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ORR Affirms Whistleblower Protections in Finalized Rule for Unaccompanied Children

April 26, 2024  ORR Affirms Whistleblower Protections in Finalized Rule for Unaccompanied Children    WASHINGTON – On April 23, 2024, the Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) announced its Foundational Rule to codify Flores protections for unaccompanied children. The final Rule establishes standards for the care and custody of noncitizen [...]

Environmental Protection Agency Grants Government Accountability Project Expedited FOIA After Denying Original Request

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  November 3, 2023    Environmental Protection Agency Grants Government Accountability Project Expedited FOIA After Denying Original Request    WASHINGTON – Government Accountability Project filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request through the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to review their records and results from its testing of dioxin and other chemicals [...]

2024-01-19T14:00:50-05:00November 6th, 2023|East Palestine, EPA, Press, Press release, Statement|

Government Accountability Project Pays Tribute to the Extraordinary Life of Daniel Ellsberg

Daniel Ellsberg, the whistleblower responsible for the release of the Pentagon Papers in 1971 and whose courage led to the creation of Government Accountability Project, has passed away at the age of 92 from pancreatic cancer.

Government Accountability Project’s Statement on the Expiration of Title 42 and the Biden Administration’s Asylum Rule 

Today, fifteen months into his presidency, the Biden administration is lifting Title 42, a Trump-era policy held over by the Biden administration. We applaud the removal of this policy, which was rooted in spurious public-health grounds to limit immigration at the southwest border.

Press Statement: Leading Whistleblower Protection Organization Sends Message on Grand Jury Indictment of Former President Donald Trump

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 31, 2023 Leading Whistleblower Protection Organization Sends Message on Grand Jury Indictment of Former President Donald Trump WASHINGTON, DC – On the evening of March 30, 2023, it was confirmed that a Manhattan grand jury indicted former President Donald J. Trump on charges involving alleged hush money payments during the [...]

Independent Reviews Confirm: UNOPS Must Reform Whistleblowing System

Transparency International, Government Accountability Project, and the Whistleblowing International Network demand better protection of whistleblowers and diligent investigation of the reports at UNOPS. Last month, the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) released two alarming reports by independent reviewers detailing abuses within the agency. These reviews found systemic issues, including ineffective internal whistleblowing [...]

Press Statement: Bipartisan Senate Hearing Validates Whistleblower Nurse Dawn Wooten’s Disclosures that Numerous Immigrant Women Underwent Nonconsensual, Unnecessary Gynecological Procedures

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  November 16, 2022  Bipartisan Senate Hearing Validates Whistleblower Nurse Dawn Wooten’s Disclosures that Numerous Immigrant Women Underwent Nonconsensual, Unnecessary Gynecological Procedures  ICE Health Director Admits Would Not Have Known But For The Whistleblower Complaint  WASHINGTON -- On November 15, 2022, the Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations (PSI) of the Senate Committee on [...]

2023-07-17T10:39:55-04:00November 16th, 2022|Dawn Wooten, ICE Detention, Immigration, Press, Statement|

Press Statement: Netflix Releases “Meltdown: Three Mile Island” Docuseries

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 4, 2022 Netflix Releases “Meltdown: Three Mile Island” Docuseries New docuseries Covers government accountability project client Rick Parks who blew the whistle on near nuclear disaster. WASHINGTON – Today, Netflix released the four-part documentary series “Meltdown: Three Mile Island” about the worst nuclear accident in U.S. history and the prominent [...]

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|