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Press Release: Voice of America Reinstates Whistleblower Wrongly Fired by Michael Pack

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 11, 2021 Voice of America Reinstates Whistleblower Wrongly Fired by Michael Pack  VOA Acquits Veteran Editor Falsely Charged with Improperly Posting Urdu Language Video of Biden Campaign Speech WASHINGTON—Today, Government Accountability Project applauds the recent reinstatement of a respected Voice of America (VOA) editor — a whistleblower — wrongly fired at [...]

2021-02-11T14:40:56-05:00February 11th, 2021|Press, VOA Whistleblowers|

Press Release: House and Senate Propose Best Practice Whistleblower Rights for COVID Spending

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 4, 2021 House and Senate Propose Best Practice Whistleblower Rights for COVID Spending WASHINGTON – Today, good government leaders in both chambers of Congress introduced a bill for accountability in the most expensive, high stakes government spending program in history: the combined stimulus laws responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. Representatives Jackie Speier [...]

2021-02-04T13:20:56-05:00February 4th, 2021|Coronavirus Whistleblowers, COVID19, Press|

Press Release: Government Accountability Project and Open The Government Request Investigation into Illegal HHS Gag Orders

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 2, 2021 Government Accountability Project and Open The Government Request Investigation into Illegal HHS Gag Orders WASHINGTON – Earlier today, Government Accountability Project and Open The Government sent a letter to the Office of Special Counsel requesting an investigation into illegal gag orders issued by political leadership of the Department of [...]

2021-02-02T14:10:09-05:00February 2nd, 2021|First Amendment, Press|

Press Release: Whistleblowers Sound Alarm on $2 Million in Gross Waste Spending Over Three Months by Voice of America’s Parent Agency

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 19, 2021 Whistleblowers Sound Alarm on $2 Million in Gross Waste Spending Over Three Months by Voice of America’s Parent Agency WASHINGTON—Today, whistleblowers notified Congress and the federal agencies assisting whistleblowers of at least $2 million in gross waste spending just in the past three months by the U.S. Agency for [...]

2021-01-20T08:53:44-05:00January 19th, 2021|Press, VOA Whistleblowers|

Press Release: VOA Whistleblowers Protest Upcoming Live Worldwide Broadcast of Address by Secretary of State Pompeo to Live Audience of VOA Staff at VOA Headquarters

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 8, 2021  Voice of America Whistleblowers Protest Upcoming Live Worldwide Broadcast of Address by Secretary of State Pompeo to Live Audience of VOA Staff at VOA Headquarters WASHINGTON—Today, Voice of America (VOA) whistleblowers notified the federal agencies responsible for oversight and investigations of VOA and its parent agency, the U.S. Agency [...]

2021-01-08T16:13:10-05:00January 8th, 2021|1st Amendment, Press, Press Freedom, VOA Whistleblowers|

Press Statement: Government Accountability Project Condemns Awarding Devin Nunes with Presidential Medal of Freedom

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 4, 2021 Government Accountability Project Condemns Awarding Devin Nunes with Presidential Medal of Freedom WASHINGTON – Earlier today, President Donald Trump awarded Congressman Devin Nunes with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest civilian award intended to recognize individuals who have made “an especially meritorious contribution to the security or national [...]

2021-01-04T14:56:27-05:00January 4th, 2021|Federal Whistleblowers, Press|

Press Release: Government Accountability Project and Other Whistleblower Groups Applaud New Protection for Financial Whistleblowers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 16, 2020 Government Accountability Project and Other Whistleblower Groups Applaud New Protection for Financial Whistleblowers WASHINGTON — Government Accountability Project applauds congressional approval of best practice rights to protect financial whistleblowers in section 6314 of the 2021 National Defense Authorization Act. The provisions originated in the Corporate Transparency Act introduced by [...]

2020-12-16T09:24:32-05:00December 16th, 2020|Financial Accountability, Press, Whistleblower Rights|

Press Release: Congress Questions Administration Officials about Government Accountability Project’s Investigation into Corrupt Syrian Oil Company, but Key Records Withheld

For Immediate Release: December 10, 2020 Congress Questions Administration Officials about Government Accountability Project’s Investigation into Corrupt Syrian Oil Company, but Key Records Withheld Washington, DC— At 10 AM yesterday, the House Foreign Affairs Committee held a hearing to question Joel Rayburn, the State Department’s Special Envoy for Syria, about American policy in that country. [...]

2020-12-15T10:29:59-05:00December 10th, 2020|International, Investigations, Press|

Press Statement: Government Accountability Project Condemns Attacks Against Former State COVID-19 Data Scientist

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 8, 2020 Government Accountability Project Condemns Attacks Against Former State COVID-19 Data Scientist WASHINGTON – Yesterday, a former state COVID-19 data scientist faced retaliation after speaking up for scientific integrity. CNN reported that about ten Florida police officers raided Rebekah Jones’s home – a Florida Department of Health data scientist who [...]

2020-12-15T10:30:27-05:00December 8th, 2020|Coronavirus, Coronavirus Whistleblowers, Press|

Press Statement: Government Accountability Project and Project South Condemn Deportation of ICE Medical Abuse Survivors

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 13, 2020   Government Accountability Project and Project South Condemn Deportation of ICE Medical Abuse Survivors WASHINGTON — Following our client Dawn Wooten’s whistleblower disclosure of medical mistreatment in ICE detention, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement has responded by deporting survivors instead of taking meaningful action. Six formerly detained women have [...]

2020-11-20T15:02:12-05:00November 13th, 2020|Immigration, Press, Press release|
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