Walker Based 'Living Wage' Ruling On Restaurant Industry Study
October 24 2014 7:49 PM
The Wisconsin governor's office based a minimum wage ruling primarily on a study from the restaurant industry, documents say.
Pot vs. Beer Comparison Helps Build Support For Legalization
October 23 2014 2:57 PM
Advocates of marijuana legalization argue that cannabis is safer than alcohol, and they say the comparison is an election-winner.
Christie Pay-To-Play Probe Central In Massachusetts Gubernatorial Debate
October 22 2014 3:29 PM
GOP nominee Baker, the subject of an N.J. investigation, says he won't push Gov. Christie to release documents before the election.
NC Pension Deal Raises Conflict-Of-Interest Questions
October 21 2014 8:59 AM
Days after Credit Suisse directed North Carolina pension funds to Erskine Bowles' firm, the firm paid Credit Suisse $775,000.
Christie Blocks Release Of Pay-To-Play Probe Of GOP Ally
October 20 2014 5:23 PM
Weeks before the election, Christie won't release the findings of New Jersey's investigation of Mass. gubernatorial candidate Charlie Baker.
NJ Bill Aims To Halt Christie Subsidies To GOP Donors
October 16 2014 5:58 PM
After the governor directed tax credits to GOP donors, legislators advance bill to stop campaign contributions from subsidy recipients.
Moody's Accused of 'Manipulating' Pension Data
October 15 2014 7:16 PM
A group representing state pension officials says the credit rating agency has created the perception of a pension shortfall crisis.
Chris Christie Officials Delay $100M Subsidy To GOP Donor
October 14 2014 11:52 AM
N.J. officials have delayed a state subsidy to Lockheed Martin hours after IBTimes reported Lockheed made donations to the Christie-led RGA.
Donor To Christie-Led GOP Group Could Get $100M NJ Subsidy
October 13 2014 6:38 PM
N.J. officials may give $100 million in tax credits to Lockheed Martin, a big corporate donor.
San Francisco Halts Hedge Fund Push
October 09 2014 2:08 AM
Officials delay a proposal to move city pension cash into high-fee investments after opponents cite potential conflicts of interest.
Fracking For The Cure? Komen Under Fire
October 08 2014 1:49 PM
With scientists suggesting a link between cancer and fracking, one fossil fuel interest group is promoting a Susan G. Komen partnership.
Colorado Governor Exhales
October 07 2014 6:42 PM
A day after calling his state "reckless" for legalizing marijuana, Gov. Hickenlooper praises voters for challenging a "failed" drug war.
Documents Show Christie Appointees Oversee Investments
October 07 2014 2:49 PM
Governor Christie says his appointees have "no input" in selecting N.J. pension investments -- but state documents say otherwise.
Through The Fog, 'A Conflict Of Interest'
October 07 2014 8:24 AM
A consultant advising San Francisco about a proposal to invest billions in hedge funds currently runs an offshore hedge fund.
'Reckless' Rocky Mountain High?
October 06 2014 3:52 PM
In a gubernatorial debate, embattled Gov. John Hickenlooper said Coloradans were "reckless" when they voted to legalize pot.
Illinois GOP Candidate Touts Career Making Fees Off Pensions
October 02 2014 8:57 AM
The Republican candidate for governor in Illinois promotes his career making millions from public pension investments.
NYC Taxi Metadata Exposes Celeb Locations And Strip Club Clients
September 30 2014 1:40 PM
No privacy: Publicly available info about NYC taxis shows how seemingly anonymous metadata can be used to track individuals.
Harvard Study Explains Why Income Inequality Isn't Wedge Issue
September 29 2014 2:32 PM
Survey data from Harvard offers clues about why economic inequality isn't a bigger issue in the midterm elections.
Maryland Lost Big On Wall Street Pension Gamble
September 23 2014 10:32 AM
Maryland's move into "alternative investments" cost taxpayers more than $1 billion in unrealized returns, says a new study.
Conflicts Of Interest In NJ? 'The Optics Stink'
September 22 2014 11:33 AM
An apparent conflict of interest for New Jersey's pension fund manager is troubling enough that it "should be investigated.”