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GAI Report: Corporate Amnesty in S.744 Immigration Bill

A little-discussed provision buried in the immigration bill which passed out of the Senate on June 27, 2013 (S. 744) would let employers off the hook for previously hiring illegal immigrants—a “Get Out of Jail Free” card that could help companies dodge millions of dollars in fines and penalties, legal fees, and evade prosecution or […]

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Anti-Cronyism Forces Score Surprise Defeat of Farm Bill

With an unprecedented one out of five households now on food stamps, the farm bill was also seen as a massive giveaway to the corporate interests who profit from Obama’s unprecedented expansion of welfare spending. A report by the Government Accountability Institute found that since 2004 JP Morgan has bagged at least $560,492,596 processing Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) […]

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INVESTOR’S BUSINESS DAILY: Economy Less Important To Obama Than Vacations, Golf

“An enterprising private group has determined that the president has spent more time on vacation and golf courses than on trying to turn the economy around. And we’re surprised by 2.5% growth? The Government Accountability Institute, which has mined the records of the White House calendar, says President Obama ‘has spent a total of 474.4 […]

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GAI Report: Presidential Calendar: A Time-Based Analysis

Government Accountability Institute is pleased to release its new report, “Presidential Calendar: A Time-Based Analysis.” Click here to download the report.        

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Wall Street Journal: How Congress Puts Itself Above The Law

“Insider trading (the buying and selling of stocks based on insider information not available to the general public) has been a violation of federal securities laws for almost 80 years. Yet it was never illegal for members of Congress. Not, that is, until a November 2011 report by CBS’s “60 Minutes” shamed Congress into changing […]

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FORBES: Poverty Professionals And The Cronies Who Love Them

“Details are hard to come by as they are not broken out in earnings reports, but a 2012 study from the Government Accountability Institute “Profits From Poverty” indicates that since 2004, 18 of the 24 states that contract with J.P. Morgan to provide welfare benefits have paid over half a billion dollars in fees. That […]

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WASHINGTON TIMES: Corzine Cronyism

Mr. Corzine raised $500,000 for the president’s re-election campaign. He was even considered for a presidential appointment before MF Global collapsed. Peter Schweizer, president of the Government Accountability Institute, observed in an op-ed column in this newspaper that MF Global was a client of Attorney General Eric Holder’s former law firm, Covington & Burling, where […]

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VIDEO: “BOOMTOWN 2: THE BUSINESS OF FOOD STAMPS”

  Don’t miss the Hannity one-hour special “Boomtown 2: The Business of Food Stamps” featuring the Government Accountability Institute?   Watch the video clips below:   Full Video on Fox.com Large corporations benefit from the food stamp program. Peter Schweizer: “No one is representing the taxpayers in the food stamp program.” How big companies make […]

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FOX News 1-Hour Special Featuring GAI–“Boomtown 2: The Business of Food Stamps”

A “Sean Hannity Special—Boomtown 2: The Business of Food Stamps” with Government Accountability Institute’s Peter Schweizer and Breitbart’s Stephen K. Bannon is scheduled to air on Friday, April 5th at 9pm EDT. With nearly 50 million Americans now living below the poverty line, “Sean Hannity Special—Boomtown 2: The Business of Food Stamps” reveals how the […]

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FORBES: Wall Street, Political Insiders Nervous About Political Intelligence Firm Expose

Wall Street and Capitol Hill insiders are quaking in their Gucci loafers about a forthcoming government exposé slated to drop April 4th of this year. That is when the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) will issue a report on so-called “political intelligence firms”— shadowy companies that hire former members of Congress, staffers, and other federal […]

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