For Immediate Release
Key Whistleblower Oversight Provisions Should Not Be Cut From the Final Stimulus Bill
WASHINGTON - Key whistleblower oversight and accountability provisions should not be removed from the stimulus legislation. The Platts/Van Hollen amendment
to the House version of the stimulus bill would extend meaningful
whistleblower protections to all federal employees and it should be
included in the stimulus bill.
would be a shame if Congress passed a massive stimulus spending bill
meaningful protections for all employees who are responsible for
protecting taxpayer money, " said Stephen M. Kohn, President National
must meet the public's demand for oversight and accountability," added
Kohn. "Congress must immediately pass whistleblower protections so
that employees are not afraid to report waste, fraud and abuse."