Letters2020-06-05T13:50:47-04:00

Sign On: Stimulus Whistleblowing Protections

The Honorable Nancy Pelosi                                                     The Honorable Kevin McCarthy Speaker of the House                                                                 Minority Leader U.S. House of Representatives                                                  U.S. House of Representatives Washington, D.C. 20514                                                             Washington, D.C. 20514   The Honorable Mitch McConnell                                             The Honorable Chuck Schumer Majority Leader of the United States Senate                         Minority Leader of the United States Senate Washington, [...]

Sign On: Organizations Call on Congress To Pass Inspector General Removal Protections

April 10, 2020 The Honorable Mitch McConnell Majority Leader U.S. Senate Washington, DC 20510 The Honorable Charles Schumer Minority Leader U.S. Senate Washington, DC 20510 The Honorable Nancy Pelosi Speaker U.S. House of Representatives Washington, DC 20515 The Honorable Kevin McCarthy Minority Leader U.S. House of Representatives Washington, DC 20515 [...]

Sign On: Bipartisan Groups Lay Out Principles for Transparency and Oversight of Coronavirus Stimulus Spending

April 6, 2020 The Honorable Nancy Pelosi                                         The Honorable Kevin McCarthy Speaker of the House                                                      Minority Leader U.S. House of Representatives                                      U.S. House of [...]

Sign On: Coalition to Make Whistleblowing Safe During COVID-19 and Beyond

The signatories to this letter call on all public authorities and institutions to protect those who report or expose the harms, abuses and serious wrongdoing that arise during this period of crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. We also encourage all citizens and workers to participate in ensuring our governments, [...]

April 6th, 2020|Categories: Coronavirus Pandemic, Coronavirus Whistleblowers, COVID19, Sign-on Letter|

MISC Steering Committee Letter Re: Whistleblower Rights Priorities

February 25, 2020 The Honorable Mitch McConnell Majority Leader United States Senate 317 Russell Senate Office Building Washington, D.C. 20510 The Honorable Charles E. Schumer Minority Leader United States Senate 322 Hart Senate Office Building Washington, D.C. 20510 The Honorable Nancy Pelosi Speaker U.S. House of Representatives 1236 Longworth House [...]

February 26th, 2020|Categories: In The News, Letter, MISC|

Sign-on: MISC Letter to Congress RE: Whistleblower Rights

February 25, 2020 The Honorable Mitch McConnell Majority Leader United States Senate 317 Russell Senate Office Building Washington, D.C. 20510 The Honorable Charles E. Schumer Minority Leader United States Senate 322 Hart Senate Office Building Washington, D.C. 20510 The Honorable Nancy Pelosi Speaker U.S. House of Representatives 1236 Longworth House [...]

February 26th, 2020|Categories: Congress: Legislation and Oversight, Letter|

Letter: CFO Vision Act

Coalition Letter Endorses CFO Vision Act Dear Senators Enzi, Warner, Grassley, Johnson, Perdue, and Lankford: On behalf of the undersigned organizations, representing a diverse coalition of taxpayer, transparency, and government oversight advocates, we write to applaud the introduction of the CFO Vision Act of 2020. The 1990 CFO Act provided [...]

February 24th, 2020|Categories: In The News, Letter|

Sign-On: Congress Must Establish an Independent Immigration Court

United States House of Representatives Washington, D.C. 20515 United States Senate Washington, D.C. 20510 Re: Congress Must Establish an Independent Immigration Court Dear Member of Congress: We, the undersigned international, national, state, and local immigration, civil rights, faith-based, government accountability, and labor organizations respectfully call on Congress to establish an [...]

February 20th, 2020|Categories: Immigration, Letter, MPP|

Letter to Congress Re: Safeguarding Americans’ Private Records Act of 2020

Dear Representatives and Senators, The undersigned organizations represent tens of millions of constituents from across the country and the political spectrum. We write to endorse the Safeguarding Americans’ Private Records Act of 2020 (SAPRA) and urge your office to cosponsor this important piece of legislation. The bill would significantly reform [...]

February 12th, 2020|Categories: In The News, Letter|

Letter to Congress: Senate Should Prohibit Outing a Whistleblower

The Honorable Mitch McConnell Senate Majority Leader The Honorable Chuck Schumer Senate Minority Leader Dear Majority Leader McConnell, Minority Leader Schumer, and Members of the United States Senate: The Government Accountability Project, the Liberty Coalition, the Project On Government Oversight (POGO), and the Taxpayers Protection Alliance urge the Senate to [...]

Letter to Senate Rules Cmte on Congressional and Public Access to CRS Reports

January 23, 2020 The Honorable Roy Blunt The Honorable Amy Klobuchar Chair Ranking Member Committee on Rules and Administration Committee on Rules and Administration 260 Russell Senate Office Building 425 Dirksen Senate Office Building Washington, D.C. 20510 Washington, D.C. 20510 Dear Chair Blunt and Ranking Member Klobuchar: We write to [...]

January 27th, 2020|Categories: In The News, Letter|

Letter to House: Congressional and Public Access to CRS Reports

January 24, 2020 The Honorable Zoe Lofgren The Honorable Rodney Davis Chair Ranking Member Committee on House Administration Committee on House Administration 1401 Longworth House Office Building 1740 Longworth House Office Building Washington, D.C. 20515 Washington, D.C. 20515 Dear Chairperson Lofgren and Ranking Member Davis: Thank you for your ongoing [...]

January 27th, 2020|Categories: In The News, Letter|

Sign On: Bring Joel home! ¡Regresen a Delmer a Casa!

Dear Secretary Scalia: On Oct. 12, construction worker Delmer Joel Ramírez Palma was working on the Hard Rock Hotel in New Orleans when the structure collapsed, killing three workers and injuring dozens more. Ramirez Palma sustained serious injuries, but survived. Ramírez Palma had done construction work in the New Orleans [...]

December 13th, 2019|Categories: Letter|

Sign On: Broad Coalition Opposes PATRIOT Act Extension Absent Major Reforms

Broad Coalition Opposes PATRIOT Act Extension Absent Major Reforms  Dear Representatives and Senators, The undersigned organizations write to express our strong opposition to the reauthorization of three expiring Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) authorities currently contained in Section 1703 of the just-released Continuing Resolution, ‘‘Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2020, and [...]

November 21st, 2019|Categories: Letter|

Sign-On: Advocates Seek Stronger Protections and Confidentality for Intel Community Whistleblowers

November 12, 2019 The Honorable Richard Burr Chairman Senate Select Committee on Intelligence The Honorable Mark Warner Vice Chairman Senate Select Committee on Intelligence The Honorable Adam Schiff Chairman House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence The Honorable Devin Nunes Ranking Member House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence Dear Chairmen Burr [...]

Sign-On: Re. Extension of Modernization Committee

November 6, 2019 The Honorable Nancy Pelosi Speaker of the House United States House of Representatives 1236 Longworth H.O.B. Washington, D.C. 20515 The Honorable Kevin McCarthy Republican Leader United States House of Representatives 2468 Rayburn House Office Building Washington, D.C. 20515 Dear Speaker Pelosi and Leader McCarthy: We write to [...]

November 6th, 2019|Categories: Press, Sign-on Letter|

Sign On Letter: Whistleblower Advocates Call for Intel Whistleblower Law Reforms

The Honorable Richard Burr Chairman Senate Select Committee on Intelligence The Honorable Mark Warner Vice Chairman Senate Select Committee on Intelligence The Honorable Adam Schiff Chairman House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence The Honorable Devin Nunes Ranking Member House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence Dear Chairmen Burr and Schiff, Vice [...]

October 29th, 2019|Categories: National Security, Sign-on Letter|

Sign On: Coalition Statement Re. U.S.-U.K. Cloud Act Executive Agreement

October 29, 2019 The Honorable Lindsey Graham, Chairman The Honorable Dianne Feinstein, Ranking Member U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary 224 Dirksen Senate Office Building Washington, DC 20510 The Honorable Jim Risch, Chairman The Honorable Bob Menendez, Ranking Member U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations 423 Dirksen Senate Office Building [...]

October 29th, 2019|Categories: Press, Sign-on Letter|

Sign On: Whistleblower Advocates to Congress: Time to Reform Intel Whistleblower Laws

October 28, 2019 The Honorable Richard Burr Chairman Senate Select Committee on Intelligence The Honorable Mark Warner Vice Chairman Senate Select Committee on Intelligence The Honorable Adam Schiff Chairman House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence The Honorable Devin Nunes Ranking Member House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence Dear Chairmen Burr [...]

October 29th, 2019|Categories: National Security, Sign-on Letter, Ukraine Whistleblower|

Sign On: Letter to ADNI Joseph Maguire

October 25, 2019 To Acting Director of National Intelligence Joseph Maguire, In recent years we have regularly met with representatives from the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) and various intelligence agencies with the goal of maintaining open and honest communications, and increasing transparency, even amid strong substantive [...]

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