Prison banker cuts fees after Center report

By Daniel Wagner

A prison financial services company cut the fees it charges inmates' families after Center report on high costs.

Center to cover political power of broadband industry

By The Center for Public Integrity

Former Bloomberg Government manager to head up coverage of Internet policy in Washington and beyond.

Excerpts from this story referencing "journalist":

"… broadband and the digital divide. Allan Holmes, an award-winning business journalist and former director of Telecommunications and Technology at Bloomberg Gove …"

Al Jazeera adds more lobbying heft

By Dave Levinthal

Growing news network hires another government affairs firm as it expands U.S. operation

Excerpts from this story referencing "DLA Piper":

"… ocratic Vice President Al Gore's Current TV cable network, hired DLA Piper, Global Policy Initiatives and TCK International to represent it on C …"

"… orge R. Salem himself, however, is an unpaid, "strategic adviser" for DLA Piper, through which he is "focused on assisting in the development of the …"

Video: Talking super PACs with PBS NewsHour

By John Dunbar

The Center for Public Integrity's John Dunbar discusses the impact of super PACS on the 2012 election.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Dunbar":

"… f super PACS on the 2012 election. …"

“Disrespecting The Bing”

Pro-initiative groups simultaneously whack animated “Sopranos” ads

Anatomy of a lobbying blitz

By John Dunbar

Cable industry enlists diverse crowd in high-level influence campaign

Excerpts from this story referencing "John Dingell":

"… ndustry threat to an ally.The caucus sent a letter to Reps. Joe Barton and John Dingell, the chairman and ranking member of the House Committee on Energy and Comm …"