Center for Public Integrity hires Carrie Levine as federal politics reporter

By The Center for Public Integrity

Carrie Levine — former Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington research director — to investigate money in politics.

Center awarded $2.9 million grant for coverage of state government

Center dramatically expanding its reporting on influence of special interests on state governments.

Saving the penny makes cents for zinc-backed front group

By Erin Quinn

'Broad-based' group created to save the penny from extinction turns out to be backed by a company that supplies metal to make the coins.

Center for Public Integrity's executive director stepping down

Pulitzer Prize-winning news organization begins search for a replacement.

Gordon Witkin named Center's top editor

Former U.S. News & World Report editor takes over as executive editor.

ICIJ, Center win Scripps Howard honors for business, environmental reporting

The national Scripps Howard Awards recognize an ICIJ project exposing secret offshore accounts and a Center examination of Toxic Clout.

Cuomo calls for ethics reform in New York

By Nicholas Kusnetz

Governor uses budget address to call for more transparency.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Susan Lerner":

"… s inclusion of the reform proposals in the budget raises the stakes, said Susan Lerner, executive director of the advocacy group Common Cause New York. “This …"

'Lobbyist' not curse word to all influencers

By Dave Levinthal

Some government influencers wish the Association of Government Relations Professionals had kept its old name.

Nine-month Center investigation shows commitment to work and need for your support

By Bill Buzenberg

Center's 50 state-report cards on high-court judge financial disclosure requirements took time and assistance from readers like you.

Julie Patel joins Center for Public Integrity's federal politics reporting team

By The Center for Public Integrity

Veteran reporter Julie Patel previously worked for San Jose Mercury News, South Florida Sun Sentinel.

'Offshore Leaks' investigation earns ICIJ an honorary doctorate from Belgian university

By Bill Buzenberg

Director Gerard Ryle accepts honorary degree from University of Liège in Belgium this week.

Audit: U.S. lacks anti-corruption plan for Afghan aid

By Douglas Birch

Audit says U.S. lacks blueprint to assure Afghan assistance is well-spent

Praise for our state corruption risk index

By Bill Buzenberg

Washington Post, USA Today cite Center's State Integrity Project in editorials calling for ethics and transparency reform in Virginia.

Navy at sea with lousy books

By Rebecca LaFlure

The admirals spent nearly a billion dollars to improve their accounting, but then failed to apply what they learned

Impact grows for Center's international focus

By Bill Buzenberg

Secrecy for Sale isn't the first project where ICIJ has had global impact. Read about its other investigations.

Center gets $1.5M investment into ICIJ

By Bill Buzenberg

Australian Internet entrepreneur makes donation to build capacity for ICIJ.

EU continues to seek action after ICIJ 'Secrecy for Sale' investigation

By Bill Buzenberg

Europe continues to seek action after ICIJ tax havens investigation; Center environment team to be honored at White House association dinner

Center, ICIJ win 3 Sigma Delta Chi Awards

For the second straight year, the Center for Public Integrity is recognized with 3 Sigma Delta Chi Awards.

Corruption case further sullies Albany's reputation

By Nicholas Kusnetz

Alleged bribery scheme reinforces low marks from State Integrity Investigation

How much do you value longform watchdog journalism?

By Bill Buzenberg

How important is it to you to continue to find out about abuses of power, corruption and betrayal of public trust?

News outlets unearth more Donors Trust recipients

By Paul Abowd

Series of recent reports aim to reveal beneficiaries of Donors Trust dollars.

Crowd-funding our watchdog reporting

By Bill Buzenberg

Support the Center and other public interest groups by making a donation to Freedom of the Press Foundation.

Support our crowd-funded project and actor John Cusack will match it

By The Center for Public Integrity

Freedom of the Press Foundation's latest crowd-funding campaign includes The Center, two more new outlets.

New feature tracks political influence

By Dave Levinthal

Center for Public Integrity launches 'Primary Source,' regular analysis of money in politics.

Best of 2012: Accountability

By The Center for Public Integrity

The Center for Public Integrity's top accountability stories of 2012

Drug lobby gave $750,000 to pro-Hatch nonprofit in Utah's U.S. Senate race

By Michael Beckel

IRS records show drug lobby helped Utah senator, others.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Orrin Hatch":

"… , but they should have known about it.” …"

"… his article for more.) Freedom Path is a “front group set up to protect Orrin Hatch,” said Russ Walker, FreedomWorks’ vice president of political and gras …"

"… FreedomWorks’ vice president of political and grassroots campaigns. “Orrin Hatch has always worked hard for the drug lobby,” Walker said. “He has alway …"

Redistricting: GOP and Dems alike have cloaked the process in secrecy

By Nicholas Kusnetz

GOP, Dems alike have cloaked process in secrecy

Excerpts from this story referencing "California":

"… 960s, Los Angeles County’s population was 422 times greater than that of California’s least populous district, yet each had only one representative in Congr …"

"… l government must approve (“preclear”) new maps.Some states, including California and Arizona, have placed redistricting in the hands of nonpartisan or bipa …"

"… es by removing redistricting from the control of the legislature. In 2008, California voters passed a referendum creating an independent citizen commission to h …"

"… help shape their proposals.Advocates for redistricting reform have praised California, but it’s unclear how much the new system really changed the results. De …"

Public betrayal in the Bay State

By Matt Porter and Maggie Mulvihill

Weak laws have helped fuel widespread corruption in Massachusetts.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Chairman":

"… inst public servants in recent years.  Former state Ethics Commission Chairman George Brown, who teaches at Boston College, said the problem lies with a …"

Center environmental investigations honored nationally

By The Center for Public Integrity

Three separate Center environmental investigations have received national reporting prizes in recent weeks.

Our new name has a familiar ring to it

By Bill Buzenberg

Why we changed our website name

Excerpts from this story referencing "Facebook":

"… ll continue.And we are constantly interacting with communities on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, Google+ and Pinterest. We continue to build distribution partners …"

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