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WHISTLEBLOWERS GET NO HELP FROM BUSH ADMINISTRATION

Washington, DC — The U.S. Office of Special Counsel, the agency that is supposed to protect federal employees who blow the whistle on waste, fraud and abuse, is dismissing hundreds of cases while advancing almost none, according an analysis of the latest agency...

LONG-DELAYED INVESTIGATION OF SPECIAL COUNSEL FINALLY BEGINS

Washington, DC — More than seven months after the Office of Special Counsel’s own staff filed a complaint of retaliation and misconduct against Special Counsel Scott Bloch, an investigation into the charges will finally begin, according to documents released today by...

SPECIAL COUNSEL IGNORES EXPENSIVE ADVICE

Washington, DC — U.S. Special Counsel Scott Bloch disregarded the main recommendations coming out of an expensive consultant’s report he commissioned, according to Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER). Contrary to his consultant’s advice, Bloch’s...

SPECIAL COUNSEL HIRED SON’S BOARDING SCHOOL HEADMASTER

Washington, DC — U.S. Special Counsel Scott Bloch, who is responsible for enforcing civil service rules, hired his son’s former Catholic boarding school headmaster as an expert consultant, in apparent violation of civil service rules, according to documents released...