CBS News: Watchdog Report Details Distress Among Migrant Children Who Languish at Fort Bliss Facility

CBS News: Watchdog Report Details Distress Among Migrant Children Who Languish at Fort Bliss Facility This article features Government Accountability Project's whistleblower complaints and was originally published here. Migrant children housed by the U.S. government at a makeshift shelter inside an Army base in the Texas desert suffered distress and panic attacks last year [...]

2022-09-28T11:25:54-04:00September 28th, 2022|Fort Bliss, Immigration, In The News|

The Hill: Watchdog Report Detail Distress of Migrant Children Housed at Fort Bliss

The Hill: Watchdog Report Details Distress of Migrant Children Housed at Fort Bliss This article features Government Accountability Project's whistleblower complaints and was originally posted here. Unaccompanied migrant children held at a makeshift shelter in a Texas military base last year spent weeks without hearing any updates on their cases, causing distress, anxiety and panic attacks, [...]

2022-09-28T11:15:56-04:00September 28th, 2022|Fort Bliss, Immigration, In The News|

Syracuse: Portraits of Courageous Defenders of Social and Environmental Justice at ArtRage Gallery

Syracuse: Portraits of Courageous Defenders of Social and Environmental Justice at ArtRage Gallery This article features Government Accountability Project client Dawn Wooten and was originally published here. Robert Shetterly’s exhibition at the ArtRage Gallery draws from a long-term body of work, his “Americans Who Tell the Truth” series. Over the last 20 years, he’s created 265 paintings, [...]

2022-09-22T10:00:16-04:00September 22nd, 2022|In The News, MISC, Whistleblowers|

WALB: “I never thought it would go this far”: Tifton whistleblower reflects on ICE complaints one year later

"I never thought it would go this far": Tifton whistleblower reflects on ICE complaints one year later This article features Government Accountability Project client, Dawn Wooten, and was originally published here.  TIFTON, Ga. (WALB) - A Tifton woman is being recognized for filing complaints against the Irwin county detention center in 2021. She alleged [...]

2022-09-19T10:42:31-04:00September 19th, 2022|First Amendment, ICE Detention, In The News|

The Hill: House Passes Bill Strengthening Whistleblower Protections for Federal Employees

The Hill: House Passes Bill Strengthening Whistleblower Protections for Federal Employees This article features the Whistleblower Protection Improvement Act and was originally published here. The House passed a bill on Thursday strengthening protections for whistleblowers in the federal government. The legislation, titled the Whistleblower Protection Improvement Act, passed in a 221-203 vote. Two Republicans — Reps. Brian Fitzpatrick (Pa.) [...]

Bloomberg: Whistle-Blowers Face a Lonely and Risky Road

Whistle-Blowers Face a Lonely and Risky RoadThis article features Government Accountability Project’s Senior Counsel and Director of Education, Dana Gold and was originally published here.Nearly a year after Facebook whistle-blower Frances Haugen testified to the Senate about her employer’s alleged failures, one of cybersecurity’s most prominent figures was doing the same.On Tuesday, lawmakers questioned former Twitter Inc. security chief [...]

2022-09-14T10:46:23-04:00September 14th, 2022|Corporate Whistleblowers, In The News, Whistleblower Rights|

Government Executive: The House Plans to Take Up Whistleblower Protections Legislation

The House Plans to Take Up Whistleblower Protections Legislation  This article features Government Accountability Project and was originally published here. On the to-do list for the House, which came back in session on Monday, is legislation that would bolster whistleblower protections for federal employees who expose wrongdoing. House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, D-Md., wrote [...]

2022-09-13T10:29:58-04:00September 13th, 2022|Federal Whistleblowers, In The News, Whistleblower Rights|

The News Guru: Nigerian Rev David Ugolor emerges UNCAC Vice President

The News Guru: Nigerian Rev David Ugolor emerges UNCAC Vice President This article features Government Accountability Project’s Director of the International Program, Samantha Feinstein, and can be read here.  The Executive Director, Africa Network for Environment and Economic Justice, the Rev David Ugolor has been elected Vice Chairman of the United Nations Convention Against [...]

2022-09-12T11:26:38-04:00September 12th, 2022|General, In The News, United Nations|

WeeklyBlitz: Afghanistan ex-president Ashraf Ghani’s Corruption Exposed

Afghanistan ex-president Ashraf Ghani’s Corruption Exposed This article was written by Government Accountability Project’s Investigator, Zack Kopplin, and was originally published here. When OCCRP reported that former Afghan President Ashraf Ghani had granted access to a company, part-owned by his brother, the rights to buy illegally mined artisanal chromite across Afghanistan, the government was [...]

2022-09-06T10:00:28-04:00September 6th, 2022|Corruption, In The News, Investigations, Transparency|

Agri-Pulse: Chicken Industry, reform advocates clash over proposed transparency rule

Chicken Industry, reform advocates clash over proposed transparency rule This article excerpt features Government Accountability Project and was originally published here. “The Government Accountability Project applauded the proposed rule’s 'movement toward realizing the intent of the PSA by addressing transparency concerns regarding the formation of contracts, the tournament system, and input variability.’”  [...]

2022-09-02T10:32:04-04:00September 2nd, 2022|Animal Welfare, Food Integrity, In The News|