Solyndra investor's foundation status called into question

By Amy Biegelsen

Senator questions tax status of George Kaiser's foundation

Excerpts from this story referencing "Charles Grassley":

"… assets. Gifts to private foundations yield tax deductions for donors.Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, raised questions Tuesday about Kaiser’s involvement.“With Sol …"

How an Obama fundraiser turned Oklahoma into a personal tax haven

By Bill Allison

How George Kaiser turned Oklahoma into his personal tax haven

Excerpts from this story referencing "George B. Kaiser":

"… nlikely that President Barack Obama will be naming any tax proposals after George B. Kaiser. An investment by the Tulsa billionaire's family foundation in Solyndra, …"

"… owns the Bank of Oklahoma — its most recent proxy statement notes that, "George B. Kaiser currently owns approximately 60.4% of the outstanding common stock and pla …"

Federal agents search headquarters of failed solar firm Solyndra

By Ronnie Greene and Matthew Mosk

FBI raid comes as scrutiny intensifies in Congress over benefits to politically connected firm

Excerpts from this story referencing "ABC News":

"… Center for Public Integrity's iWatch News in collaboration with ABC News.Thursday's early morning search was a joint operation involving the FBI an …"

"… een projects benefitting from Energy Department help, iWatch News and ABC News disclosed.The benefit, part of the administration's job-creating stimulus, …"

"… arately, the Center for Public Integrity's  iWatch News and ABC News learned that investigators in the Democrat-controlled Senate have begun se …"

"… views that were typically required.On Wednesday, iWatch News and ABC News reported that the federal loan to Solyndra came through the Treasury …"

Congressional hearing to focus on Obama administration loan to failed energy firm

By Matthew Mosk and Ronnie Greene

House focuses on government loan to solar firm Solyndra, backed by Obama fundraiser, which won $535 million before going under

Excerpts from this story referencing "ABC News":

"… ra loan.Separately, the Center for Public Integrity's iWatch News and ABC News have learned that Senate investigators have begun seeking answers from the …"

"… rketing reviews that were typically required.On Wednesday, iWatch News and ABC News reported that the federal loan to Solyndra came through the Treasury …"

"… ly-backed green energy project—a rate of 1.025 percent. (iWatch News and ABC News first reported on the Solyndra loan and the company’s political con …"

"… ," Energy Department spokesman Damien LaVera wrote to iWatch News and ABC News in response to questions.Congressional investigators, though, have said th …"

Politically-connected solar firm secured low interest government loan before collapsing

By Ronnie Greene and Matthew Mosk

Politically-connected Solyndra got half-billion dollars at cut rate interest – and likely won’t repay taxpayers first

Excerpts from this story referencing "ABC News":

"… est rate lower than other green energy projects, iWatch News and ABC News found -- one in a string of benefits the Obama administration doled out in …"

"… tment," Energy Department spokesman Damien LaVera wrote to iWatch News and ABC News in response to questions.Solyndra spokesman David Miller also said the int …"

"… symbol of the expanding green tech movement. Yet iWatch News and ABC News have found several instances in which the Obama administration took steps …"

"… Energy Department, in a written response to questions from iWatch News and ABC News, noted that Solyndra faced a cash flow crisis in 2010 and that the governm …"