Wed., November 2, 2011 12:25pm
A bill sponsored by Georgia Sen. Johnny Isakson to give whistleblower protection to Peace Corps volunteers passed in the U.S. House Tuesday. Now the measure is headed to the president’s desk.
Wed., September 28, 2011 4:43pm
The U.S. Senate this week passed a bill to give Peace Corps volunteers whistleblower protection, more sexual assault training and a victim’s advocate. Georgia Sen. Johnny Isakson co-sponsored the bill in response the murder of Georgia woman in Benin, Africa, where she was a Corps volunteer.
Fri., June 24, 2011 1:53pm
The Kate Puzey Peace Corps Volunteer Protection Act of 2011 seeks to better protect Americans serving with the Peace Corps. The bill is named in honor of a Georgia woman who died while serving in Benin.