Thousands of Texts Found on Commissioner Stump’s iPhone
Thousands of Texts Found on Commissioner Stump’s iPhone
2015-10-30
In response to our lawsuit on Oct. 28, 2015,  a spokesman for the Arizona Attorney General’s office told both Howard Fischer of Capitol Media Services and Laurie Roberts of The Arizona Republic that AG investigators have found “thousands of texts” on Corporation Commissioner Bob Stump’s iPhone 5. This is another blow to the credibility of the… Read more »
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Checks and Balances Project Files Lawsuit for Access to Commissioner Bob Stump’s Taxpayer-Funded Phone
Checks and Balances Project Files Lawsuit for Access to Commissioner Bob Stump’s Taxpayer-Funded Phone
2015-10-28
  October 28, 2015 – Checks and Balances Project (C&BP) announced today that it has filed a lawsuit against the Arizona Attorney General’s Office and Arizona Corporation Commission (ACC) that demands immediate access to public records on Commissioner Bob Stump’s taxpayer-funded smartphone. The Complaint for Special Action was filed in Maricopa County Superior Court. “The… Read more »
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4 Questions Senate Judiciary Members Should Ask NBCC President Harry Alford – But Probably Won't
4 Questions Senate Judiciary Members Should Ask NBCC President Harry Alford – But Probably Won’t
2015-10-6
Today, the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Oversight, Agency Action, Federal Rights and Federal Courts holds a hearing titled, “Opportunity Denied: How Overregulation Harms Minorities.” The subcommittee plans to call National Black Chamber of Commerce (NBCC) President Harry C. Alford to testify. I wonder if the senators on this committee find it the slightest bit awkward… Read more »
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Has Commissioner Bob Stump Lied About His Phones?
Has Commissioner Bob Stump Lied About His Phones?
2015-09-23
New evidence about Commissioner Bob Stump’s phones provided by the Arizona Corporation Commission (ACC) demonstrates that he may have lied about his phones. We’ve gone from the silly (his claim that it took 46 text messages with Scott Mussi of the Arizona Free Enterprise Club to arrange a “double-date to the symphony”), to the questionable… Read more »
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Captured Regulators Initiative
Checks and Balances Project Launches Captured Regulators Initiative
2015-02-25
Influence peddling in America is a $9 billion a year industry. It’s as big as Major League Baseball or NASA’s Mars spacecraft program, changing from direct meetings with lawmakers to a vertically integrated set of businesses that work every stage of government decision making – including the shaping of public opinion. Many have charted the… Read more »
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