Food Processing: Congress Hears Testimony on Meat Sector Concentration

Congress Hears Testimony on Meat Sector Concentration This article features Government Accountability Project’s whistleblower client, Trina McClendon, and was originally published here. A congressional committee heard testimony both for and against measures to break up concentration in meat and poultry processing as a way to deal with rising retail prices. Some of the most [...]

2022-01-21T10:16:45-05:00January 21st, 2022|Food Integrity, In The News, US Government|

Press Release: Government Accountability Project Denounces Senate Rejection of the Freedom to Vote: John R. Lewis Act

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 20, 2022 Government Accountability Project Denounces Senate Rejection of the Freedom to Vote: John R. Lewis Act WASHINGTON – Yesterday, the Senate blocked the Freedom to Vote: John R. Lewis Act, a voting rights bill that would ensure voters can safely and freely cast their ballots, protect against election sabotage, curtail [...]

Law360: Ex-Govs., AGs Tell Justices To Release Trump’s Jan. 6 Docs

Ex-Govs., AGs Tell Justices To Release Trump's Jan. 6 Docs This excerpt features Government Accountability Project’s Executive Director and CEO, Louis Clark, and was originally published here The former officials' arguments were echoed in another friend-of-the-court brief submitted Wednesday by watchdog groups, including the Government Accountability Project, and legal scholars who specialize in executive [...]

2022-01-07T12:44:51-05:00January 7th, 2022|In The News, January 6th, PODA, US Government|

Press Release: Government Accountability Project Submits Amici Curiae Brief to Supreme Court in Trump v. Thompson Case

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 7, 2022 Government Accountability Project Submits Amici Curiae Brief to Supreme Court in Trump v. Thompson Case President Trump’s request to block a release of records related to January 6 threatens the foundations of our government and laws. WASHINGTON – Government Accountability Project; along with Government Information Watch, National Security [...]

Federal News Network: House-passed oversight package would expand federal employee whistleblower protections

House-passed oversight package would expand federal employee whistleblower protections This article features Government Accountability Project’s President and CEO, Louis Clark, and was originally published here. The House on Thursday passed a package of oversight and transparency initiatives, a grab-bag of legislative proposals that touch on everything from presidential power to federal employee whistleblower protections. [...]

2021-12-13T11:45:49-05:00December 10th, 2021|In The News, PODA, US Government, Whistleblower Rights|

The Hill: Coalition urges Senate to publish bills, amendments online while still under consideration

Coalition urges Senate to publish bills, amendments online while still under consideration This article features Government Accountability Project and was originally published here. A coalition of about 40 national organizations sent a letter to Senate leadership on Thursday calling for more transparency and access to bills and amendments that are being considered on the [...]

The Hill: Advocates urge Senate to vote on nominees for board reviewing whistleblower claims

Advocates urge Senate to vote on nominees for board reviewing whistleblower claims This article features Government Accountability Project’s Legal Director, Tom Devine, and was originally published here. Good governance groups are urging Senate leaders of both parties to revive the now-defunct board that reviews whistleblower claims by filling vacancies that have left it without [...]

2021-12-01T12:35:09-05:00December 1st, 2021|Federal Whistleblowers, In The News, MSPB, US Government|

Press Release: Advocacy Organizations Urge Senate to Vote on Pending MSPB Nominations

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 1, 2021 Advocacy Organizations Urge Senate to Vote on Pending MSPB Nominations WASHINGTON – As trillions of dollars flow into the economy to fund COVID-19 recovery and domestic priorities such as infrastructure spending, it’s more important than ever that those witnessing waste, fraud, or abuse in our government are protected [...]

2021-12-01T12:28:17-05:00December 1st, 2021|Federal Whistleblowers, MSPB, Press release, US Government|

The Intercept: Pfizer is Lobbying to Thwart Whistleblowers From Exposing Corporate Fraud

Pfizer is Lobbying to Thwart Whistleblowers From Exposing Corporate Fraud This article excerpt features Government Accountability Project and was originally published here. In the case of Pfizer’s record settlement, whistleblowers charged that the company promoted Bextra for uses that were not approved by the FDA, placing patients at risk for heart attack and stroke. [...]

2021-12-01T09:30:36-05:00November 29th, 2021|Big Pharma, In The News, US Government, Whistleblower Rights|

Whistleblower Advocates Support S.Amendment 4437

November 19, 2021 The Honorable Maxine Waters Chairwoman, U.S. House Committee on Financial Services 2129 Rayburn House Office Building Washington, DC 20515 The Honorable Patrick McHenry Ranking Member, U.S. House Committee on Financial Services 4340 O’Neill House Office Building Washington, D.C. 2002 The Honorable Sherrod Brown Chairman, U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and [...]

2021-11-22T10:30:28-05:00November 19th, 2021|Letter, NDAA, US Government|