North Carolina Speaker Tim Moore Paid $275,000 In 3 Years as Part-Time Cleveland County Attorney
October 18, 2018
In Cleveland County, where the annual per capita income is $20,677, Tim Moore’s part-time job as County Attorney was paid $275,172.50 over three years or an average of $91,724 a year....
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Speaker Moore
Speaker Moore’s Ex-Girlfriend Decides If Bail Bonds Cases Should be Recommended for Prosecution
October 15, 2018
Jennifer Gray has the power to pursue or sideline cases against individual players and companies in the powerful North Carolina bail bonds industry....
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mobility
NYC Deputy Mayor Glen and DOT Commissioner Trottenberg Asked About Monopoly Bike Sharing Contract Extension
October 9, 2018
Did the Decade-Long Deal Benefit Wealthy NYC Insiders While Locking Out Others in the Rapidly Changing Mobility Industry?...
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Anti-Wind Gadfly’s Propaganda Provokes “Angst and Fear” in Ohio’s Seneca County
October 4, 2018
An examination of public records obtained by Checks and Balances Project shows that county commissioners were the target of anti-wind propaganda supported by or aligned with the interests of oil, natural gas, and coal companies....
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NYC DOT
NYC Extends a Monopoly Bike Sharing Contract For 10 Years, Not Five
September 17, 2018
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Questions Focus on How New York City’s de Blasio Administration Buys Procurement Software
September 11, 2018
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Investigations
Checks and Balances Project Documents: Accelerated Attacks on Clean Energy by Koch Network
September 11, 2018
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Taft Stettinus & Hollister
C&BP Files Ethics Complaint Against Seitz’s Former Law Firm that Cleared Him in Sexual Harassment Investigation
June 22, 2018
Attorney General DeWine’s spokesman: Taft Stettinus & Hollister LLP, where Bill Seitz worked for 36 years, conducted the conflicts review internally "and tell us if they’re clean or not…. It’s their professional licensure at risk.” ...
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Nicholas Loris
Case Study: Nicholas Loris, a Career Spent in the Koch Universe
April 17, 2018
Loris published 15 attacks on the Paris Climate Accord from April 16, 2016, through June 28, 2017, and played a major role in the Trump Administration's decision to abandon the agreement — making the United States the only nation in the world not to be a part of that historic accord....
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Koch Industries
Koch Denounces Thanksgiving Subsidies While Accepting $422 Million from States and Localities
December 1, 2017
The Charles Koch Institute posted to Facebook about how Thanksgiving is a subsidized holiday. Yet Koch Industries and its subsidiaries have accepted 230 awards worth $422 million from states and localities – the majority since 2010 – plus 78 more with undisclosed amounts....
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Mike Pence
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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