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

Press Release: U.S. Department of Interior Pays $100,000 to Trump Administration Whistleblower

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 18, 2022 U.S. Department of Interior Pays $100,000 to Trump Administration Whistleblower Whistleblower’s Complaint Alleged Illegal Retaliation by Officials WASHINGTON—Government Accountability Project applauds the recent payment of $100,000 by the Department of the Interior (DOI) to its client, who wishes to remain anonymous, to settle [...]

January 18th, 2022|Categories: Climate Research and Assessment, Climate Science, Environment, Press release|

Press Statement: Government Accountability Project Applauds House Passage of the Freedom to Vote: John R. Lewis Act

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 14, 2022 Government Accountability Project Applauds House Passage of the Freedom to Vote: John R. Lewis Act WASHINGTON – Yesterday, the House of Representatives passed the Freedom to Vote: John R. Lewis Act, a voting rights bill that will ensure voters can safely and freely [...]

January 14th, 2022|Categories: Democracy Protection Initiative, Press, Racial Justice|

Press Release: OIG Report Confirms Whistleblower Claims of Wrongdoing at Irwin County Detention Center

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 7, 2022 OIG Report Confirms Whistleblower Claims of Wrongdoing at Irwin County Detention Center WASHINGTON- Yesterday the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Office of Inspector General (OIG) released its final report, “Medical Processes and Communication Protocols Need Improvement at Irwin County Detention Center” outlining Immigration and [...]

Press Release: Government Accountability Project Submits Amici Curiae Brief to Supreme Court in Trump v. Thompson Case

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 7, 2022 Government Accountability Project Submits Amici Curiae Brief to Supreme Court in Trump v. Thompson Case President Trump’s request to block a release of records related to January 6 threatens the foundations of our government and laws. WASHINGTON – Government Accountability Project; along with [...]

January 7th, 2022|Categories: Democracy Protection Initiative, Press release, US Government|

Press Release: Government Accountability Project Wins Civic Champions of 2021 Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 6, 2022 Government Accountability Project Wins Civic Champions of 2021 Award WASHINGTON—As we enter the new year, Government Accountability Project is proud to reflect on its work and is honored to receive the Civic Champions of 2021 Award from political activist, attorney, and author Ralph [...]

January 6th, 2022|Categories: Press, Press release|

Press Statement: On Anniversary of January 6 Attack, Government Accountability Project Calls on Whistleblowers to Come Forward

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 6, 2022 On Anniversary of January 6 Attack, Government Accountability Project Calls on Whistleblowers to Come Forward WASHINGTON – One year after the nation witnessed a violent attack on not only the U.S. Capitol building, but on democracy itself, Government Accountability Project calls on additional [...]

January 6th, 2022|Categories: Democracy Protection Initiative, National Security, Press|

Press Release: Years After DHS Medical Experts Blew the Whistle, A Small Step Forward for Immigrant Families 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:December 21, 2021 Years After DHS Medical Experts Blew the Whistle, A Small Step Forward for Immigrant FamiliesWASHINGTON— Government Accountability Project welcomes reporting that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is no longer detaining migrant families in three Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) facilities. Since 2014, thousands of families have been held in [...]

Press Release: OSC Decision Reaffirms Federal Whistleblowers’ Rights Against Gag Orders

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 13, 2021 OSC Decision Reaffirms Federal Whistleblowers’ Rights Against Gag Orders WASHINGTON – Following an investigation, the Office of Special Counsel (OSC) has determined that the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) must modify its policies to include a legally required anti-gag order qualifier. [...]

December 13th, 2021|Categories: Gag lawsuits, Office of Special Council, Press release, Whistleblower Rights|

Press Release: Government Accountability Project Praises House of Representatives for the Passage of the Protecting Our Democracy Act

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 9, 2021 Government Accountability Project Praises House of Representatives for the Passage of the Protecting Our Democracy Act Act Includes Essential Whistleblower Protections Washington — Today, Government Accountability Project praises the House of Representatives for passing the Protecting Our Democracy Act (PODA). This legislation gives [...]

December 9th, 2021|Categories: Democracy Protection Initiative, Press release, Whistleblower Rights, WPIA|

Press Release: Government Accountability Rebuts Kurdish Prime Minister’s Libel

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 9, 2021 Government Accountability Rebuts Kurdish Prime Minister’s Libel A Government Accountability Project investigation, published in the American Prospect revealed Masrour Barzani, the Prime Minister of Iraqi Kurdistan, was the secret owner of a $18.3 million pharmacy in Miami, Florida through anonymous shell companies. Rather [...]

December 9th, 2021|Categories: Investigations, Press Freedom, Press release|