Millions, By Justin, January 24, 2007 

Oil Royalties Slip-Sliding Away, By Jeff TylerMarketplace, January 16, 2007 

Letting oil companies say 'Trust us', By Ashley Milne-Tyte Marketplace, January 15, 2007 

Project on Government Oversight's Baker's Dozen, By Thomas D. WilliamsTruthout, January 12, 2007 

Pipeline closed six hours due to leak, By Angela UnruhKTUU, Alaska, January 9, 2007 

More competition sought for federal contracts, by Kent HooverWashington Business Journal, January 8, 2007 

Atomic fallout: The Administration drops its nuclear chief, but can anyone else do better?, By Nathan Hodge and Sharon WeinbergerSlate, January 8, 2007 

Watchdog group urges Congress to attack contractor misconduct, By Jenny, January 5, 2007 

Energy Secretary fires nuclear security chief, By Tom, January 5, 2007 

Bush picks new head of nuclear agency, By Josef Hebert, Associated PressHouston Chronicle, January 5, 2007 

Administrator is dismissed from nuclear security post, By Matthew L. WaldNew York Times, January 5, 2007 

Nuclear security chief fired in wake of breach, By Andy LendermanThe New Mexican, January 5, 2007 

Head of U.S. nuclear agency leaving under pressure over security lapses, International Herald Tribune, January 5, 2007 



BWXT-managed plant cleared by government, By Bethany FullerLynchburg News and Advance, December 29, 2006 

Federal government has been paying too much for goods and services, with Lisa SylvesterCNN: Lou Dobbs Tonight, December 29, 2006 

Gov't Watchdogs Under Attack From Bosses, Larry MargasakWashington Post, December 27, 2006 

Heady days for makers of weapons, By Leslie WayneNew York Times, December 26, 2006 

Panel releases draft acquisition reform proposals, by Jenny MandelGovernment Executive, December 22, 2006 

The Story of 'O', By Lisa HoffmanCapitol Hill Blue, December 22, 2006 

Acquisition Advisory Panel issues recommendations, by Elise CastelliFederal Times, December 22, 2006 

Study Suggests Incentives on Oil Barely Help U.S., By Edmund L. AndrewsNew York Times, December 22, 2006 

Pantex boss calls safety warning false, By Jeff NesmithAustin American-Statesman, December 22, 2006 

NRC to rely on quality assurance for BWXT ,, December 21, 2006 

How breaches in the US nuclear-weapons program endanger you, By Heather WokuschAtlantic Free Press, December 21, 2006 

United Technologies Air Force parts award suspended, by Jon Steinman and Tony, December 21, 2006 

Report: nuclear weapons plant plagued by mishaps, By Jeff Nesmith, Cox News ServiceAtlanta Journal-Constitution, December 21, 2006 

Texas Nuclear Weapon Facility Under Scrutiny,, December 21, 2006 

BWXT-managed nuclear facility fined, By Bethany FullerLynchburg News and Advance, December 15, 2006 

Group: 'Near miss' at Pantex could have set off nuke, By Jeff NesmithAustin American-Statesman, December 15, 2006 

Mishap in dismantling nuclear warhead, United Press International, December 15, 2006 

Letter says nuke plant unsafe, By Ralph VartabedianLos Angeles Times, December 13, 2006 

IT at the core of many GAO oversight areas, By Mary MosqueraGovernment Computer News, December 11, 2006 

A billion here, a billion there, By Edward T. PoundU.S. News and World Report , December 10, 2006 

Shaw aims to extend worldwide reach, By Ryan HuffContra Costa Times, December 10, 2006 

Agency bills BP in fee dispute, By Brett ClantonHouston Chronicle, December 8, 2006 

Report: Oil Royalty Program Ineffective, By Ian TalleyHouston Chronicle, December 6, 2006 

Feds Charge Alzheimer's Researcher, By Rita Beamish, Associated PressCBS News, December 5, 2006 

U.S. nuclear labs working on weapons safeguards, by Ralph VartabedianThe Los Angeles Times, December 4, 2006 

Y-12 manager speaks openly but cautiously , By Frank MungerKnoxville News Sentinel, December 4, 2006 

Blowing the Whistle on Big Oil, By Edmund L. AndrewsThe New York Times, December 3, 2006 

Nuclear Lockdown, By POGO's Nick Schwellenbach and Peter D.H. StocktonBulletin of the Atomic Scientists, November/December 2006, December 1, 2006 

Sikorsky battling major quality control problems, with Alan Cohn News Channel 8 with WTNH in Connecticut, November 29, 2006 

UTC unit target of a watchdog, by Jon SteinmanHartford Courant, November 29, 2006 

Report rips lab security, by Andy LendermanThe Santa Fe New Mexican, November 29, 2006 

Y-12 facility nearly half complete; Cost estimate for uranium storehouse now at $500M, By Frank MungerKnoxville News Sentinel, November 27, 2006 

Homeland, Sweet Homeland, By Patrick YoestCQ Weekly, November 22, 2006 

Massachusetts Dem seeks defense oversight subpanel chairmanship, By Megan, November 20, 2006 

Panel to analyze royalties system, By David IvanovichHouston Chronicle, November 15, 2006 

Dingell's impending return as chairman evokes memories of his inquiring past, By Bill LovelessInside Energy, November 13, 2006 

A Hill full of hard looks: Iraq will top 110th agenda, By David NatherCQ Weekly, November 11, 2006 

Rep. Murphy fires aide who made accusations, By David BrownPittsburgh Tribune-Review, November 10, 2006 

Drug raid leads to classified UC data find, by Supriya SatyaUCSD Guardian, November 9, 2006 

Report shows little progress reducing case backlog at OSC, by Jenny, November 9, 2006 

Outsourcing secrets, with Mike CauseyFederal News Radio, November 8, 2006 

Air marshal's firing prompts whistleblower suit , By Stephen LoseyFederal Times, November 7, 2006 

Air marshal's firing prompts whistleblower suit, By Stephen LoseyFederal Times, November 7, 2006 

How the panel 'should have done more', Federal Times, November 6, 2006 

Lab: Classified files not "most sensitive", by Andy LendermanThe Santa Fe New Mexican, November 4, 2006 

Leak adds fuel to security breach fire, by Roger Snodgrass and Carol A. ClarkLos Alamos Monitor, November 3, 2006 

Los Alamos nuclear documents found in home, United Press International, November 3, 2006 

Court litigants must provide all 10 fingerprints to view information DHS deems sensitive, By Matthew M. JohnsonCQ Homeland Security, November 3, 2006 

Claim: Drugs leak exposed Brit secrets, United Press International, November 1, 2006 

TSA Proposes Fingerprinting, Background Checks to Get Sensitive Information for Court Cases, By Matthew M. JohnsonCQ Homeland Security, November 1, 2006 

Iraq watchdog office faces 2007 closure , by Kelley Beaucar VlahosFox News , October 30, 2006 

Fee for briefing raises hackles, by David HublerFederal Computer Week, October 30, 2006 

Ex-air marshal to sue over 'SSI' label, By Audrey HudsonThe Washington Times, October 30, 2006 

Air marshal files suit to appeal firing for revealing information, By Stephen LoseyFederal Times, October 30, 2006 

Site revealing salaries could shake up Hill management, by Sheila VemmerFederal Times, October 30, 2006 

Lab boss confirms security breach; LANL director announces new safeguards, by Raam Wong and John ArnoldAlbuquerque Journal, October 28, 2006 

Meth addict says he knows nothing about classified documents found in mobile home, by Deborah Baker, Associated PressThe Washington Post, October 27, 2006 

Energy probes another data loss, by Michael, October 26, 2006 

Los Alamos confirms data breach, by Ralph VartabedianLos Angeles Times, October 26, 2006 

X-band radar to play integral role in controversial system, By Bryan MartinKodiak Daily Mirror, October 26, 2006 

Another possible data security breach at Los Alamos, by Stephen LoseyFederal Times, October 26, 2006 

FBI eyes contractor in Los Alamos leak, by Jerry SeperWashington Times, October 26, 2006 

Los Alamos secrets are found in drug factory, by Catherine PhilpThe Times, October 26, 2006 

US DOE probing how Los Alamos documents went missing, by Maya Jackson RandallDow Jones Newswires, October 25, 2006 

Another breach at Los Alamos, Los Angeles Times, October 25, 2006 

Halliburton cited for Iraq overhead; costs in oil contract called extreme , by Griff WriteThe Washington Post , October 25, 2006 

Drug raid yields Los Alamos documents, by Lara Jakes Jordan, Associated PressThe Washington Post, October 25, 2006 

Local meth case turns into counterintelligence investigation, by Jason Ryan and Pierre ThomasABC News, October 25, 2006 

Government investigator finds unsafe uranium storage at Y-12 , By The Associated PressThe Knoxville News Sentinel, October 24, 2006 

A lucrative connection, by John ChevesLexington Herald-Leader, October 22, 2006 

N.M. may be new hub of nukes; candidates for center include Los Alamos, by John FleckAlbuquerque Journal, October 20, 2006 

Watchdog barks about admission charge to FAR conference, by Michael HardyFederal Computer Week, October 20, 2006 

Report: Poor security at Y-12, ORNL, By Frank MungerKnoxville News-Sentinel, October 16, 2006 

Post-9/11 Security Standards Not Being Met at Uranium Facility, By Ralph VartabedianLos Angeles Times, October 16, 2006 

'Not President Bush', By Dan FroomkinWashington Post, October 16, 2006 

Watchdog group says Energy Dept. waived security standards for nuclear lab, By Matthew BergerCQ Homeland Security, October 16, 2006 

Group says nuclear weapons plant fails to meet security goals, By Duncan MansfieldAssociated Press, October 16, 2006 

Security lax at U.S. nuke weapons plant: watchdogs , By Richard CowanReuters, October 16, 2006 

Oil giant tries to shirk royalty payments to Indians, By Michelle ChenThe NewStandard, October 11, 2006 

Small fire in Y-12 Plant's uranium warehouse verified, By Duncan MansfieldThe Oak Ridger, October 10, 2006 

Y-12 confirms fire in uranium warehouse, By Frank MungerKnoxville News Sentinel, October 10, 2006 

Uncle Sam is happy to get paid in crude, By David IvanovichHouston Chronicle, October 7, 2006 

Now, oil-rich leaders mock Bush team, By Jay BookmanAtlanta Journal-Constitution, September 25, 2006 

Analysis: Nuke security B+ hard to qualify, By Ben LandoUnited Press International, September 22, 2006 

Spending bill funds 10 more Boeing C-17 aircraft, Associated, September 21, 2006 

Future tanks could surprise critics, By Sydney J. Freedberg, September 20, 2006 

Department of Billion-dollar Bungling, By Douglas WallerTime, September 16, 2006 

' Big Dig' may be in Boston, but its roots are on the Hill, By Dan RasmussenRoll Call, September 13, 2006 

Security at nuke plants still debated, By Kathy StevensYork Dispatch, September 13, 2006 

LANL safety violations could cost UC $1.1M; documents detail series of lapses, by John ArnoldAlbuquerque Journal, September 13, 2006 

A Published Dress Code Is Dressed Down in Furor: Office of Special Counsel Retreats From Sartorial Rules, By Elizabeth WilliamsonThe Washington Post, September 7, 2006 

10 organizations worth watching, by Christopher J. DorobekFederal Computer Week, September 4, 2006 

5 ethical missteps and how to avoid them, by Brian, September 4, 2006 

Growls about the Growler, By Sharyn AlfonsiCBS News, August 30, 2006 

Security for Plymouth nuclear plant to be brought in house, The Boston Globe, August 30, 2006 

Charges of Security Flaws Posted on YouTube by Michael De Kort, By Michael De KortYouTube, August 29, 2006 

Katrina Begat Sorrows But Also Lots of Greedy Frauds, by Lisa HoffmanScripps Howard News Service, August 28, 2006 

Seattle firm softened warnings about BP’s pipeline monitoring, By Steve Miletich and Hal BerntonSeattle Times, August 26, 2006 

Report Criticizing BP's Controls Is Investigated After Alterations, By Jim CarltonWall Street Journal, August 25, 2006 

Security shift at Pilgrim Guards' employer agrees to change, By Robert KnoxThe Boston Globe, August 24, 2006 

Coburn-Obama Effort To Curb Wasteful Federal Spending, by Stephen M. LilienthalFree Congress Foundation, August 17, 2006 

Lapse allows guns into Tennessee nuke plant, By Ben Lando and Donna BorakUnited Press International (UPI), August 17, 2006 

BP's Alaska Woes Are No Surprise For One Gadfly, By Jim CarltonWall Street Journal, August 12, 2006 

Big Dig Moves Closer to Reopening Tunnel Sections , by Raja MishraThe Boston Globe, August 4, 2006 

Edo director resigns amid conflict-of-interest charges, By James BernsteinNewsday, August 2, 2006 

Pentagon reviews conflict-of-interest accusation, By Andrea Shalal-EsaReuters, July 31, 2006 

Nuclear Spending Comes Under Fire, By Ralph VartabedianLos Angeles Times, July 30, 2006 

Engineers noted bolt slippage even after passed tests, By Scott Allen and Andrea EstesThe Boston Globe, July 27, 2006 

Panel aims to increase competition for services contracts, by Jenny MandelGovernment Executive, July 25, 2006 

Fed. Highway Boss Once Ran Big Dig: Critics Worry About Capka Heading Tunnel Probe, Associated PressBoston Channel – WCVBTV 5, July 23, 2006 

Homeland Security Spent Your Money On What?, by John CochranABC News, July 20, 2006 

Government Workers Abused Smart Pay, By Scott TongMarketplace Public Radio, July 19, 2006 

Iraq’s Reconstruction a Boondoggle By Design , by Joshua , July 17, 2006 

Halliburton-KBR's LOGCAP-3 Iraq Contract Not Renewed, Defense Industry Daily , July 14, 2006 

Meehan: Treat tunnel like a crime scene, Evan, July 14, 2006 

Where’s the Bite?, By David NatherCQ Weekly, July 14, 2006 

Gov. Romney grabs control of Big Dig probe, By The Associated PressUSA Today, July 14, 2006 

Hank Investigates: Digging deeper, With Hank Phillippi Ryan Boston Channel 7 News WHDH-TV, July 13, 2006 

A Road to Tragedy: A History of Big Dig Problems, The Boston Globe, July 13, 2006 

From Big Dig officials: Info under wraps, By Dave Wedge and Casey, July 13, 2006 

D.C. Outrage, By Evan Lehmann, Eagle Washington, July 12, 2006 

Native firms lay out case for receiving no-bid deals, By Dan Joling, Associated PressAnchorage Daily News, July 8, 2006 

From brass to gold: Ex-general cashes in on corporate boards, By Scott CannonContra Costa Times, July 7, 2006 

Boeing to Feel Heat on Missiles: US defense system faces new scrutiny, By Ameet SachdevChicago Tribune, July 6, 2006 

State Your Secrets, By Louis FisherLegal Times, June 26, 2006 

Hookers for the Homeland?, Geraldo At Large Blog, June 19, 2006 

Former Antiterror Officials Find Industry Pays Better, by Eric LiptonThe New York Times, June 18, 2006 

How to keep nuclear sites safe, By Ian MacLeodThe Ottawa Citizen, June 17, 2006 

Can you spell A-$-A? How about incestuous?, Posted by Max Brantley Arkansas Blog, June 17, 2006 

Crude Awakening, PBS NOW Show, June 16, 2006 

Spending bill keeps Boeing C-17 aircraft line going, by Sam HananelAssociated Press, June 15, 2006 

Back in hot water; Air Force faces inquiry in contract dispute, By Dave MontgomeryFort Worth Star-Telegram, June 14, 2006 

Back in hot water; Air Force faces inquiry in contract dispute, by Dave MontgomeryFort Worth Star-Telegram, June 14, 2006 

Groups urge support for bill creating new database for OMB, by Jim SnyderThe Hill, June 13, 2006 

Lawmakers Settle 2006 Supplemental, By William MatthewsDefense News, June 12, 2006 

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

Herley's Hurly-Burly, by Will SwartsSmartMoney, June 7, 2006 

Spend more on troops, less on projects, By William MatthewsMarine Corps Times, June 5, 2006 

Power Trips, Part 2: Who's paying, By Steven HennMarketplace, June 5, 2006 

Shays admits errors on Iraq, by Peter UrbanConnecticut Post, June 4, 2006 

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

Reporting is not a crime: Conservatives should think twice about criminalizing journalism, By Jonathan H. Adler & Michael BerryNational Review, May 26, 2006 

Bush: More nuclear power will reduce greenhouse gas, By Tabassum Zakaria Reuters, May 24, 2006 

Battle on Border Turns Deadly, with Joe JohnsCNN: Anderson Cooper 360°, May 18, 2006 

Battle on Border Turns Deadly, With Joe JohnsCNN: Anderson Cooper 360°, May 18, 2006 

Air Force Probe: Brian Ross Investigates, With Brian RossABC News: World News Tonight, May 18, 2006 

Alaska Native Firms Capitalize on No-Bid Deals, by Griff WitteWashington Post, April 12, 2006 

Alaska Native Firms Capitalize on No-Bid Deals, By Griff WitteThe Washington Post, April 12, 2006 

Weapons Are Far Over Budget: 25 Programs Overrun Estimates by More Than 50%, By Charles R. BabcockWashington Post, April 8, 2006 

U.S. Rolls Out Nuclear Plan, By Ralph VartabedianLos Angeles Times, April 6, 2006 

Lab's plutonium to move by 2014, By Betsy MasonSan Jose Mercury News, April 6, 2006 

Responsibility for Defending Nuclear Plants Is Debated, By Matthew L. Wald The New York Times, April 5, 2006 

Fight Focuses on Copter Records: Defense Contractor Files Suit to Deny Access, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, April 5, 2006 

Accountability Office Finds Itself Accused , By William BroadThe New York Times, April 2, 2006 

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

TRANSCRIPT: Katrina Waste and Fraud, with Joe JohnsCNN: Anderson Cooper 360 Degrees, March 22, 2006 

Companies Avoid Paying Fines, CNN, March 21, 2006 

Ex-attorney general turns into a lobbyist; Ashcroft begins selling his know-how, By Leslie WayneThe New York Times, March 17, 2006 

FEMA Faulted for Big Hotel Bills, By Kevin McCoyUSA Today, March 8, 2006 

Official at nuclear power station alleges retaliation, By Bryan BenderBoston Globe, March 1, 2006 

Nuclear Waste, By Zachary RothWashington Monthly, March 1, 2006 

Report Profiles Nuclear-Plant Attackers, Wires, February 23, 2006 

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

Hill mulls new whistleblower protections, By Pamela HessUnited Press International, February 14, 2006 

Council withdraws controversial share-in-saving contracting plan, By Chris GosierFederal Times, February 8, 2006 

Livermore Lab unveils big gun to scare off terrorists, By Ian HoffmanInside Bay Area, February 3, 2006 

Plans change for ORNL nuclear material, By Frank MungerKnoxville News Sentinel, February 2, 2006 

Groundhog Day, By Molly IvinsCNN, January 31, 2006 

Study sees no need to replace Air Force tankers, By Megan, January 27, 2006 

RAND study for DoD states that new tankers are not needed, By Megan, January 27, 2006 

NSA Whistleblowers Were Allegedly Isolated, Intimidated, By Sherrie, January 26, 2006 

As Profits Soar, Companies Pay U.S. Less for Gas Rights , By Edmund L. AndrewsNew York Times, January 23, 2006 

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

Lou Dobbs Tonight, With Christine RomansCNN, January 13, 2006 

Report sheds light on hurricane fraud investigations , By Daniel, January 12, 2006 

Security for Sale, By Sarah PosnerThe American Prospect, January 5, 2006 



GAO Probes Katrina Credit Card Bills , By Hope YenWashington Post & Associated Press, December 27, 2005 

Los Alamos lab chief leaves no doubt who's in charge, By Keay Davidson, Chronicle Science WriterSan Francisco Chronicle, December 23, 2005 

Los Alamos Management Named; University of California Keeps Contract at N.M. Nuclear Lab, By Rick WeissThe Washington Post, December 22, 2005 

Looting Homeland Security, Eric Klinenberg and Thomas FrankRolling Stone Magazine, December 19, 2005 

Executive Order: Improving Agency Disclosure of Information , The White House, December 14, 2005 

Prison-Worker Transfer Sought After Threats, By Christopher LeeThe Washington Post, December 12, 2005 

In federal job: Blow whistle, get boot; workers say broken system doesn't protect them from retaliation, By Rebecca CarrAustin American Statesman and Cox News Service, December 11, 2005 

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

Governor's Relative Is Big Contract Winner , By Eric LiptonThe New York Times, December 7, 2005 

Governor's Relative Is Big Contract Winner, by Eric LiptonNew York Times, December 7, 2005 

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

What's Lincoln Group? ,, December 1, 2005 

Schmooze Or Lose, by Kimberly PalmerGovernment Executive, December 1, 2005 

Letter to the Editor: The EMP(ty) threat , By POGO's Nick SchwellenbachWashington Times, November 27, 2005 

Cannon staffer had questionable lobby link, By Robert GehrkeThe Salt Lake Tribune, November 23, 2005 

Assessing Acquisition, by Jason VestGovernment Executive, November 23, 2005 

Congress reduces its oversight role; Since Clinton, a change in focus, By Susan MilliganBoston Globe, November 20, 2005 

Response to FOIA requests varies significantly , by Kipp LanhamThe Hill, November 17, 2005 

Northrop Grumman Seeks $2 Billion to Repair Hurricane Damage, by Leslie WayneNew York Times, November 17, 2005 

Hands -- And Arms -- Across The Sea, Businessweek, November 14, 2005 

Senate backs Air Force deal to keep Boeing C-17 going, By Sam Hananel, Associated PressThe Seattle Times, November 11, 2005 

Company Under Fire Won Katrina Contracts, By Kevin McCoyUSA Today, November 8, 2005 

New snags arise for the Osprey , By Suzette Parmley Philadelphia Inquirer, November 5, 2005 

We need to pull back curtain on war, more , EditorialAlbuquerque Journal, November 3, 2005 

FEMA's money trail 'transparent as mud': Process of awarding contracts is unclear , by Sean ReillyNew Orleans Times-Picayune, October 31, 2005 

Transcript: CNN Lou Dobbs Tonight, Christine Romans reportsCNN Lou Dobbs Tonight, October 27, 2005 

On Government Back Lot, Act 2 Of a Merit System Drama Opens, by Christopher LeeWashington Post, October 27, 2005 

Activists Target Lobbyists, By Tory NewmyerRoll Call, October 27, 2005 

In Power And Under Siege, By Bill MarshThe New York Times, October 23, 2005 

Idaho base could host new jet, By Christopher SmithAssociated Press, October 23, 2005 

Gulf Coast businesses left out of Katrina-relief spending, By Thomas HargroveScripps Howard News Service, October 19, 2005 

OPM investigator launches probe of Office of Special Counsel chief, by Daniel, October 19, 2005 

No Bid Contracts & Shaw Group: Stuck in a Storm of Controversy, By Nicholas VarchaverFortune, October 17, 2005 

Agency charged with spending oversight in Iraq left country in '04, By Seth BorensteinKnight Ridder Newspapers, October 17, 2005 

Stuck in a Storm of Controversy, by Nicholas VarchaverFortune Magazine, October 17, 2005 

In Federal Buying Spree for Hurricane Relief, Agencies Often Paid Retail , by Scott Shane and Eric LiptonNew York Times, October 15, 2005 

FEMA still spending on limited competition contracts, By Lara Jakes JordanAssociated Press, October 14, 2005 

Cronyism in the Bush Administration, With Aaron Brown, Anderson Cooper, Joe JohnsCNN's "Newsnight with Aaron Brown", October 13, 2005 

For the umpteenth time, feds and POGO disagree , By Frank MungerThe Knoxville News-Sentinel, October 12, 2005 

Loose Nukes on Main Street, With Brian RossABC News Nightline, October 12, 2005 

Cicero Workers Warned on Probe, By Brett McNeil and David JacksonChicago Tribune, October 11, 2005 

Whistleblowers meet to share stories, plot strategies, By Chris, October 11, 2005 

FEMA Leader Under Clinton Profits From Experience, by Leslie Wayne and Glen JusticeNew York Times, October 10, 2005 

FEMA Leader Under Clinton Makes It Pay, By Leslie Wayne and Glen Justice; Matthew L. WaldThe New York Times, October 10, 2005 

A Flood of Money: In the Gulf, a gold rush for government funds, By Angie C. Marek U.S. News and World Report, October 10, 2005 

In Shift, FEMA Will Seek Bids for Gulf Work , By Raymond Hernandez and Eric LiptonNew York Times, October 7, 2005 

Katrina work goes to officials who led Iraq effort, by Adam EntousReuters, October 6, 2005 

Katrina work goes to officials who led Iraq effort, By Adam EntousReuters, October 6, 2005 

BWXT anxious to tout security bragging rights , By Frank MungerThe Knoxville News-Sentinel, October 5, 2005 

Indiana getting large chunk of hurricane relief money , by Tom WalkerWTHR Indianapolis, October 4, 2005 

Gulf Firms Losing Cleanup Contracts: Most Money Going Outside Storm's Path, By Griff Witte, Renae Merle and Derek WillisThe Washington Post, October 4, 2005 

How Many More Mike Browns Are Out There?, By Karen Tumulty, Mark Thompson and Mike AllenTime Magazine, October 3, 2005 

How Many More Mike Browns Are Out There?, By Karen Tumulty, Mark Thompson and Mike AllenTime Magazine, October 3, 2005 

Maersk Drafted Amendment Opposed by Coast Guard, By Caitlin HarringtonCongressional Quarterly Homeland Security, October 3, 2005 

Protecting the Rights of Whistleblowers, By Lauren RobinsonSocial Education, October 1, 2005 

EMPty Threat?, By POGO's Nick SchwellenbachBulletin of Atomic Scientists, October 1, 2005 

Uncharted Terrain , By Rachel SmolkinAmerican Journalism Review, October 1, 2005 

Two watchdog members booted from Oak Ridge lab complex , By Duncan Mansfield Associated Press , September 30, 2005 

Watchdog group, DOE at odds on ORNL security , By Frank MungerThe Knoxville News-Sentinel, September 30, 2005 

Panel approves bill strengthening whistleblower protections, By Chris, September 29, 2005 

Pentagon Approves Full-Rate V-22 Production, Reuters, September 29, 2005 

How Many More Mike Browns Are Out There?, Sunday, Sep. 25, 2005 By Karen Tumulty, Mark Thompson, Mike Allen Time Magazine, September 25, 2005 

FEMA struggling as it hires contractors for Katrina work, Dallas Morning News, September 24, 2005 

After the Storm, FEMA Accussed of Wastefulness, by Katherine YungDallas Morning News, September 23, 2005 

Experts: Waste and fraud inevitable in rebuilding, By Seth BorensteinKnight Ridder, September 23, 2005 

Some Firms Hired in Katrina's Wake Have Checkered Pasts, By Yochi J. DreazenWall Street Journal, September 20, 2005 

Katrina: Crises & Recovery, Controlling Spending, CNBC, September 20, 2005 

Federal, local officials fight over who's boss of Katrina relief effort: Observers say lack of oversight will breed waste, By Julie Mason and Bennett RothThe Houston Chronicle, September 20, 2005 

Here Is Your New Federal Credit Card. Here Is Your New Purchase Limit, by Bill MarshThe New York Times, September 18, 2005 

Short-Staffed FEMA Farms Out Procurement, by Griffe WitteThe Washington Post, September 17, 2005 

Bill Grants Broader Emergency Procurement Authorities, By Amelia, September 16, 2005 

Company hired to recover La. bodies has ties to lawsuit, by Neil SantanielloSouth Florida Sun-Sentinel, September 16, 2005 

Government's Katrina credit cards draw scrutiny, By Hope YenAssociated Press, September 15, 2005 

Contracts for recovery work raise controversy, by Kevin McCoyUSA Today, September 15, 2005 

Contractors Win Relief Work, Lou DobbsCNN Transcript, September 12, 2005 

New Orleans Death Toll May be Lower Than Estimates; FEMA Director Resigns, Paulison Chosen as Replacement, with Lisa Sylvester, CNN CorrespondentCNN: Lou Dobbs Tonight, September 12, 2005 

Four Years After 9/11, Higher Pressure, Rewards, By Stephen BarrThe Washington Post, September 11, 2005 

Firms with White House ties get Katrina contracts,, Reuters - Associated Press, September 10, 2005 

Firms with Bush-Cheney ties clinching Katrina deals, ReutersUSA Today, September 10, 2005 

In Storm's Ruins, a Rush to Rebuild and Reopen for Business, By John M. BroderThe New York Times, September 10, 2005 

In Storm's Ruins, a Rush to Rebuild and Reopen for Business, By John M. Broder & Eric LiptonThe New York Times, September 10, 2005 

Ex-FEMA Director's Halliburton Work Protested, by David JacksonDallas Morning News, September 8, 2005 

Feds Consider Shuttering Livermore Plutonium Facility, By Ian HoffinanThe Oakland Tribune, September 7, 2005 

Livermore lab security criticized, By Betsy MasonContra Costa Times, September 3, 2005 

Pentagon's IG Takes Job at Contractor, By Griff WitteThe Washington Post, September 1, 2005 

Bush nominates official cited in Air Force leasing scandal , By Matt KelleyUSA Today, August 17, 2005 

Error at lab spreads nuclear material, By Keay DavidsonSan Francisco Chronicle, August 9, 2005 

Lockheed Puts Faith In Tough Lawyer, By Carrie Johnson and Griff WitteThe Washington Post, August 5, 2005 

Excessive Secrecy Won't Make Americans Safe, By Danielle BrianThe Star Democrat, August 1, 2005 

Sandia worker accused of using lab credit to buy electronics , By Jennifer Talhelm Associated Press, July 28, 2005 

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

New Pentagon Panel Reviews Acquisition, by Renae MerleWashington Post, July 18, 2005 

Power and Money in Los Alamos Contract, By Rebecca TrounsonLos Angeles Times, July 17, 2005 

Watchdog group says influence peddling sets stage for breaking law , By William Finn Bennett, July 16, 2005 

Livermore; Remove plutonium from lab, task force says, By Keay DavidsonSan Francisco Chronicle, July 15, 2005 

Remove plutonium from lab, task force says, By Keay Davidson, Chronicle Science WriterSan Francisco Chronicle, July 15, 2005 

Securing the Reactors, Nils Diaz, NRC ChairmanTime Magazine, July 11, 2005 

Oak Ridge guards get more overtime, less training , By Duncan Mansfield Associated Press, June 29, 2005 

Acquisition councils beef up subcontracting oversight, by Kimberly PalmerGovernment Executive, June 27, 2005 

Are These Towers Safe?, By Mark ThompsonTime Magazine, June 20, 2005 

An Office and a Gentleman, By Leslie WayneThe New York Times, June 19, 2005 

Tanker Backers Come Up Empty, By Alan BjergaWichita Eagle, June 13, 2005 

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

Lawmaker's home sale questioned , By Marcus Stern, Copley News, June 12, 2005 

Senate Panel Probes Boeing-Air Force Deal, National Public Radio, June 7, 2005 

Senate Panel Probes Boeing-Air Force Deal, by Peter OverbyNational Public Radio, Morning Edition, June 7, 2005 

Biodefense: A plague of researchers, By POGO's Nick SchwellenbachBulletin of Atomic Scientists, June 1, 2005 

Big Dreams, Big Rewards, by Griff WitteWashington Post, May 30, 2005 

Don't Fault the Messenger: Bolster Whistleblower Protections, By Danielle Brian and Martin Edwin AndersenThe Washington Times, May 24, 2005 

Suicide A-Bombers Must Be Frustrated, EditorialAlbuquerque Journal, May 23, 2005 

Uranium not secure at ORNL, group says, By Frank Munger Knoxville News Sentinel, May 17, 2005 

Nanos To Step Down at LANL , By Heather Clark, Associated PressAlbuquerque Journal, May 16, 2005 

Senate Panel Approves Pentagon Spending Bill, By Renae MerleThe Washington Post, May 14, 2005 

The Nation; Head of Troubled Los Alamos Lab Resigns, By Ralph Vartabedian and Peter Hong Los Angeles Times, May 7, 2005 

Retribution Turns A Whistleblower’s Life ‘Upside Down’, By Keith EpsteinTampa Tribune, May 3, 2005 

Declassification Board: Named but Unfunded; Panel on Government Secrecy Unable to Operate, By Christopher LeeThe Washington Post, May 2, 2005 

Whistle-Blowers Urge Congress to Get Tougher on Retaliation, By Stephen BarrThe Washington Post, April 29, 2005 

Army Stryker Video, With Lou DobbsCNN, Lou Dobbs Tonight, April 29, 2005 

National Security Whistleblowers Coalition Event, Common Dreams, April 28, 2005 

Court Closes FBI Case Arguments to the Public, By Pete YostAssociated Press, April 21, 2005 

Whistle-blowers deserve support, not punishment , By Rhonda Chriss Lokeman Kansas City Star, April 12, 2005 

High-tech U.S. combat force stalled by price tag: 'Bridge to future' could cost $145 billion, By Tim WeinerInternational Herald Tribune, March 29, 2005 

It's time for the Kotla vs. lab case to end , The Oakland Tribune, March 27, 2005 

Jury Awards Whistleblower $2.1 Million, By Ian HoffmanSan Ramon Valley Herald, March 24, 2005 

Boeing Still in the Cross Hairs, By Sally B. Donnelly Time Magazine, March 21, 2005 

National Weapons Lab Amid Another Financial Scandal, With Bob SchiefferCBS News, March 20, 2005 

Los Alamos security shutdown costly; government picks up tab, By H. Josef HebertAssociated Press, March 18, 2005 

Agency's Reorganization Results in Accusations, Employees Leaving, by Stephen BarrWashington Post, March 18, 2005 

Wackenhut services in Oak Ridge extended ; Security firm also to bid on next year's contract , By Frank MungerThe Knoxville News-Sentinel, March 15, 2005 

Hearings Focus on $100 Billion Army Plan, By Renae MerleWashington Post, March 15, 2005 

Secrecy Won't Make Us Safe, By Danielle, March 11, 2005 

Federal Whistleblower Office Faces Criticism, By Andrea SeabrookAll Things Considered, NPR, March 10, 2005 

Air Force Ends Suspension of Boeing Unit, by Leslie WayneNew York Times, March 5, 2005 

2 LANL Whistle-Blowers Sue UC, By Adam RankinAlbuquerque Journal, March 4, 2005 

Wackenhut official says Y-12 guards not 'Keystone Kops', By Duncan Mansfield Associated Press, March 3, 2005 

Review faults Sandia risk assessments , Associated Press, February 25, 2005 

Access to Memos Is Affirmed, Classified Status Can't Be Changed, By R. Jeffrey SmithThe Washington Post, February 23, 2005 

Pentagon Probes More Air Force Contracts, By Matthew DalyAssociated Press, February 14, 2005 

Survey: Science, politics at odds; and endangered species are in the middle, By Dan VerganoUSA Today, February 10, 2005 

America ’s Security Risks: Nuclear Power Plants, With Bill TuckerCNN, February 9, 2005 

Army pays KBR for contracts not yet worked out, Hilary Wicai Transcript, National Public Radio Marketplace Morning Report, February 4, 2005 

OMB picks acquisition advisors, by Michael HardyFederal Computer Week, February 1, 2005 

Share-in-Savings contracts cost more, GAO says, Federal Times, January 31, 2005 

UC docked for lapses at nuke lab; U.S. slashes school's fee, says 'missing' disks never existed, By Keay DavidsonSan Francisco Chronicle, January 29, 2005 

A Slew of Safety, Security Weaknesses Found at Los Alamos, By Rebecca Trounson and Ralph VartabedianLos Angeles Times, January 29, 2005 

Group Chides Congress on Whistleblowers, By Pauline JelinekAssociated Press, January 26, 2005 

Loophole Allows Inaugural Spending Binge , From WNT By Brian Ross, Rhonda Schwartz and Jill RackmillABC News, January 19, 2005 

Security Dept. Eases Its Nondisclosure Rule, By John FilesThe New York Times, January 18, 2005 

Security Dept. Eases Its Nondisclosure Rule, By John FilesThe New York Times, January 18, 2005 

Nuclear Plant Safety after 9/11, With David Brancaccio PBS Now, January 14, 2005 

Homeland Security Dropping Pledge of Secrecy for Workers, By Christopher LeeThe Washington Post, January 13, 2005 

Watchdog group calls for tougher Los Alamos performance standards, By David McGlincheyGovernment Executive, January 12, 2005 

Watchdog group calls for tougher Los Alamos performance standards, By David, January 12, 2005 

Head of Worker Protection Office Is Accused of Retaliatory Transfers, By Christopher LeeThe Washington Post, January 11, 2005 

Nuclear Insecurity Right at Home, By POGO's Peter StocktonThe Washington Post, Letter to the Editor, January 8, 2005 



Security Drill at Weapons Plant Raises Safety Questions, By Matthew L. WaldThe New York Times, December 21, 2004 

Newsday Exclusive: Questions on Kerik's 2 roles, By Thomas, December 11, 2004 

Adviser To Ridge, Adviser To Business Partners; Questions on Kerik's 2 roles , By Thomas Maier and Ken Fireman of the Washington bureau contributed to this story. Newsday, December 11, 2004 

Dangerous Government Secrecy Oaths, By Nick Schwellenbach and Peter BrandSan Diego Union - Tribune, December 2, 2004 

Lockheed and the Future of Warfare, By Tim Weiner The New York Times, November 28, 2004 

Alaska Native Corporations Cash In on Contracting Edge, by Robert O'Harrow, Jr., and Scott HighamWashington Post, November 25, 2004 

Broad Influence for Justice Dept. Choice, By Eric LichtblauThe New York TImes, November 21, 2004 

Whistleblowers: US Intelligence on Shaky Ground with Weak Protection for Workers, By Nick Schwellenbach and Lauren RobinsonDetroit Free Press, November 21, 2004 

Pentagon Updates Rules on Post-Government Work: Move Follows Boeing Recruitment Scandal, By Renae MerleThe Washington Post, November 19, 2004 

Wackenhut's Witch Hunt Tale, Op-Ed By POGO's Peter Stockton and Danielle BrianThe Oak Ridger, November 12, 2004 

Help Sought for Lab Whistle-Blowers, By Adam RankinAlbuquerque Journal, October 27, 2004 

Nation depends on feds brave enough to tell the truth, By Daniel Ellsberg and Ray McGovern Federal Times, October 25, 2004 

Y-12 security barely avoided 'friendly fire,' oversight group says, By Frank MungerKnoxville News Sentinel, October 23, 2004 

Revolving Door Leads to Jail, By Laura ColarussoFederal Times, October 11, 2004 

Congress Moves to Protect Federal Whistleblowers, By Robert PearThe New York Times, October 3, 2004 

Truths Worth Telling, by Daniel EllsbergThe New York Times, September 28, 2004 

Government secrecy grows out of control, By POGO's Nick SchwellenbachCorvallis Gazette-Times, September 21, 2004 

What We Don't Know About Federal Contracts Can Prove Costly, Scott AmeySt. Louis Post-Dispatch, September 13, 2004 

Conflict of interest may hurt nuke security, With Lisa MeyersNBC Nightly News, September 8, 2004 

Nuclear Lab's Missing Disks May Not Exist , By Sandra Blakeslee The New York Times, August 12, 2004 

Pity Los Alamos' Whistle-Blowers, op-ed by POGO's Danielle Brian and Peter StocktonLos Angeles Times, August 12, 2004 

Army Turns to Private Guards, T. Christian MillerLos Angeles Times, August 12, 2004 

Revamped Army Plans Give Boeing Bigger Role, By Renae MerleWashington Post, August 10, 2004 

UC alone didn't ruin Los Alamos, op-ed by POGO's Nick SchwellenbachThe Daily Texan, August 10, 2004 

Battle Swirls On Security At A-Plants, By Matthew L. WaldThe New York Times, August 6, 2004 

UC Should Quit Los Alamos, Los Angeles Times Editorial, August 2, 2004 

Classified E-Mail Left Nuclear Lab, By Ralph VartabedianLos Angeles Times, July 18, 2004 

Pentagon Brass and Military Contractors' Gold, by Leslie WayneThe New York Times, June 29, 2004 

Reclassifying Security Information, The Diane Rehm Show, June 28, 2004 

An Anxious Time for Boeing As a Fired Worker Starts to Talk , by Leslie WayneThe New York Times, June 16, 2004 

Critics See No Savings from Military Outsourcing, with Laura SydellNational Public Radio, June 3, 2004 

Contractors Sometimes Stretch Their Deals, The Washington Post, May 31, 2004 

Pentagon Delays Decision on Boeing Tanker Deal, with Wendy KaufmanNational Public Radio (NPR), May 26, 2004 

Taxpayers Footing Oil Safety Bill, By Mika BrzezinskiCBS News, May 24, 2004 

CACI Contract: From Supplies to Interrogation, by Ellen McCarthyWashington Post, May 17, 2004 

CACI Contract: From Supplies to Interrogation, By Ellen McCarthyThe Washington Post, May 17, 2004 

"Line Increasingly Blurred Between Soldiers and Civilian Contractors" in effort to rebuild Iraq, By Ariana Eunjung Cha and Renae MerleWashington Post, May 13, 2004 

Energy Department May Set Plans For New Nuclear - Material Security, By John FialkaWall Street Journal, May 10, 2004 

U.S. Eyes Security Reforms for Nuclear Sites, With NPR's David Kestenbaum National Public Radio (NPR), May 7, 2004 

Monday Edition: Fogger Fires, Bug Bomb Blazes, Poynteronline, May 3, 2004 

A Ringing Nuclear Alarm, EditorialLos Angeles Times, May 2, 2004 

GAO Questions U.S. Nuclear Security, By Thom J. Rose, April 27, 2004 

GAO: Nuke weapons sites remain vulnerable, By H. Josef HebertAssociated Press, April 27, 2004 

Livermore Lab seen as vulnerable, By Ralph VartabedianLos Angeles Times, April 27, 2004 

NORAD had drills of jets as weapons, By Steven Komarow and Tom Squitieri,USA Today, April 18, 2004 

Special Counsel's Chief Is Assailed: Bloch Accused of Silencing Staff, by Stephen BarrThe Washington Post, April 16, 2004 

Pentagon Rejected Pre-911 Hijacking Exercise, by Eric SchmittNew York Times, April 14, 2004 

Pentagon Says Changes Are Needed in Boeing Jet Deal , By RICHARD A. OPPEL JR.The New York Times, April 10, 2004 

The Boeing Suspension: Has Increased Consolidation Tied the, by Major Jennifer S. ZuckerThe Army Lawyer, April 1, 2004 

Too big to debar: Why only small firms get hammered, by Karen RobbFederal Times, March 29, 2004 

Oak Ridge site still vulnerable, reports suggest, By Larry BivinsThe Tennessean, March 28, 2004 

Public Deserves More from Y-12, Guest Column by POGO's Peter StocktonOak Ridger, March 10, 2004 

Boeing Lax on Hiring By Rules, Review Finds, By Renae MerleThe Washington Post, March 10, 2004 

Protecting the Nation's Nuclear Materials, by David KestenbaumNational Public Radio (NPR), February 26, 2004 

'West Wing' Takes on Tanker-Plane Scandal, The Washington Post, February 23, 2004 

Here Comes Another Patriot Missile! Duck and Cover, By James RidgewayVillage Voice, February 17, 2004 

Democrat Attacks on Contractors, by John BerlauInsight on the News, February 17, 2004 

Nuclear Insecurity, With Ed Bradley60 Minutes, February 16, 2004 

CBS 11 Investigates U.S. Patriot Missile System, CBS 11, February 5, 2004 

U.S.: Nuclear Plant Cheated During Drill, By Duncan MansfieldAssociated Press, January 27, 2004 

Y -12 bombs security exercise, By Frank MungerKnoxville News Sentinel, January 16, 2004 

Private Company to Oversee Database on Public Contracts, Los Angeles Times, January 1, 2004 



Senator's Way to Wealth Was Paved With Favors, by Chuck Neubauer and Richard T. CooperThe Los Angeles Times, December 17, 2003 

Boeing's call for help from Air Force raises more questions, By Byron AcohidoUSA Today, December 8, 2003 

Boeing's call for help from Air Force raises more questions, by Byron AcohidoUSA Today, December 8, 2003 

The Pentagon's 'dragon', By Marianne Braun-Rovet and Richard MilrieFinancial Times, November 25, 2003 

Senate Oks revised deal to acquire tankers, by Michael KilianChicago Tribune, November 13, 2003 

Sick nuke workers spark Hill interest, By Amy FaganThe Washington Times, November 3, 2003 

Savannah River Site DOE Mock Attacks Test Security, By Josh GelinasThe Augusta Chronicle, November 2, 2003 

Nuclear Insecurity, By Mark HertsgaardVanity Fair, November 1, 2003 

Whistling in the Dark, By Danielle, October 9, 2003 

Security Gaps at U.S. Nuke Sites, By Eric HermanNew York Daily News, October 7, 2003 

Flaws Found In Nuke Safety Drills, Associated PressCBS News, September 25, 2003 

Group Says Test of Nuclear Plant's Security Was Too Easy, By Matt WaldNew York Times, September 16, 2003 

Science and Security, With Spencer MichelsNewsHour with Jim Lehrer, August 25, 2003 

"Dangers of the Revolving Door," Letter to the Editor by POGO's Caleb Rowe, Letter to the Editor by POGO's Caleb RoweWashington Post, July 19, 2003 

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

Why secrecy won't make us safe, By Danielle BrianFort Worth Star-Telegram, July 6, 2003 

Arms Official Brushes Off A Complaint About Audit, Matthew L. WaldNew York Times, July 5, 2003 

Los Alamos can't find two vials of plutonium, By Zachary CoileSan Francisco Chronicle, June 19, 2003 

Los Alamos loses plutonium, By Michael KillianChicago Tribune, June 19, 2003 

Boeing Admits Misconduct In Contract Bid, by Greg SchneiderThe Washington Post, June 10, 2003 

Mergers Make It Tougher to Punish Federal Contractors, By Anne Marie SqueoWall Street Journal, June 10, 2003 

Military waste under fire $1 trillion missing -- Bush plan targets Pentagon accounting, By Tom AbateSan Francisco Chronicle, May 18, 2003 

Swindling Uncle Sam, Danielle, May 12, 2003 

Nuclear plant security is under the gun, By Greg GordonStar Tribune, May 11, 2003 

Nuke plants avoid costly new edicts, By Jim MorrisDallas Morning News, May 4, 2003 

China Syndrome 2003, By Rene ChunPlayboy Magazine, May 1, 2003 

Bechtel Lands Iraq Contract, By David Streitfeld and Mark FinemanThe Los Angeles Times, April 18, 2003 

Ex-Official Says Defense Systems Flawed In Tests , By Ross KerberBoston Globe, April 16, 2003 

Sandia acknowledges problems with security, vows action, By David JonesInside Energy, March 24, 2003 

Photo Copies Cost More Than Copier, By Ralph VartabedianLos Angeles Times, March 21, 2003 

Photo Copies Cost More Than Copier, By Ralph VartabedianLos Angeles Times, March 21, 2003 

Lab Scandal Undermines Nuclear Credibility, By Notra Trulock, III Accuracy In Media, March 5, 2003 

Nuke Lab Can't Keep Snoops Out, By Noah, February 25, 2003 

Kamen Skunks the Garden Party, By Al KamenWashington Post, February 24, 2003 

Comanche Helicopters Axed: Program Cancellation One Of Largest Ever For Army , By Robert, February 23, 2003 

Nuclear Lab Safety Official Is Suspended, By Ralph Vartabedian and Rebecca TrounsonThe Los Angeles Times, January 29, 2003 

Nuke Lab Strips Top Cops' Badges, By Noah ShachtmanWired News, January 8, 2003 

Los Alamos Lab Officials Quit, By Christopher JoyceNational Public Radio (NPR), January 3, 2003 

Los Almos Loses Director Under Cloud of Scandals, By Mike KilianChicago Tribune, January 3, 2003 



Study: Contracts Given To Repeat Violators, by Ellen NakashimaWashington Post, May 7, 2002 

Pentagon Procurement: Play Fair, EditorialDefense News, May 13, 2002 

Wages of sin: Why lawbreakers still win government contracts, by Christopher H. SchmittU.S. News & World Report, May 13, 2002 

Security at Los Alamos is Criticized, By John J. FialkaWall Street Journal, August 12, 2002 

Guards at Nuclear Plants Feel Swamped By Overtime Deluge in the Wake of 9/11 , By Matthew L. WaldNew York Times, October 20, 2002 

Pilotless Spy Plane Plagued by Flaws, By Matt KelleyAssociated Press, February 2, 2002 

Fearing Theft, U.S. Plans To Relocate Nuclear Fuel, By Matthew L. WaldNew York Times, August 12, 2002 

Los Alamos on Hot Seat Again, Noah ShachtmanWired News, November 8, 2002 

Debate Over Nuclear Lab Security Heats Up, Eric Pianin and Bill MillerThe Washington Post, April 22, 2002 

Energy Dept.'s Nuclear Security Fears Told, Megan GarveyThe Los Angeles Times, April 22, 2002 

Is Pentagon's Credit Card Spending Defenseless?, with John StosselABC 20/20, October 4, 2002 

More Help Sought for Those Who Blow Whistle; Stronger Safeguards Against Retaliation Urged, by Bill MillerThe Washington Post, February 28, 2002 

Suicidal Nuclear Threat Is Seen at Weapons Plants , By Matthew L. WaldNew York Times, January 23, 2002 

Blowing the Whistle: Not for the Fainthearted, By Marci Alboher NusbaumThe New York Times, February 10, 2002 

Nuclear Plant Safeguards, EditorialLos Angeles Times, September 16, 2002 

More money won't end the war , Op-ed by POGO's Eric MillerAlbany Times Union, January 29, 2002 

Nuke Weapons Boss Gets Defensive Over Security, By Don MoniakBlue Ridge Environmental Defense League, January 25, 2002 

Navy Sailors Used Gov't Credit Cards to Hire Prostitutes, Associated, October 8, 2002 

The Weapons Complex: Who's Guarding the Store?, By Danielle Brian, Lynn Eisenman, Peter D.H. Stockton Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, January 2, 2002 

Government Reviews Security at Potential Terror Targets, With John GibsonThe Big Story with John Gibson, Fox News, October 11, 2002 

Pink Slips For Lab Whistleblowers, With Sharyl AttkissonCBS Evening News, November 27, 2002 

Missing Los Alamos Disk Found, The Associated Press, January 29, 2002 

Blowing the whistle, By Caroline E. Mayer and Amy JoyceThe Washington Post, February 10, 2002 

Time Special Report: How Safe Now?, By Romesh RatnesarTime Magazine, May 27, 2002 

Time: Special Report: How Safe Are We Now?, By Romesh RatnesarTime Magazine, May 27, 2002 

Easy Targets, New York Times advertisement, January 16, 2002 

Reforms Curb Oversight Cutting Red Tape Can Increase Waste, Oped by Danielle BrianFederal Times, April 8, 2002 

Nuke Nightmare: Homeland Security not inspiring confidence, EditorialHouston Chronicle, September 14, 2002 



I'll Cut the Fence, You Grab the Plutonium , By Geoffrey GrayThe Village Voice, December 18, 2001 

Unocal to Pay U.S. More Than $21 Million for Underpayment of Oil Royalties, Department of Justice Press Release, December 3, 2001 

LANL Owes An Explanation, EditorialAlbuquerque Journal, December 2, 2001 

EPA to Transfer Ombudsman; Whitman Proposes IG Oversee Superfund's Sites Watchdog, By Edward WalshWashington Post, November 29, 2001 

LANL Gets Unauthorized Anthrax Shipment, Platts Inside Energy, November 26, 2001 

U.S. Is Using More Drones, Despite Concern Over Flaws, By James DaoNew York Times, November 3, 2001 

Unstable Element: Suddenly, Small Gaps in Nuclear Security Look Like Chasms , By John Emshaller, Michael Orey, Daniel Machalaba, Rebecca SmithWall Street Journal, October 17, 2001 

Do our nuclear labs lack security? Many sites fail mock invasion tests, by Lisa FriedmanThe Oakland Tribune, October 4, 2001 

Keeping Secrets at Too High a Price, Thomas S. BlantonNew York Times, August 22, 2001 

Much-Maligned B-1 Bomber Proves Hard to Kill , By James DaoNew York Times, August 1, 2001 

Making them pay: How big oil companies shortchange taxpayers on royalties, By Jim MorrisU.S. News and World Report, May 14, 2001 

More public drilling? Let's collect bills first, USA Today, April 6, 2001 

Air Force Proposes Plan to Help Boeing With Sale of Planes, By James DaoNew York Times, March 19, 2001 

Pentagon Sticker Shock, by Jim HightowerHightower's Common Sense Commentary, February 1, 2001 

A Medical Reseacher Pays For Doubling Industry Claim, By Cynthia CrossenThe Wall Street Journal, January 3, 2001 



Whistleblowers Deserve Rewards, Not Punishment, Danielle BrianFederal Times, December 11, 2000 



A Cloud of Controversy: After Misfire, EPA Aims at Bug Bombs, By Cindy SkrzyckiThe Washington Post, October 1, 1999 

First, We Kill All The Auditors, Charles Tiefer and Danielle BrianLegal Times, April 26, 1999 




EPA's Quiet Man in the Middle, Watchdog Group Honors Ombudsman for Being Public's Voice, By Edward WalshWashington Post, December 8, 1998 

Defense Contractors Take Aim, By Charles Tiefer and Danielle BrianLegal Times, August 10, 1998 

Reforms Need Reforming: Commercial Acquisition Fails To Cure Overpricing, Op-ed by POGO's Marcus CorbinDefense News, July 13, 1998 

The False Claims Act Helps Prevent Corporate Fraud, Danielle BrianWashington Times, January 10, 1998