Robert Faturechi

ProPublica

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Robert Faturechi is a reporter for ProPublica. He's a former staff writer for the Los Angeles Times

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To keep campaign promises to industry leaders, President Trump has formed deregulation teams, but many are working in secret.

Lack of transparency as Trump seeks to dismantle regulations

To keep campaign promises to industry leaders, President Trump has formed deregulation teams, but many are working in secret.

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Secretaries of state can have a big hand in writing ballot questions, which are meant to give voters a direct voice in state policies.

Lobbyists influencing how secretaries of state write ballot initiatives

Secretaries of state can have a big hand in writing ballot questions, which are meant to give voters a direct voice in state policies.

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Former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca faces a possible six months in federal prison after pleading guilty Wednesday to one count of making false statements to the FBI.

Former LA County Sheriff Lee Baca Pleads Guilty

Former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca faces a possible six months in federal prison after pleading guilty Wednesday to one count of making false statements to the FBI.

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