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  1. Help Identify the Senator Whose "Secret Hold" Killed Whistleblower Bill

    ... together to out the anonymous senator who killed a whistleblower protection bill in the final hours of the last Congress. You can help this ...

    cmacdonald - 01/12/2011 - 20:18

  2. Congress Sends Bill Strengthening Whistleblower Protection to Obama's Desk

    ... (S 743/HR 3289) meant to shore up weaknesses in the existing Whistleblower Protection Act. It now goes to the president for signature. The bill was ...

    cmacdonald - 11/26/2012 - 13:27

  3. State, Federal Whistleblower Rules a Key Tool for Journalists

    ... the agencies whose wrongdoing they expose. State and federal whistleblower protection laws offer some limited protection. How good is your state's ...

    cmacdonald - 10/31/2012 - 20:35

  4. Try, Try Again: Whistleblower Protection Bill Reintroduced

    ... punished, fired, or even prosecuted for their pains. Federal whistleblower protection law has been de-fanged by a succession of decisions by the courts ...

    cmacdonald - 05/04/2011 - 18:46

  5. Senate Passes Whistleblower Protection Bill; House Pending

    ... WatchDog of Dec. 1, 2010. "Senate Passes Whistleblower Protection Bill," Washington Post, December 11, 2010, by Joe Davidson. ...

    cmacdonald - 12/15/2010 - 19:10

  6. Appeals Court Radically Expands FOIA 'Safety' Exemption

    ... Dam, as well as various levees. PEER was representing whistleblower Robert McCarthy, who before the Merit System Protection Board was challenging his dismissal in 2009 as general counsel of ...

    cmacdonald - 03/02/2014 - 17:26

  7. Whistleblower Bill Awaits Congressional Action

    ... news stories of the past decade depended entirely on a whistleblower — a source inside the government disclosing (often anonymously) ... bosses whose wrongdoing they disclose. The Whistleblower Protection Act of 1989 is supposed to protect them, but it rarely if ever does. ...

    admin - 03/16/2009 - 18:24

  8. Environmental Whistleblowers May Be Losing Their Rights

    ... under a new federal appeals court decision that limits the whistleblower protections for federal employees who disclose "sensitive," but ... Some information held by the US Environmental Protection Agency is actually classified under the national security ... "Broad Group of Feds Deemed Ineligible for MSPB Protection," Federal Computer Week, August 22, 2013, by Reid Davenport. ...

    cmacdonald - 09/09/2013 - 08:51

  9. 262 Groups Urge Congress To Protect Whistleblowers

    ... key Congressional leaders calling for them to finish work on whistleblower protection legislation, which was passed by both House and Senate in the ...

    admin - 03/16/2009 - 17:49

  10. Whistleblowers Might Be Your Best Sources

    ... January 21" — be sure to do it. There is a network of whistleblower sources that environmental reporters might do well to know about. ... first things to remember is that the federal "Whistleblower Protection Act" does NOT protect whistleblowers. That is a long story, told ...

    Bill Kovarik - 05/04/2009 - 12:17