Whistleblower Rights

Democracy Won. Now Whistleblowers Will be Critical to Maintaining Good Government.

Democracy Won. Now Whistleblowers Will be Critical to Maintaining Good Government. During the Trump presidency, whistleblowers took center stage. Brave individuals stood up against the administration’s wrongdoing – sometimes at great professional and personal cost – for what was right. While this should have been celebrated, whistleblowers were repeatedly attacked by the president. Now, as [...]

2021-01-21T13:50:21-05:00January 21st, 2021|Blog, Whistleblower Rights|

Whistleblower Network News: Christian Greene

Christian Greene This article features our client Christian Greene and Legal Director Tom Devine and was originally published here. Christian Greene was born in Eugene, Oregon, to Paula and Jason Greene. Her mother was “the sweetest, kindest person, whom everyone called mom.” Jason Greene was an entrepreneur, “having his hands in a little bit of [...]

The New York Times: The Lull Before the Surge on Top of the Surge – California Today

The Lull Before the Surge on Top of the Surge - California Today This article features Government Accountability Project and was originally published here. “A surge on top of a surge” of the coronavirus is incoming, Gov. Gavin Newsom warned Monday in his first briefing of what’s already shaping up to be an exhausting year. With the [...]

Business Insider: Trump awards the Presidential Medal of Freedom to longtime loyalist and GOP Rep. Devin Nunes

Trump awards the Presidential Medal of Freedom to longtime loyalist and GOP Rep. Devin Nunes This article features our National Security Analyst Irvin McCullough and was originally published here. President Donald Trump on Monday awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian honor, to Republican Rep. Devin Nunes of California. Nunes is one [...]

NPR: Trump Gives Medal of Freedom to Loyalist GOP Congressman Nunes

Trump Gives Medal Of Freedom To Loyalist GOP Congressman Nunes This article features our National Security Analyst Irvin McCullough and was originally published here. Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif., who defended President Trump in the investigation into Russia's interference in the 2016 election, has been awarded the Medal of Freedom, the White House announced Monday. In [...]

Government Executive: GovExec Daily: Feds’ Anti-Gag Rights During the Transition

GovExec Daily: Feds' Anti-Gag Rights During the Transition This podcast features our Deputy Legislative Director Irvin McCullough and Democracy Fellow Aman Panjwani and was originally published here.  In December, a group of good government organizations sent a letter to 25 federal departments and agencies asking them to reinforce their employees' whistleblower rights amid the presidential transition.  [...]

Federal News Network: Congresswoman wants to make sure Trump administration preserves records

Congresswoman wants to make sure Trump administration preserves records This article features Government Accountability Project and was originally published here. House Oversight and Reform Committee Chairwoman Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.) wants to make sure President Donald Trump doesn’t dispose of any vital presidential records on his way out the door. Maloney sent a letter to David Ferriero, [...]

Government Executive: Viewpoint: Federal Workers Need to Know Their Anti-Gag Rights

Viewpoint: Federal Workers Need to Know Their Anti-Gag Rights This article was written by Deputy Legislative Director Irvin McCullough and Democracy Fellow Aman Panjwani and originally appeared here.  The Trump administration loves gag orders. From banning unapproved congressional communications to censoring government scientists, these speech restrictions have at least one thing in common: their issuance [...]

2020-12-22T12:06:20-05:00December 22nd, 2020|In The News, US Government, Whistleblower Rights|

Press Release: Government Accountability Project and Allies Demand Federal Agencies Inform Workforce of Whistleblower Rights to Protect Democracy

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  December 21, 2020 Government Accountability Project and Allies Demand Federal Agencies Inform Workforce of Whistleblower Rights to Protect Democracy Organizations focused on democracy protection send letters to 25 government agencies calling on them to encourage employees to report wrongdoing during politicized transition period WASHINGTON — Today, Government Accountability Project, along with American [...]

2020-12-21T09:30:50-05:00December 21st, 2020|Press release, US Government, Whistleblower Rights|

Government Executive: Broad Coalition of Employee, Advocacy Groups Makes Last-Ditch Effort to Convince Congress to Block Schedule F

Broad Coalition of Employee, Advocacy Groups Makes Last-Ditch Effort to Convince Congress to Block Schedule F This article features Government Accountability Project and was originally published here. A group of more than 60 organizations representing various facets of the federal workforce and an array of policy advocates last week pushed Democratic lawmakers to negotiate as [...]

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