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  • Government Out of Control: Contracts

    Washington Post runs series on federal contracting: a documented saga of squandered funds, conflicts of interest, and sweetheart deals.
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    Seattle Post-Intelligencer series on corruption in Seattle Housing Authority programs finds housing projects incomplete, questionable loan practices, conflicts of interests.
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    Register-Guard (Eugene, Ore.) series looks at the conflict of unemployment vs. environmental damage in the closing of a Weyerhaeuser pulp mill in Everett, Wash.
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    Tri-City (Wash.) Herald does article on conflicts of interests between an agency that assists low-income Mexican-Americans with federal funds and three United Farm Workers organizers.
  • Corporate conflicts of interest

    The Wall Street Journal's Pulitzer Prize-winning article reveals conflicts of interests involving corporate executives who make "inside" profits by doing outside business with their own corporations.
  • Sanitary district of Cook County, Ill.

    Daily Herald looks at sanitary district of Cook County, Ill.; finds it to be million-dollar taxing agency with little accountability; it is fraught with conflicts of interests, violations of state law, and dubious money management policies.
  • Impact of huge profits from oil on Alaska's state treasury

    San Francisco Chronicle runs series on impact of huge profits from oil on Alaska's state treasury and conflict over how to spend it.
  • People-to-People

    Kansas City Times investigates People-to-People, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to achieving world peace by encouraging contacts between Americans and foreigners; finds allegations of conflicts of interest, misrepresentations and questionable financial disclosures.