Why are they hiding? Wall Street Journal Ignores Our Request for Disclosure by Op-ed Authors with Fossil Fuel Ties
2015-08-5
Koch-Funded Americans for Prosperity Directors Also Hang-Up or Don’t Return Calls Ever since we first asked why 94% of mainstream media outlets quoted “experts” from fossil fuel front groups without explaining the source of their funding, news organizations have taken a more honest approach. But then there’s the Wall Street Journal, where a recent op-ed… Read more »
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Checks and Balances Project Welcomes New Senior Fellow Evlondo Cooper
2015-07-21
My name is Evlondo Cooper and I’d like to introduce myself as Check and Balances’ new senior fellow. Checks and Balances Project provides an invaluable service by demanding transparency and accountability around issues such as the environment, clean energy and public health. These are issues I care about deeply. As a former Orleans Parish criminal… Read more »
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University of Virginia Study Finds 11 Major Flaws in Coal Center’s Energy Analysis Relied Upon by Gov. McAuliffe and Legislature
2015-07-20
In a study released last week, energy expert Dr. William Shobe of the University of Virginia dismantles the key, state-sanctioned analysis of how Virginia should meet the requirements of the federal Clean Power Plan to reduce carbon emissions. That analysis, produced last fall by a team led by Dr. Michael Karmis, director of the Center… Read more »
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Utah State’s Ryan Yonk: Same Soup as Randy Simmons, Different Bowl
2015-07-16
Koch-backed research fellow prepares to push misinformation in front of Ohio RPS study committee. Since being burned for a misleading op-ed that he wrote for Newsweek, Utah State University (USU) Prof. Randy Simmons is letting his colleague, Dr. Ryan Yonk, bat “cleanup.” But if Yonk’s work on behalf of Koch-funded organizations goes unchallenged, Ohio’s economy… Read more »
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The Only Way for Stump to Clear His Name: Produce the Text Messages
The Only Way for Stump to Clear His Name: Produce the Text Messages
2015-07-10
Commissioner Bob Stump must be praying that today’s examination of his state-owned iPhone 5 produces his text messages. Checks and Balances Project has presented powerful circumstantial evidence of coordination. The only way that Stump can clear his name is to produce the actual texts that prove he was not coordinating the August 2014 GOP primary… Read more »
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Can Chairman Stump Have it Both Ways? Only the Records Will Tell
Can Chairman Stump Have it Both Ways? Only the Records Will Tell
2015-07-1
In several news stories, The Arizona Daily Star on May 21, The Arizona Republic on May 22, Greentech Media on May 26, and Utility Drive on May 27, former Chairman of the Arizona Corporation Commission (ACC), Bob Stump, complained that excerpts from text message logs his agency provided were “cherry picked” to suggest he was… Read more »
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