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June 20, 2018

By Bonnie Goldstein

Paper Cuts: Trump Foundation—Charity Begins at Home



Trump Foundation New York State’s two-year investigation into Trump Foundation financial abuses was referred to IRS.

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Topics: Government Accountability

June 18, 2018

By Rebecca Jones

House Members Stand Up to Bad Executive Orders, Stand Up for Federal Workers



Whistleblower target retaliation House Republicans and Democrats sent President Trump separate letters condemning recent executive orders that weaken civil service protection laws and put a bullseye on the backs of whistleblowers.

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Topics: Government Accountability, Open Government, Whistleblower Protections

June 7, 2018

By Rebecca Jones

Patient Advocates Get Big Funding from Big Pharma



Two people meet Senator Claire McCaskill (D-MO) introduced legislation compelling patient advocacy groups to report funding they receive from pharmaceutical companies. This added transparency will give the public a new lens through which to view actions of these groups.

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Topics: Public Health and Science

May 22, 2018

By Nick Schwellenbach

How Zinke’s Interior Department Has Impeded Oversight



Zinke investigation money Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke and his aides often disregard, and perhaps even attempt to evade, oversight and accountability

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Topics: Government Accountability, Energy and Natural Resources

May 17, 2018

By Bonnie Goldstein

Paper Cuts: Cashing in on Connections



Businesspeople shake hands with money What may be most shocking of all is, current laws regulating lobbying are so painfully weak that Cohen’s potential influence-peddling may have been legal.

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Topics: Government Accountability

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