International NGO Coalition Condemns Whistleblower Extradition Fight

Immediate Release Monday 18 January 2021 We, the undersigned Media Freedom Rapid Response (MFRR) partners, whistleblowing, human rights, transparency and journalist organisations are alarmed by the ongoing extradition proceedings against Jonathan Taylor in Croatia.  On 4th January 2020 the Dubrovnik County Court again ruled to extradite Jonathan to Monaco.  In October 2020, the Croatian Supreme [...]

2021-01-21T15:29:58-05:00January 21st, 2021|International, Letter|

Letter to President Biden on Financial Disclosures

January 21, 2021 Dear President Biden: In the past few weeks, your nominees and appointees have begun to release their Personal Financial Disclosures outlining their previous private sector work. From Blackstone and Gilead, to Palantir and Facebook, to Raytheon Technologies and Ridgeline Partners, the corporate clients referenced in the disclosures released so far include a [...]

2021-01-21T12:58:13-05:00January 21st, 2021|Financial Accountability, Letter|

70 Groups Urge Congress to Vote Immediately to Impeach President Trump for Inciting Violent Mob Attack on Capitol

January 11, 2021 Dear Representative: Our 70 organizations call on you and your House colleagues to act immediately to impeach President Trump. On January 6, 2021 President Trump incited a seditious, criminal mob to attack the United States Capitol. The attack resulted in the Capitol being invaded, trashed, and ransacked; in the death of five [...]

2021-01-11T14:31:34-05:00January 11th, 2021|Democracy Protection Initiative, Letter|

Coalition Urges Biden’s Attorney General-Designate to Establish Justice Department Task Force to Investigate Trump and Associates’ Crimes

January 7, 2020 The Honorable Merrick Garland, Attorney General-Designate Chambers of the Honorable Merrick Garland E. Barrett Prettyman U.S. Courthouse 333 Constitution Ave. NW Washington, DC 20001 Dear Judge Garland, We write to urge you to commit publicly to establishing within the Department of Justice, immediately upon your confirmation, an independent task force to investigate [...]

2021-01-07T16:09:58-05:00January 7th, 2021|Department of Justice, Letter|

Coalition Letter to Members of Congress Urging Passage of the Protecting Our Democracy Act to Prevent Future Abuses of the Pardon Power

Coalition Letter to Members of Congress Urging Passage of the Protecting Our Democracy Act to Prevent Future Abuses of the Pardon Power Dear Member of Congress, We write to you as a cross-partisan coalition of thirteen organizations to urge passage of the Protecting Our Democracy Act (H.R. 8363, S.B. 4880) in order to prevent future [...]

2020-12-28T16:14:33-05:00December 28th, 2020|Department of Justice, Judicial Oversight, Letter|

Open Letter to the Biden-Harris Administration: Treating Disinformation as an Intersectional Threat

Open Letter to the Biden-Harris Administration: Treating Disinformation as an Intersectional Threat December 21, 2020 Dear President-elect Biden and Vice President-elect Harris, As a diverse coalition of leading advocacy organizations, we write to urge the Biden-Harris administration to treat disinformation as a fundamental and intersectional threat – one that stands as a barrier to progress [...]

2020-12-21T14:09:58-05:00December 21st, 2020|Coronavirus, Department of Justice, Letter|

Coalition Letter to Block President Trump from Firing Civil Servants and Burrowing Appointees

December 11, 2020 The Honorable Nancy Pelosi Speaker United States House of Representatives The Honorable Charles Schumer Minority Leader United States Senate Dear Speaker Pelosi and Leader Schumer, The undersigned organizations are united in our commitment to ensuring excellence and integrity in the federal government for the betterment of the American people. We write to [...]

Coalition for Sensible Safeguards Biden Transition Letter on Regulation

Dec. 9, 2020 Dear President-Elect Biden, The country faces enormous challenges. As you transition into your presidential term, the American public is counting on you and your administration to repair the damage from the Trump Administration’s extreme and dangerous deregulatory agenda. Hundreds of rollbacks of protections under the previous administration — imperiling our planet, endangering [...]

2020-12-11T11:29:31-05:00December 11th, 2020|Letter|

Letter on COVID-19 in Corrections Data Transparency Act

December 3, 2020 The Honorable Elizabeth Warren United States Senate Washington, DC 20510 The Honorable Ayanna Pressley U.S. House of Representatives Washington, DC 20515 Dear Congresswoman Pressley and Senator Warren: The undersigned groups and individuals, representing diverse perspectives from the fields of criminal justice, medicine, public policy, and public health, are writing in support of [...]

2020-12-09T11:10:52-05:00December 9th, 2020|COVID19, Letter|

Letter to Department of Health and Human Services on Securing Updated and Necessary Statutory Evaluations Rule

Dec. 4, 2020 James Lawrence Department of Health and Human Services 200 Independence Avenue SW Washington, DC 20201 Re: Request for Withdrawal or Extension: Proposed Rule, Securing Updated and Necessary Statutory Evaluations Timely [sic] (Docket No. HHS-OS-2020-0012) Dear Mr. Lawrence, The undersigned food industry and consumer organizations respectfully urge the U.S. Department of Health and [...]

2020-12-07T11:30:02-05:00December 7th, 2020|Letter, Public Health|
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