Barack Obama

Obama order protects intelligence community whistleblowers

By David Axe

A new executive order provides protections shunned by House Republicans.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Whistleblower":

"… ll aimed at improving protections for most federal employees, known as the Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act and passed by that chamber in September, lacked …"

"… hen M. Kohn, the Executive Director of the Washington, D.C.-based National Whistleblower Center, another group that counsels Whistleblowers, calls the directive a …"

Where are the watchdogs?

By John Solomon

Faced with record deficits and expanding federal responsibilities, politicians from President Barack Obama on down routinely talk about the

Excerpts from this story referencing "George Bush":

"… tance, has been without its chief watchdog since early 2008 when President George Bush’s inspector general appointee resigned after a controversy inv …"

A failure of whistleblower protection

By The Center for Public Integrity

Whistleblowers are left open to retaliation despite new laws to protect them

Excerpts from this story referencing "Enron":

"… the Sarbanes-Oxley corporate governance act, was passed in response to the Enron and WorldCom scandals. Provisions in the law made it illegal for publicly- …"