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Conservative group fumbles disclosure in new tax document

publicintegrity.org — The conservative nonprofit American Commitment is amending its 2013 tax return with the Internal Revenue Service after questions this week from the Center for Public Integrity.
Nov 21, 2014

RT @mjbeckel: Docs filed this week show @amercomm misstated key identifying information about 2 of its 4 grantees last year ow.ly/EG2j4

Nov 21, 2014

Docs filed this week show @amercomm misstated key identifying information about 2 of its 4 grantees last year ow.ly/EG2j4

Nov 21, 2014

Conservative nonprofit @amercomm to amend latest IRS filings after @publici inquiry ow.ly/EG22c

Nov 21, 2014

Conservative group American Commitment fumbles disclosure in new tax document, says it will amend filing ow.ly/EG1E7

U.S. companies supply eavesdropping gear to Central Asian autocrats

publicintegrity.org — American companies are supplying technology that the governments of Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan are using to spy on their citizens' communications and clamp down on dissent, according to a new report from the U.K.-based advocacy group Privacy International.
Nov 22, 2014

U.S. companies supply eavesdropping gear to Central Asian autocrats, via @JuliaHarte1 @Publici ow.ly/EFa7n

Nov 21, 2014

U.S. companies supply eavesdropping gear to Central Asian autocrats, @JuliaHarte1 of @publici reports ow.ly/EGwzZ

Nov 21, 2014

American companies are supplying Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan tech to spy on their citizens. publicintegrity.org/2014/11/21/163… via @PublicI

Nov 21, 2014

U.S. companies supply eavesdropping gear to Central Asian autocrats, reports @JuliaHarte1 publicintegrity.org/2014/11/21/163… via @PublicI

Reporter's toolkit: Investigating sexual assault on your campus

publicintegrity.org — Starting in late 2009, the Center for Public Integrity published an investigative series of pieces on how sexual assault complaints are handled on college campuses. After nine months of reporting, the Center reached some troubling conclusions about how certain institutions collect and report sexual assault statistics, and how sexual assault cases are adjudicated in campus judicial systems. Since then, attention to the issue has only intensified.
Nov 21, 2014

RT @ajost: RT @Publici: How to investigate the ways a school deals with sexual assault allegations bit.ly/11LKNbv

Nov 21, 2014

RT @Publici: How to investigate the ways a school deals with sexual assault allegations bit.ly/11LKNbv

'Couldn't be reached' - a blog for all the times officials refuse to comment

publicintegrity.org — "The agency declined to comment for this story." "They did not respond to several emails and phone calls requesting comment." No matter the wording, each of these statements means the same thing: we don't want to publicly answer questions.
Nov 23, 2014

love it RT @Publici: 'Couldn't be reached' — a blog for all the times officials refuse to comment bit.ly/1qxpR2Z

Nov 21, 2014

Journos: Notify the #nocommentclub to share your "declineds" and "refuseds" with @didnotcomment on the record. bit.ly/1v45ZnR

Nov 21, 2014

RT @ivanoransky: Love this: 'Couldn't be reached' — a blog for all the times officials refuse to comment #nocommentclub bit.ly/1tlxEeG via @AHCJ_Pia

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Koch-linked organization uses ‘dark money’ to fight political disclosure

publicintegrity.org — Sign up for the Center for Public Integrity's Watchdog email and get the news you want from the Center when you want it. Source:Center for Public Integrity analysis of IRS filings covering financial activities from 2011 through 2013 As a "social welfare" nonprofit organized under Sec.
Nov 21, 2014

Koch-linked organization uses ‘dark money’ to fight political disclosure ow.ly/ED6Ne

Nov 21, 2014

Most of $13M raised from 2011-2013 by nonprofit @AmerComm has come from Koch-backed groups, @PhRMA, cable industry ow.ly/EGTNI

Nov 21, 2014

Funds for nonprofit group fighting proposed #IRS disclosure regs traceable to Kochs, drug makers, cable industry ow.ly/EFDGu

Nov 21, 2014

Who's behind conservative nonprofit American Commitment? Three Koch-connected nonprofits account for 87% of its $ ow.ly/ED6Hn

Nov 21, 2014

Dark money group American Commitment got bulk of money from Koch-connected nonprofits, reports @mjbeckel @Publici. publicintegrity.org/2014/11/20/163…

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U.S. spouses of ousted immigrants await Obama plan

publicintegrity.org — In August, Salgado posted a letter she sent to Obama imploring him to be sure to take into consideration the plight of American citizens like her if he presses forward with executive action. Salgado expressed concern about a backlash from Congress in reaction to any executive action.
Nov 21, 2014

US spouses of ousted immigrants hoping Obama plan can let them live in their home country - the US, by @susanferriss publicintegrity.org/2014/11/20/162…

Nov 20, 2014

Obama plan: Will it help Americans suffering because it's impossible to legalize immigrant spouses? publicintegrity.org/2014/11/20/162… via @PublicI

Grover Norquist nonprofit funded pro-Republican women’s group

publicintegrity.org — Americans for Tax Reform, the anti-tax group headed by Grover Norquist, helped bankroll Independent Women's Voice, a conservative-leaning nonprofit that has pushed to elect Republican political candidates, according to new tax documents reviewed by the Center for Public Integrity.
Nov 23, 2014

RT @Publici: $1 of every $8 raised last year by a conservative nonprofit came from Grover Norquist's Americans for Tax Reform bit.ly/11z7zTO

Nov 19, 2014

Behind conservative group Independent Women’s Voice is a deeply connected man publicintegrity.org/2014/11/18/162… via @mjbeckel

Nov 18, 2014

MT @davelevinthal: Independent Women’s Voice bankrolled by the group run by a well-connected man, Grover Norquist ow.ly/Etv2r

Nov 18, 2014

Independent Women’s Voice bankrolled by the group run by a well-connected man in Grover Norquist ow.ly/Etv2r@mjbeckel scoops

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Congress' never-ending political money chase

publicintegrity.org — There's no better proof that U.S. elections never end than the fundraising scene this month in Washington, D.C. No matter that Election Day 2014 isn't even two weeks past and Election Day 2016 is 721 days away: Lawmakers (and soon-to-be lawmakers) are using Congress' lame duck session to generate cash wherever they can get it.
Nov 22, 2014

RT @Publici: Election Day 2016 is 717 days away — here are 10 politicians already fundraising for it bit.ly/1xQGkQe by @davelevinthal

Nov 20, 2014

Happening now: Sen. @PatRoberts2014 (R-#Kansas) celebrating his re-election by raising $$ with tobacco lobbyists ow.ly/ECsvi

Nov 20, 2014

If you're a donor who missed Rep. Bob Dold's DC fundraiser last night, he'd still like to meet w/ you 1-on-1 ow.ly/ECsSe

Nov 19, 2014

RT @davelevinthal: Sen. Pat Roberts (R-Kansas) will celebrate re-election Thursday by raising money from tobacco, tech lobbyists publicintegrity.org/2014/11/17/162…

Nov 19, 2014

Sen. Pat Roberts (R-Kansas) will celebrate re-election Thursday by raising money from tobacco, tech lobbyists publicintegrity.org/2014/11/17/162…

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Poorly rated nursing homes got HUD-guaranteed mortgages anyway

publicintegrity.org — Hundreds of nursing homes with the lowest possible federal quality ratings have received HUD-guaranteed mortgages since 2009. Ohio had the largest number of such homes, 30; Illinois, with 20, was second. California was third. For-profit corporations were overrepresented among the owners of poorly rated homes that got HUD-backed mortgages.
Nov 19, 2014

RT @Publici: Since 2009, 240 nursing homes in 38 states & D.C. have received HUD-backed mortgages worth est. $2 billion http://t.co/unp6ooy…

Nov 13, 2014

Poorly rated nursing homes got HUD-guaranteed mortgages anyway bit.ly/1EHuZV4 via @PublicI

Nov 13, 2014

RT @Publici: Poorly rated nursing homes got HUD-guaranteed mortgages anyway bit.ly/1xQuK5Z

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Analysis shows widespread discrepancies in staffing levels reported by nursing homes

publicintegrity.org — More than 80 percent of nursing homes are reporting higher levels of registered nurse care to a government-run website for consumers than are reflected in their reports to Medicare. Studies show that the amount of care, especially by registered nurses, is strongly connected to the quality of care.
Nov 21, 2014

Analysis shows widespread discrepancies in staffing levels reported by nursing homes publicintegrity.org/2014/11/12/162… via @PublicI

Nov 15, 2014

RT @ProPublica: .@Publici found 80% nursing homes reported higher levels of reg. nurse care to govt website than they did to Medicare publicintegrity.org/2014/11/12/162…

Nov 13, 2014

Redo: Center for Public Integrity finds 80 percent of nursing homes are exaggerating their staffing figures: bit.ly/1wm2aHf

Nov 13, 2014

RT @leonardkl: Widespread discrepancies in staff reported on Nursing Home Compare and those revealed on #Medicare records. bit.ly/1ErzQaK, @Publici

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