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​​​​Examples of press coverage mentioning the U.S. Office of Special Counsel (OSC) and its work:

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Watchdog alerts Trump that border agency violated DNA collection law for years, letting violent criminals walk free8/21/20192019
  
Exclusive: VA whistleblower-protection worker asks for protection8/16/20192019
  
Complying with the Hatch Act Isn’t That Difficult8/15/20192019
  
Understanding the Hatch Act8/1/20192019
  
CBP rebuked by watchdog, whistleblowers for 'failure' to collect DNA from migrant detainees7/22/20192019
  
Poll Reveals Contrasting Perceptions of Hatch Act Enforcement7/16/20192019
  
Special Counsel Defends Career Staff as Panel Subpoenas Trump Counselor Over Hatch Act Violations6/26/20192019
  
Hatch Act isn’t just about campaign buttons6/14/20192019
  
Does VA have a secret wait list for health care? Key members of Congress want to know.6/5/20192019
  
Ex-White House Official Says No One Pressured Him to Overturn Security Clearance Recommendations5/2/20192019
  
War on Terror Vet Wins Back Postal Service Job After 14 Years4/29/20192019
  
Veteran loses part of leg after home-care scheduling mix-up at Indianapolis VA hospital4/10/20192019
  
VA Failed to Provide Follow-Up Care for Colonoscopy Patients, Watchdog Says3/29/20192019
  
Special Counsel recounts year of Hatch Act violations, no MSPB and more3/14/20192019
  
U.S. Marshals Complain That System Unfairly Denies Them a Promotion2/12/20192019
  
Orlando VA's long waits for colonoscopies potentially endangered vets' health, investigation finds2/7/20192019
  
Oozing with blood’ – Congress to hold hearing on San Diego VA human research2/1/20192019
  
Asbestos Hazard1/29/20192019
  
  
  
  
  
Federal Investigators: Mapping Apps Are Endangering U.S. Troops12/20/20182018
  
He fought the TSA and lost. Now whistleblowers fear a ‘disgusting place’ will get even worse12/8/20182018
  
Whistleblower who says he was forced to retire as VA surgeon is temporarily reinstated12/4/20182018
  
Six White House officials reprimanded for violating the Hatch Act11/30/20182018
  
Dangerous human research alleged at San Diego VA; Rep. Peters vows action11/19/20182018
  
Sleeping staff, disregard for safety found at Brockton VA nursing home11/14/20182018
  
Feds find 'blatant disregard' for veteran safety at VA nursing home among the nation's worst11/14/20182018
  
Marshals Service Misused Leave Policies During Probe of Top Official10/22/20182018
  
Federal Prison In California Faces Multiple Investigations Over Dangerous Conditions10/5/20182018
  
‘I knew something was not right’: Mass cancellations of diagnostic test orders at VA hospitals draw scrutiny10/1/20182018
  
The VA report is in – again – and veterans and doctors don’t buy it9/29/20182018
  
TSA Abused Reassignments to Target Whistleblowers, House Panel Finds9/26/20182018
  
TSA Whistleblowers Named Public Servants of the Year9/20/20182018
  
Federal Watchdogs Target Bullying, Retaliation at State Department9/7/20182018
  
Expert: Military employment law violations often take place at the federal level9/5/20182018
  
US officials take action to protect Alaska whistleblower8/28/20182018
  
ICE employee continued posting pro-Clinton messages despite warnings, Office of Special Counsel says8/9/20182018
  
Judge Removes Postal Employee Who Violated Hatch Act By Running for Partisan Office8/2/20182018
  
VA whistleblowers disciplined 10 times more than peers; managers investigate themselves7/20/20182018
  
VA employee advocates, lawmakers contend new law targets low-level workers and whistleblowers7/17/20182018
  
Was Trump right? Immigration judge accused of anti-GOP behavior6/27/20182018
  
For VA Whistleblowers, A Culture Of Fear And Retaliation6/20/20182018
  
Federal Employees Last Year Broke Record for Proving Retaliation By Managers6/13/20182018
  
Gag orders at federal agencies are violating whistleblower laws6/8/20182018
  
  
  
  
  
Special counsel investigation leads to change in VA policy about suicidal vets12/14/20172017
  
  
  
  
  
For third time, OSC says burdens on whistleblowers are too high​​8/5/20162016
  
Agency Leaders Praise Whistleblowers, Express Need for Reforms8/4/20162016
  
Special Counsel Argues Against VA’s Bid for More Proof from Whistleblowers8/4/20162016
  
OSC Cites Record Levels of Whistleblower Relief8/4/20162016
  
In celebration of whistleblowers, oversight community says ‘We’re listening’​8/1/20162016
  
Texplainer: Julián Castro’s Hatch Act Violation7/21/20162016
  
Hatch Act — too complicated for a Cabinet secretary? Not really7/20/20162016
  
Why is potential Clinton running mate Julian Castro in trouble for praising Hillary Clinton?7/18/20162016
  
Special Counsel: Housing Secretary Julián Castro Broke Law on Partisan Political Activities​7/18/20162016
  
Ethics agency says HUD chief Castro violated Hatch Act7/18/20162016
  
OSC whistleblower cases hit record highs in 2015​7/12/20162016
  
White House Prohibits Cabinet From Addressing Democratic Convention7/3/20162016
  
Blum-sponsored whistleblower bill passes House6/27/20162016
  
OSC whistleblower bill passes House6/22/20162016
  
House seeks to give government watchdogs more bite6/21/20162016
  
U.S. Office of Special Counsel Releases Gender Transition Policy6/16/20162016
  
What It's Like Being a Woman in the Male-Dominated World of Wildland Firefighting6/8/20162016
  
Bosses in hot water after sacking government worker forced to sandbag house6/7/20162016
  
Huge bonuses and forced transfers were downfall of top TSA official Kelly Hoggan5/26/20162016
  
Congress’s List of Gripes With T.S.A. Is Long, Like an Airport Security Line5/12/20162016
  
Dozens Punished by T.S.A. for Whistle-Blowing Are Later Exonerated​4/8/20162016
  
VA wait-times still manipulated, whistleblowers say3/10/20162016
  
What happens when a whistleblower returns to work after a decade's fight3/3/20162016
  
House panel moves to limit 'administrative leave' for federal employees3/1/20162016
  
TSA Lapses, Retaliation and Bonuses Are Investigated by House Panel2/23/20162016
  
  
  
  
  
US Inquiry Finds Agency Chief Violated Rules11/24/20152015
  
No tweeting what you actually think about Clinton or Carson if you're on the clock: new rules for feds11/13/20152015
  
Army settles with infection control staffer who exposed hospital's dangers to patient care10/28/20152015
  
VA culture of reprisals against whistleblowers remains strong after scandal9/22/20152015
  
Small government agency defends paying lobbyist six-figure salary9/17/20152015
  
After Lapses, TSA Will Target Screening in Overhaul7/28/20152015
  
Farmers vs. fish: Water war heats up with probe into who got millions of dollars7/8/20152015
  
The 'candy bowl' is dry. Find out what's happened to border patrol's overtime​6/17/20152015
  
VA hospital used cheaper anti-psychotic drugs to save money, probe finds4/22/20152015
  
Think before you post: Here's the new federal-workforce guidance on social media4/16/20152015
  
House members angry over VA's response to whistleblowers4/14/20152015
  
Isolated. Harassed. Their personal lives investigated. That's life as a VA whistleblower, employees tell Congress4/14/20152015
  
Agency Says VA Whistleblower Cases Have Surged4/9/20152015
  
Ruling: Army owes damages to transgender employee for bathroom dispute4/8/20152015
  
Five Bonneville Power officials lost their positions over veteran-hiring scandal4/3/20152015
  
Bureau of Prisons manager tried moving whistleblowers office to old jail cell4/1/20152015
  
Alabama's VA whistleblowers say they're being punished3/19/20152015
  
Watchdog: TSA gave expedited screening to convicted felon3/19/20152015
  
At VA health facilities, whistleblowers still fear retaliation3/5/20152015
  
Whistle-blowers: VA still endangering suicidal vets2/13/20152015
  
Supreme court sides with former TSA air marshal1/21/20152015

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