Vote for Government Accountability Project as one of CREDO Mobile’s November Grant Recipients!

Vote for Government Accountability Project as one of CREDO Mobile’s November Grant Recipients! This is the moment of truth for whistleblower—truthtellers who risk their careers and even their lives to challenge fraud, waste, abuse, and corruption. At Government Accountability Project, we have seen first-hand how employees of conscience make a difference and protect the [...]

Sharyl Attkinsson: (WATCH) Protecting Whistleblowers

Sharyl Attkinsson: (WATCH) Protecting Whistleblowers This video features Government Accountability Project's Legal Director, Tom Devine, and was originally published here. Last week we brought you the interview with FBI whistleblower Stephen Friend. He claims things are so broken at high levels inside the nation’s premiere law enforcement agency that he had to blow the [...]

2022-11-16T13:58:06-05:00November 7th, 2022|In The News, Whistleblower Rights, WPIA|

Real Clear Politics: Sharyl Attkinsson: Pass the Federal Whistleblower Protection Improvement Act

Real Clear Politics: Sharyl Attkinsson: Pass the Federal Whistleblower Protection Improvement Act This article features Government Accountability Project's Legal Director, Tom Devine, and was originally published here. "Full Measure" host Sharyl Attkisson talks to Tom Devine from the "Government Accountability Project" about the Whistleblower Protection Improvement Act: SHARYL ATTKISSON: Last week we brought you [...]

2022-10-31T10:21:34-04:00October 31st, 2022|Federal Whistleblowers, In The News, WPIA|

The Washington Post: Social Security whistleblowers say they were sidelined for exposing fines

Social Security whistleblowers say they were sidelined for exposing fines This article features Government Accountability Project’s Legal Director, Tom Devine, and was originally published here. Two senior Social Security officials who exposed massive, unprecedented fines imposed on disabled and poor elderly people — prompting multiple inquiries and halting the practice — now say they’ve faced ongoing [...]

2022-10-25T12:54:56-04:00October 25th, 2022|In The News, MSPB, US Government, Whistleblower Rights, WPIA|

Press Statement: Government Accountability Project Applauds the House of Representatives for Passing the Whistleblower Protection Improvement Act

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: SEPTEMBER 15, 2022 GOVERNMENT ACCOUNTABILITY PROJECT  PRAISES HOUSE PASSAGE OF WHISTLEBLOWER PROTECTION IMPROVEMENT ACT Expresses disappointment in House Republicans for abandoning those who defend the taxpayers Government Accountability Project praised the House for its 221-203 vote passing the Whistleblower Protection Improvement Act today, which now moves to the Senate for action. [...]

2022-09-16T10:32:33-04:00September 15th, 2022|Press, Whistleblower Rights, WPIA|

The Hill: Whistleblower legislation is especially urgent now

Whistleblower legislation is especially urgent now This op-ed was written by Government Accountability Project's Legal Director, Tom Devine, and was originally published here. This fall will be the season of truth for truth-tellers. Much of the nation was transfixed by the testimony of witnesses to the Jan. 6 Committee. But none of those political [...]

2022-08-22T10:10:20-04:00August 5th, 2022|In The News, Meltdown, Whistleblower Rights, WPIA|

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 [...]

Roll Call: Congress’ protections for whistleblowers only go so far

Congress’ protections for whistleblowers only go so far This article features Government Accountability Project’s Legal Director, Tom Devine, and was originally published here. Congress wants to ensure that former President Donald Trump’s attempted coercion of Ukraine in 2019 — and his effort to thwart and intimidate the official who disclosed it — never recur. But a [...]

Broad Coalition Applauds House Judiciary Committee for Whistleblower Protections

Broad Coalition Applauds House Judiciary Committee for Whistleblower Protections The Honorable Henry C. “Hank” Johnson Chairman House Judiciary Committee, Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet 2240 Rayburn House Office Building Washington, DC 20515 The Honorable Darrell Issa Ranking Member House Judiciary Committee, Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet 2300 Rayburn [...]