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Republic Report

Republic Report

Republic Report is dedicated to rooting out the corruption that is so corrosive to American values. We investigate and uncover the buying and selling of politicians and of institutions entrusted with upholding the public interest. We expose how big money distorts major policy decisions – harming our economy and our people.

www.republicreport.org

This veteran says: Obama rule would help students and taxpayers

July 21st

I am a veteran who served in the US Army and the Massachusetts Army National Guard. Last week the Boston Globe published an editorial entitled, “Obama chooses wrong path to reform for…

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No Coordination? GOP Super PAC Tied to WV Candidate Alex Mooney

July 18th

When the Supreme Court opened the doors to unlimited corporate influence in campaigns with the Citizens United ruling, there was a small caveat in the ruling to prevent corruption: groups ra…

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U.S. Senator Welcomes Climate Deniers to Help GOP Capture Congress

July 15th

If Republicans win control of the U.S. Senate this year, Senator Jim Inhofe (R-OK), a lawmaker famous for his belief that the entire body of climate science research is a “hoax,”…

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Privatization Watch

PrivatizationWatch is a daily news blog covering privatization, and is a joint project of Essential Information and The Center for Study of Responsive Law.

www.privatizationwatch.org

July 23, 2014

July 23rd

News Our Old Friend, Public-Private Partnerships Three years ago, a veteran Republican transportation staffer told me that the ideal role for the federal government in public-private partner…

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July 22, 2014

July 22nd

News IL: Illinois Man Sues Over Chicago Redflex Fraud Crime should not pay, says an Illinois motorist red light camera vendor Redflex Traffic Systems. Matthew G. Falkner, an investment banke…

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July 21, 2014

July 21st

News As Investors, Officials Meet, a Warning Note on Public-Private Deals Even as President Barack Obama was headed to Delaware on Thursday to promote public-private partnerships to finance …

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Center for Corporate Policy

Center for Corporate Policy

The Center for Corporate Policy is a non-profit, non-partisan public interest organization working to curb corporate abuses and make corporations publicly accountable.

www.corporatepolicy.org

New Legislation Would Allow Criminal Penalties Against Corporate Officers Who Hide Information on Dangerous Products

July 16th

Coalition for Sensible Safeguards news release For Immediate Release: July 15, 2014 Contact: Angela Bradbery, (202) 588-7741, abradbery@citizen.org; or Brian Gumm, (202) 683-4812, bgumm@fore…

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Big Credit Suisse’s Sweetheart Deal

May 24th

By Ralph Nader Attorney General Eric Holder’s sweetheart settlement with Switzerland’s second largest bank, corporate criminal Credit Suisse, sent the wrong message to other corp…

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Two Key Corporate Accountability Bills Introduced by Rep. Conyers

April 11th

News Release For Immediate Release: Friday, April 11, 2014 For More Information Contact: Ralph Nader or Gary Ruskin (202) 387-8030 Two Key Corporate Accountability Bills Intro…

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