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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.

To schedule an interview with a Government Accountability Project expert or client, email Andrew Harman, Communications Director at AndrewH@whistleblower.org or call (202) 457-0034 ext. 156.

Press Releases

Press Statement: Federal Court Orders ICE to Consider Releasing Detainees Amidst Pandemic

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 21, 2020 Federal Court Orders ICE to Consider Releasing Detainees Amidst Pandemic Decision Cites Government Accountability Project Clients’ Letter on Health Concerns LOS ANGELES – Yesterday, immigration detainees won a court case against Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) in Federal District Court  in Los [...]

April 21st, 2020|

Press Release: Government Accountability Project Publishes Report on the Continuing Health Consequences of BP Spill

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 17, 2020 Government Accountability Project Publishes Report on the Continuing Health Consequences of BP Spill Year-Long Whistleblower Investigation Reveals Long-Lasting Medical Trauma WASHINGTON - Today, Government Accountability Project released the results of a year-long investigation into ongoing medical damage from Corexit, the chemical [...]

April 17th, 2020|

For Immediate Release: Government Accountability Project Condemns Potential Censoring of Federal Officials 

For Immediate Release:  April 10, 2020  Government Accountability Project Condemns Potential Censoring of Federal Officials  Pence’s Proposed CNN Ban Represented a Strike Against Press Freedom   WASHINGTON – Yesterday, CNN reported that Vice President Mike Pence refused to permit members of the Coronavirus Task Force to appear on CNN, purportedly in order to pressure the network into carrying task force briefings in full because, in the past, CNN [...]

April 10th, 2020|

Press Statement: Government Accountability Project Condemns Removal of IG Leader Overseeing Pandemic Spending

For Immediate Release: April 7, 2020 Government Accountability Project Condemns Removal of IG Leader Overseeing Pandemic Spending Whistleblower Advocates Criticize Trump’s Interference with IGs’ Independence WASHINGTON – Today, President Donald Trump relieved Glenn Fine, leader of the panel of Inspectors General (IGs) responsible for overseeing allocation and [...]

April 7th, 2020|

Press Release: Government Accountability Project Clients Have Success at Office of Special Counsel

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 6, 2020 Government Accountability Project Clients Have Success at Office of Special Counsel WASHINGTON – In a letter to Special Counsel Henry Kerner at the U.S. Office of Special Counsel (OSC), Government Accountability Project expressed appreciation for recent settlement victories in Whistleblower Protection [...]

April 6th, 2020|

Press Statement: Government Accountability Project Condemns Firing of Michael Atkinson

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 4, 2020 Government Accountability Project Condemns Firing of Michael Atkinson WASHINGTON - Friday night, President Donald Trump fired the Intelligence Community Inspector General Michael Atkinson. Atkinson had informed Congress of the whistleblower complaint that precipitated the President's impeachment. Government Accountability Project Executive Director and [...]

April 4th, 2020|

Press Statement: Government Accountability Project Condemns Retaliation Against Doctors 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 31, 2020 Government Accountability Project Condemns Retaliation Against Doctors  Reporting PPE Shortages is Protected Speech, Say Whistleblower Advocates  WASHINGTON -- Today, Bloomberg reported that doctors working in different states across the US had faced threats of firing and in some cases were actually [...]

March 31st, 2020|

Press Release: DHS Medical Experts in Detention Health Send Letter to Congress on Immigrant Detention During the COVID-19 Pandemic

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 21, 2020 DHS Medical Experts in Detention Health Send Letter to Congress on Immigrant Detention During the COVID-19 Pandemic Government Accountability Project Clients Urge Release of Detainees Amidst Global Public Health Crisis WASHINGTON - Yesterday, Government Accountability Project sent a letter to Congress [...]

March 21st, 2020|

PRESS RELEASE: GOVERNMENT ACCOUNTABILITY PROJECT RELEASES RESOURCE FOR FEDERAL WORKERS ON WHISTLEBLOWING

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 18, 2020 Government Accountability Project Releases Resource for Federal Workers on Whistleblowing WASHINGTON – Today, Government Accountability Project is releasing a new guide to help federal workers navigate the complex path of blowing the whistle safely and effectively. “Truth-Telling in Government: A Guide to [...]

March 18th, 2020|

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