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Federal complaint challenges Texas town's new ban on housing any border kids

publicintegrity.org — Demonstrators outside the Mexican Consulate Friday in Houston in July of 2014 in response to tens of thousands of migrant children streaming into South Texas. Civil rights groups filed a federal complaint Tuesday challenging a Texas city's ban on providing housing to "refugees" or foreigners such as the Central American children who've been turning themselves in at the border.
Jul 22, 2014

Texas town's ordinance to prohibit housing refugees, ie border kids, hit w/ federal civil rights complaint bit.ly/1rzeJ4v

Jul 22, 2014

Federal complaint filed today against city housing ban on migrant kids publicintegrity.org/2014/07/22/151…

Politicos souring on FEC advice?

publicintegrity.org — While such a failure-to-rule rate is hardly overwhelming in a political vacuum, it would have been unheard of at the FEC just a few years ago. Consider, for example, that the commission deadlocked on just one of the 170 advisory opinion request cases - half of one percent - presented to it from 2000 to 2005, FEC vote tallies indicate.
Jul 22, 2014

RT @Publici: People are seeking the FEC's formal opinion on campaign finance law less often bit.ly/1A1D99o by @davelevinthal

Jul 22, 2014

.@davelevinthal lays out 4 factors that may be contributing to the decline of requests for FEC "advisory opinions" ow.ly/zrwRG

Jul 22, 2014

RT @davelevinthal: Politics of FEC has often made advisory opinion requests "pointless, public & expensive," says @DBCapStrategies http://t…

Jul 22, 2014

Politics of FEC has often made advisory opinion requests "pointless, public & expensive," says @DBCapStrategies ow.ly/zs5SY

Jul 22, 2014

RT @Publici: People are seeking the FEC's formal opinion on campaign finance law less often bit.ly/1A1D99o by @davelevinthal

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How oil and gas firms gained influence and transformed North Dakota

publicintegrity.org — This report is part of a joint project by the Center for Public Integrity and InsideClimate News BISMARCK, N.D. - North Dakota's Heritage Center makes for a jarring sight in this Midwestern prairie capital. The newly-expanded museum consists of four interlocking cubes of stone, steel and glass, a gleaming architectural statement poking out of the otherwise drab Capitol grounds.
Jul 22, 2014

How oil and gas firms gained influence and transformed North Dakota publicintegrity.org/2014/07/21/151… via @PublicI

Jul 22, 2014

RT @charlieNPR: Oil development has so transformed N Dakota it’s hard to find a place or person that hasn’t been touched by the boom publicintegrity.org/2014/07/21/151…

Jul 22, 2014

Oil development has so transformed N Dakota it’s hard to find a place or person that hasn’t been touched by the boom publicintegrity.org/2014/07/21/151…

Jul 21, 2014

How oil and gas firms gained influence and transformed North Dakota, reports @nkus of @Publici #muckreads ow.ly/zprD1

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