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Ethics group gives D-minus to Georgia

...openness in an assessment released today.No state made higher than a C on the report card produced by the Center for Public Integrity and Global Integrity. Georgia ranked 24th, an improvement from being 50th, the worst in the country, in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-11-09/embargoed-until-monday-timin
Republican Gov. Nathan Deal wins re-election in Ga., overcoming challenge from Jason Carter

...were bombarded by about $20 million in advertising focused solely on the governor's race according to the Center for Public Integrity, and Deal raised more than $15 million to Carter's $8 million. More personally, the Georgia Republican...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-11-05/republican-gov-nathan-deal-wi
Now fix it

...with government corruption.But out it came anyway this week, from the State Integrity Investigation by the Center for Public Integrity in Washington, D.C. Among all U.S. states, Georgia ranked dead last and earned a grade of "F." A...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2012-03-21/now-fix-it
Decline in newspapers renews idea of nonprofits

...still needs to be determined." Charles Lewis, who started the nonprofit investigative journalism organization Center for Public Integrity two decades ago, said the future of good journalism could ride on whether "the philanthropic community step...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/03/01/bus_512992.shtml
Business
State fails in disclosure study

...in hundreds of decisions that are made each year," said Leah Rush, the director of state projects for the Center for Public Integrity, the nonprofit organization that performed the study. Georgia gets a "B," ranking it seventh among the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/07/19/met_136339.shtml
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Southern Co.'s lobbying protested

...other company or organization during last year's debate over cap and trade legislation, according to the Center for Public Integrity. The company hired 16 outside firms to supplement their stable of in-house lobbyists and spent $16.5 million...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2010-02-17/southern-cos-lobbying-prot
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State ethics reform lives again

...Republicans on the other," said Senate President Pro Tem Eric Johnson, R-Savannah. "Now, we do." When the Center for Public Integrity, a nonprofit group in Washington, conducted a national survey of states' ethics laws several years ago...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/01/31/met_441417.shtml
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Local DJs take control of air waves by playing 'Homegrown' talent

...the DJ as a cultural figure was long ago eclipsed by the program director. John Dunbar, a researcher for the Center for Public Integrity in Washington, D.C., and a co-author of an October report on radio station consolidation, was pleasantly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/04/27/mus_413617.shtml
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FCC fine prompts Clear Channel to drop Howard Stern

WASHINGTON -- Federal regulators Thursday proposed $495,000 in indecency fines against Clear Channel Communications for broadcasts by Howard Stern, prompting the nation's largest radio chain to drop the country's best-known shock jock.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/04/09/ent_411540.shtml
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FCC cracks down on broadcast indecency

...has proposed $1 million in indecency fines, more than the previous nine years combined, according to the Center for Public Integrity, a Washington watchdog group. Q: Isn't Congress looking to boost fines? A: Yes. The House and a Senate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/03/20/ent_409350.shtml
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