The House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform hearing “Protecting the Public from Waste, Fraud and Abuse: H.R. 1507, the Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act of 2009” will be held this Thursday May 14th at 10 AM. This hearing is a critical opportunity to inform Congress about the need to protect federal employee whistleblowers.
Whistleblower expert David Colapinto, General Counsel of the NWC, will be testifying on the need for stronger whistleblower protections for national security employees. Whistleblower Bunny Greenhouse, formerly the highest ranking civilian contracting official Army Corps of Engineers’, who stood alone in opposing the approval of a highly improper muti-billion dollar no bid contract to Halliburton for the reconstruction of Iraq will also testify. Ms. Greenhouse will be explaining how whistleblower protection is essential to deter fraud and wasteful military spending.