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DOJ Whistleblowers File Complaints Accusing Outgoing Trump Admin Official of Politicizing Career Civil Service Promotion Process

WASHINGTON, March 10, 2021 — Government Accountability Project, on behalf of anonymous whistleblowers, alerted Congress and federal whistleblower agencies today about significant acts of misconduct committed by political appointee Jeffrey Bossert Clark during the last days of the Trump administration. Contrary to established practice and guidelines, Mr. Clark—then serving as Acting Assistant Attorney General in […]

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Government Accountability Project and Project South Send Letter to Congress on Behalf of Whistleblower Client

WASHINGTON, September 17, 2020 – Today, Government Accountability Project and Project South sent a letter to Congress outlining the Department of Homeland Security Inspector General complaint from client and whistleblower, Ms. Dawn Wooten, LPN, regarding the egregious health practices at the Irwin County Detention Center (ICDC) in Ocilla, Georgia. Her allegations encompass a variety of health and […]

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Study Projects Significant Impact on Immigrants and Local Health Care if ICE Detention Populations are not Decreased

May 6, 2020 – A new paper captures the results of a modeling project that demonstrates that the rapid spread of COVID-19 in immigrant detention facilities will have a substantial impact on immigrants and local health care systems if the population in Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention is not substantially decreased. The project, which involved a […]

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New Whistleblower Law Signed by Ukraine President Zelensky Stronger than U.S. Rights

UKRAINE, Dec. 17, 2019 –  On October 17 Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky signed new whistleblower reforms into law. Current questions about Ukraine’s commitment to fight corruption complicate Zelensky’s efforts to implement his campaign promise to provide rewards of 10% for whistleblowers who expose corruption. Most significant is the reform’s anti-retaliation shield, which now provides stronger […]

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

WASHINGTON,  Dec. 16, 2019 –  Today, two U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food Safety Inspectors represented by Government Accountability Project, Jill Mauer and Anthony Vallone, spoke out about dangerous threats to consumers under the USDA’s New Swine Slaughter Inspection System (NSIS). NBC’s Morgan Radford told their story. While Mauer and Vallone were featured on this […]