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States Fail to Keep School Vaccination Data #MuckReads

by Amanda Zamora ProPublica, Feb. 6, 2015, 3:50 p.m. How prepared are U.S. schools for measles? Most states don’t keep those records. A USA Today analysis found just 13 states met federal standards for collecting school-level immunization records. In those states — which included California — vaccination rates fell below the minimum standard of 90% […]

$1 Spent on Politics = $760 Gained from Federal Gov’t

by Terry Parris Jr ProPublica, Dec. 5, 2014, 1:24 p.m. $1 spent influencing politics = $760 received from the federal government. America’s most politically active corporations 2013 like Ford Motor Company, McDonald’s and Bank of America 2013 pumped $5.8 billion into federal lobbying and campaign contributions between 2007 and 2012. An analysis of 14 million […]