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Whistleblower News Network: Robert J. MacLean

Robert J. MacLean This article features Government Accountability Project and our client Robert J. MacLean and was originally published here. It makes sense that federal agencies have whistleblowers. Whistleblowers are individuals who have integrity, courage, honor, and a belief that the arc of justice will bend their way because truth is the touchstone on which [...]

Government Executive: These 12 Exemplary Feds Led Hurricane Response, Coronavirus Vaccine Research and Much More

These 12 Exemplary Feds Led Hurricane Response, Coronavirus Vaccine Research and Much More This article features Government Accountability Project and our client Jay Brainard and was originally published here. At a time when public servants at the federal level are increasingly under attack, many federal employees are doing stellar, even heroic, work behind the scenes. [...]

Government Executive: They Sounded the Alarm, Evacuated Americans and Started Working on a Vaccine

They Sounded the Alarm, Evacuated Americans and Started Working on a Vaccine Behind-the-scenes stars of the federal government’s coronavirus response. This article mentions our Legal Director Tom Devine and client Jay Brainard.  The federal government’s response to the novel coronavirus pandemic has been mixed at best. Government officials arguably underestimated the threat, made key missteps [...]

The Wichita Eagle: This Kansas Official Pushed the TSA to Take COVID-19 Precautions on a National Level

Note: this article, featuring our Legal Director Tom Devine and our client Jay Brainard, was originally published here. This Kansas Official Pushed the TSA to Take COVID-19 Precautions on a National Level When Jay Brainard first heard in January that a deadly virus could spread from China through air travel, he knew he would have [...]

Forbes: TSA Officers At 47 U.S. Airports Tested COVID-19 Positive In Past 2 Weeks

Note: this article, featuring our client Jay Brainard, was originally published here. TSA Officers At 47 U.S. Airports Tested COVID-19 Positive In Past 2 Weeks Over the past two weeks, TSA officers at nearly four dozen U.S. airports have tested positive for COVID-19, according to data from the Transportation Security Administration. During that period, at least [...]

Fox News: TSA Adds Coronavirus-Related Measures After Whistleblower Accused Agency of Not Doing Enough

Note: this article, featuring our client Jay Brainard, was originally published here. TSA Adds Coronavirus-Related Measures After Whistleblower Accused Agency of Not Doing Enough The precautions are designed to keep both TSA agents and travelers safer. The head of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has added more safety precautions to be taken by agents after a whistleblower accused [...]

The Washington Post: TSA Head Orders New Virus Safety Measures After Meeting Whistleblower

Note: this article, featuring our client Jay Brainard and our Legal Director Tom Devine, was originally published here. TSA Head Orders New Virus Safety Measures After Meeting Whistleblower The head of the Transportation Security Administration ordered new coronavirus safety precautions last week after meeting with a whistleblower who alleged that the agency wasn’t doing enough to [...]

AP: Lawyer: TSA Makes Changes After Whistleblower’s Complaint

Note: this article, featuring our client Jay Brainard and our Legal Director Tom Devine, was originally published here. Lawyer: TSA Makes Changes After Whistleblower’s Complaint The Transportation Security Administration has improved coronavirus protection for airport screeners after a TSA official accused the agency of endangering travelers, the whistleblower’s lawyer said Wednesday. The changes include requiring [...]

Press Release: TSA Makes COVID-19 Safety Changes in the Wake of Whistleblower Report and OSC Finding

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 7, 2020 TSA Makes COVID-19 Safety Changes in the Wake of Whistleblower Report and OSC Finding Government Accountability Project Client Disclosure Spurs Positive Change WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) agreed to new safety procedures to protect passengers ahead of the Fourth of July holiday weekend. These changes came after [...]

Bloomberg Business Week: TSA Struggles to Balance Virus With Security as Travel Rebounds

Note: this article, featuring our client Jay Brainard, was originally published here. TSA Struggles to Balance Virus With Security as Travel Rebounds Getting screened at the airport by the Transportation Security Administration is not a socially distant experience. Your electronics and shoes go right into a plastic bin that ferried someone else’s through the X-ray machine just [...]

2020-06-29T10:38:13-04:00June 29th, 2020|Aviation Whistleblowing, In The News, TSA|
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