Articles by Jay Cassano

Jay Cassano is an investigative reporter on the Political Capital team, focusing on technology, national security, and policing. Before joining IBT he worked as a staff writer at Fast Company and spent two years as a foreign correspondent in Turkey. His work has been published in Al Jazeera America, The Nation, Vice News, Motherboard, and many other outlets. To learn more, including how to contact him securely, visit jcassano.net.

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Trump, Weinstein Controversies Don’t Keep Vance From Re-Election

Despite the Manhattan DA office declining to prosecute Harvey Weinstein or Trump’s children — and questions about campaign donations he received from lawyers and criminal defense firms — Cyrus Vance Jr. won easily. He vowed to make “sensible changes in political fundraising.”
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‘How Much Do You Make?’

Millennials are 50 percent more likely than Gen X'ers to share their salary info with coworkers and 200 percent more likely to do so than Baby Boomers.
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First Responders Sue Texas Chemical Plant For Gross Negligence

Seven members of local law enforcement and the fire department who responded to explosions at an Arkema chemical plant in the Houston area are suing the company, alleging that it failed to properly inform them of the dangers of toxic fumes they faced.

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