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Entries by The Center for Public Integrity from 07/2011

U.S. lawmakers frustrated by lack of answers about Google Street View Wi-spying

| Posted 07.05.2011 | Politics

Google faces wiretap charges in class-action suitBy Chris Thompson, iWatch News...

Live chat: Worsening conditions at military base schools

| Posted 07.05.2011 | Education

By Cole Goins, iWatch News...

Stimulus funds for W. Virginia's handicapped and poor instead goes for lobbying, consulting

| Posted 07.06.2011 | Politics

Few internal controls over $38 million sent to state for energy weatherizationBy Evan Bush, iWatch News...

'Model workplaces' not always so safe amidst deaths and avoidable accidents

| Posted 07.07.2011 | Politics

Despite deaths and avoidable accidents, companies stay in OSHA's 'voluntary protection' clubBy Chris Hamby, iWatch News...

Smithsonian (Almost) Loses George Washington's Bed, Along With 10% of American History Inventory

| Posted 07.08.2011 | Arts

The Smithsonian is often likened to America's attic, and a watchdog's semi-annual report indicates that several of the 19 museums in the Smithsonian system have some of the same housekeeping challenges shared by families with overstuffed closets.

Deaths and safety violations found within OSHA's 'model' workplaces

| Posted 07.11.2011 | Green

By Chris Hamby, iWatch NewsPart of a series,...

Mitt Romney to reward bundlers with "gold, silver and bronze"

| Posted 07.12.2011 | Politics

By Peter H. Stone, iWatch News ...

After banned from Medicare, podiatrist bills $1M for fake care, including double-amputee's feet

| Posted 07.13.2011 | Politics

By Ben Wieder, iWatch News ...

Cries in Washington for Those Bankrolled by Murdoch, News Corp. to Return Money

| Posted 07.13.2011 | Politics

Murdoch made his first major federal donations with $1,000 checks to then-Sen. Lloyd Bentsen, a Democrat. This would prove an anomaly, as over $300,000 of the more than $490,000 in contributions he's made have gone to Republicans and GOP committees.

House approves another $2.7 billion for failed anti-roadside bomb program despite already spending $21 billion with little results

| Posted 07.14.2011 | Politics

By Corbin Hiar, iWatch News ...

Borrower Nightmares: $700 dormitory fee costs family its car

| Posted 07.15.2011 | Business

By Amy Biegelsen, iWatch News ...

Interpol's Red Notices used to punish political dissenters, opponents

| Posted 07.18.2011 | World

By Libby Lewis, iWatch News ...

Politically-connected LightSquared wins approval for wireless Internet plan despite GPS disruption concerns

| Posted 07.19.2011 | Technology

By John Aloysius Farrell and Fred Schulte, ...

Murdoch's News Corp Lobbied on Privacy Issues as Hacking Controversy Bubbled

| Posted 07.19.2011 | Media

As the phone hacking scandal grows around Rupert Murdoch's News Corp, disclosure records show that the company spent over $1.5 million on federal lobbying in the first three months of this year -- including lobbying on issues of digital privacy.

Borrower Nightmares: Small town teacher seeks help for big debt, ends up in bankruptcy

| Posted 07.20.2011 | Business

By Shirley Gao, iWatch News 6:00 am, July 20, 2011Retired schoolteacher Mar...

Borrower Nightmares: Soldiers battle car dealers over inflated prices, loan terms

| Posted 07.25.2011 | Business

By Michael Hudson, iWatch News 6:00 am, July 25, 2011Lori Mend...

Norway massacre suspect Anders Behring Breivik detailed plans to kill as many journalists as possible

| Posted 07.25.2011 | World

By Traver Riggins, iWatch News July 25, 2011Confessed Oslo attacker Anders Behring...

Democrats and Republicans alike are exploiting new fundraising loophole

| Posted 07.27.2011 | Politics

By Peter H. Stone, iWatch News July 27, 2011It was a traditional fundraising tr...

Top 5 lobbyist bundlers; power couple Tony and Heather Podesta top the list

| Posted 07.28.2011 | Politics

By Aaron Mehta, iWatch News 5:59 am, July 28, 2011If there was any doubt about whet...

Veterans Department official bills government $130,000 for commute to Washington

| Posted 07.28.2011 | Politics

By Corbin Hiar, iWatch News 6:00 am, July 28, 2011As political leaders struggle t...