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An Open Letter to President Donald Trump and Members of Congress

The undersigned organizations and corporations write to support the completion of the landmark, 13 year legislative effort to restore credible whistleblower rights for government employees that resulted in unanimous passage of the Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act (WPEA) of 2012. While

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Congressional Record on Senate Nominations

President Trump has taken action on Senate nominations that directly impact the whistleblower community, including withdrawal of Ms. Lerner’s nomination to be renewed as the Special Counsel. More information can be found here:¬†https://www.congress.gov/congressional-record/2017/2/28/senate-section/article/s1507-8?r=14

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Whistleblower Protection & the First Amendment

As we begin to reflect on our past campaigns and achievements, we have noticed a common theme–The First Amendment. This is a vital tool for many whistleblowers who have faced, or continue to face, retaliation, harassment and isolation. This summer,

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UCS Comments on DOE Questionnaire

Statement from Andrew Rosenberg, Director of the Center for Science and Democracy at Union of Concerned Scientists regarding President-elect Donald Trump’s transition team disavowing a 74-item questionnaire that was sent to the Department of Energy last week. It’s great to

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U.S. Forest Service Burned at Congressional Hearing, Admits No Fault

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A year ago, Sharyl Attkisson aired the story of U.S. Forest Service whistleblower¬†Alicia Dabney on Full Measure. An advocate for minority employees, Lesa Donnelley, testified: In the last eight years there’s been virtually no response to our requests. I wish

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MAKE IT SAFE COALITION PRAISES HOUSE VOTE TO MAKE CONTRACTOR WHISTLEBLOWER RIGHTS PERMANENT

Action follows Senate passage institutionalizing landmark reform The Make It Safe Coalition (MISC) praised House action to unanimously approve S. 795, legislation that makes permanent a 2012 pilot program creating best practice whistleblower rights for contractor employees outside the Intelligence

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