States Strengthening Their Whistleblower Laws — Red and Blue States See Whistleblowers as Tool for Cutting Waste and Fraud

Source: Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER), Press Release, August 17, 2011

Across the country, states are steadily expanding and improving their legal protections for state employees who blow the whistle on waste, fraud and abuse, according to a new analysis released today by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER). In 2010, ten states measurably strengthened whistleblower protections while in 2011 another ten states have already done so.
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