Whistleblower Profiles

The Hill: Groups see new openings for digging up dirt on Trump

Groups see new openings for digging up dirt on Trump This article features our Senior Counsel David Seide and was originally published here. Public interest groups determined to stay focused on the Trump administration say they have new openings for unearthing information now that the past government’s political appointees have departed. Various groups that flooded [...]

Successful Farming: Petition Calls for EPA Regulation of Large Dairy and Hog Farms

Petition Calls for EPA Regulation of Large Dairy and Hog Farms This article features Government Accountability Project and was originally published here. Two dozen environmental and consumer groups, including the Sierra Club and Government Accountability Project, petitioned the EPA on Tuesday to regulate large dairy and hog operations under federal air pollution laws. “The EPA has [...]

The Daily Californian: Reparations for CA forced sterlization survivors: Support AB 1007

Reparations for CA forced sterilization survivors: Support AB 1007 This article features our client Dawn Wooten and was originally published here. Between 1909 and 1979, California forcibly sterilized over 20,000 people of color, people with disabilities and imprisoned people. Based on white supremacist eugenics laws and ableist conceptions of who was “unfit to reproduce,” people [...]

The Hill: Lawmakers, whistleblower advocates push Biden to fill federal employment board

Lawmakers, whistleblower advocates push Biden to fill federal employment board This article features our Senior Counsel David Seide and was originally published here. Lawmakers are urging President Biden to fill an obscure employment board responsible for determining the fate of whistleblowers and other workers dismissed by the federal government. The three-member Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB) lost [...]

Government Executive: GovExec Daily: A Request for Stronger Whistleblower Protections

GovExec Daily: A Request for Stronger Whistleblower Protections This podcast features our National Security Analyst Irvin McCullough and was originally published here. Last week, more than 200 groups called on President Biden and congressional leadership to enact stronger whistleblower protection laws, especially to ensure that the government is fairly spending trillions of dollars in pandemic [...]

Federal News Network: Cabinet secretaries get their marching orders on the White House’s Buy American initiative

Cabinet secretaries get their marching orders on the White House’s Buy American initiative This podcast features Government Accountability Project and was originally published here. President Joe Biden has told Cabinet secretaries to take a “hard look at their agency’s spending” to make sure they are meeting the goals of his Buy American executive order. Biden told [...]

NJ Today: Groups demand whistleblower protections

Groups demand whistleblower protections This article features our Legal Director Tom Devine and was originally published here. Over 200 groups called on President Joe Biden and congressional leadership on Thursday to enact stronger whistleblower protection laws, especially to ensure that the government is fairly spending trillions of dollars in pandemic relief funding. A diverse group [...]

Shadowproof: Dissenter Weekly: Biden Justice Department Wields Espionage Act to Coerce Drone

Dissenter Weekly: Biden Justice Department Wields Espionage Act to Coerce Drone  This video features Government Accountability Project and was originally published here. In this edition of “Dissenter Weekly,” host and Shadowproof editor Kevin Gosztola shares his reporting on drone whistleblower Daniel Hale, who was charged under the Espionage Act and pled guilty on March 31. [...]

Whisteblower Network News: WNN, Advocacy Organizations Send Letter to Biden Calling for Stronger Whistleblower Protections

WNN, Advocacy Organizations Send Letter to Biden Calling for Stronger Whistleblower Protections  This article features our Legal Director Tom Devine and was originally published here. On April 1, Whistleblower Network News (WNN), along with 264 advocacy organizations, sent a letter to President Biden and four members of Congress calling for increased protections for whistleblowers. The letter is addressed to [...]

Government Executive: Over 200 Groups Call for Whistleblower Reform for Public Servants

Over 200 Groups Call for Whistleblower Reform for Public Servants This article features our Legal Director Tom Devine and was originally published here. Over 200 groups called on President Biden and congressional leadership on Thursday to enact stronger whistleblower protection laws, especially to ensure that the government is fairly spending trillions of dollars in pandemic [...]

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