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Help MuckRock investigate prison phone contracts in your state

Help MuckRock investigate prison phone contracts in your state

Throughout the country, prisons and jails of all sizes face an ongoing battle against the dangers of staffing shortages and contraband. Let MuckRock know you want us to look in your state for the financial incentives involved.

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DOD IG won’t be seeing any of the newly-bolstered Department of Defense budget

DOD IG won’t be seeing any of the newly-bolstered Department of Defense budget

The internal oversight of Inspectors General reportedly help to save 15 dollars for every dollar spent on their budgets. In the face of a new influx of money to the military, it’s unclear how much will actually get allocated to making sure taxpayer money isn’t being abused.

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SIGAR finds millions wasted in Afghanistan economic development efforts

SIGAR finds millions wasted in Afghanistan economic development efforts

In the latest release from the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction, the agency found that recent U.S.-funded economic development projects in the Middle Eastern country have been largely unsuccessful, and with little to show for the $823 million appropriated to the Task Force for Business and Stability Operations, a temporary organization tasked from 2010 through 2014 with executing economic development projects in Afghanistan.

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