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

Press Release: Government Accountability Project and 266 Advocacy Organizations Call on President Biden and Congress to Pass Stronger Whistleblower Protections

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 1, 2021 Government Accountability Project and 266 Advocacy Organizations Call on President Biden and Congress to Pass Stronger Whistleblower Protections WASHINGTON—Today, Government Accountability Project is joined by 266 organizations in a letter to government leaders supporting accountability through strengthened whistleblower protections. The letter reflects broad stakeholder [...]

April 1st, 2021|Categories: Press release, Uncategorized, US Government, Whistleblower Rights|

Press Release: Whistleblowers Reveal More Alarming Details About Law Firm Contracts Awarded by Voice of America Overseer to Investigate Federal Employees

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 18, 2021 Whistleblowers Reveal More Alarming Details About Law Firm Contracts Awarded by Voice of America Overseer to Investigate Federal Employees New Documents Show that McGuireWoods and Caplin & Drysdale Billed Federal Agency $1.7 Million—Gross Waste and Abuse of Authority According to Whistleblowers WASHINGTON – Today, [...]

Press Release: Department of Justice Whistleblowers File Complaints Accusing Outgoing Trump Administration Official of Politicizing the Career Civil Service Promotion Process

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 10, 2021 Department of Justice Whistleblowers File Complaints Accusing Outgoing Trump Administration Official of Politicizing the Career Civil Service Promotion Process Political Appointee Jeffrey Bossert Clark Passed Over More Experienced Attorneys to Promote Defender of Controversial Trump Abortion Policy Just Days Before Departure WASHINGTON — Government [...]

Press Release: Whistleblowers Report Alarming Details on Payments for Investigation of Federal Employees Made to Law Firm by Voice of America’s Parent Agency

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 4, 2021 Whistleblowers Report Alarming Details on Payments for Investigation of Federal Employees Made to Law Firm by Voice of America’s Parent Agency Part 1 of materials produced today show, over only three months, McGuireWoods billed over 3,000 hours at an average rate of over $320 [...]

March 4th, 2021|Categories: Investigations, Press release, US Government, VOA Whistleblowers|

Press Release: Government Accountability Project Launches International Whistleblower Protection Laws Map

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 3, 2021 Government Accountability Project Launches International Whistleblower Protection Laws Map The map is released alongside a global study of whistleblower protection legislation, conducted by Government Accountability Project and the International Bar Association. WASHINGTON — Government Accountability Project has launched a new resource that will allow users to find international whistleblower laws with [...]

March 3rd, 2021|Categories: International, Press release, Whistleblower Rights|

Press Release: Are whistleblowing laws working? IBA and Government Accountability Project publish landmark report

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 2, 2021 Are whistleblowing laws working? IBA and Government Accountability Project publish landmark report WASHINGTON – A new report, Are Whistleblowing Laws Working? A Global Study of Whistleblower Protection Litigation, tracks the records of whistleblower laws in 37 countries and provides an unprecedented effort to understand [...]

March 2nd, 2021|Categories: International, Press release, Whistleblower Rights|

Press Release: Whistleblower Reinstated as CFO by US Agency for Global Media’s New Management

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 19, 2021 Whistleblower Reinstated as CFO by US Agency for Global Media's New Management Chief Financial Officer Grant Turner Wrongly Fired by Former USAGM CEO Michael Pack WASHINGTON—Today, Government Accountability Project applauds the recent reinstatement of Grant Turner, the long-serving and highly respected Chief Financial Officer [...]

February 19th, 2021|Categories: Press release, VOA Whistleblowers|

Press Statement: Government Accountability Project Praises DHS Secretary Mayorkas for Acting on Whistleblower’s Warning to Disapprove Dubious Agreements with ICE Union

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 17, 2021 Government Accountability Project Praises DHS Secretary Mayorkas for Acting on Whistleblower’s Warning to Disapprove Dubious Agreements with ICE Union WASHINGTON – On February 16, the Department of Homeland Security disapproved labor-management agreements intended to hamstring the Biden administration entered into by former political appointee [...]

February 17th, 2021|Categories: Department of Homeland Security, Immigration, Press release|

Press Statement: Government Accountability Project Applauds Another U.S. Office of Special Counsel Finding “Substantial Likelihood” of Wrongdoing by Trump Administration Officials at Voice of America Overseer

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 16, 2021 Government Accountability Project Applauds Another U.S. Office of Special Counsel Finding “Substantial Likelihood” of Wrongdoing by Trump Administration Officials at Voice of America Overseer  Officials Paid Private Law Firm $2 Million to Investigate Agency Employees WASHINGTON — Government Accountability Project has filed multiple whistleblower complaints [...]

February 16th, 2021|Categories: Office of Special Council, Press release, VOA Whistleblowers|

Press Release: Voice of America Reinstates Whistleblower Wrongly Fired by Michael Pack

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 11, 2021 Voice of America Reinstates Whistleblower Wrongly Fired by Michael Pack  VOA Acquits Veteran Editor Falsely Charged with Improperly Posting Urdu Language Video of Biden Campaign Speech WASHINGTON—Today, Government Accountability Project applauds the recent reinstatement of a respected Voice of America (VOA) editor — a [...]

February 11th, 2021|Categories: Press, VOA Whistleblowers|
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