Press Releases2020-11-23T09:44:37-05:00

Press Statement: Government Accountability Project Urges the Support and Passing of the Protecting Our Democracy Act

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 21, 2020 Government Accountability Project Urges the Support and Passing of the Protecting Our Democracy Act WASHINGTON—Government Accountability Project calls on Congress to support and pass the Protecting Our Democracy Act (PODA). PODA is a package of landmark reforms and laws that will prevent presidential [...]

September 21st, 2021|Categories: Press release, US Government, Whistleblower Rights, WPIA|

Press Release: Farmer Whistleblower Takes to the Skies to Deliver Message about Big Ag Consolidation as Part of National #Fair Shake for Farmers Week of Action

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 20, 2021 Farmer Whistleblower Takes to the Skies to Deliver Message about Big Ag Consolidation as Part of National #Fair Shake for Farmers Week of Action New Video Showcases Poultry Farmer Whistleblower’s Message to the World WASHINGTON – After 27 years of raising chickens for [...]

September 20th, 2021|Categories: Food Integrity, Press release|

Press Statement: Government Accountability Project Commends Special Report on Medical Abuse of Immigrants Detained at the Irwin County Detention Center (ICDC)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 17, 2021  Government Accountability Project Commends Special Report on Medical Abuse of Immigrants Detained at the Irwin County Detention Center (ICDC)  The Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE) facility was at the center of our whistleblower client Dawn Wooten’s disclosure last year.  WASHINGTON – Yesterday, members of the immigration justice community released a special report on [...]

September 17th, 2021|Categories: Immigration, Investigations, Press release, Public Health|

Press Statement: OIG Findings of ICE Mismanagement Confirm Whistleblower Concerns Raised Throughout the Pandemic

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 14, 2021  OIG Findings of ICE Mismanagement Confirm Whistleblower Concerns Raised Throughout the Pandemic  Since the earliest days of the pandemic, whistleblowers have spoken up about mismanagement of COVID-19 in ICE facilities. Now its oversight agency validated those concerns and issued recommendations for reform.   WASHINGTON – On September [...]

September 14th, 2021|Categories: COVID19, ICE Detention, Immigration, Inspectors General, Press release|

Press Statement: One Year After Dawn Wooten’s Disclosures of Immigrant Abuse, Irwin County Detention Center Finally Moves Out All Detained Immigrants

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 9, 2021 One Year After Dawn Wooten’s Disclosures of Immigrant Abuse, Irwin County Detention Center Finally Moves Out All Detained Immigrants WASHINGTON—Almost one year after Government Accountability Project whistleblower client and nurse Dawn Wooten disclosed medical abuses at Irwin County Detention Center (ICDC), the federal [...]

September 9th, 2021|Categories: ICE Detention, Immigration, Press release|

Press Release: New, Detailed Whistleblower Evidence Further Documenting Abuses of Unaccompanied Immigrant Children Warehoused by the Federal Government at Fort Bliss and Other Emergency Intake Sites

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 8, 2021 New, Detailed Whistleblower Evidence Further Documenting Abuses of Unaccompanied Immigrant Children Warehoused by the Federal Government at Fort Bliss and Other Emergency Intake Sites Government Accountability Project’s Third Whistleblower Complaint WASHINGTON – Today, Government Accountability Project filed its third complaint with federal oversight [...]

September 8th, 2021|Categories: COVID19, Immigration, Press release|

Press Release: Immigrant Advocates Demand End Date to Terminate ICE Contract at Notorious Georgia Detention Center

PRESS CONTACT Danielle Rodriguez, SisterSong danielle@sistersong.net (312) 774-8914 Immigrant Advocates Demand End Date to Terminate ICE Contract at Notorious Georgia Detention Center SEPTEMBER 1, 2021, Ocilla, GA—Frontline communities and advocates are seeking government records regarding public officials’ progress and timeline for ending ICE operations at the Irwin County Detention [...]

September 1st, 2021|Categories: ICE Detention, Immigration, Press release|

Press Release: More Whistleblowers Step Forward with New Complaints of Gross Mismanagement, Waste and Abuses of Authority at the Fort Bliss Site for Unaccompanied Immigrant Children

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 28, 2021 More Whistleblowers Step Forward with New Complaints of Gross Mismanagement, Waste and Abuses of Authority at the Fort Bliss Site for Unaccompanied Immigrant Children WASHINGTON—Today, Government Accountability Project, filed its second complaint with federal oversight agencies detailing abuses at the Fort Bliss, Texas [...]

July 28th, 2021|Categories: COVID19, ICE Detention, Immigration, Press release|

Press Release: Inspector General Clears Six Voice of America Whistleblowers of Wrongdoing

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 8, 2021 Inspector General Clears Six Voice of America Whistleblowers of Wrongdoing State Department Inspector General Finds Charges Levied by Trump Political Appointees Against Six Senior Executives to be Pretextual, Created to Support Predetermined Decision  WASHINGTON – Government Accountability Project applauds the State Department’s Office [...]

July 8th, 2021|Categories: Press release, VOA Whistleblowers|

[UPDATED] Press Release: Whistleblowers’ Complaints of Gross Mismanagement at Fort Bliss Immigrant Children’s Site Ignored

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 7, 2021 [UPDATED] Whistleblowers’ Complaints of Gross Mismanagement at Fort Bliss Immigrant Children’s Site Ignored Alarming Conditions at Site Managed by Department of Health and Human Services Put Immigrant Children at Needless Risk WASHINGTON—Today, Government Accountability Project disclosed abuses at the Fort Bliss, Texas Emergency [...]

July 7th, 2021|Categories: ICE Detention, Immigration, Press release|