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Entries by The Center for Public Integrity from 01/2013

Payday lenders agree to stop 'deceptive and illegal' practices

| Posted 01.04.2013 | Business

By David HeathThe Center for Public IntegrityControversial lenders that claim to be owned by Indian tribes and offer payday loans over the Internet ...

Notre Dame case highlights complexities of campus sexual assault investigations

| Posted 01.07.2013 | College

By Kristen LombardiThe Center for Public IntegrityNotre Dame's high-profile re-emergence among college football's elite has focused new attention on...

'Frackers' pull a fast one?

| Posted 01.11.2013 | Politics

By Alexandra DuszakThe Center for Public IntegrityWhen Pennsylvanians agreed to a massive increase in natural gas drilling in the state, they were t...

School groups question proposals for armed security

| Posted 01.14.2013 | Education

By Susan FerrissThe Center for Public IntegrityAs the White House considers proposals to allocate federal money for armed guards in schools, promine...

Obama inauguration sponsors spent millions influencing government

| Posted 01.18.2013 | Politics

By Dave LevinthalThe Center for Public IntegrityPresident Barack Obama has long vowed to "take on" federal lobbyists, swearing off their campaign ca...

Fiscal cliff, elections boost spending on lobbying

| Posted 01.24.2013 | Politics

By Dave LevinthalThe Center for Public IntegrityCongress' fiscal cliff fiasco, a flurry of lame duck legislation and election-season politics drove ...

Koch-connected nonprofit spends big on politics despite IRS limitation

| Posted 01.28.2013 | Politics

By Michael BeckelThe Center for Public IntegrityLast fall, a cadre of wealthy business executives and conservative groups tried to sell California v...