Whistleblower Protection

Issue Status - Success!

The Problem:

  • Fear from the repercussions of reporting wrongful expenditures of public dollars can lead to silence, which may result in the ongoing misuse of tax dollars.

ITR Solution:

  • Extend Iowa’s current whistleblower protections to public sector employees who report suspected wrongdoing.
  • Mandate training for new public employees on the procedure for reporting.

What Happened:

  • A bill was approved by both chambers and signed by the the Governor.

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