Democrats in the California Assembly turned to interest groups with big stakes in state government decisions to finance their campaigns and fund donations to races targeted by Speaker John A. Pérez, a CIR analysis shows.
The majority of drivers who hit and kill pedestrians rarely are charged, face jail time or have their licences suspended, even when they are found or suspected to be at fault, a review of court and police records found.
The first woman competing in a Los Angeles mayoral runoff in the city’s history has been unable to make significant inroads with female campaign contributors, an analysis of city campaign finance data shows.
Today is International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia. The I Files editors have put together a playlist that takes a look at lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender discrimination outside of the U.S.