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MacLean, Serpico Outline Need for S. 372, the Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act

Dylan Blaylock, December 15, 2010

The media support keeps coming for S. 372, Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act (WPEA). The Orange County Register just put out a story outlining how GAP client and former Federal Air Marshal Robert MacLean would have benefitted from the protections outlined in S. 372.

Criticisms of S. 372 Are Flawed and Dangerously Misleading -- the Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act Should Be Passed Immediately

Shanna Devine, December 15, 2010

We’re at the crossroads of a breakthrough for free speech rights; however, there has been a divergent campaign in the 11th hour. Today, Ms. Julia Davis wrote an article titled “Kill the Bill” – referring to S. 372, the Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act. Curiously, days earlier this same author joined a letter by whistleblowers that supports S. 372.

Oversight Groups Overwhelmingly Support Passage of Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act

Shanna Devine, December 15, 2010

This morning the National Taxpayers Union (NTU), a leading taxpayer advocacy organization, sent a “vote alert” on S. 372, The Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act. The alert urges all Members in the House of Representatives to support passage of this taxpayer safeguarding measure:

Whistleblowers, 90 Groups Urge House to Approve Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act

Tom Devine, December 14, 2010

Yesterday, GAP and a broad coalition of more than 90 groups -- including the National Taxpayers UnionProject on Government Oversight

Noted Whistleblowers Urge Passage of Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act!

Shanna Devine, December 13, 2010

Today a letter was released by 30 whistleblowers that support passage of S. 372, the Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act. Signed by star whistleblowers including Frank Serpico and Ambassador Joseph Wilson, to intelligence community and FAA whistleblowers, the letter concludes:

Lugar Urges Development Banks to Report Corruption for Prosecution

Bea Edwards, December 08, 2010

Senator Richard Lugar released a statement on Tuesday in which he urged all multinational development banks to refer companies and consultants suspected of fraudulent or corrupt practices to relevant national authorities. The development banks -- including the World Bank, African Development Bank, Asian Development Bank (ADB), European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, and Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) -- previously reported their practices in this area of anti-corruption work to Sen. Lugar at his request.

AIG Role Still Haunts James Cole's Chances to be Deputy Attorney General

Bea Edwards, December 07, 2010

As the 111th Congress draws to a close, the heat is on to confirm James Cole as Deputy Attorney General.

Report Shows Exactly Why Federal Whistleblowers Need Protection

Shanna Devine, December 01, 2010

Today, GAP released a report on one of the most effective ways to undermine the disclosures of a whistleblower: retaliatory investigations. Whistleblower Witch Hunts follows 12 federal employees into Kafka’s The Trial, as they undergo underhanded tactics that run the gamut of indecency, including:

In WikiLeaks Wake, Whistleblower Witch-Hunt Report Released and Bill Set to Pass!

Jesselyn Radack, December 01, 2010

This post originally appeared in a Daily Kos column.


If folks feel conflicted about WikiLeaks, the answer is to pass meaningful whistleblower reform. Otherwise, whistleblowers have no alternative, as detailed in this Whistleblower Witch Hunt report released today.

World Bank Administrative Tribunal Fails to Reinstate Vindicated Whistleblower

Shelley Walden, November 23, 2010

Last week, the World Bank Administrative Tribunal released its latest decisions.