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Lawmakers call for investigation into PACs that raise money for charity

A Nevada congresswoman called on federal authorities to investigate political action committees that raise funds for a cause — but plow most of what they raise back into their own paychecks and committee fundraising efforts, a Public Integrity investigation found.

Maryland passes law banning noncompete laws for low-wage workers

A Public Integrity investigation into how noncompete clauses can limit mobility and stifle wages was cited in testimony leading to the passage of State of Maryland's law.

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