Allan Holmes

Project Manager, Business in Politics  The Center for Public Integrity

Allan Holmes heads up business and finance reporting at the Center and is currently working on a project about the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. He previously reported on broadband and internet governance. Before joining the Center in 2013, Holmes worked at Bloomberg News, where he led a team of technology reporters and analysts writing about telecommunications, cybersecurity and privacy policies. In 2008, Holmes oversaw the launch of the technology website Nextgov at Atlantic Media, and covered federal and state technology policy for CIO Magazine. He has covered business and government for more than 30 years, and he is a three-time national winner of the American Society of Business Publication Editors' award for best government coverage and website. He also was a two-time Neal Awards finalist, including an honor for a report on Maine's botched Medicaid payment system that threatened the state's health program for the poor. Holmes was a finalist for the Preventive Journalism Award, established by Washington Monthly founder Charles Peters, for an article on the U.S. Census Bureau's failed handheld computer program, which threatened to delay the 2010 decennial census. Holmes received a journalism degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a Master's in Public Policy from Duke University.