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Entries by The Center for Public Integrity from 07/2012

ALEC hit with IRS complaint

| Posted 07.02.2012 | Politics

By John DunbariWatch NewsA prominent tax attorney has accused an organization of state lawmakers and corporations officials with improperly claiming...

Why did California reject new limits on solitary confinement for juveniles?

| Posted 07.03.2012 | Los Angeles

By Susan FerrissiWatch NewsAt the first-ever congressional hearing on the subject of solitary confinement, Sen. Dick Durbin of Illinois recently obs...

Black lung surges back in coal country

| Posted 07.09.2012 | Green

By Chris HambyiWatch NewsPRESTONSBURG, Ky. -- Ray Marcum bears the marks of a bygone era of coal mining. At 83, his voice is raspy, his eastern Kent...

U.S. official says government wasted $6-8 billion in Iraq reconstruction

| Posted 07.17.2012 | Politics

By Zach Toombs and Aaron MehtaiWatch NewsThe official in charge of monitoring America's $51 billion effort to reconstruct Iraq has estimated that...

Los Angeles school police chief rethinking discipline policy

| Posted 07.20.2012 | Los Angeles

By Susan FerrissiWatch NewsIn response to controversy over court citations to students as young as 10, the police chief of Los Angeles' largest scho...

RGA's Indiana 'shell game'

| Posted 07.26.2012 | Politics
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By Paul AbowdiWatch NewsThe RGA Right Direction PAC is a Washington, D.C.-based super PAC, registered with federal regulators to make independent ex...