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Press Release: Government Accountability Project Represents Anonymous Whistleblower Featured in New York Times Article on DOJ Failure to Investigate Cleveland Police Shooting Death of Tamir Rice

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 29, 2020   Government Accountability Project Represents Anonymous Whistleblower Featured in New York Times Article on DOJ Failure to Investigate Cleveland Police Shooting Death of Tamir Rice WASHINGTON— The New York Times is reporting that the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) Civil Rights Division was not allowed to investigate the notorious [...]

2020-10-29T21:13:25-04:00October 29th, 2020|Department of Justice, Press release|

Press Statement: Government Accountability Project Denounces Political Appointee’s Attempt to Eliminate Firewall at Voice for America

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 27, 2020 Government Accountability Project Denounces Political Appointee’s Attempt to Eliminate Firewall at Voice for America WASHINGTON— Late Monday night, Michael Pack, the head of the agency which oversees the Voice of America (VOA), announced he was rescinding the recently-enacted regulation further enshrining the Firewall protecting VOA reporters and editors from outside [...]

PRESS STATEMENT: Government Accountability Project Condemns Whistleblower Retaliation in Texas Attorney General Office

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 23, 2020 Government Accountability Project Condemns Whistleblower Retaliation in Texas Attorney General Office WASHINGTON—Two whistleblowers have been fired from the Texas attorney general’s office after submitting a complaint that their boss, Attorney General Ken Paxton, had been abusing the power of his office, as reported by The Texas Tribune.  Blake Brickman [...]

2020-10-23T15:44:58-04:00October 23rd, 2020|Department of Justice, Press release|

Press Release: Government Accountability Project and the American Federation of Government Employees USCIS Council 119 File Letter to Department of Homeland Security on Illegal Gag Orders

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 23, 2020 Government Accountability Project and the American Federation of Government Employees USCIS Council 119 File Letter to Department of Homeland Security on Illegal Gag Orders Gag orders are violations of workers’ whistleblowing and free speech rights WASHINGTON – Last week a senior official in the Department of Homeland Security attempted [...]

PRESS RELEASE: Government Accountability Project Overcomes Department of Justice Objection to Filing Amicus Brief in Defamation Lawsuit Against President Trump

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:   October 21, 2020   Government Accountability Project Overcomes Department of Justice Objection to Filing Amicus Brief in Defamation Lawsuit Against President Trump WASHINGTON –Yesterday, Judge Robert A. Kaplan of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York granted the motion of the Government Accountability Project to file an amicus [...]

2020-10-21T17:08:52-04:00October 21st, 2020|Department of Justice, Press release|

Press Release: Top Advocacy Organizations Partner to Represent Whistleblowers and Protect the Election

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 13, 2020   Top Advocacy Organizations Partner to Represent Whistleblowers and Protect the Election Democracy Protection Initiative helps whistleblowers disclose the truth to protect the election WASHINGTON – Today, Government Accountability Project is joined by American Constitution Society, American Oversight, Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, Georgetown Law’s Institute for [...]

Press Release: Whistleblower Disclosure Reveals Illegal and Improper Interference by Political Appointees at the United States Agency for Global Media

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 24, 2020   Whistleblower Disclosure Reveals Illegal and Improper Interference by Political Appointees at the United States Agency for Global Media   Government Accountability Project Clients to Testify Before House Foreign Affairs Committee   WASHINGTON—Today, Government Accountability Project is representing Amanda Bennett, Jamie Fly, and Grant Turner before the House Foreign [...]

Press Statement: Virtual Forum on ICE Detention Facilities Featuring Dr. Scott Allen

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 21, 2020 Virtual Forum on ICE Detention Facilities Featuring Dr. Scott Allen WASHINGTON – Today at 1:00pm, the House Committee on Homeland Security held a virtual forum to discuss the conditions of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention facilities, including the findings of a year-long majority staff report documenting Department of [...]

Government Accountability Project and Project South Send Letter to Congress on Behalf of Whistleblower Client

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 17th, 2020 Government Accountability Project and Project South Send Letter to Congress on Behalf of Whistleblower Client WASHINGTON—Today, Government Accountability Project and Project South sent a letter to Congress outlining the Department of Homeland Security Inspector General complaint from client and whistleblower, Ms. Dawn Wooten, LPN, regarding the egregious health practices [...]

Press Release: Government Accountability Project Launches Democracy Protection Initiative

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 16, 2020   Government Accountability Project Launches Democracy Protection Initiative New nonpartisan program aims to safeguard election from threats through whistleblower advocacy and representation   WASHINGTON — Today, Government Accountability Project launches the Democracy Protection Initiative, a nonpartisan program designed to support and protect employees who choose to blow the whistle [...]

2020-09-16T14:07:57-04:00September 16th, 2020|Federal Whistleblowers, Press release, Whistleblower Rights|
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