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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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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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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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Coalition Praises Senate Action Adding Disciplinary Teeth to the Whistleblower Protection Act

Senate Unanimously Approves S. 585, Dr. Chris Kirkpatrick Whistleblower Protection Act of 2017 WASHINGTON – The Make It Safe Coalition (MISC) Steering Committee praised May 25 Senate action by unanimous consent approving S. 585, the Dr. Chris Kirkpatrick Whistleblower Protection

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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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