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Government Accountability Project’s experts and our whistleblower clients work in close partnership with the media. Our communications team seeks to amplify the impact of our clients’ disclosures by closely collaborating with journalists, reporters, and other members of the media.

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Press Releases

Press Statement: Government Accountability Project Condemns the Senate Defeat of the January 6 Commission

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 28, 2021 Government Accountability Project Condemns the Senate Defeat of the January 6 Commission  WASHINGTON—Today, Government Accountability Project watched in disappointment as the vote on the January 6 commission failed in the Senate. Our organization, along with a coalition of advocacy groups, had called for members [...]

May 28th, 2021|

Press Release: Department of Homeland Security Medical Experts Call Upon Congress to Address Ongoing and Future Harm to Migrant Children and Families from Detention

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 24, 2021 Department of Homeland Security Medical Experts Call Upon Congress to Address Ongoing and Future Harm to Migrant Children and Families from Detention WASHINGTON—Today, our clients Drs. Scott Allen and Pamela McPherson submitted a whistleblower disclosure to Congress raising concerns about the [...]

May 24th, 2021|

Press Statement: Government Accountability Project Client Dawn Wooten’s Whistleblower Disclosures Catalyze DHS to Stop Detaining Immigrants at Irwin County Detention Center

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  May 20, 2021  Government Accountability Project Client Dawn Wooten’s Whistleblower Disclosures Catalyze DHS to Stop Detaining Immigrants at Irwin County Detention Center  Investigation, Remedy Still Sought for Wrongful Retaliation  WASHINGTON—Today, Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Mayorkas directed Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to sever its contracts with Irwin County Detention Center (ICDC) to stop detaining immigrants at [...]

May 20th, 2021|

Press Statement: Not Above the Law Coalition Statement on National Commission to Investigate the January 6 Attack on the U.S. Capitol

For Immediate Release: May 19, 2021 Not Above the Law Coalition Statement on National Commission to Investigate the January 6 Attack on the U.S. Capitol WASHINGTON, D.C. - Last week, the Democratic chairman and Republican ranking member of the House Homeland Security Committee reached an agreement on [...]

May 19th, 2021|

Press Release: Government Accountability Project, Joined By 170 Advocacy Organizations and 30 Law Enforcement Officers, Calls Upon Congress to Strengthen Police Accountability Whistleblower Protections 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 18, 2021 Government Accountability Project, Joined By 170 Advocacy Organizations and 30 Law Enforcement Officers, Calls Upon Congress to Strengthen Police Accountability Whistleblower Protections WASHINGTON—Today, Government Accountability Project, alongside 170 advocacy organizations and 30 law enforcement officers, calls upon Congress to include best [...]

May 18th, 2021|

Press Statement: Government Accountability Project Applauds January 6 Commission Legislation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 17, 2021 Government Accountability Project Applauds January 6 Commission Legislation WASHINGTON—On Friday, May 14, Committee on Homeland Security Chairman Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS) and Ranking Member John Katko (R-NY) introduced legislation to form a January 6 commission. The bill, entitled the National Commission [...]

May 17th, 2021|

Press Statement: Government Accountability Project’s Statement on ICE Detention Facility at Center of Whistleblower Disclosures No Longer Detaining Women

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 4, 2021 Government Accountability Project’s Statement on ICE Detention Facility at Center of Whistleblower Disclosures No Longer Detaining Women WASHINGTON—Recent reporting from Insider revealed that Irwin County Detention Center (ICDC) – the immigration facility at the center of our client Dawn Wooten’s whistleblower disclosures – is no [...]

May 4th, 2021|

Press Release: Government Accountability Project Applauds Introduction of Whistleblower Protection Improvement Act

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 3, 2021 Government Accountability Project Applauds Introduction of Whistleblower Protection Improvement Act WASHINGTON—Today, Government Accountability Project released research demonstrating that federal employees have almost no chance of defending themselves against retaliation despite the Whistleblower Protection Act. Currently, Administrative Judges (AJ) at the [...]

May 3rd, 2021|

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