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OSC Flagship Initiative Includes Government-Wide Whistleblower Education Certification

Shanna Devine, November 25, 2014

The Office of Special Counsel (OSC), the federal agency responsible for processing whistleblower disclosures and retaliation cases, is fulfilling a tall order through government-wide expansion of its more than decade-old whistleblower education and outreach program.

Taxpayer Protection Groups Urge Restoration of Grassley’s “Anti-Gag” Rights

Shanna Devine, November 20, 2014

Today, GAP and its taxpayer protection and good government partners sent a letter to the House Appropriations Committee, urging restoration of Senator Grassley’s 25-year-old “anti-gag” rider as part of the upcoming appropriations bill. Its removal from last year’s appropriations law created an accountability vacuum that must be filled before Congress adjourns.

Invite: UDC “Law Day” This Saturday 11/22

Government Accountability Project, November 18, 2014

To the GAP community:  

The Backroom Deal Worth $130 Million to the Global Fund

Bea Edwards, November 07, 2014

This piece originally appeared on Huffington Post.

Statement on Landmark Whistleblower Case at Supreme Court

Government Accountability Project, November 04, 2014

GAP Legal Director Tom Devine provided the following statement regarding Department of Homeland Security vs. Robert MacLean, the first Whistleblower Protection Act case in front of the Supreme Court. Federal air marshal and GAP client Robert MacLean was fired after exposing a government plan to suspend air marshal service on long-distance commercial flights at the same time terrorists were threatening to target U.S. aircraft. Learn more about MacLean’s whistleblower story here.