ThinkProgress, New York environmental group honors Trump-supporting, anti-regulation billionaire, May 16, 2018.
The Buffalo News, Schumer agrees to Sinatra appointment as federal judge, May 9, 2018.
Bloomberg, Wells Fargo Leaves a Potential Subprime Smudge on Its Way to Squeaky Clean, April 24, 2018.
The Buffalo News, Sinatra says he has paid $1.2 million owed in back taxes, April 24, 2018.
ThinkProgress, Power plant developer boosts spending on Trump insider to lobby for controversial project, April 20, 2018.
Institutional Investor, When Hedge Funds Hide, April 18, 2018.
WKBW Channel 7 News Buffalo, Sinatra & Co to pay over $800,000 in back taxes, April 12, 2018.
The Buffalo News, Nick Sinatra owes over $800,000 in back taxes, calls it business strategy, April 12, 2018.
Buffalo Business First, National Fuel keeps up pressure to build $455 million ‘Northern Access’ pipeline, March 28, 2018.
ThinkProgress, New Jersey governor faces onslaught of lobbyists pushing pipeline project, February 8, 2018.
Insider NJ, Watchdog Group: New Report Maps Out Power Players and Revolving Door Ties Behind PennEast Pipeline, February 6, 2018.
Bay State Banner, Protesters demand Harvard divest from Baupost, January 31, 2018.
The Advocate, Louisiana environmental groups turn to courts in Bayou Bridge pipeline battle, January 17, 2018.
International Business Times, Former Democratic Senator Represents Oil Pipeline Company While Influencing Permitting Process, January 12, 2018.
ThinkProgress, Banks give pipeline developer another chance after pulling funding from Dakota Access, January 11, 2018.
Minnesota Native News, Is inaccurate information swaying Minnesotans’ opinions on Line 3?, December 20, 2017.
Roll Call, Collins Pushed Business Partner’s Brother for Judgeship, December 11, 2017.
EcoWatch, Pipeline Study, or PR Puffery for Enbridge?, November 14, 2017.
City Pages, Watchdog: UMD’s pipeline study was polluted by Enbridge money, November 12, 2017.
Truth-Out, Vulture Funds Prey on the Most Vulnerable: It’s Time to Cancel Puerto Rico’s Debt, October 11, 2017.
The Intercept, We Can Finally Identify One of The Largest Holders of Puerto Rican Debt, October 3, 2017.
The Baffler, LittleSis is Watching the One Percent, September 1, 2017.
Truth-Out, Map the Power: Activist Researchers Zero In on Trump’s Corporate Collaborators, August 31, 2017.
ThinkProgress, New database shows Trump is filling the government with fossil fuel lobbyists, June 26, 2017.
EcoWatch, How This Energy Company’s Deep Influence Is Tainting Atlantic Coast Pipeline Approval Process, June 8, 2017.
Staunton News Leader, Report sheds light on pipeline’s statewide influence, June 2, 2017.
Southeast Energy News, Report highlights Dominion efforts to secure Atlantic Coast Pipeline approval, June 1, 2017.
Media Matters for America, Fox News Hides Syria Strike Supporter’s Major Conflict Of Interest, April 10, 2017.
Niagara Gazette, Public accountability report takes aim at National Fuel, March 25, 2017.
The Daily Beast, Congressman in Bed With Foreign Biotech, February 16, 2017.
Buffalo Business First, Court recommends National Fuel rate hike, but it’s much less than requested, January 31, 2017.
The Boston Globe, White House comment line: Thanks for the call. You can hang up now., January 26, 2017.
The Buffalo News, Collins shared biotech stock news with big Buffalo names, January 20, 2017.
The Epoch Times, Does Funding Influence The Results of Science?, December 29, 2016.
Albany Times Union, Power on to generate cleaner N.Y., October 28, 2016.
Politico, Anti-fracking group accuses Cuomo of yielding to pipeline lobbyists, October 4, 2016.
WESA Pittsburgh’s NPR News Station, Activists Gather To Map Pittsburgh’s ‘Power Elite’ This Weekend, September 29, 2016.
City and State NY, Report: Hochul Raised 2014 Funds From Buffalo Billion Players, June 22, 2016.
City and State NY, Report: Buffalo Billion Developer Flouted State Disclosure Law, June 14, 2016.
Talking Point Memo, Paging Trump! Convention Host Committee Chairs Tied To Offshore-Happy Corp, June 9, 2016.
City and State NY, Report raises questions about Buffalo Billion spending by another Ciminelli , June 8, 2016.
International Business Times, Congressmen Defending ExxonMobil Against Investigation Received Almost $100,000 From Company, June 2, 2016.
Huffington Post Canada, Big Oil Distorts Discourse To Fuel Its Bottom Line, May 17, 2016.
International Business Times, Obama’s Controversial Offshore Drilling Proposal Rests On Research Funded By Fossil Fuel Industry, April 26, 2016.
New York Times, The Invisible Catastrophe, March 31, 2016.
International Business Times, As New York Gov. Cuomo’s Energy Policy Went Greener, Natural Gas Industry Spent More On Lobbying, March 23, 2016.
MIT Technology Review, The Social Network Illusion That Could Turn This Election on Its Head, February 4, 2016.
Bloomberg, It’s About the Economy, Foes of U.S. Oil Export Ban Preached, December 21, 2015.
Buzzfeed, Tons Of Methane Are Spewing Out Of California, And There’s A Connection To The Governor, December 20, 2015.
Associated Press, Gov. Brown’s sister on board of firm in gas leak, December 18, 2015.
Think Progress, The Oil Industry Is About To Get A Big Gift From Congress, December 9, 2015.
PennLive, Protesters call on Gov. Wolf to shut down pipeline task force, October 28, 2015.
PennLive, Wolf administration says new study on pipeline task force is ‘way off’, October 27, 2015.
Huffington Post, University of Colorado Part of Fracking PR Scheme, September 17, 2015.
DeSmog Blog, Back to School: “Frackademia” Alive and Well at U.S. Universities, Says New Report, September 6, 2015.
VICE News, How Eric Holder’s Corporate Law Firm is Turning Into a ‘Shadow Justice Department’, August 25, 2015.
The Intercept, Institute of Peace’s Hawkish Chairman Wants Ukraine to Send Russians Back in Body Bags, August 1, 2015.
Buffalo News, How Mascia, Paladino are same, yet not, July 29, 2015.
Rolling Stone, Activists in Ferguson Broaden Scope, Unveil ‘Power Behind the Police’, July 9, 2015.
Food and Water Watch, Two Huge Stories on Fracking You Probably Missed This Week, March 4, 2015.
West Virginia Public Broadcasting, New York Report Analyzes Industry Science Behind Fracking, February 23, 2015.
Huffington Post, Fracking Industry Distorts Science To Deceive Public And Policymakers, Says Watchdog Group, February 21, 2015.
EnergyWire, Watchdog group critiques industry’s case for fracking, February 12, 2015.
DeSmog Blog, Junk Science? Report Finds Shale Industry Cited ‘Retracted and Discredited’ Studies, February 11, 2015.
Riverfront Times, Bob McCulloch’s Family Links Him to Darren Wilson Legal Team: Report, December 17, 2014.
The Texas Observer, Railroaded by the Railroad Commission in Denton, December 9, 2014.
DeSmog Blog, Shale Industry Resorts to Conspiracy Theories to Explain Opposition to Fracking, September 17, 2014.
The Nation, Who’s Paying The Pro-War Pundits?, September 12, 2014.
Al Jazeera America, Environmentalists split over green group’s fracking industry ties, August 17, 2014.
Bloomberg Businessweek, Environmental group limits ties to shale center, August 6, 2014.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Watchdog group faults center for links to oil and gas industry, August 6, 2014.
Crooks and Liars, CNN Interviews Stephen Hadley On Israel, Fails To Disclose Raytheon Ties, July 31, 2014.
Politico, Bush’s substitute speaker: Hillary Clinton, July 16, 2014.
Washington Post, University at Buffalo paid $275,000 for Hillary Clinton speech, July 16, 2014.
Republic Report, LNG Exports and Agency Capture: Regulators and Industry Swap Spots, June 30, 2014.
HuffPost Politics, Former Congresswoman Now Officially Working For Wall Street, June 20, 2014.
Los Angeles Times, Comcast deploys its army of revolving-door lobbyists against the FCC, May 27, 2014.
Buffalo News, Watchdog says Masiello’s lobbying work conflicts with role on Peace Bridge Authority, May 4, 2014.
Motherboard, A Revolving Door of Telecom Lobbyists Is Paving a Fast Lane Over the Open Web, April 25, 2014.
Artvoice, Meet Kevin Connor: Change Agent, April 10, 2014.
ProPublica, In Fracking Fight, a Worry About How Best to Measure Health Threats, April 1, 2014.
The Nation, How Pro-Austerity Groups Lost the Deficit Wars, February 19, 2014.
Wall Street Journal, Schumer recuses himself from review of cable deal, February 18, 2014.
New York Times, Schumer Recuses Himself From Review of Comcast Deal, February 18, 2014.
Talking Points Memo, Schumer Recuses Himself From Considering Comcast-Time Warner Deal, February 18, 2014.
Associated Press, NY’s Schumer recuses from review of cable deal, February 18, 2014.
Capital New York, Schumer recuses from Comcast-Time Warner deal, February 17, 2014.
Huffington Post, Chuck Schumer’s Brother Tied To Comcast Deal He Supports, February 17, 2014.
Buffalo Rising, Hard Work Lies Ahead for Open Buffalo Team, January 21, 2014.
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Heinz Endowment president to become chairman of Rice Energy, January 14, 2014.
Democracy Now!, The Military Industrial Pundits: Conflicts of Interest Exposed for TV Guests Who Urged Syrian War, October 18, 2013.
The Guardian, It’s time we stopped drinking the thinktank kool-aid, October 18, 2013.
Project on Government Oversight, Syria Debate Skewed by Undisclosed Defense Industry Ties, October 16, 2013.
Democracy Now!, Report: Pundits Who Urged Strikes on Syria Failed to Disclose Ties to Military Industry, October 16, 2013.
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Top official at Heinz Endowments follows two others out the door, October 14, 2013.
Huffington Post, Syria Pundits Had Rampant, Undisclosed Conflicts Of Interest, October 11, 2013.
Politico, Conflicts of Interest: The Syria pundits, October 11, 2013.
Washington Post, Media analysts in Syria debate have ties to defense contractors, October 10, 2013.
Dallas Observer, Report: Conflicts of Interest in UT Study Finding Significantly Lower Fracking Emissions , September 18, 2013.
New York Times, Encouraging Results Seen in First Nationwide Look at Gas Leaks from Drilling Boom, September 16, 2013.
Texas Tribune, UT Scientists Measure Methane Emissions From Fracking, September 16, 2013.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Personnel shake-ups at Heinz Endowments seem to indicate shift on energy issues, August 11, 2013.
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Report faults Heinz Endowments head for ties to oil and gas industry, June 16, 2013.
Timeonline.com, Report: Shale group has undisclosed industry ties, June 12, 2013.
Bloomberg, Bass Pro Billionaire Building Megastores With Boats, Guns, June 3, 2013.
Business Insider, All Around The Country, Regulators Are Getting Bullied Over Fracking, May 16, 2013.
Policy Shop, A Step Back at Energy With Ernest Moniz, April 10, 2013.
Bloomberg, Obama Nominee Pledges Case-by-Case Review of Gas Exports, April 9, 2013.
StateImpact Pennsylvania, Another Connection Between Rendell and the Gas Industry, April 9, 2013.
Bloomberg, Obama’s Energy Pick Discloses Extent of Industry Ties, March 31, 2013.
Democracy Now!, Energy Nominee Ernest Moniz Criticized for Backing Fracking & Nuclear Power; Ties to BP, GE, Saudis, March 26, 2013.
Bloomberg Businessweek, Obama Energy Pick’s Gas Study Faulted Over Industry Ties, March 22, 2013.
Fox Business, U.S. Energy Secretary Nominee Has Ties to Consultancy, March 21, 2013.
Huffington Post, Ernest Moniz, Energy Secretary Nominee, Further Criticized For Fracking Ties, March 21, 2013.
New York Times, Anti-Fracking Group Criticizes Energy Nominee for Not Disclosing Industry Ties, March 20, 2013.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Fracking’s ‘revolving door’ draws a warning, March 10, 2013.
DeSmog Blog, Pennsylvania Failing to Sanction Drillers for Fracked Well Failures, March 5, 2013.
StateImpact Pennsylvania, Report Examines Ties Between Pennsylvania’s Regulators and the Oil and Gas Industry, February 28, 2013.
Huffington Post, Fracking Industry Conflicts Of Interest With Regulators? Watchdogs Concerned, February 27, 2013.
DC Bureau, “Frackademia” – MIT’s Ernest Moniz, Obama’s Top Candidate for Energy Secretary, Oversees Pro-Industry-Funded Research, February 21, 2013.
Timesonline.com, Mixing gov’t, gas and oil: Public officials take lucrative jobs in industry, February 20, 2013.
The Nation, Stacking the Deck: The Phony ‘Fix the Debt’ Campaign, February 20, 2013.
Buffalo News, Fracking study geologist draws critics, February 6, 2013.
Bloomberg, New York Hires Fracking Geologist With Ties to Industry, February 6, 2013.
CBS News, A poisoned well? Fracking studies stir doubts, February 5, 2013.
Buffalo News, Business lobbyist’s case trumpets faulty research, January 28, 2013.
Huffington Post, CRFB Corporate Ties: Budget Watchdog Funded By Big Tobacco In 1990s Health Care Fight, January 24, 2013.
Huffington Post, JetBlue and Its Friends Are Trying to Ruin Your Old Age, January 13, 2013.
New York Times, Public Goals, Private Interests in Debt Campaign, January 9, 2013.
The Guardian, ‘Frackademia’: how Big Gas bought research on hydraulic fracturing, January 9, 2013.
Jacksonville Business Journal, Huge incentives for Bass Pro Shops have drawn criticism, January 4, 2013.
New York Times, A Campaign on U.S. Debt Gains Steam, December 23, 2012.
CBC Radio, As It Happens, December 10, 2012.
New Orleans City Business, Critics: Coastal restoration research director has fracking ties, December 10, 2012.
The Globe and Mail, Fissures appear in scientists’ assurances about safety of fracking, December 9, 2012.
Austin American Statesman, 2 leave after panel’s probe, December 7, 2012.
Bloomberg, Fracking-Study Conflicts Prompt Head of Institute to Quit, December 6, 2012.
New York Times, Damning Review of Gas Study Prompts a Shakeup at the University of Texas, December 6, 2012.
StateImpact Texas, Review of UT Fracking Study Finds Failure to Disclose Conflict of Interest, December 6, 2012.
Dallas Observer, Review: UT Study Declaring Fracking Groundwater-Safe Failed To Disclose Conflict of Interest, Should Be Withdrawn, December 6, 2012.
Houston Chronicle, Panel criticizes fracking study, UT ethics rules, December 6, 2012.
Austin American Statesman, UT accepts panel criticism of fracking report, agrees to change policies, December 6, 2012.
DeSmogBlog, UT-Austin Administration Distances Itself from “Frackademia” Study, December 6, 2012.
UB Spectrum, UB shuts down contested shale institute, November 27, 2012.
Washington Monthly, SUNY Buffalo’s Fracking Problem, November 26, 2012.
Buffalo News, UB was right to pull plug on shale institute, November 21, 2012.
Bloomberg, SUNY Closes Industry-Backed Fracking Institute, November 20, 2012.
WGRZ, UB Closes Shale Resources and Society Institute, November 20, 2012.
Buffalo News, UB shutting down controversial shale institute, November 19, 2012.
New York Times, SUNY Buffalo Shuts Down Its Institute on Drilling, November 19, 2012.
Buffalo Business First, UB closes shale institute, November 19, 2012.
Truthout, Report: Wells Fargo Courts Latinos While Investing in Private Prisons That Profit From Detaining Immigrants, September 27, 2012.
Investigative Post, Interview: Watchdog researcher Kevin Connor, September 16, 2012.
Buffalo News, SUNY has questions on UB shale institute, September 13, 2012.
Texas Observer, At Universities, Fracking Research Funded by Oil and Gas Companies, September 7, 2012.
New York Times, University of Texas Compounds Conflict Question in Review of Gas Report, August 22, 2012
San Antonio Express, Misstep adds to doubts about study, August 22, 2012
CBS Dallas-Fort Worth, Credibility of UT Fracking Study & Review Panel Questioned, August 15, 2012
StateImpact Texas, Review Panel Announced for Controversial Fracking Study, August 15, 2012
Institute for Southern Studies, UT-Austin appoints gas industry insider to lead probe into fracking study conflicts, August 14, 2012
ScienceInsider, Can University of Texas Dispel Concerns About Fracking Study?, August 14, 2012
Austin American-Statesman, UT announces panel that will look into fracking study, August 14, 2012
New York Times, A Deeper Look at Undisclosed Conflicts of Interest in “Frackademia”, August 1, 2012
Nature, Unfortunate oversight, August 1, 2012
Institute for Southern Studies, Study that downplayed fracking risks was led by gas industry insider, August 1, 2012
Agence France-Presse, Author of US fracking study had gas industry ties: watchdog, July 27, 2012.
Inside Higher Ed, Watchdog Group Questions U. of Texas Fracking Study, July 26, 2012.
Buffalo News, Local watchdog group blasts Texas university fracking study, July 26, 2012.
Associated Press, UT fracking study to be independently reviewed, July 25, 2012.
Austin Business Journal, Report: Groat scrutinized for not disclosing fracking industry ties, July 25, 2012.
San Antonio Express, UT fracking study contaminated by conflict of interest, July 25, 2012.
New York Times, University of Texas Will Review Fracking Study, July 24, 2012.
Houston Chronicle, UT Plans Outside Look at Hydraulic Fracturing Study, July 24, 2012.
Austin American-Statesman, UT to Commission Review of Controversial Fracking Study, July 24, 2012.
StateImpact Texas, Professor on the Defensive Over Fracking Money, July 24, 2012.
ScienceInsider, Fracking Report Criticized for Apparent Conflict of Interest, July 24, 2012.
Esquire, The Texas Fracking Scam, July 24, 2012.
Dallas Observer, Lead Researcher of UT Fracking Report Has Substantial Ties to Industry, July 24, 2012
Scientific American, Industry money and questionable ethics contaminate UT Austin fracking study, July 24, 2012
Austin American-Statesman, Fracking researcher has ties to industry, July 23, 2012
State Journal, Avoid or disclose conflicts in shale gas debate, July 23, 2012
New York Times, When Agendas Meet Science in the Gas Drilling Fight, July 23, 2012
StateImpact Texas, Fracking Company Paid Texas Professor Behind Water Contamination Study, July 23, 2012
Bloomberg, Frackers Fund University Research That Proves Their Case, July 23, 2012
Inside Higher Ed, Gas drilling research stirs controversies at universities, July 6, 2012
New York Times, University Will Not Investigate Fracking Institute, June 29, 2012
Associated Press, Groups seek probe of NY gov, business lobby link, June 19, 2012
New York Times, Fracking Research and the Money That Flows to It, June 12, 2012
New York Times, Institute’s Gas Drilling Report Leads to Claims of Bias and Concern for a University’s Image, June 12, 2012
Washington Times, Shale study’s lead author faces “green” backlash , May 28, 2012
Buffalo News, UB responds to criticism over ‘fracking’ study , May 27, 2012
Mother Jones, Frack-Friendly New Report Debunked , May 25, 2012
International Business Times, Fracking Debate Complicates As Group Accuses University of Parroting Oil Industry , May 25, 2012
DeSmogBlog.com, Public Accountability Initiative Produces New Report on SUNY Buffalo’s “Shill Gas Study” , May 25, 2012
Buffalo News, UB report on “fracking” draws fire of watchdog , May 25, 2012
Associated Press, Critics question shale gas researcher, schools , May 25, 2012
Grist.org, Check the math: Study touting ‘safer’ fracking reveals Big Oil’s ties to academia , May 22, 2012
Gotham Gazette, Critics Attack Influence of the Committee to Save New York , May 3, 2012
New York Times, The Billionaires’ Club, April 5, 2012
Tampa Tribune, Merchants say county’s Bass Pro lure is unfair, March 25, 2012
Buffalo News, Report blasts National Fuel; Critics say company pays too little in taxes, March 9, 2012
Parlé Magazine, Big Banks’ Dirty Little Secret, January 2012
Epoch Times, British Bankers Take to the Courts to Uphold Bonuses, December 23, 2011
The Investigative Fund, Facebook for the One Percent, October 21, 2011
Buffalo News, New leadership needed to protect the public interest, September 3, 2011
Buffalo News, Canal agency accused of manipulating bidding process to favor one developer, June 12, 2011
Los Angeles Times, Amid bailouts, banks spent big to thwart foreclosure legislation, April 5, 2011
Think Progress, If Banks Paid Their Full Taxes, We Could Rehire All 132,000 Teachers Laid Off During The Recession — Twice, March 7, 2011
Capital Tonight, Advocates Decry ‘Committee to Scam New York’, February 25, 2011
Buffalo News, State plans review of contract at Canal Side, February 17, 2011
Los Angeles Times, Big banks play key role in financing payday lenders, September 14, 2010
Wall Street Journal, Economic Development Agencies Come Under More Fire, August 19, 2010
Buffalo News, Report doubts Bass Pro on tax, job estimates, July 4, 2010
Jim Hightower, Attack the Deformers, May 25, 2010
Washington Post, For lobbyists, banks tap Washington pipeline, report finds, May 11, 2010
New York Times, Greek Press Names a Speculator, February 18, 2010
Financial Times, Protest launched over US state department nominee, July 23, 2009
National Journal, Tracking the Washington Elite, Feburary 6, 2009
Salon.com, Washington’s revolving doors are bad for your health, October 9, 2009
Politico, Revolving Door for Health Care Aides, September 15, 2009
Huffingon Post, Mike Enzi: GOP Gang of Six Senator’s Ties to Insurance Industry, September 12, 2009
Democracy Now!, Progressive Caucus Co-Chair Rep. Grijalva Draws a Line in the Sand on Healthcare Reform, September 10, 2009
The Buffalo News, LittleSis keeps Big Brother in his place, August 30, 2009
National Journal, LittleSis Spies On Health Care Lobby, August 7, 2009
ABC News, Human Rights Groups Question Role State Department Nominee Played in Company Active In Sudan, August 3, 2009
Agence France-Presse, Rights groups urge scrutiny of Obama pick over Sudan role, August 3, 2009
Irish Times, Harnessing power of the people online and for free, July 24, 2009
Financial Times, Protest launched over US state department nominee, July 23, 2009
Columbia Journalism Review, Profiles of Power, March 19, 2009
National Journal, Tracking the Power Elite, February 6, 2009
ReadWriteWeb, Can the Washington Post create the Killer Political Database?, January 22, 2009
Le Monde, LittleSis, le facebook inversé, January 16, 2009
Dirt Diggers Digest, Eyes on the Ties, January 16, 2009
Kottke.org, LittleSis, a facebook for powerful Americans, January 15, 2009
Craig Newmark (on The Huffington Post), LittleSis: keep an eye on the (abusive) powerful, January 15, 2009
OpenCongress Blog, LittleSis – Bringing Transparency to the Powers That Be, January 14, 2009