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Retaliation Complaints Jump After Veteran Affairs Scandal Made Public

AP | MATTHEW DALY | Posted 09.07.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal investigative agency is examining 67 claims of retaliation by supervisors at the Department of Veterans Affairs against ...

Have You Hugged Your Whistleblower Today? They Could Use It

Jerry Ashton | Posted 01.25.2013 | Business
Jerry Ashton

If you think the legendary "thin blue line" is stressful, you should try walking the "thin gray line" of the Whistleblower, who protect us from the insidious and frightening dangers of corporate and government miscreants.

Dover Mortuary Whistleblowers Reportedly Suffered Retaliation

The New York Times | Posted 02.01.2012 | Politics

A report says that officials at Dover Air Force Base retaliated against four employees after they raised concerns about the mishandling of service mem...

Whistleblowing Laws and Culture Need to Change to Save Taxpayer Dollars

Project On Government Oversight | Posted 10.02.2011 | Politics
Project On Government Oversight

Calling out waste, fraud and abuse should be seen as a positive act that strengthens government. Unfortunately, in the current climate, whistleblowers are seen as insubordinates for calling attention to failure.

The Bush Legacy Strikes Out American Justice

Michael Winship | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Winship

This week, the US Office of Special Counsel released a long overdue report concluding that George W. Bush's White House sent officials off on electioneering trips using taxpayer money, in the lead-up to the 2006 midterm elections.

Report Finds Bush White House Violations

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The White House Office of Political Affairs during the George W. Bush administration violated the law by giving briefings to politi...

Special counsel's office raided amid obstruction probe

AP | LARA JAKES JORDAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Federal agents raided the office and home of U.S. Special Counsel Scott Bloch on Tuesday while investigating whether the nation's t...