POGO

  • Contractor Misconduct Database updated

    A government watchdog group finds multiple instances of documented misconduct by more than 6 in 10 of the government’s top 100 contractors. Lockheed Martin topped the list from the Project on Government Oversight. Scott Amey, General Counsel and a contracting specialist for POGO, has details.

  • Contract Overload, part 3: OFPP ready to set tone for the future of MACs.

    Congressional staff members call the current MAC environment ”chaos.” The administration will decide in a matter of weeks whether NIH should continue to run its CIO-SP3 governmentwide contract. OFPP administrator Gordon says several broad policy decisions must be made to address the challenges around multiple award contracts.

  • Whistleblowers to gather on Capitol Hill

    An upcoming conference features theme-based workshops led by prominent whistleblowers and good government organizations, a national security panel with star whistleblowers in the industry and more! Tom Devine with the Government Accountability Project has details.

  • Inside Government – August 6th, 2010

    Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Fla.) Arianna Huffington Co-Founder, The Huffington Post

    Danielle Brian Executive Director, Project on Government Oversight (POGO)

  • Blow the whistle, win some cash?

    Reversed and remanded. That’s where the case of a former Interior Department employee who blew the whistle sits. Bill Bransford gives us an update.

  • Grassley: DoD IG doesn’t “follow the money”

    Big changes are in the works for the Pentagon Inspector General’s Office after a report from one of the top Republicans in the Senate finds billions of dollars in possible fraud and overpayments. The Project on Government Oversight receives a response from the DoD IG detailing a new approach to how it does business.

  • DCAA audit assistance explained

    Effective immediately, DCAA will accept contracting officers’ requests for audit assistance only for fixed-price proposals of more than $10 million and cost-type proposals worth more than $100 million. Tom Temin and Amy Morris explain.

  • Anti-leak policy could cost some feds their retirement

    Federal employees working at intelligence agencies may be required to sign a contract stipulating that they would forfeit their federal pensions if they violated non-disclosure agreements. Attorney Bill Bransford explains that for us.

  • Could DCAA proposals have led to big savings?

    Alan Chvotkin, executive vice president and counsel at the Professional Services Council, joined In Depth with Francis Rose to discuss recent speculation that the Defense Department ignored proposals from the Defense Contract Audit Agency nearly two years ago.

  • GSA scandal highlights IG role, but vacancies persist

    Aside from the abrupt personnel changes at the General Services Administration, the spending scandal highlighted the role of the agency inspector general in federal oversight. But it turns out many agencies and departments now lack an official IG, according to data maintained by the Project on Government Oversight.