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Project on Government Oversight




Congressional Support for the Whistleblower Protection Act

June 6, 2001 


The Whistleblower Protection was passed and strengthened unanimously – meaning every Senator and Representative voted in favor – by Congress in 1989 and 1994. Congress has also unanimously supported the anti-gag statute 12 times. Here are congressional statements about the Whistleblower Protection Act:


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