The Center for Public Integrity’s “Copy, Paste, Legislate” series, which revealed how special interest groups and lobbyists introduce “copycat legislation” across all 50 states, has won the 2020 Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting. Public Integrity shares this honor with partner news organizations USA TODAY and The Arizona Republic. The annual Goldsmith Prize, administered by Harvard’s […]
Category: Copy, Paste, Legislate
How special interest groups achieve their goals by enlisting friendly lawmakers to quietly push ‘model legislation’ in statehouses nationwide. A project of the Center for Public Integrity, USA Today and the Arizona Republic and winner of the 2020 Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting.