Category Archives: Conflicts of interest

Arizona Governor Jan Brewer Private Prison Archive

December 1, 2013 DBA Press releases records obtained from the office of Arizona Governor Jan Brewer pertaining to private prison operators, private prison lobbyists. Jump to archive. Key pieces of information contained in this records set include: – ADC Director … Continue reading

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DHS I&A DSAC records illuminate aspects of federal public-private intelligence partnership: Wikileaks, Anonymous, Booz Allen Hamilton, career CIA officers at DHS domestic intelligence office

By Beau Hodai November 18, 2013 DBA Press and the Center for Media and Democracy (DBA/CMD) release records obtained from the Department of Homeland Security Office of Intelligence and Analysis (DHS I&A) pertaining to the operations of the Domestic Security … Continue reading

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Buying Influence: how the American Legislative Exchange Council uses corporate-funded “scholarships” to send lawmakers on trips with corporate lobbyists

DBA Press, Center for Media and Democracy (CMD) and Common Cause release report detailing national ALEC ‘scholarship fund’ spending Download Report. “Buying Influence: how the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) uses corporate-funded ‘scholarships’ to send lawmakers on trips with corporate … Continue reading

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America Eats its Young: Arizona communities embrace use of private prison employees in drug raids at public schools

By Beau Hodai, November 27, 2012 An unsettling trend appears to be underway in Arizona: the use of private prison employees in law enforcement operations. The state has graced national headlines in recent years as the result of its cozy … Continue reading

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