Whistleblower Network News: Two Whistleblowers Send Letter to Congress Alleging Mistreatment of Immigrant Children

Two Whistleblowers Send Letter to Congress Alleging Mistreatment of Immigrant Children This article features our clients 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 an Emergency Intake Site (EIS) in Texas. The EIS [...]

Whistleblower Network News: The Decades-Long Fight for Court Access for Federal Employee Whistleblowers

The Decades-Long Fight for Court Access for Federal Employee Whistleblowers This article features our Legal Director Tom Devine and was originally published here. Federal employee whistleblowers are essential safeguards to misconduct which threatens democracy, public health, the environment, taxpayer funds, and civil rights. Federal employees are in the unique position to expose abuses of authority [...]

Government Executive: Inspector General Vindicates Top Global Media Agency Officials Suspended During Trump Administration

Inspector General Vindicates Top Global Media Agency Officials Suspended During Trump Administration This article features our client Grant Turner and Attorney David Seide and was originally published here. The U.S. Agency for Global Media welcomed a watchdog’s recent decision to clear six top officials targeted under the previous agency leader of any malfeasance. The Government [...]

Transparency International: BLOWING A WHISTLE AT THE WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION: LESSONS FOR ITALY AND BEYOND

BLOWING A WHISTLE AT THE WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION: LESSONS FOR ITALY AND BEYOND This article features Government Accountability Project and was originally published here. In May 2020, at a time when the Italian people were still battling with the devastating first COVID-19 wave, the World Health Organization (WHO) published a report investigating Italy’s pandemic preparedness. [...]

Common Dreams: Groups Demand Biden Administration End Child Detention at ‘Contaminated and Unsafe’ Fort Bliss

Groups Demand Biden Administration End Child Detention at 'Contaminated and Unsafe' Fort Bliss This article features our clients Laurie Elkin and Justin Mulaire and was originally published here. Environmental and immigrant rights advocates on Thursday sent a letter to the Biden administration urging an immediate end to the detention of children at Fort Bliss, a "contaminated [...]

The Washington Post: Opinion: The Voice of America whistleblowers have been vindicated

Opinion: The Voice of America whistleblowers have been vindicated This article features Government Accountability Project and was originally published here. The State Department’s Office of Inspector General has determined that six federal employees in the agency that oversees Voice of America were wrongly targeted for termination from their jobs by the Trump administration. Unjustified and retaliatory was [...]

Scientific American: What You Know about Trump’s Assault on Science Was Just the Tip of the Iceberg

What You Know about Trump’s Assault on Science Was Just the Tip of the Iceberg This op-ed was written by our Senior Counsel and Director of Education and Partnerships Dana Gold and was originally published here. From political manipulation of COVID-19 research to censorship of weather forecasters who tried to contradict President Trump’s false claims [...]

NPR: A Report Clears Federal Officials Who Were Suspended By A Trump Appointee Over VOA

A Report Clears Federal Officials Who Were Suspended By A Trump Appointee Over VOA This article features our client Grant Turner and Attorney David Seide and was originally published here. A federal inspector general's investigation has exonerated six government executives who were suspended last year after raising red flags about actions taken by then-President Donald [...]

Tucson Weekly: Rep. Grijalva Calls for Investigation into Migrant Facility at Fort Bliss After Whistleblower Complaint

Rep. Grijalva Calls for Investigation into Migrant Facility at Fort Bliss After Whistleblower Complaint This article features our clients Laurie Elkin and Justin Mulaire and was originally published here. Congressman Raúl Grijalva called for an investigation into a facility housing migrant children in Fort Bliss, Texas after whistleblowers filed a federal complaint alleging rampant abuse [...]

Fatherly: Whistleblower Report: Kids Detained at “Filthy” Center On US Border

Whistleblower Report: Kids Detained at “Filthy” Center On US Border This article features our clients Laurie Elkin and Justin Mulaire and was originally published here. Two federal whistleblowers who witnessed horrific conditions during a 30-day volunteer shift at the Fort Bliss detainment center near El Paso, Texas, filed a complaint to Congress on Wednesday, July [...]