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Amid push for transparency, few colleges reveal investments

Slug: BC-US–Sunshine Week-College Endowments,1st Ld-Writethru Headline: Amid push for transparency, few colleges reveal investments Summary: Colleges and universities are under growing pressure from Congress and campus activists to reveal financial investments made through their endowments. But most institutions are standing

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Obtaining police emails can take months, cost thousands

Slug: BC-US–Sunshine Week-Police Emails,1st Ld-Writethru Headline: Obtaining police emails can take months, cost thousands Summary: As law enforcement agencies have come under increased scrutiny in recent years, media organizations, watchdog groups and individuals have become more vigilant about filing public

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More Transparency Is Needed on the Pentagon’s Military Aid Programs

By Colby Goodman (l), Director and William D. Hartung (r), Senior Adviser Security Assistance Monitor Providing military and police aid to the security forces of other nations — also referred to as security assistance — has become a centerpiece of

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Drastic change in federal culture needed to end suppression of information

By Kathryn Foxhall Freedom of Information Committee Member Society of Professional Journalists Last year when Environmental Protection Agency staff members knew there were bigger problems with the Flint, Michigan, water supply than the agency was saying, they were under orders

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Republicans and Democrats unite to ask President Obama: Why haven’t you signed this popular transparency order?

By Gabriela Schneider Senior Director of Communications IssueOne Ten billion dollars. That’s what some experts predict the 2016 election will cost (at least financially). And that’s just what we can track, because of the exorbitant rise of dark money spending—mostly

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To help democracy, we need to shed light on major donors

By George Stanley Editor Milwaukee Journal Sentinel It was a close election year in 2002. A late barrage of commercials may have made the difference for the party that won the Governor’s office and control of the legislature. Within months,

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