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Decca Muldowney

Senior Research Fellow, Local Reporting Network

Legislators in Many States Can Push Bills They’d Profit From

The laws vary by state. In some, lawmakers are told to recuse themselves from votes that could create even the “appearance of impropriety.” In others, overlapping interests are seen as “almost inevitable.”

A Guide for Digging Through Trump’s Financial Disclosures

Here’s how we searched through President Donald Trump’s financial disclosures, and how you can, too.

A Short History of Threats Received by Donald Trump’s Opponents

The pattern goes beyond Stormy Daniels.

Houston-Area Officials Approved a Plan for Handling a Natural Disaster — Then Ignored It

Harris County foresaw key risks, including a slow response from the Red Cross, but never implemented its strategy.

So What the Hell Is Doxxing?

What doxxing really is, plus advice on how to protect yourself from unwanted exposure of personal and private information online.

Info Wars: Inside the Left’s Online Efforts to Out White Supremacists

An anonymous group of vigilantes works to identify racists, a legally gray tactic known as doxxing that comes with plenty of risk for all.

FEMA Had a Plan for Responding to a Hurricane in Puerto Rico — But It Doesn’t Want You to See It

The disaster-relief agency, under fire after Hurricane Maria, won’t release the plan, even as a comparable document for Hawaii remains public.

Texas Official After Harvey: The ‘Red Cross Was Not There’

Once again, there were appeals for donations to the Red Cross. And once again, local officials are saying the charity hasn’t delivered.

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