Federal Whistleblowers

The Washington Post: Biden’s new VA chief inherits oversight office from Trump viewed as abetting corruption

Biden’s new VA chief inherits oversight office from Trump viewed as abetting corruption This article features our Legal Director Tom Devine and was originally published here. As he led the security team that protects senior officials at the Department of Veterans Affairs, Anthony Everett reported what he viewed as an ethical breach and misuse of [...]

The Hill: Marquis Who’s Who presents their inaugural African American Catalysts for Change list

Marquis Who's Who presents their inaugural African American Catalysts for Change list This article features our client Dawn Wooten and was originally published here. Black History Month has presented a specific opportunity to honor the heritage of Black Americans ever since it was first celebrated in 1926, and later when it became an officially recognized [...]

MuckRock: FOIA Roundup: PPP loans to franchisees and how whistleblowers faired under Trump

FOIA Roundup: PPP loans to franchisees and how whistleblowers faired under Trump This article features Government Accountability Project and was originally published here. In this week’s roundup, FOIA helps understand which national franchises benefitted the most from the Paycheck Protection Program. Plus transparency on whistleblower claims, a new FOIA portal, and more. Data released through [...]

Whistleblower Network News: Newly Introduced Bill Extends Federal Whistleblower Protections to TSA Employees

Newly Introduced Bill Extends Federal Whistleblower Protections to TSA Employees This article features our client Jay Brainard and was originally published here. On February 5, a group of senior Democrats in the United States House of Representatives reintroduced The Rights for the Transportation Security Administration Workforce Act. The Act would extend the federal workplace rights of Title [...]

Workers World: Immigrant/refugee rights: It’s now or never, Joe

Immigrant/refugee rights: It’s now or never, Joe This article features our client Dawn Wooten and was originally published here. Since the beginning of the most recent war on immigrants — which took shape starting in 2006 with the hypercriminalization of undocumented workers — the U.S. Congress has repeatedly talked of passing legislation labeled “Comprehensive Immigration [...]

The Washington Post: Biden to issue new immigration orders, while signaling cautious approach

Biden to issue new immigration orders, while signaling cautious approach This article features our Senior Counsel David Seide and was originally published here. President Biden will announce executive actions Tuesday ordering the review and potential reversal of the Trump administration’s deterrent policies along the Mexico border and the barriers it created in the legal immigration [...]

Buzzfeed News: A Whistleblower Alleges A Top Trump Official Signed A Last-Minute Agreement With ICE’s Union That Could Hamstring Biden’s Immigration Policies

A Whistleblower Alleges A Top Trump Official Signed A Last-Minute Agreement With ICE’s Union That Could Hamstring Biden’s Immigration Policies This article features our Senior Counsel David Seide and was originally published here. A whistleblower alleged Monday that a top Trump administration official abused his authority by entering into a series of last-minute agreements with [...]

The New York Times: Trump Official’s Last-Day Deal With ICE Union Ties Biden’s Hands

Trump Official’s Last-Day Deal With ICE Union Ties Biden’s Hands This article features our Senior Counsel David Seide and was originally published here. WASHINGTON — A whistle-blower complaint filed on Monday said a top Trump homeland security official sought to constrain the Biden administration’s immigration agenda by agreeing to hand policy controls to the pro-Trump [...]

Religion News Service: As Washington returns to calm, whistleblowers’ moral courage is no less urgent

As Washington returns to calm, whistleblowers’ moral courage is no less urgent This article features Government Accountability Project and was originally published here. (RNS) — The recent events at the U.S. Capitol show in a dramatic way how much our society needs truth-tellers to report illegitimate actions they observe in public and private workplaces. Even [...]

Press Statement: Government Accountability Project Condemns Awarding Devin Nunes with Presidential Medal of Freedom

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 4, 2021 Government Accountability Project Condemns Awarding Devin Nunes with Presidential Medal of Freedom WASHINGTON – Earlier today, President Donald Trump awarded Congressman Devin Nunes with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest civilian award intended to recognize individuals who have made “an especially meritorious contribution to the security or national [...]

2021-01-04T14:56:27-05:00January 4th, 2021|Federal Whistleblowers, Press|
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