Law360: Ex-Govs., AGs Tell Justices To Release Trump’s Jan. 6 Docs

Ex-Govs., AGs Tell Justices To Release Trump's Jan. 6 Docs This excerpt features Government Accountability Project’s Executive Director and CEO, Louis Clark, and was originally published here The former officials' arguments were echoed in another friend-of-the-court brief submitted Wednesday by watchdog groups, including the Government Accountability Project, and legal scholars who specialize in executive [...]

2022-01-07T12:44:51-05:00January 7th, 2022|In The News, January 6th, PODA, US Government|

Federal News Network: House-passed oversight package would expand federal employee whistleblower protections

House-passed oversight package would expand federal employee whistleblower protections This article features Government Accountability Project’s President and CEO, Louis Clark, and was originally published here. The House on Thursday passed a package of oversight and transparency initiatives, a grab-bag of legislative proposals that touch on everything from presidential power to federal employee whistleblower protections. [...]

2021-12-13T11:45:49-05:00December 10th, 2021|In The News, PODA, US Government, Whistleblower Rights|

Press Release: Congress Must Pass the Protecting Our Democracy Act

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 9, 2021 Congress Must Pass the Protecting Our Democracy Act   WASHINGTON — Government Accountability Project calls on Congress to pass the Protecting Our Democracy Act (PODA), which includes the Whistleblower Protections Improvement Act (WPIA). Embedded within PODA, the nonpartisan WPIA will allow future government employees to come forward without fearing retaliation – enabling [...]

2021-12-09T11:30:59-05:00December 9th, 2021|PODA, Press release, Whistleblower Rights, WPIA|

Congress Must Pass the Protecting Our Democracy Act

September 22, 2021 Dear Members of Congress: The undersigned organizations, on behalf of the millions of Americans our groups collectively represent, write to urge you to support and pass the Protecting Our Democracy Act. For decades, congressional authority has been undermined by the executive branch, diminishing the ability of Congress to fulfill its constitutional [...]

2021-09-22T10:42:42-04:00September 22nd, 2021|Letter, PODA, Sign-on Letter, US Government|

Bloomberg: Bipartisan Groups Urge Congress to Curb Executive Branch Power

Bipartisan Groups Urge Congress to Curb Executive Branch Power This article features a coalition letter signed by the Government Accountability Project and was originally published here. A bipartisan coalition of advocacy groups is urging Congress to pass legislation to reinforce constitutional checks and balances and curb the powers of the executive branch in the [...]

2021-11-22T11:01:56-05:00September 22nd, 2021|In The News, PODA, Top Tier Outlet, US Government|