The IRE Resource Center is a major research library containing more than 23,250 investigative stories — both print and broadcast. These stories are searchable online or by contacting the Resource Center directly (573-882-3364 or email@example.com) where a researcher can help you pinpoint what you need. Browse or search the tipsheet section of our library below. Stories are not available for download but can be easily ordered by contacting the Resource Center:
The IRE Resource Center is a major research library containing more than 23,250 investigative stories — both print and broadcast.
These stories are searchable online or by contacting the Resource Center directly (573-882-3364 or firstname.lastname@example.org) where a researcher can help you pinpoint what you need.
Browse or search the tipsheet section of our library below. Stories are not available for download but can be easily ordered by contacting the Resource Center:
Search results for "Governor Gray Davis" ...
This series of stories takes an in-depth look at how schools are financed in California. The investigation found it to be an incredibly convoluted and inequitable system. The distribution of money from district to district is uneven, and politics often determine who gets the most money. A lot of the money is doled out based on outdated programs with little connection to modern day needs in schools. Much of the money is released to schools with little or no state monitoring of whether the programs are working or even happening, and some actually aren't.
Tags: spending; school programs; Governor Gray Davis; school budget; school funding; Gifted and Talented Education; Bilingual Teacher Training; Gang Risk Intervention; West Contra Costa Unified School District; Dropout Prevention Program; Anti-Defamation League; English Language Acquisition Program; Department of Education; Economic Impact Aid; California Legislature; Senate Rules Committee; public education
The AP reports on "the business record of Bill Simon, the Republican candidate for governor of California in 2002. Simon, an investor and venture capitalist, was campaigning against Gov. Gray Davis as a successful businessman and creator of jobs," according to the contest entry summary. The story finds that Simon's investments actually are "spectacular failures."
A series of stories by the Sacramento Bee revealing that the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in Sacramento tried to protect California Governor Gray Davis by sealing court documents containing allegations about Davis' conduct as a state assemblyman and state controller. The Bee was also able to document the secrecy through reporting, and sued to open the records.
This article looks at California Governor Gray Davis's connections with three close allies, who also serve as informal advisors: water businessman Keith Brackpool; lawyer Jeremiah Hallisey; and investment business man Ron Burkle. Davis says he keeps California's business separate from politics and campaigning, but the story asserts that his powerful friends are not bound by the same rules as paid staff.
"A Paler Shade of Gray: The Disabling Alliance Between America's Most Prominent Democratic Governor and Special-Interest Corporate Money"
This in-depth report explores the unique fund-raising capabilities of Gray Davis, California's newly-elected Democratic governor, who has amassed more campaign dollars than any of his predecessors. The catch to the liberal gubernatorial purse? Much of it is stuffed by Republican big business.
Cancer Times reports on the results of the California and U.S. Congressional legislative sessions. In particular, this article focuses on the election of Gray Davis, the first Democratic governor in decades, and on Davis's kow-towing to powerful health-industry lobbyists.
Newly elected democrat Governor Gray Davis will not lift the 1995 measure which bars prisonors from one-on-one interviews with reporters and prohibits confidential mail from prisoners to reporters. The measure was initially imposed to curb the cult status of some prisoners, but now supporters, including the ACLU and the CA Correctional Peace Officers Assn., feel the post OJ political climate has abaited and public scrutiny would be a good idea considering some recent revelations from CA prisons