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Whistleblowers exposing fraud pocket over $350M

Whistleblowers filed more than 700 lawsuits under the qui tam provisions of the False Claims Act in fiscal 2023. That’s the most since 2014.

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Respect the Founders’ wishes: Honor National Whistleblower Day

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(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)Rep. Gerry Connolly, D-Va., is interviewed about the Relay, an electric autonomous vehicle, in Fairfax, Va., Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020. The future of transportation arrived in northern Virginia, looking like a big blue toaster on wheels that can seat six and drive itself through the region’s notorious traffic.  State and local officials debuted the Relay system Thursday, an all-electric, autonomous vehicle that will provide free shuttle rides back and forth from the Dunn Loring Metrorail stop to the bustling Mosaic District in Fairfax County, Va.  (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Language to block future Schedule F absent from compromise version of NDAA

Though the compromise version of the 2023 NDAA removes language preventing a revival of Schedule F, the bill includes provisions to expand workers’ compensation…

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Bill to prevent Schedule F from resurfacing advances out of House committee

The House Rules Committee passed the Preventing a Patronage System Act favorably in a vote of 8-4 along party lines. Now, it moves to the full House floor.

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Lawmakers renew push to strip investigation authority from VA whistleblower office

The bill, if passed, would cease all of the Office of Accountability and Whistleblower Protection’s ongoing investigations of whistleblower retaliation and the Office of Special Counsel would take on the workload.

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