Press Statement: Department of Health and Human Services Affirms Government Accountability Project Clients’ Disclosures of Unsafe Conditions Inside Emergency Intake Sites

For Immediate Release: June 24, 2022  Department of Health and Human Services Affirms Government Accountability Project Clients’ Disclosures of Unsafe Conditions Inside Emergency Intake Sites  WASHINGTON—On Wednesday, June 22nd, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Inspector General released a report affirming the disclosures of several clients of the Government Accountability Project, [...]

Fed Manager: VA Accountability Office, Whistleblower Protection May See Restructuring

VA Accountability Office, Whistleblower Protection May See RestructuringThis article features Government Accountability Project’s Legal Director, Tom Devine, and was originally published here.During a hearing last week, the House Veterans Affairs Committee (HVAC) discussed a proposal to restructure the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Office of Accountability and Whistleblower Protection (OAWP). Lawmakers heard from both OAWP [...]

2022-06-22T11:38:16-04:00June 22nd, 2022|In The News, US Government, VA Accountability, Veterans|

Government Executive: Lawmakers Look to Strip a Maligned Whistleblower Protection Office of Key Powers

Lawmakers Look to Strip a Maligned Whistleblower Protection Office of Key Powers This article features Government Accountability Project’s Legal Director, Tom Devine, and was originally published here. Key lawmakers are pushing to strip a much criticized whistleblower office of its primary powers just a few years after it was heralded as a transformational reform [...]

Press Statement: Government Accountability Project Statement on the January 6 Select Committee Hearings

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:| June 9, 2022 Government Accountability Project Statement on the January 6 Select Committee Hearings WASHINGTON—Government Accountability Project is grateful for the vital work of the bipartisan January 6th Select Committee, which begins its next series of hearings today. Non-partisan career prosecutors will present verified evidence that more than 1,000 whistleblowers and witnesses [...]

Letter: Immediate Actions to Take on Title 42

June 8, 2022 Hon. Joseph R. Biden, Jr. President of the United States 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20500 Hon. Alejandro N. Mayorkas Secretary of Homeland Security U.S. Department of Homeland Security 2707 Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue, SE Washington, DC 20528 Dr. Rochelle Walensky Director Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 1600 [...]

Letter: Coalition Calls for Permanent Inspectors General at the Defense and State Departments

Coalition Calls for Permanent Inspectors General at the Defense and State Departments The Honorable Charles Schumer Majority Leader U.S. Senate 322 Hart Senate Office Building Washington, DC 20510 The Honorable Mitch McConnell Senate Minority Leader U.S. Senate 317 Russell Senate Office Washington, DC 20510 Dear Leader Schumer and Minority Leader McConnell, We, a diverse [...]

Press Release: U.S. Special Counsel Findings Vindicate Government Accountability Project Client Kevin Chmielewski, whose whistleblowing exposed Scott Pruitt’s corruption

For Immediate Release: May 27, 2022 U.S. Special Counsel Findings Vindicate Government Accountability Project Client Kevin Chmielewski, Whose Whistleblowing Exposed Scott Pruitt’s Corruption WASHINGTON – Scott Pruitt, former Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and current candidate for the United States Senate, resigned from his position in July 2018 after a flurry of [...]

New York Times: Trump E.P.A. Chief ‘Endangered Public Safety’ by Ordering His Drivers to Speed

Trump E.P.A. Chief ‘Endangered Public Safety’ by Ordering His Drivers to Speed This article excerpt features Government Accountability Project’s whistleblower client, Kevin Chmielewski, and was originally published here. "The names of the four whistle-blowers were not disclosed in the letter to Mr. Biden, and a spokeswoman for the E.P.A. said the agency, now under [...]

Letter: Leadership Conference Title 42 Letter to Congress

April 26, 2022 Dear Representative and Senator, On behalf of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, a coalition of more than 230 national organizations committed to promoting and protecting civil and human rights, and the undersigned 205 civil and human rights organizations, we write to encourage your support of the Biden administration’s plans [...]

Letter of support of the FTC Whistleblower Act 2021

Apr 15, 2022 The Honorable Frank Pallone Chairman, U.S. House Committee Energy and Commerce 2125 Rayburn House Office Building Washington, DC 20515 The Honorable Cathy McMorris Rodgers Ranking Member, U.S. House Committee Energy and Commerce 2125 Rayburn House Office Building Washington, DC 20515 RE: Letter of support of the FTC Whistleblower Act 2021 Dear [...]