Raw Story: Trump ‘advance man’ who became whistleblower says it ruined his life — but he has no regrets

Trump 'advance man' who became whistleblower says it ruined his life — but he has no regrets This article features Government Accountability Project’s whistleblower client, Kevin Chmielewski, and was originally published here. A Trump administration staffer who exposed former EPA chief Scott Pruitt's corruption slammed the former president in a new interview about how his life [...]

2021-10-14T15:48:05-04:00October 14th, 2021|EPA, Federal Whistleblowers, In The News|

Rolling Stone: He’s the Whistleblower Who Brought Down Trump’s EPA Chief. Now He’s Driving an Uber

He’s the Whistleblower Who Brought Down Trump’s EPA Chief. Now He’s Driving an Uber This article features Government Accountability Project’s whistleblower client, Kevin Chmielewski, and was originally published here. When Kevin Chmielewski emerged from the FBI’s fortress of a headquarters in downtown Washington, D.C., his head was spinning. It was the fall of 2017. [...]

2021-10-14T10:45:50-04:00October 14th, 2021|EPA, Federal Whistleblowers, First Amendment, In The News|

Whistleblower Community Supports Amendment #109 to the FY 2022 National Defense Authorization Act

September 20, 2021 The Honorable Jim McGovern Chairman House Rules Committee Washington, DC 20515 The Honorable Tom Cole Ranking Member House Rules Committee Washington, DC 20515 Re: Whistleblower Community Supports Amendment #109 to the FY 2022 National Defense Authorization Act Dear Chairman McGovern and Ranking Member Cole: The undersigned members of the Make It [...]

2021-09-30T11:41:11-04:00September 20th, 2021|Coronavirus Whistleblowers, Federal Whistleblowers, Letter|

“If There is Not a Change, There is Not Going to be a Change”: Dawn Wooten’s Impact, One Year Later

“If There is Not a Change, There is Not Going to be a Change”   Dawn Wooten’s Impact, One Year Later  At this time last year, over 270 thousand new cases of COVID-19 were recorded, Ruth Bader Ginsburg was the first woman to lay in state at the U.S. Capitol, and devastating wildfires out west injected climate change into the [...]

Whistleblower Network News: Whistleblower Advocates Take Issue with IRS Whistleblower Program’s Massive Delays

Whistleblower Advocates Take Issue with IRS Whistleblower Program’s Massive DelaysThis article features Government Accountability Project and was originally published here.Since the passage of the Tax Relief and Health Care Act in 2006, the IRS Whistleblower Program has been highly successful. It has incentivized whistleblowing, allowing the IRS to recover billions of dollars. However, one major issue continues [...]

2021-09-08T09:41:28-04:00September 7th, 2021|Federal Whistleblowers, In The News, Judicial Oversight|

The Seattle Times: Biden must reverse immigration rule

Biden must reverse immigration rule This op-ed features our clients Drs. Scott A. Allen and Pamela McPherson and was originally published here. Paola Alvarez mortgaged her home in Guatemala and paid smugglers $8,000 to shuttle her across Mexico to the U.S. border. But after she and her 7-year-old daughter were delivered into Arizona’s parched wasteland, [...]

The New York Times: He Guarded Haiti’s Slain President. And He Was a Suspect in a Drug Inquiry.

He Guarded Haiti’s Slain President. And He Was a Suspect in a Drug Inquiry. This article features Government Accountability Project and was originally published here. PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — The commander in charge of guarding the Haitian president’s home quickly became a suspect in the assassination of President Jovenel Moïse last month when his security team inexplicably melted [...]

Roll Call: Congress weighs whistleblower safeguards after Trump saga

Congress weighs whistleblower safeguards after Trump saga This article features our Deputy Director of Legislation Irvin McCullough and was originally published here. The Senate Intelligence Committee wants to give whistleblowers who work for U.S. intelligence agencies groundbreaking new protections, a response to what members see as flaws in the process revealed in the leadup to [...]

Whistleblower Network News: More Whistleblowers Call Attention to Mistreatment of Immigrant Children

More Whistleblowers Call Attention to Mistreatment of Immigrant Children This article features our clients Arthur Pearlstein, Lauren Reinhold, Laurie Elkin, and Justin Mulaire and was originally published here. On July 7, two whistleblowers sent a letter to Congress alleging “gross mismanagement and specific endangerment to public health and safety” at the Fort Bliss Emergency Intake Site (EIS) [...]

Whistleblower Network News: Bill Introduced to Better Protect Congressional Whistleblowers

Bill Introduced to Better Protect Congressional Whistleblowers This article features our Deputy Director of Legislation Irvin McCullough and was originally published here. On July 29, Senator Dianne Feinstein introduced the Congressional Whistleblower Protection Act. The bill strengthens whistleblower protections for federal employees who make protected disclosures to Congress. The 1912 Lloyd-LaFollette Act guarantees federal employees the right to [...]