Press Statement: Government Accountability Project Client Dawn Wooten’s Whistleblower Disclosures Catalyze DHS to Stop Detaining Immigrants at Irwin County Detention Center

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  May 20, 2021  Government Accountability Project Client Dawn Wooten’s Whistleblower Disclosures Catalyze DHS to Stop Detaining Immigrants at Irwin County Detention Center  Investigation, Remedy Still Sought for Wrongful Retaliation  WASHINGTON—Today, Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Mayorkas directed Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to sever its contracts with Irwin County Detention Center (ICDC) to stop detaining immigrants at that facility, stating in a memo to ICE Director Tae [...]

Press Statement: Not Above the Law Coalition Statement on National Commission to Investigate the January 6 Attack on the U.S. Capitol

For Immediate Release: May 19, 2021 Not Above the Law Coalition Statement on National Commission to Investigate the January 6 Attack on the U.S. Capitol WASHINGTON, D.C. - Last week, the Democratic chairman and Republican ranking member of the House Homeland Security Committee reached an agreement on the creation of a 9/11-style commission to investigate [...]

2021-05-19T10:35:43-04:00May 19th, 2021|Press release, Statement|

Press Statement: Government Accountability Project Statement on the Derek Chauvin Trial Verdict

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 21, 2021 Government Accountability Project Statement on the Derek Chauvin Trial Verdict WASHINGTON—Government Accountability Project hailed the verdict in the Derek Chauvin trial not only as a mandate for justice, but also for demonstrating the essential role of whistleblowers in enforcing accountability. Government Accountability Project Executive Director and CEO Louis Clark [...]

2021-04-21T11:42:25-04:00April 21st, 2021|Police accountability, Statement|

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 [...]

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 [...]

Government Accountability Project Statement on the Protests Against Racism

June 2, 2020 Government Accountability Project Statement on the Protests Against Racism   WASHINGTON – For the past week, tens of thousands of Americans have joined together to protest police brutality and systemic racism following the killings of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, and Breonna Taylor. These protests come at a time when our country is [...]

2020-06-05T13:53:35-04:00June 3rd, 2020|Police accountability, Press release, Statement|