Press Releases2019-12-13T07:37:55-05:00

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 Angeles, The decision [...]

April 21st, 2020|Categories: Coronavirus, Coronavirus Pandemic, Immigration, Press, Press release|

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 dispersant that was [...]

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 has cut away [...]

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 implementation of the [...]

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 Act cases to [...]

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 CEO Louis Clark [...]

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 terminated after they [...]

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 and the White [...]

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 Whistleblowing for Federal [...]

March 18th, 2020|Categories: Federal Whistleblowers, Press release|

PRESS RELEASE: U.S. ARMY WHISTLEBLOWER PUBLISHES BOOK DETAILING YEARS OF ANTI-SEMITIC RETALIATION

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 3/10/2020 U.S. Army Whistleblower Publishes Book Detailing Years of Anti-Semitic Retaliation Government Accountability Project Client Releases First Book WASHINGTON – Government Accountability Project client Dr. David A. Tenenbaum detailed his experience as a whistleblower persecuted for years by anti-Semitic threats in his new memoir “Accused of Treason: [...]

March 10th, 2020|Categories: Press release, US Army, Whistleblowers|

Press Statement: Government Accountability Project Commends Appeals Decision on “Remain in Mexico” Policy

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 28, 2020  Government Accountability Project Commends Appeals Decision on “Remain in Mexico” Policy U.S. Court of Appeals Halts Dangerous Immigration Policy  WASHINGTON - Today, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit blocked the Trump administration’s “Migrant Protection Protocols,” (MPP) also known as the “Remain [...]

February 28th, 2020|Categories: Immigration, MPP, Press, Press release, Whistleblower Rights|

PRESS STATEMENT: Silencing and Intimidating Whistleblowers about Coronavirus Could Have Grave Consequences for Public Health

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 2/28/2020  Silencing and Intimidating Whistleblowers about Coronavirus Could Have Grave Consequences for Public Health WASHINGTON — Yesterday, the New York Times reported that Vice President Mike Pence, who President Trump announced would coordinate the government’s response to the Coronavirus, directed government health officials and scientists to “coordinate [...]

February 28th, 2020|Categories: Press, Public Health, US Government, Whistleblower Rights|

Press Release: Whistleblowing Community Blasts Merit Systems Vacancies

For Immediate Release: 2/26/2020 Whistleblowing Community Blasts Merit Systems Vacancies Make It Safe Coalition Calls for Reforms to Whistleblowing Laws WASHINGTON – Yesterday, the members of the Steering Committee of the trans-ideological, bi-partisan whistleblower support coalition, the Make It Safe Campaign, sent a letter calling on congressional leadership to revive crippled [...]

February 26th, 2020|Categories: MISC, MSPB, Press, Press release, Whistleblower Rights|

Press Release: Sen. Blumenthal Introduces Bill Protecting Aviation Whistleblowers

For Immediate Release: 2/25/2020 Sen. Blumenthal Introduces Bill Protecting Aviation Whistleblowers Government Accountability Project Endorses Aviation Whistleblowing Bill WASHINGTON – Today, Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) introduced the Restoring Aviation Accountability Act of 2019, which bolsters protections and incentives for a comprehensive class of aviation whistleblowers. The bill affords employees, contractors, and [...]

February 26th, 2020|Categories: Aviation Whistleblowing, Press, Press release|

Press Release: White House Removes Impeachment Witness

For Immediate Release: 2/7/2020 White House Removes Impeachment Witness Administration’s Actions Against Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman Could Create Chilling Effect WASHINGTON - Today, CNN reported that Lieutenant Colonel Alexander Vindman was “pushed out of his role” from the National Security Council. The move comes just months after Lt. Col. Vindman [...]

DOI Whistleblower Reaches Settlement after 5-Year Battle for Reinstatement, Back pay

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 2/4/2020 DOI Whistleblower Reaches Settlement after 5-Year Battle for Reinstatement, Back pay Government Accountability Project Client Concludes Legal Fight WASHINGTON - Thanks to effective support by the U.S. Office of Special Counsel (OSC), the five-and-a-half year ordeal for Department of Interior whistleblower Jeffrey Missal is over. In [...]

February 4th, 2020|Categories: Press release|

For Immediate Release: Sen. Rand Paul Attempts to Out Alleged Ukraine Whistleblower

For Immediate Release  1/30/2020 Sen. Rand Paul Attempts to Out Alleged Ukraine Whistleblower Government Accountability Project Cautions Chilling Effect on Whistleblowers  WASHINGTON ‒ Today, Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) offered the name of a person who he alleges to be the Ukraine whistleblower on the Senate floor and at a press [...]

MEDIA ADVISORY: DHS WHISTLEBLOWER TO TESTIFY AS EXPERT IN “SEATTLE SIX” TRIAL

For Immediate Release: January 28, 2020 DHS WHISTLEBLOWER TO TESTIFY AS EXPERT IN “SEATTLE SIX” TRIAL Government Accountability Project client Dr. Scott Allen to Testify as Expert on Impacts of Child Detention in Trial of “Seattle Six” Constituents Urging Congressional Action WASHINGTON - On Thursday, January 30, Dr. Scott Allen, [...]

January 28th, 2020|Categories: Immigration, Press release|

Government Accountability Project Submits Letter to OSC in Support of Climate Science Whistleblower

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 18, 2019 Government Accountability Project Submits Letter to OSC in Support of Climate Science Whistleblower WASHINGTON — On December 17, Government Accountability Project submitted a letter to the Office of Special Counsel in support of climate scientist and federal whistleblower Dr. George Luber, whose employer, the Centers for Disease Control and [...]

December 18th, 2019|Categories: Climate Science, Press release|

Press Advisory: USDA Meat Inspectors Blow the Whistle on Dangerous New Hog Inspection System

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 16, 2019 USDA Meat Inspectors Blow the Whistle on Dangerous New Hog Inspection System NBC’s Morning Joe features two Food Integrity Campaign clients who reveal food safety threats from USDA’s “modernization” of hog inspection WASHINGTON -- Today, two U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food Safety Inspectors [...]

December 16th, 2019|Categories: Food Integrity, Food Integrity, Press, Press release, Public Health|
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