Sentara Healthcare used the convoluted system to attempt to stop a rival from opening an open-heart surgery center.
At a time when Republican and Democratic administrations rarely agree upon anything, five of the last ones agree that COPN regulation has to go.
C&BP Complaint Raises Unreported Potential Conflict of Interest, Showing Reach of Sentara Lobby Since November 2020, we’ve been probing the reach and influence of Sentara Healthcare, the powerful, $6 billion health care conglomerate that enjoys nonprofit tax status and is pursuing a $11.5 billion merger with Cone Health of North Carolina. One element of Sentara’s… Read more »
Reports from both the Obama and Trump administrations criticized how health care companies use COPN as a cudgel to beat their competitors.
C&BP Investigation Reveals a Second Time Lawyer Didn’t Publicly Disclose Her Ties to Healthcare Giant.
Georgia Sec. of State Raffensperger told CNN he felt Graham was telling him to “look hard and see how many ballots you could throw out.”
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NYC found 4,294 relevant emails, but we were told it would be a “burden” to give them to us. We hired a lawyer, refiled a simpler request, but we couldn’t get the emails. We trimmed our request to about 100 emails. We appealed to various elected officials. Mr. Mayor, you’re turning this into an opera!
Update: Judicial Inquiry and Review Commission rejects our complaint against Judge Hall, saying it “does not intervene in pending cases…. You may refile, with a copy of the final order, “and the Commission will consider your allegation at that time.”