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2018 Whistleblower Summit Highlights

By Shanna Devine This year’s Whistleblower Summit for Civil and Human Rights (Summit), an annual event for whistleblowers and their advocates, kicked off on July 30, National Whistleblower Appreciation Day. The Summit was organized by ACORN 8 and other members of the Make It

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Open letter to President Trump and Congress

The Government Accountability Project is currently gathering signatures for an open letter to President Trump and Congress. The letter, which will be gathering support throughout the summer, asks lawmakers to update the Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act of 2012 to close

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Make It Safe Coalition Praises Congressional Approval of the All Circuit Review Act

WASHINGTON – Today, the Make It Safe Coalition (MISC) praised Congress for passing the All Circuit Review Act, H.R. 2229. On June 22, the House unanimously approved, with retroactive application, this bipartisan legislation introduced by U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD), the

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Make It Safe Coalition Praises Congressional Approval of the Whistleblower Coordination Act

WASHINGTON – The leadership of the whistleblower rights coalition, the Make It Safe Coalition (MISC), today praised Congress for unanimous passage of the Whistleblower Protection Coordination Act, S. 1869. On June 14, Congress sent the legislation to President Trump for

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Robert F. Kennedy: Whistleblower Champion

by Martin Edwin Andersen | June 4, 2018 “Every time we turn our heads the other way when we see the law flouted, when we tolerate what we know to be wrong, when we close our eyes and ears to

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Whistleblower Coalition Urges Office of Special Counsel to Investigate Justice Department amid Gag Order Trend

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the Steering Committee of the Make It Safe Coalition (MISC) unanimously urged merit systems Special Counsel Henry Kerner of the Office of Special Counsel to investigate recent statements made by Attorney General Jeffrey Sessions that violate

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