Press Release: Leading Whistleblower Protection Organization Applauds USDA Proposed Rule to combat Discrimination and Retaliation against Farmers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  September 29, 2022    Leading Whistleblower Protection Organization Applauds USDA Proposed Rule to combat Discrimination and Retaliation against Farmers  WASHINGTON—Government Accountability Project’s Food Integrity Campaign experts and farmer whistleblowers are available to speak about the Department of Agriculture’s proposed regulations under the Packers and Stockyards (P&S) Act’s provisions prohibiting undue prejudice, unjust discrimination, [...]

The Hill: House Passes Bill Strengthening Whistleblower Protections for Federal Employees

The Hill: House Passes Bill Strengthening Whistleblower Protections for Federal Employees This article features the Whistleblower Protection Improvement Act and was originally published here. The House passed a bill on Thursday strengthening protections for whistleblowers in the federal government. The legislation, titled the Whistleblower Protection Improvement Act, passed in a 221-203 vote. Two Republicans — Reps. Brian Fitzpatrick (Pa.) [...]

Newsday: Monkeypox has health officials repeating their COVID-19 mistakes

Monkeypox has health officials repeating their COVID-19 mistakes This article features Government Accountability Project’s whistleblower client, Dr. Don Weiss, and was originally published here. It’s a virus with a different name, different symptoms, and different forms of transmission. Yet as monkeypox spreads, we find ourselves mired in the same mess of mixed signals, contradictory [...]

Press Release: Chairwoman Maloney and Subcommittee Ranking Member Mace Respond to Coalition Letter

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  July 29, 2022  Chairwoman Maloney and Subcommittee Ranking Member Mace Respond to Coalition Letter  WASHINGTON—Today, Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney, Chairwoman of the Committee on Oversight and Reform, and Rep. Nancy Mace, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, published a press release commemorating National Whistleblower Day and [...]

2022-07-29T16:06:29-04:00July 29th, 2022|Press release, US Government, Whistleblower Rights, WPIA|

Letter: 101 Organizations Praise Chairwoman Maloney’s Efforts to Protect Whistleblowers

July 28, 2022 Chairwoman Carolyn B. Maloney U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Oversight and Reform Washington, D.C. 20515 Dear Chairwoman Maloney: The undersigned organizations applaud your leadership to protect whistleblowers, those public servants who risk their careers to provide the evidence against fraud, waste and abuse. We appreciate that your staff has worked [...]

The New York Times: Prison Personnel Describe Horrific Conditions, and Cover-Up, at Atlanta Prison

Prison Personnel Describe Horrific Conditions, and Cover-Up, at Atlanta Prison This article excerpt features Government Accountability Project clients Dr. Erika Ramirez and Ms. Terri Whitehead, and was originally published here. "WASHINGTON — Widespread drug abuse, substandard medical and mental health care, out-of-control violence and horrific sanitary conditions are rampant at a federal prison in [...]

Press Release: Whistleblowers Detail to Senate Abuses at the Atlanta Federal Penitentiary

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 26, 2022 Whistleblowers Detail to Senate Abuses at the Atlanta Federal Penitentiary Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations Hears Testimony from Two Whistleblowers Retaliated Against After Reporting Shocking Conditions WASHINGTON—At today’s hearing on Corruption, Abuse, and Misconduct at U.S. Penitentiary Atlanta held by the Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations, two former USP-Atlanta [...]

NGO Letter to Biden Administration on Urgent Action on Migrant Protections Protocol

July 20, 2022 TO: Hon. Joseph R. Biden, Jr. President of the United States Hon. Kamala D. Harris Vice President of the United States CC: Hon. Merrick B. Garland Attorney General Hon. Alejandro Mayorkas Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security Hon. Antony Blinken Secretary of the Department of State Re: Immediate Actions that [...]

NGO letter opposing T.42 amendments in appropriations

The Honorable Nancy Pelosi Speaker U.S. House of Representatives The Honorable Kevin McCarthy Minority Leader U.S. House of Representatives The Honorable Rosa DeLauro Chairwoman, Committee on Appropriations U.S. House of Representatives The Honorable Kay Granger Ranking Member, Committee on Appropriations U.S. House of Representatives July 15, 2022 Dear Speaker Pelosi, Minority Leader McCarthy, Chairwoman [...]

2022-07-18T10:00:38-04:00July 15th, 2022|ICE Detention, Immigration, Letter, US Government|