Letter: Oppose Judicial Ethics Internet Censorship Provision of NDAA, Section 5934

December 12, 2022 Dear Senators: We are deeply concerned that the National Defense Authorization Act will severely undermine accountability for federal judges regarding ethical and conflicts-of-interest matters. Accordingly, we call upon the Senate to remove Section 5934 from the NDAA prior to passage. The "Judicial Security and Privacy Act" contained in Title LIX Subtitle D [...]

2022-12-13T12:00:36-05:00December 13th, 2022|Letter, NDAA, US Government|

42 Orgs Challenge Biden’s NDAA Signing Statement

February 10, 2022 The Honorable Joseph Biden, Jr. President of the United States The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue Washington, D.C. 20500 Dear President Biden: We, the undersigned organizations, write to express our serious concern with your signing statement for the FY 2022 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). Presidential signing statements that signal the [...]

Coalition Urges Congress to Close the Pentagon’s Revolving Door

The Honorable Jack Reed Chairman Senate Armed Services Committee The Honorable Adam Smith Chairman House Armed Services Committee The Honorable Jim Inhofe Ranking Member Senate Armed Services Committee The Honorable Mike Rogers Ranking Member House Armed Services Committee Dear Chairmen Reed and Smith and Ranking Members Inhofe and Rogers: The spending and policy decisions [...]

2021-11-19T12:01:57-05:00November 19th, 2021|Letter, NDAA, Sign-on Letter|

Whistleblower Advocates Support S.Amendment 4437

November 19, 2021 The Honorable Maxine Waters Chairwoman, U.S. House Committee on Financial Services 2129 Rayburn House Office Building Washington, DC 20515 The Honorable Patrick McHenry Ranking Member, U.S. House Committee on Financial Services 4340 O’Neill House Office Building Washington, D.C. 2002 The Honorable Sherrod Brown Chairman, U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and [...]

2021-11-22T10:30:28-05:00November 19th, 2021|Letter, NDAA, US Government|

Government Executive: Almost 150 Groups Call for Better Whistleblower Protections for Contractors, Grantees

Almost 150 Groups Call for Better Whistleblower Protections for Contractors, Grantees This article features Government Accountability Project’s sign-on letter to Congress and was originally published here. A diverse coalition of almost 150 organizations is calling on Congress to support a provision to better protect contractors and grantees who blow the whistle on mismanagement and [...]

2021-11-10T12:18:33-05:00November 10th, 2021|In The News, NDAA, Whistleblower Rights|

Watchdogs Urge Support for NDAA Amendment Boosting Contractor Whistleblower Protections

Dear Republican Members of the Senate Whistleblower Caucus: The undersigned organizations, watchdogs, and advocates for robust government oversight urge you to support modernizing government contractor whistleblower protections that would meet the challenge of unprecedented federal spending by cosponsoring S. Amendment 3899 to S. Amendment 3867 in the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). Last year, the federal government spent [...]

2021-11-09T10:49:50-05:00November 8th, 2021|Letter, NDAA, Whistleblower Rights|