The Center for Public Integrity

An Ohio legislator defied FirstEnergy lobbyists. Then a ‘dark money’ group helped sink her bid for Congress

An Ohio legislator defied FirstEnergy lobbyists. Then a ‘dark money’ group helped sink her bid for Congress

Republican Christina Hagan contends that the dark money group wanted to make an example of her.
From secretive super PACs to Jenny Craig, 2018 primaries awash in cash

From secretive super PACs to Jenny Craig, 2018 primaries awash in cash

New disclosures detail megadonors’ contributions and help solve money mysteries in West Virginia’s Senate race
A clash between California GOP on the DACA vote deepens a rift over Trump policies

A clash between California GOP on the DACA vote deepens a rift over Trump policies

An upstart petition drive by House Republicans to force a vote on “Dreamer” immigration proposals is roiling the party as midterm elections
The United States has spent at least $2.8 trillion on counterterrorism since 9/11

The United States has spent at least $2.8 trillion on counterterrorism since 9/11

The task still consumes a sixth of America’s annual discretionary spending

Center and Reveal win education reporting award for exposing toxic hazards at schools

A 2017 Center story on toxic hazards posed by traffic pollution near schools was honored by the Education Writers Association.
From bowling at the White House to the Chicago Cubs: Our findings from Office of Government Ethics  emails

From bowling at the White House to the Chicago Cubs: Our findings from Office of Government Ethics emails

Bowling at the White House, Kellyanne Conway and the Chicago Cubs: Our findings from Office of Government Ethics emails
'A powerful, scary investigation': In-depth series on safety lapses at nuclear labs earns awards

'A powerful, scary investigation': In-depth series on safety lapses at nuclear labs earns awards

Safety challenges facing the nation's nuclear laboratories recognized by the Associated Press Media Editors Awards
What Scott Pruitt’s been doing while you weren’t looking

What Scott Pruitt’s been doing while you weren’t looking

Almost a quarter of the nation's coal-fired power plants lack controls limiting emissions of dangerous sulfur dioxide
Supreme Court lifts ban on sports betting, opening floodgates for other states

Supreme Court lifts ban on sports betting, opening floodgates for other states

Supreme Court decision on sports betting opens up feeding frenzy among states, sports leagues.
Los Alamos would lose some future bomb production under new Trump administration plan

Los Alamos would lose some future bomb production under new Trump administration plan

In a decision involving billions of dollars, two sites, not one, would make plutonium cores for nuclear weapons, with most of the work being
Jeff Sessions’ latest border plan clashes with legal and economic realities

Jeff Sessions’ latest border plan clashes with legal and economic realities

The Atty. Gen. vowed to prosecute “100 percent” of illegal border crossings, which would separate families and put more migrants in prison.
Reversing course, the EPA will regulate a deadly paint stripper

Reversing course, the EPA will regulate a deadly paint stripper

A decision by the agency on paint removers containing methylene chloride was previously delayed.
Study: Most Americans want to kill ‘Citizens United’ with constitutional amendment

Study: Most Americans want to kill ‘Citizens United’ with constitutional amendment

The odds of such a change happening to the campaign finance decision? Next to nothing.
Trump's TPS cancellations could lead more than 300,000 to become undocumented

Trump's TPS cancellations could lead more than 300,000 to become undocumented

The Trump Administration is ending Temporary Protected Status for Hondurans who’ve been living in the U.S. for two decades
Donald Trump, Michael Cohen and the Stormy Daniels payment: a Q&A

Donald Trump, Michael Cohen and the Stormy Daniels payment: a Q&A

What you need to know about Trump's payment to Stormy Daniels, and what role campaign finance plays
Q&A: Livingston Award finalist Jie Jenny Zou on fleshing out 100 years of Big Oil influence

Q&A: Livingston Award finalist Jie Jenny Zou on fleshing out 100 years of Big Oil influence

Livingston Award finalist Jie Jenny Zou on what it took to flesh out 100 years of Big Oil influence
Why the Koch brothers find higher education worth the money

Why the Koch brothers find higher education worth the money

The power of the Koch brothers’ money in higher ed goes far and wide, and aims for impact

Have you encountered tick- or mosquito-borne diseases? We want to hear from you

We want to hear about your experience with tick- and mosquito-related illnesses contracted in the U.S.
Key sites proposed for nuclear bomb production are plagued by safety problems

Key sites proposed for nuclear bomb production are plagued by safety problems

Los Alamos National Lab and Savannah River, key sites proposed for nuclear bomb production, have been plagued by safety problems