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800 Scientists and Professors Fight Back Against Virginia Attorney General Cuccinelli

Beth Adelson, May 19, 2010

GAP coalition partner Union of Concerned Scientists has released a letter signed by 800 scientists and professors in Virginia that urges Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli to drop his inquiry into publicly funded work by a climate scientist formerly employed by the University of Virginia.

Congress's Official View of James Cole's Inept AIG Monitoring

Bea Edwards, May 19, 2010

The Government Accountability Project has obtained the May 2009 report issued by the Congressional Research Service (CRS) about the performance of James Cole, the Independent Consultant placed at AIG in 2006 by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) as part of a Deferred Prosecution Agreement (DPA). The DPA represented the res

School Lunches Get Safer; Still a Long Way to Go

Beth Adelson, May 18, 2010

School LunchAfter July 1, 

The MSPB’s Terrible Ruling on Robert MacLean

Tom Devine, May 18, 2010

Picture_2In a May 12 Initial Decision, Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB) Administrative Judge Franklin Kang upheld the termination of Federal Air Marshal Robert MacLean – a ruling for which Mr. MacLean has been waiting over four years.

More Depressing News About the BP Oil Spill

, May 14, 2010

In case you've had as hard of a time as we've had keeping up with all the bad news coming out about the Gulf Coast oil spill, GAP's brought together some of the more appalling tidbits from the last few days:

AIG Compliance, Anastasia Kelly and James Cole: Putting the Pieces Together

, May 13, 2010

As we try to develop a comprehensive picture of what exactly happened at AIG’s compliance group over the last couple of years (the very group tasked with ensuring that the company complied with laws and regulations), sources have provided additional pieces of the puzzle.

More on the AIG Compliance Office

, May 11, 2010

Suzanne Folsom, former World Bank Golden Parachuter who has now departed AIG with a second parachute worth $1 million in severance, has been replaced by Karen Nelson. Nelson was Folsom's hatchet-man at AIG from 2008-2009 and is now the interim acting Chief Compliance Officer reporting to the CEO.

Holder Suggests Miranda Exception for American Citizen Terrorism Suspects

Jesselyn Radack, May 10, 2010

This post also appears on GAP Homeland Security Director Jesselyn Radack's Daily Kos blog.

More on James Cole: What Was He Doing at AIG?

, May 07, 2010

GAP has obtained the reports of the Independent Consultant (IC) stationed at AIG as a result of a deferred prosecution agreement (DPA) between the corporation, the SEC, the Department of Justice, and the NY State Department of Insurance in 2006. James Cole, the IC (from Bryan Cave, LLP), and current would-be nominee for D

Climate Scientists Begin to Fight Back

, May 07, 2010

It looks like scientists are pushing back against global warming denialists who have hijacked the debate over climate change.