FRANKLIN CENTER FOR GOVERNMENT & PUBLIC INTEGRITY

FRANKLIN CENTER FOR GOVERNMENT & PUBLIC INTEGRITY

Alexandria, VA

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ABOUT

The mission of the Franklin Center for Government & Public Integrity is to support and train investigative journalists to advance transparency, accountability, and fiscal responsibility in local government, and to spotlight free-market, pro-liberty solutions to difficult public policy challenges.

IN THE NEWS

WATCHDOG.ORG FINDINGS LEAD TO BANKRUPTCY OF CORRUPT AUTO MANUFACTURER

Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe’s former company, GreenTech Automotive, which he founded in 2009, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. Cited in the bankruptcy petition are 76 articles by Watchdog.org which highlighted the level of crony practices by the company. Watchdog, a website dedicated to providing oversight of state gov...

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REMINDING TEXAS POLITICIANS OF CHILDREN’S EDUCATIONAL NEEDS

A school choice bill filed in the Texas Legislature in February would create both an education savings account (ESA) program and a tax credit scholarship program, which would provide students stuck in failing public schools with crucial educational alternatives. Unfortunately, state Rep. Dan Huberty, chairman of the House Public...

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9 UNCONFERENCE PARTICIPANTS LEAVE WITH ACTIONABLE ITEMS

Do you think that Sharpies and Post-it Notes are normal, everyday office supplies? Not the nine project presenters of this year’s inspirational Unconference, sponsored by EdChoice, part of Atlas Network’s 2016 Liberty Forum. Unconference brings a workshop atmosphere to the traditional policy conference — aggregating the wisdom o...

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