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Government Executive: Whistleblower Advocates Bemoan Merit Board’s Lack of Quorum

July 31, 2017

The persistence of two vacancies on the three-member Merit Systems Protection Board worries whistleblowers and their advocates who are concerned that statutory protections are not being enforced.

CDN: Phoenix VA whistleblower to staff new watchdog office

July 31, 2017

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WASHINGTON, July 30, 2017 – The new Veteran Administration office for whistleblower issues will be staffed by at least one whistleblower. Brandon Coleman, a whistleblower at the notorious Phoenix VA Medical Center, announced he was offered and accepted a role in the new office.

Coleman made the announcement at a panel discussion at the Whistleblower Summit held in Washington D.C. from July 26-29.

Bloomberg: He Investigated Suspicious Firings for U.S. Then He Was Fired

July 21, 2017

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A fired U.S. whistle-blower investigator says his old employer didn’t take whistle-blowers seriously enough. So he’s lodging a complaint -- with the same ex-employer he claims doesn’t take whistle-blower allegations seriously enough.

Shadowproof: Interior Department Whistleblower goes Public with Claim of Retaliation by Trump Administration

July 20, 2017

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The former director of the Office of Policy Analysis in the United States Interior Department alleges he was retaliated against for “speaking out publicly about the dangers that climate change poses to Alaska Native communities.”

Bloomberg Government: Pick for Federal Whistle-Blower Office Gets Kudos in Senate

July 05, 2017

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President Donald Trump’s pick to lead the agency charged with guarding against whistle-blower retaliation and other prohibited personnel practices in the federal government got a warm reception from a Senate panel June 28.

The New York Times: Trump Calls Comey a ‘Leaker.’ What Does That Mean?

June 12, 2017

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WASHINGTON — James B. Comey’s testimony on Thursday that he orchestrated the disclosure of his account of his discussions with President Trump has raised questions about the ethical and legal implications of his actions.


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