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CBS News: Government medical advisers urge ICE to expand COVID-19 vaccinations for immigrant detainees

Government medical advisers urge ICE to expand COVID-19 vaccinations for immigrant detainees This article features Government Accountability Project’s whistleblower clients Drs. Scott Allen and Josiah “Jody” Rich, and was originally published here. Two medical advisers for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) implored the U.S. government on Wednesday to [...]

Food Processing: Congress Hears Testimony on Meat Sector Concentration

Congress Hears Testimony on Meat Sector Concentration This article features Government Accountability Project’s whistleblower client, Trina McClendon, and was originally published here. A congressional committee heard testimony both for and against measures to break up concentration in meat and poultry processing as a way to deal with rising retail [...]

January 21st, 2022|Categories: Food Integrity, In The News, US Government|

Forbes: Fresh Take: A Call To Halt Agribusiness Mergers, Why Food Insecurity Is So Widespread Among Grocery Workers, And Jollibee Preps For IPO

Fresh Take: A Call To Halt Agribusiness Mergers, Why Food Insecurity Is So Widespread Among Grocery Workers, And Jollibee Preps For IPO This article features Government Accountability Project’s whistleblower client, Trina McClendon, and was originally published here. Poultry grower Trina McClendon was three years into her 15-year contract with [...]

January 21st, 2022|Categories: Food Integrity, In The News, Top Tier Outlet|

Bloomberg: Democrats Step Up Criticism of Meat Companies on Inflation

Democrats Step Up Criticism of Meat Companies on Inflation This article features Government Accountability Project’s whistleblower client, Trina McClendon, and was originally published here. Democrats ratcheted up criticism of meatpacking giants Wednesday as a key lawmaker on antitrust issues charged that profiteering at the expense of consumers and farmers [...]

January 20th, 2022|Categories: Food Integrity, In The News|

Whistleblower Network News: Department of Interior Pays $100,000 to Whistleblower

Department of Interior Pays $100,000 to Whistleblower This article features Government Accountability Project and was originally published here. On January 18, Government Accountability Project (GAP) announced that the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) recently paid $100,000 to a whistleblower to settle allegations of retaliation by Trump administration officials. The whistleblower, who is [...]

The Week: COVID-19 cases in ICE detention centers have jumped 520 percent this year

COVID-19 cases in ICE detention centers have jumped 520 percent this year This article features Government Accountability Project’s whistleblower client, Dr. Scott Allen, and was originally published here. The number of COVID-19 infections among U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detainees has risen 520 percent since the start of [...]

CBS: Coronavirus infections inside U.S. immigration detention centers surge by 520% in 2022

Coronavirus infections inside U.S. immigration detention centers surge by 520% in 2022 This article features Government Accountability Project’s client, Dr. Scott Allen, and was originally published here. The number of coronavirus infections among immigrants detained at U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention centers has surged by 520% since the [...]

Whistleblower Network News: DHS OIG Releases Report on Conduct at Irwin County Detention Center, Target of Whistleblower Complaints in 2020

DHS OIG Releases Report on Conduct at Irwin County Detention Center, Target of Whistleblower Complaints in 2020 This article features Government Accountability Project’s whistleblower client, Dawn Wooten, and was originally published here. On January 3, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Office of Inspector General (OIG) released a report entitled [...]

Law360: Ex-Govs., AGs Tell Justices To Release Trump’s Jan. 6 Docs

Ex-Govs., AGs Tell Justices To Release Trump's Jan. 6 Docs This excerpt features Government Accountability Project’s Executive Director and CEO, Louis Clark, and was originally published here The former officials' arguments were echoed in another friend-of-the-court brief submitted Wednesday by watchdog groups, including the Government Accountability Project, and legal [...]

January 7th, 2022|Categories: In The News, January 6th, PODA, US Government|

Whistleblower Network News: IRS Whistleblowing in 2021

IRS Whistleblowing in 2021 This article features a coalition letter signed by Government Accountability Project and was originally published here. In 2021, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Whistleblower Program did not draw the same attention as other whistleblower reward programs. The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Whistleblower Program made headlines for awarding [...]

Psychology Today: Forced Sterilization Is Not a Relic of the Past

Forced Sterilization Is Not a Relic of the Past This article features Government Accountability Project’s whistleblower client, Dawn Wooten, and was originally published here. The words “forced sterilization” bring to mind shameful stories from the American past. The eugenics movement of the early 20th century promoted the notion that [...]

December 20th, 2021|Categories: Coronavirus Whistleblowers, ICE Detention, In The News|

Whistleblower Network News: Advocacy Organizations Host Live Event on Elon Musk’s Anti-Whistleblower Rhetoric

Advocacy Organizations Host Live Event on Elon Musk’s Anti-Whistleblower Rhetoric This article features Government Accountability Project and was originally published here. On December 16, whistleblower advocacy organizations National Whistleblower Center (NWC) and Government Accountability Project (GAP) held a live discussion on Twitter about recent tweets Elon Musk made mocking whistleblowers. During the event, Tesla whistleblower [...]

December 20th, 2021|Categories: Corporate Whistleblowers, In The News, Whistleblower Rights|

Reuters: More than 240 pro-migrant groups urge Biden to end Trump-era border policies

More than 240 pro-migrant groups urge Biden to end Trump-era border policies This article features the coalition letter signed by Government Accountability Project and was originally published here. WASHINGTON, Dec 17 (Reuters) - More than 240 pro-migrant organizations urged President Joe Biden on Friday to terminate two border policies [...]

December 17th, 2021|Categories: Family Detention, ICE Detention, Immigration, In The News|

Insight Crime: Did Anti-Drug Crusade Lead to Haiti President’s Killing?

Did Anti-Drug Crusade Lead to Haiti President's Killing? This article features Government Accountability Project’s client, Keith McNichols, and was originally published here. An explosive new report suggests that the high-profile assassination of Jovenel Moïse may have been related to a crackdown on drug trafficking and a list he was [...]

December 14th, 2021|Categories: D.E.A., DEA, In The News, International|

Buzzfeed News: The Trump Administration Violated Federal Law By Silencing Staffers During The COVID-19 Outbreak

The Trump Administration Violated Federal Law By Silencing Staffers During The COVID-19 Outbreak This article features Government Accountability Project’s Deputy Director of Legislation, Irvin McCullough, and was originally published here. The Department of Health and Human Services broke the law last year when it told staff members not to [...]

December 13th, 2021|Categories: Coronavirus, Coronavirus Pandemic, COVID19, In The News, Scientific Integrity|

New York Times: Haiti’s Leader Kept a List of Drug Traffickers. His Assassins Came for It.

Haiti’s Leader Kept a List of Drug Traffickers. His Assasins Came for It. This article excerpt features Government Accountability Project’s client, Keith McNichols, and was originally published here. Mr. Hérard was also a drug-trafficking suspect. In 2015, when a Panamanian-flagged cargo ship docked in Port-au-Prince with 1,100 kilograms of [...]

December 12th, 2021|Categories: D.E.A., DEA, In The News, International, Top Tier Outlet|

Federal News Network: House-passed oversight package would expand federal employee whistleblower protections

House-passed oversight package would expand federal employee whistleblower protections This article features Government Accountability Project’s President and CEO, Louis Clark, and was originally published here. The House on Thursday passed a package of oversight and transparency initiatives, a grab-bag of legislative proposals that touch on everything from presidential power [...]

December 10th, 2021|Categories: In The News, PODA, US Government, Whistleblower Rights|

The Hill: Coalition urges Senate to publish bills, amendments online while still under consideration

Coalition urges Senate to publish bills, amendments online while still under consideration This article features Government Accountability Project and was originally published here. A coalition of about 40 national organizations sent a letter to Senate leadership on Thursday calling for more transparency and access to bills and amendments that [...]

December 9th, 2021|Categories: Congress: Legislation and Oversight, In The News, US Government|

The American Prospect: Cowboy Drugstore

Cowboy Drugstore This article is written by Government Accountability Project’s Investigator, Zack Kopplin, and was originally published here. A few blocks from the water, in the heart of Miami’s glitzy South Beach, is a drugstore not like the others. Tourists buying sunscreen and straw hats from the CVS on [...]

December 7th, 2021|Categories: Financial Accountability, In The News, International, Investigations|