Letters2022-09-12T09:42:26-04:00

Letter to Rep. Al Green Thanking Him for Supporting HR 5485

October 20, 2021 The Honorable Al Green2347 Rayburn House Office BuildingWashington, DC 20515 Dear Representative Green:Thank you for sponsoring the Whistleblower Protection Reform Act of 2021 (H.R. 5485), a bill to amend the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934 to strengthen protections for SEC whistleblowers and fortify the SEC’s whistleblower reward program.We [...]

October 20th, 2021|Categories: Letter, Whistleblower Rights|

Legal Service Providers Refuse to Be Complicit in the Biden Administration’s Restart of the Remain in Mexico Policy

The Honorable Joseph R. Biden President The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW Washington, D.C. 20500 The Honorable Kamala D. Harris Vice President The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW Washington, D.C. 20500 The Honorable Alejandro Mayorkas Secretary U.S. Department of Homeland Security 3801 Nebraska Avenue NW Washington, D.C. [...]

October 19th, 2021|Categories: Immigration, Letter, MPP|

Biden Admin Must Stop ICE Expansion

The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20500 Hon. Alejandro Mayorkas Secretary US Department of Homeland Security 301 7th Street, SW Washington, DC 20528 October 8, 2021 Dear President Biden and Secretary Mayorkas, The 220 undersigned organizations write to express our deepest disappointment regarding the planned reopening of [...]

October 8th, 2021|Categories: ICE Detention, Letter|

21 Organizations Encourage Senate Committee to Reform Inspectors General System

The Honorable Gary Peters Chairman Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee 724 Hart Senate Office Building Washington, DC 20510 The Honorable Rob Portman Ranking Member Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee 448 Russell Senate Office Building Washington, DC 20510 Dear Chairman Peters and Ranking Member Portman: As [...]

October 5th, 2021|Categories: Inspectors General, Letter|

Congress Must Pass the Protecting Our Democracy Act

September 22, 2021 Dear Members of Congress: The undersigned organizations, on behalf of the millions of Americans our groups collectively represent, write to urge you to support and pass the Protecting Our Democracy Act. For decades, congressional authority has been undermined by the executive branch, diminishing the ability of [...]

September 22nd, 2021|Categories: Letter, PODA, Sign-on Letter, US Government|

Whistleblower Community Supports Amendment #109 to the FY 2022 National Defense Authorization Act

September 20, 2021 The Honorable Jim McGovern Chairman House Rules Committee Washington, DC 20515 The Honorable Tom Cole Ranking Member House Rules Committee Washington, DC 20515 Re: Whistleblower Community Supports Amendment #109 to the FY 2022 National Defense Authorization Act Dear Chairman McGovern and Ranking Member Cole: The undersigned [...]

September 20th, 2021|Categories: Coronavirus Whistleblowers, Federal Whistleblowers, Letter|

Coalition Urges House to Close the Pentagon’s Revolving Door

September 17, 2021 The Honorable James P. McGovern Chairman House Rules Committee H-312 The Capitol Washington, DC 20515 The Honorable Tom Cole Ranking Member House Rules Committee H-152 The Capitol Washington, DC 20515 Dear Chairman McGovern and Ranking Member Cole: As you prepare to consider H.R. 4350, the National [...]

September 17th, 2021|Categories: Letter, Open Letter, US Government|

NDAA National Guard Amendments Coalition Letter to Congress

September 3, 2021 NDAA National Guard Amendments Coalition Letter to Congress Dear Member of Congress: The undersigned organizations, from across the political spectrum and focusing on a wide range of issues, urge you to support an amendment proposed by Representative Mikie Sherrill to this year’s National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). [...]

September 3rd, 2021|Categories: Letter, Open Letter, Sign-on Letter|

NGO Letter on Urgent Actions the Biden Administration Must Take Following Supreme Court Decision on MPP

August 30, 2021 Hon. Joseph R. Biden, Jr. President of the United States Hon. Merrick B. Garland Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice Hon. Antony Blinken Secretary, U.S. Department of State Hon. Alejandro N. Mayorkas Secretary, Department of Homeland Security CC: Amb. Susan Rice Domestic Policy Council Advisor Jake Sullivan [...]

August 30th, 2021|Categories: Family Detention, ICE Detention, Immigration, Letter|

Government Executive: Oversight Groups Express Concern About Future of the Housing Finance Agency IG Office

Oversight Groups Express Concern About Future of the Housing Finance Agency IG Office This article features Government Accountability Project and was originally published here. Three nonprofit organizations are calling on President Biden to take action to restore confidence and morale at the Federal Housing Finance Agency inspector general office following [...]

Just the News: Oversight groups urge Biden to nominate caretaker Federal Housing Finance Agency Inspector General

Oversight groups urge Biden to nominate caretaker Federal Housing Finance Agency Inspector General This article features Government Accountability Project and was originally published here. Several watchdog groups sent a letter Wednesday to President Joe Biden asking him to nominate a caretaker to temporarily act as the Inspector General for the [...]

July 8th, 2021|Categories: Congress: Legislation and Oversight, In The News, Letter, US Government|

Call For Investment In Border Welcoming Centers For Arriving Families

Alejandro Mayorkas Secretary U.S. Department of Homeland Security 3801 Nebraska Ave. NW Washington, D.C., 20016 Tae Johnson Acting Director U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement 500 12th St. SW Washington, D.C., 20536 June 21, 2021 Dear Secretary Mayorkas and Acting Director Johnson, The undersigned organizations write with concerns regarding U.S. [...]

June 21st, 2021|Categories: Immigration, Letter|

Letter to Congress to Reject the Pentagon’s Request for FOIA Secrecy

The Honorable Jack Reed Chairman, Senate Armed Services Committee 728 Hart Senate Office Building Washington, DC 20510   The Honorable Adam Smith Chairman, House Armed Services Committee 2264 Rayburn House Office Building Washington, DC 20515   The Honorable James Inhofe Ranking Member, Senate Armed Services Committee 205 Russell Senate Office [...]

June 21st, 2021|Categories: Letter, US Government|

Letter on DOJ Surveillance of Congress and Press

June 18, 2021 Dear Attorney General Garland, Chairman Nadler, Chairman Durbin, Ranking Member Jordan, and Ranking Member Grassley, The undersigned civil society organizations write to condemn the Department of Justice’s surveillance of Members of Congress, their staff, and their families, and urge the Congress to investigate this matter immediately as [...]

June 21st, 2021|Categories: Department of Justice, Letter|

Call For Investment In Border Welcoming Centers For Arriving Families

June 21, 2021 Dear Secretary Mayorkas and Acting Director Johnson, The undersigned organizations write with concerns regarding U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) custody programs involving families arriving at the U.S. Southern border. In March, ICE signed a short-term no-bid contract[1] with Family Endeavors (“Endeavors”) for 1,239 hotel beds [...]

June 21st, 2021|Categories: Immigration, Letter|

Letter To Senate Rules Supporting Sens. Portman and Durbin’s Continuity Resolution

June 14, 2021Dear Chairwoman Klobuchar and Ranking Member Blunt:The undersigned organizations, from across the political spectrum and focusing on a wide range of issues, write to commend the bipartisan effort led by your colleagues, Senator Rob Portman and Senator Richard Durbin, on amending procedures to allow Senators to cast their [...]

June 14th, 2021|Categories: Letter, US Government|