Project on Government Oversight

Project on Government Oversight

Spare parts an opportunity for Pentagon to spend more efficiently

The Project on Government Oversight’s Mandy Smithberger testified about the issue to Congress, and she joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin to talk more.

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Support for new proposed law to boost whistleblowers at Veterans Affairs

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House committee passes bill to prevent another Schedule F executive order from happening

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A controversial but successful federal contractor, what people say about it

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(AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)FILE - This June 21, 2013, file photo, shows the seal affixed to the front of the Department of Veterans Affairs building in Washington.  In a federal lawsuit filed this week, U.S. Navy veteran from South Carolina says he ended up with “full-blown AIDS,” because government health care workers never informed him of his positive test result in 1995. He says the test was done as part of standard lab tests at a U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs medical center in Columbia, South Carolina. A V.A. spokeswoman says the agency typically does not comment on pending litigation. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

VA accountability office says it’s improved, but whistleblowers aren’t so sure

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Whistleblower protection bill gives feds facing retaliation avenue for relief outside MSPB

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After years of complaints, House committee considering changes to VA accountability office

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Bill to strengthen IG independence seeks to correct ‘unconscionable’ long-term vacancies

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(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)The Capitol is seen at dusk as work in the Senate is stalled on the Democrats' $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill, in Washington, Friday, March 5, 2021. Senators plan to continue to vote on amendments through the night. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

An agenda for Congress on oversight, transparency and ethics

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Watchdog group says COVID spending waste worse than previously thought

The Project on Government Oversight’s senior analyst Sean Moulton joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin to share what he’s been able to find out.

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(AP Photo/Mark Almond)FILE - In this Oct. 25, 2015, file photo, a U.S. Air Force B2 Spirit stealth bomber performs a flyover at the Talladega Superspeedway in Talladega, Ala. The Air Force says a Missouri-based B2 landed in Colorado Springs, Colo., on Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018, after an unspecified emergency. Neither of the pilots was injured. (AP Photo/Mark Almond, File)

A look at military aviation training accidents

Military aviation training accidents are on the rise. In a five year period, more than 6,000 accidents killed 198 service members. With analysis, Project…

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Mapping out a transparent approach for the Biden administration

Every new administration promises transparency and accountability. Typically they say it shortly after entering the Oval Office after the inauguration parade.

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