NWC Accepts Invitation to Debate White House on S. 372
March 23, 2010. Washington, D.C. Stephen M. Kohn, Executive Director of the National
Whistleblowers Center, has agreed to participate in an independent debate with
Mr. Norman L. Eisen, Special Counsel to the President for Ethics and Government
Reform, regarding the Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act (S. 372), which
is currently being "hotlined" in the Senate. Mr. Eisen has currently declined
the invitation to participate in the debate.
debate will be hosted by Sibel Edmonds' online blog Boiling Frogs Post,
will be posted on Friday, March 26 at http://boilingfrogspost.com.
host and media consultant Peter B. Collins will moderate the debate.
President Obama's strong campaign promises in support of whistleblowers,
NWC applauds Boiling Frogs for calling this debate and hopes that Mr.
will reconsider the invitation and agree to publicly discuss this issue.
is an excellent opportunity for a full airing of these critical
issues, because the bill will affect an entire generation of federal
said Lindsey M. Williams, Director of Advocacy and Development at the
controversy surrounding this legislation was highlighted in a recent
Edmonds' Boiling Frogs Post (Debate to be published 3/26/10)