Cummings, Baldwin to Introduce Legislation to Expand Protections for Wall Street Whistleblowers

Feb 22, 2016
Press Release




Cummings, Baldwin to Introduce Legislation to Expand Protections for Wall Street Whistleblowers


Washington, D.C. (Feb. 22, 2016)On Thursday, February 25, 2016, at 12:30 pm, Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, and Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) will hold a press conference to introduce the Whistleblower Augmented Reward and Non-Retaliation Act of 2016 (WARN Act) to expand protections for those who put their careers at risk to blow the whistle on financial crimes.

Who:               Ranking Member Elijah E. Cummings
                        Senator Tammy Baldwin
                        Shanna Devine, Legislative Director and Investigator, Government Accountability Project
                        Alexis Goldstein, Senior Policy Analyst, Americans for Financial Reform

What:              Press Conference announcing introduction of the WARN Act

Where:            S-120, U.S. Capitol, Washington, D.C.

When:             Thursday, February 25, 2016 at 12:30pm ET


Please RSVP to Fabion.Seaton@Mail.House.Gov if you plan to attend. Note that if you are not a credentialed member of the Senate or House Press Gallery, you will not be able to access the U.S. Capitol building without credentials.


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