Corporate subsidy deals don’t always deliver

By Julie Patel

Popular business incentive programs can help politicians win favor with voters and companies.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Jay Inslee":

"… three state subsidies over time have gone to Boeing from Washington. Gov. Jay Inslee, a Democrat who pushed for the recent tax deal, received $58,718 in contri …"

FACT CHECK: GPS's bogus tax attack against Obama

By FactCheck.Org

A new Crossroads GPS ad makes a completely unfounded claim on President Obama's tax plans.

Excerpts from this story referencing "New Hampshire":

"… would run in 10 states (Colorado, Florida, Iowa, Michigan, North Carolina, New Hampshire, Nevada, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Virginia) at an initial cost of $8 million …"

FACT CHECK: Elizabeth Warren attacks GE's controversial tax practices

By FactCheck.Org

Massachusetts Senate candidate makes sweeping, inaccurate statement about corporate tax loopholes.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Scott Brown":

"… Warren, a Democrat running against incumbent Republican Massachusetts Sen. Scott Brown, says in her ad, “Today, Washington lets big corporations like GE pay no …"

Top fisheries official says EU is investigating illegalities by Spanish companies

By Kate Willson

Top EU fishing official responds to allegations of misappropriated funds by ICIJ

Subsidy methodology

A look behind ICIJ's reporting on their second installment in overfishing coverage

FACT CHECK: Biden bungles talking point on debt

By FactCheck.Org

On his trip to China, Biden quells investors by claiming U.S. owns more of overall debt than it actually does

FACT CHECK: Does the United States "look a lot like Greece?"

By FactCheck.Org

Republican Sen. McConnell wrong in likening U.S. debt to Greek financial crisis

Excerpts from this story referencing "United States":

"… lot like Greece already." The public debt of Greece is double that of the United States in relation to the size of each nation's economyMcConnell made his comment …"

Five federal programs lead list of improper grant payments

By Laurel Adams

As federal spending on grants to state and local governments rises, so does fraud

Grants.gov struggles to track its expenses while managing $500 billion in grants

By Laurel Adams

Grants.gov, created to streamline bureaucracy for grants, is failing

Taxpayers foot bill for oil and gas well cleanup on federal land

By Laurel Adams

Oil and gas companies producing on federal land are required to pay a bond to the Bureau of Land Management, which serves as an incentive fo

From Social Security to tourism, government shutdown would affect public

By Laurel Adams

A government shutdown looks increasingly likely as Democrats and Republicans fail to reach an agreement on the federal budget. A report by t

Homeland Security marked by waste, lack of oversight

By G.W. Schulz

Records show that communities across California had difficulty managing millions in anti-terrorism grants handed out by Congress after Sept.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Center for Investigative Reporting":

"… ately following 9/11.California Watch, a new unit started by the nonprofit Center for Investigative Reporting, examined thousands of pages of documents from 160 monitoring reports writ …"