5 Facts About Mike Pence and the Koch Bros. Not Included in Jane Mayer’s New Yorker Article
October 20, 2017
The U.S. is fixated on Trump. But the Koch Brothers are getting stronger. Through Mike Pence they're preparing to take over of the federal government....
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Checks and Balances Project Moves to Discovery Phase in Lawsuits on Bakersfield “Political Cover” Scandal
October 13, 2017
Despite Mounting Evidence of Collusion with Bakersfield Realtor Lobbyists, City and County Attorneys Withhold Documents and Electronic Communications....
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4 Questions Senate Judiciary Members Should Ask NBCC President Harry Alford – But Probably Won't
Major Bloomberg Story Is Reminder of Unanswered Questions about National Black Chamber
September 20, 2017
A new investigative report by Bloomberg News shines a light on the myriad other stances that the National Black Chamber of Commerce has taken on behalf of its deep-pocketed, entrenched donors....
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David Brooks
David Brooks Blames Al Gore Again for Making Climate Change a Political Issue, this Time on the PBS NewsHour
September 8, 2017
During a segment on climate change politics on Sept. 1, 2017, columnist David Brooks takes to the airwaves to spread an incomplete story again about the polarized state of climate change politics. ...
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News Release: Twin Lawsuits Filed to Compel Bakersfield Officials to Come Clean on Deal that Led to Anti-PACE Votes
August 10, 2017
Suits Triggered by Claim of Influential Realtor Lobbyist That She Had Secured Support to Kill PACE Program in Exchange for “Political Cover”...
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FIU Is First University Dropped by Hotel Lobby in Pay-to-Play Academics Scheme
July 24, 2017
Grant withdrawal from Florida International University raises questions, shifts pressure to Penn State and University of North Carolina....
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Koch strength increases
Koch Brothers Growing Control Extends to 16 Federal Departments
July 5, 2017
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White House in Chaos: Koch Brothers In Position for the Next Phase
June 20, 2017
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offshore wind
Will Shipping Lobby’s Handiwork Sabotage Offshore Wind Energy?
February 7, 2017
An obscure Coast Guard committee, co-chaired by the powerful shipping lobby, has the power to force drastic cuts to lease areas that offshore-wind developers have already purchased....
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Penn State Professor O'Neill
Questions About Penn State Professor O’Neill Referred to Ethics Office
December 19, 2016
As state support for universities drops, there is a growing trend of corporate support in the form of specially designated departments, professorships, etc., often with alarming consequences....
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San Bruno Disaster Emails Published in a New, Searchable Database
June 13, 2016
Today, we publish 120,746 emails and attachments exchanged between Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) and the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC)....
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