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Entries by The Center for Public Integrity from 10/2011

Head of embattled energy loan program, Jonathan Silver, steps down

| Posted 10.06.2011 | Politics

By Matthew Mosk and Ronnie Greene, iWatch NewsThe head ...

Forty percent of Medicare spending on common cancer screenings unnecessary, probe suggests

| Posted 10.07.2011 | Healthy Living

By Rochelle Sharpe and Elizabeth Lucas, ...

Podiatrists have their foot in the door

| Posted 10.12.2011 | Healthy Living

By Josh Israel and Kimberly Leonard, iWatch News...

Health information technology: Incentives may not always serve intended purpose

| Posted 10.12.2011 | Healthy Living

By Josh Israel and Kimberly Leonard, iWatch News...

Lost letter: How government fails to deliver on worker safety

| Posted 10.13.2011 | Politics

By Chris Hamby, iWatch NewsBy late 2009, workplace safety regulators had serious concerns about large mail processing centers across the country. On...

Pentagon Says It Will Cost Another $1 Billion to Figure Out How Much It Spends

| Posted 10.13.2011 | Politics

The Pentagon, which previously warned that reliable military spending figures could not be produced until 2017, has discovered that financial ledgers are in worse shape than expected and it may need to spend a billion dollars more to make DOD's financial accounting credible.

One House seat in Kentucky embodies how outside groups dominate politics -- with money

| Posted 10.18.2011 | Politics

By Anne Farris Rosen, iWatch NewsThe campaign for the U.S. House seat in the 6th District of Kentucky never really ended. Ben Chandler, the Democrat...

Sending troops home could pave way for more non-competitive defense contracting

| Posted 10.24.2011 | Politics

By R. Jeffrey Smith, iWatch NewsOut go all the U.S. troops by year's end, President Obama said Friday about Iraq. And in go the contractors, along w...

Wealthy corporations with a trillion dollars stashed offshore lobby for a 'holiday' from U.S. taxes

| Posted 10.24.2011 | Politics

By John Aloysius Farrell and Aaron Mehta, iWa...

VIDEO: Republicans call for probe of Obama's green car program

| Posted 10.26.2011 | Green

By Matthew Mosk, Brian Ross and Ronnie Greene, ...

Obama housing plan gets faint praise

| Posted 10.26.2011 | Business

By Ben Hallman, iWatch NewsThe foreclosure crisis met the campaign trail this week in Nevada, with President Barack Obama and Republican candidates ...

How candidates' tax plans would affect one struggling family

| Posted 10.26.2011 | Politics

By Amy Biegelsen and John Aloysius Farrell, ...

Secretive 501(c)(4) nonprofits report only a fraction of elections fundraising and spending

| Posted 10.31.2011 | Politics

By Peter H. Stone, iWatch NewsThe conservative American Action Network, a leading independent player in last year's election, poured $26 million -- ...