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

Press Release: Rolling Stone Article Highlights the Broken Whistleblower System that has Failed Truth-Tellers Like Kevin Chmielewski

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 14, 2021 Rolling Stone Article Highlights the Broken Whistleblower System that has Failed Truth-Tellers Like Kevin Chmielewski  For the first time, former EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt’s Deputy Chief of Staff-turned-whistleblower, Kevin Chmielewski, shares his full whistleblowing saga. WASHINGTON — Kevin Chmielewski, a Government Accountability Project client, became a whistleblower as [...]

October 14th, 2021|Categories: EPA, Press release|

Press Statement: Facebook Whistleblower Demonstrates Importance of Passing Credible Protections

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 6, 2021 Facebook Whistleblower Demonstrates Importance of Passing Credible Protections WASHINGTON – Yesterday, we witnessed a brave whistleblower stand up to the social media giant Facebook, stating to Congress: "I believe what I did was right and necessary for the common good — but I [...]

October 6th, 2021|Categories: Big Tech, Press release, SEC Whistleblower Program|

Press Release: Duckworth, Grassley, Wyden Lankford Reintroduce Bipartisan Legislation To Protect Whistleblowers at DOE & NRC

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 29, 2021 Contact: Evan Keller (Duckworth), Evan_Keller@duckworth.senate.gov Nicole L’Esperance (Wyden), Nicole_LEsperance@wyden.senate.gov Taylor Foy (Grassley), Taylor_Foy@grassley.senate.gov Kelly Ferguson (Lankford), Kelly_Ferguson@lankford.senate.gov Duckworth, Grassley, Wyden Lankford Reintroduce Bipartisan Legislation To Protect Whistleblowers at DOE & NRC [WASHINGTON, D.C.] – U.S. Senators Tammy Duckworth (D-IL), Ron Wyden (D-OR), Chuck [...]

September 29th, 2021|Categories: Nuclear Regulation, Press release, US Government, Whistleblower Rights|

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|