Chris Young, Center for Public Integrity

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Center for Public Integrity

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Past articles by Chris:

FDA's trans fats ban bucks hands-off approach

Government usually allows industry to determine safety of food additives → Read More

Consumer group: Federal food additive safety process is illegal

People are consuming 'potentially dangerous chemicals,' advocates tell federal regulators → Read More

Food safety scientists have ties to Big Tobacco

At least 10 scientists who approve food additives did similar work for Big Tobacco. → Read More

Why the FDA doesn't really know what's in your food

The government has left it to companies to decide whether new food additives are safe. → Read More

PR giant, oil industry group split

Edelman losing American Petroleum Institute because firm is spinning off its advertising subsidiary. → Read More

Koch-funded think tank offers schools course in libertarianism

Koch-backed think tank wants to educate young minds on the benefits of the free-market system. → Read More

Critic of artificial sweeteners pilloried by industry-backed scientists

Any criticism of the artificial sweetener industry is met with a barrage of criticism, often from questionable sources. → Read More

Kochs put a happy face on free enterprise

Initiative spearheaded by billionaire brothers paints positive portrait of free-market system. → Read More

Fourth case reopened after Center uncovers judicial conflict of interest

U.S. appeals court reopened foreclosure case after Center uncovered that a judge owned stock in Wells Fargo, court reaches same decision. → Read More

Court reopens third case after Center uncovered judicial conflicts of interest

Fifth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals reopens 2007 case after Center alerts judge that his wife owned ExxonMobil stock when he ruled on case. → Read More

Judge who stopped Wisconsin campaign finance probe tied to Koch-funded junkets

Federal judge who attended Koch-funded conferences halts campaign finance investigation into Wisconsin group with Koch ties. → Read More

Koch brothers, major corporations sponsor pension reform seminar for judges

Judges who may decide fates of public pension reform disputes to attend seminar sponsored by pro-business interests. → Read More

D.C. mulls changes to judicial transparency

Local judicial commission mulls disclosure reforms after Center for Public Integrity investigation on judges' finances. → Read More

State judges: We don't need no stinkin' disclosure

Officials defend limited financial disclosure for high court judges. → Read More

Illinois earns ‘D’ for judicial financial disclosure

We graded each state on judicial financial disclosure. → Read More

Methodology: how we graded state supreme court financial disclosure

The Center's methodology for grading states on supreme court financial disclosure → Read More

Indiana earns ‘F’ for judicial financial disclosure

We graded each state on judicial financial disclosure. → Read More

Missouri earns ‘F’ for judicial financial disclosure

We graded each state on judicial financial disclosure. → Read More

Justices ruled on their own financial interests

See the nine justices we found who ruled on their own financial interests. → Read More

State supreme court judges reveal scant financial information

Despite universally poor disclosure rules, Center finds numerous conflicts among state high court judges. → Read More