Press Release: Government Accountability Project Applauds Senate Judiciary Committee Members’ Letter to ICE Regarding Overuse of Solitary Confinement

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 11, 2022 Government Accountability Project Applauds Senate Judiciary Committee Members’ Letter to ICE Regarding Overuse of Solitary Confinement On August 1, 2022, Senator Dick Durbin, along with several members of the Senate Judiciary Committee, sent a second letter to Acting Director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Tae D. Johnson, [...]

Press Release: New York City Monkeypox Whistleblower Seeks Reinstatement

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 9, 2022 New York City Monkeypox Whistleblower Seeks Reinstatement Dr. Don Weiss Will Use Whistleblower Laws to Compel the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to Reverse His Recent “Reassignment” for Whistleblowing WASHINGTON—Government Accountability Project has notified New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) Commissioner Ashwin [...]

Press Release: Chairwoman Maloney and Subcommittee Ranking Member Mace Respond to Coalition Letter

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  July 29, 2022  Chairwoman Maloney and Subcommittee Ranking Member Mace Respond to Coalition Letter  WASHINGTON—Today, Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney, Chairwoman of the Committee on Oversight and Reform, and Rep. Nancy Mace, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, published a press release commemorating National Whistleblower Day and [...]

2022-07-29T16:06:29-04:00July 29th, 2022|Press release, US Government, Whistleblower Rights, WPIA|

Media Advisory: Whistleblower Summit and Film Festival: “Meltdown Three Mile Island”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 27, 2022 Whistleblower Summit and Film Festival: Meltdown Three Mile Island Film Maker Q&A and Panel Discussion WHAT: This remote discussion about the riveting Netflix docuseries Meltdown and how the issues of nuclear safety remain current concerns and the efforts currently being advanced to strengthen legal protections for nuclear whistleblowers. This [...]

Press Release: Whistleblowers Detail to Senate Abuses at the Atlanta Federal Penitentiary

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 26, 2022 Whistleblowers Detail to Senate Abuses at the Atlanta Federal Penitentiary Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations Hears Testimony from Two Whistleblowers Retaliated Against After Reporting Shocking Conditions WASHINGTON—At today’s hearing on Corruption, Abuse, and Misconduct at U.S. Penitentiary Atlanta held by the Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations, two former USP-Atlanta [...]

Press Statement: Department of Health and Human Services Affirms Government Accountability Project Clients’ Disclosures of Unsafe Conditions Inside Emergency Intake Sites

For Immediate Release: June 24, 2022  Department of Health and Human Services Affirms Government Accountability Project Clients’ Disclosures of Unsafe Conditions Inside Emergency Intake Sites  WASHINGTON—On Wednesday, June 22nd, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Inspector General released a report affirming the disclosures of several clients of the Government Accountability Project, [...]

Press Statement: Government Accountability Project Statement on the January 6 Select Committee Hearings

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:| June 9, 2022 Government Accountability Project Statement on the January 6 Select Committee Hearings WASHINGTON—Government Accountability Project is grateful for the vital work of the bipartisan January 6th Select Committee, which begins its next series of hearings today. Non-partisan career prosecutors will present verified evidence that more than 1,000 whistleblowers and witnesses [...]

Press Release: U.S. Special Counsel Findings Vindicate Government Accountability Project Client Kevin Chmielewski, whose whistleblowing exposed Scott Pruitt’s corruption

For Immediate Release: May 27, 2022 U.S. Special Counsel Findings Vindicate Government Accountability Project Client Kevin Chmielewski, Whose Whistleblowing Exposed Scott Pruitt’s Corruption WASHINGTON – Scott Pruitt, former Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and current candidate for the United States Senate, resigned from his position in July 2018 after a flurry of [...]

Press Statement: Government Accountability Project Applauds the Senate Confirmation of Cathy Harris for U.S. Merit Systems Protection Board

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 26, 2022 Government Accountability Project Applauds the Senate Confirmation of Cathy Harris for U.S. Merit Systems Protection Board WASHINGTON-  Today, Government Accountability Project hails the Senate confirmation of Cathy Harris as a Member of the U.S. Merit Systems Protection Board. The Board is the only due process for civil service [...]

2022-06-16T12:31:37-04:00May 26th, 2022|MSPB, Press, Press release, Whistleblower Rights|

Press Release: The Vital Role of Whistleblower Protections for Law Enforcement Officers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 10, 2022 The Vital Role of Whistleblower Protections for Law Enforcement Officers Government Accountability Project publishes landmark report recommending urgent law reform to promote police accountability. WASHINGTON – A new report published by Government Accountability Project entitled “Breaking The Blue Wall of Silence: The Vital Role of Whistleblower Protections for [...]