We often ask
you to take action on one urgent matter or another. Sometimes, the
fight for better government seems so daunting –with powerful corporate
lobbyists and political forces aligned against us —that it’s tempting to throw
your hands up and ask, “What’s the
Well, guess what? After more than a decade of trying
to get stronger protections for federal whistleblowers, we finally prevailed. The
Senate this month unanimously passed the Whistleblower Protection Enhancement
Act. The bill, which the House also passed unanimously, is now headed to
President Obama to sign!
Us in Thanking Our Members of Congress for Passing These Critical Protections.
It is so rare to be able to thank every member of Congress
for doing the right thing. We think it is especially important to let the
Congress know we appreciate it when they get past the gridlock and pass a good
government reform like this.
This week, as we reflect on everything that we have
to be thankful for, we would like to say that all of us at the Project On
Government Oversight have never been more grateful for your active support.
Today, instead of asking you to oppose a bad law or
support needed legislation, we'd like you to please fill out the form below to tell your
Members of Congress thanks. Because of their action, federal employees who
expose fraud, waste and abuses of power, will now be better protected—and so
will we all.