|Whistleblower Advocates Rally In Washington To Oppose Presidential Veto Threat|
WASHINGTON - April 30 - Over 50 public interest groups, and whistleblowers from across the United States, are planning the first-ever “Whistleblower Week in Washington” scheduled for May 13-19, 2007 in Washington DC. Scheduled events will include press conferences on major whistleblower issues, seminars and panels attended by leading whistleblowers and Congressional-related events. Most events will be open to the press.
Among the groups participating in Whistleblower Week in Washington are
the National Whistleblowers Center, the No FEAR Institute (NFI), the
Government Accountability Project (GAP), Doctors for Open Government,
Semmelweis Society International, the National Security Whistleblower
Coalition, the Veterans Affairs Whistleblower Coalition, the Liberty
Coalition, "Project On Government Oversight (POGO)", and the Make it
Safe Coalition have committed to the event.