Bill Allison

Type: Person
Name: Bill Allison
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Nothing Really Compares To The Koch Brothers' Political Empire

WASHINGTON -- As billionaire conservatives Charles and David Koch become a focus of Democratic Party attacks for their big spending in the 2014 elections, conservatives have argued back that the Kochs' "dark money" is puny compared to the shadowy funds ... [Published Huffington Post - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

GSU hosts World War I Conference,

Have you ever been interested in learning about the Great war? On Wednesday You’ll have your chance. Georgia Southern University’s History department will be host to a conference on the first world war entitled “The Great War that Changed the World, ... [Published George-Anne Daily - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

Does anyone in Washington DC tell the truth?

Muslims are permitted to lie to infidels in order to advance the cause of Islam. There are two forms : taqiyya - saying something that isn't true and kitman - lying by omission.It seems that politicians and federal officials are permitted to lie to the ... [Published Family Security Matters - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Mar 29 2014 - Updated Mar 29 2014 - 1 reports

Mike Rogers’ Goes Delusional

News came late Thursday night that the Michigan Republican Congressman Mike Rogers, who chairs the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, is bowing out and plans to launch a new career as a talk radio guy. What a laugh! House Intelligence ... [Published NO QUARTER - Mar 29 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 1 reports

‘Revolving door’? Ties between consultancy, gov’t raise questions about Benghazi probe

Meet Beacon Global Strategies.The online bios for its founders and managing directors suggest no group knows more about the Benghazi terrorist attack and the Obama administration's response. Yet the consulting firm has deep ties to former Secretary of ... [Published FOXNews.com - Mar 24 2014]
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 19 2014 - 1 reports

Movement of pyrrole molecules defy ’classical’ physics

Quantum laws loom ever larger in physical world as new re finds quantum phenomena in effect on a molecular level The balance between the activation energy and the energy barrier that sticks the molecules to the surface is critical in determining which ... [Published MyScience - Mar 19 2014]
First reported Mar 16 2014 - Updated Mar 16 2014 - 1 reports

Holding government, business accountable easier as tech advances

Only 20 years ago, as a Philadelphia Inquirer reporter, Bill Allison had to jump on an Amtrak train to Washington to find out who contributed to local congressmen's political campaigns. Nowadays, Mr. Allison, editorial director of The Sunlight Foundation, ... [Published Scranton Times-Tribune - Mar 16 2014]
First reported Feb 25 2014 - Updated Feb 25 2014 - 1 reports

OpenSecrets.org, ASU's Cronkite School to Host Reporting Workshop in Phoenix

The 2014 midterm elections are coming up fast, with new outside groups and aggressive joint fundraising efforts putting a spotlight on big donors. The story doesn't end on Election Day, of course -- donors often want something in return for their financial ... [Published Capital Eye - Feb 25 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2013 - Updated Oct 28 2013 - 1 reports

Tracking the Payback: Reporter Training at UC-Berkeley School of Journalism

Attention West Coast OpenSecrets.org fans! The Center for Responsive Politics and the UC-Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism will host a two-day training for working reporters and journalism students Nov. 1 - 2.  The focus will be on tracking the effect ... [Published Capital Eye - Oct 28 2013]
First reported Oct 24 2013 - Updated Oct 24 2013 - 1 reports

Schools for Sale

Professor Todd Zywicki is vying to be the toughest critic of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the new agency set up by the landmark Dodd-Frank financial reform law to monitor predatory lending practices. In research papers and speeches, Zywicki ... [Published The Nation - Oct 24 2013]

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...for American Progress aren't dark money groups, and neither is the March of Dimes, which also does not disclose donors," Allison said via email. "i think of dark money as the money from undisclosed donors spent to influence the outcome of an election."
"it is like a revolving door on steroids" Bill Allison, whose Sunlight Foundation is a nonprofit that supports government transparency, told Fox News, adding that Washington's “revolving door”...

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Nothing Really Compares To The Koch Brothers' P... [Published Huffington Post - Apr 09 2014]
GSU hosts World War I Conference, [Published George-Anne Daily - Apr 08 2014]
Does anyone in Washington DC tell the truth? [Published Family Security Matters - Apr 03 2014]
Mike Rogers’ Goes Delusional [Published NO QUARTER - Mar 29 2014]
‘Revolving door’? Ties between consultancy, gov... [Published FOXNews.com - Mar 24 2014]
Movement of pyrrole molecules defy ’classical’ ... [Published MyScience - Mar 19 2014]
Holding government, business accountable easier... [Published Scranton Times-Tribune - Mar 16 2014]
OpenSecrets.org, ASU's Cronkite School to Host ... [Published Capital Eye - Feb 25 2014]
Tracking the Payback: Reporter Training at UC-B... [Published Capital Eye - Oct 28 2013]
Schools for Sale [Published The Nation - Oct 24 2013]
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Mike Rogers’ Goes Delusional [Published NO QUARTER - Mar 29 2014]
News came late Thursday night that the Michigan Republican Congressman Mike Rogers, who chairs the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, is bowing out and plans to launch a new career as a talk radio guy. What a laugh! House Intelligence ...
OpenSecrets.org, ASU's Cronkite School to Host ... [Published Capital Eye - Feb 25 2014]
The 2014 midterm elections are coming up fast, with new outside groups and aggressive joint fundraising efforts putting a spotlight on big donors. The story doesn't end on Election Day, of course -- donors often want something in return for their financial ...
Tracking the Payback: Reporter Training at UC-B... [Published Capital Eye - Oct 28 2013]
Attention West Coast OpenSecrets.org fans! The Center for Responsive Politics and the UC-Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism will host a two-day training for working reporters and journalism students Nov. 1 - 2.  The focus will be on tracking the effect ...
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