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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|

Press Statement: Statement from Government Accountability Project on ICE’s Enforcement Blitz

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 1, 2020   Statement from Government Accountability Project on ICE’s Enforcement Blitz WASHINGTON—This week the Washington Post reported that the Trump administration is preparing an immigration enforcement blitz in U.S. cities and jurisdictions that have adopted “sanctuary” policies. This action will include U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Agency officials sending [...]

Press Release: Government Accountability Project Supports DHS I&A Whistleblower

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 10, 2020 Government Accountability Project Supports DHS I&A Whistleblower WASHINGTON – On September 8th, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS)’s Under Secretary of Intelligence and Analysis, Brian Murphy, filed a whistleblower complaint alleging retaliation for blowing the whistle on illegality and improper politicization of intelligence within the department. Mr. Murphy’s complaint [...]

2020-09-10T17:23:32-04:00September 10th, 2020|National Security, Press, Press release|

Press Release: Make It Safe Coalition Commends New Legislation to Protect All Congressional Whistleblowers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 6, 2020 Make It Safe Coalition Commends New Legislation to Protect All Congressional Whistleblowers Government Accountability Project Joins Coalition in Supporting the Congressional Whistleblower Protection Act WASHINGTON — This morning, Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) introduced the Congressional Whistleblower Protection Act to strengthen federal workers’ right to communicate with Congress without fear [...]

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