January 6, 2015 -
The IRS faces a number of hurdles before its new regulations for social welfare nonprofits can be finalized, including potential opposition from Congress.
November 20, 2014 -
It's the latest round in a fight between North Carolina regulators and a charter-school power broker who has tried to keep the financial details of his companies secret.
November 7, 2014 -
The schools' management company, which receives millions in public funds each year from the schools, says that the salaries paid to school administrators should be considered a trade secret.
October 15, 2014 -
Baker Mitchell is a politically connected North Carolina businessman who celebrates the power of the free market. Every year, millions of public education dollars flow through Mitchell's chain of four nonprofit charter schools to for-profit companies he controls.
September 29, 2014 -
U.S. Department of Labor investigations have uncovered hundreds of cases in which oil and gas workers, many involved in dangerous jobs, are being cheated of earnings.
July 30, 2014 -
The Government Accountability Office says environmental regulators are failing to adequately enforce rules for wells used to dispose of toxic waste from oil and gas drilling.
July 15, 2014 -
In a scathing ruling issued last month, a federal judge in Alabama said she could not "conclusively" determine that the Huntsville City School District wasn't still operating an unconstitutionally segregated system -- so she refused to approve a student assignment plan that had been proposed by the school board.