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May 3, 2017

  • Phoenix VA Whistleblower  |   Video
    • Brandon Coleman nearly lost his job at the Phoenix VA for whistleblowing about excessive wait times for health care appointments at the facility that eventually led to a national scandal. Instead, he survived in his job as an addiction counselor and was present when President Trump signed an executive order that creates a Veteran Affairs Office of Accountability and Whistleblower Protection. Coleman will talk about his whistleblowing and Trump’s action to help protect whistleblowers.

December 7, 2016

  • Arizona Center for Investigative Reporting  |   Video
    • According to its web site, the “Arizona Center for Investigative Reporting is an independent, nonprofit media organization dedicated to statewide accountability journalism in Arizona.” Jim Small, formerly of the Arizona Capitol Times, has been chosen to lead AZCIR, and will talk about his new role and the center.

May 3, 2016

  • National Charter Schools Week  |   Video
    • The week of May 1 through 7 is National Charter School Week. We’ll hear from Leah Fregulia of the Arizona School for the Arts, a Phoenix Charter School, and Jim Hall, founder of Arizonans for Charter School Accountability.

November 9, 2015

  • State Integrity Investigation  |   Video
    • A report will be released November 9 that grades the states on laws and practices that are meant to deter corruption and promote accountability and transparency. Evan Wyloge, senior reporter at the Arizona Center for Investigative Reporting, worked on the report for the Center for Public Integrity and Global Integrity and will discuss it.

December 10, 2014

  • Arizona Education: A-F School Accountability System  |   Video
    • The Arizona Board of Education has adopted principles of agreement that will guide the development of the next generation of A through F school accountability profiles. The goal of the new profiles will be to provide parents and other education stakeholders with an apples-to-apples education achievement measurement tool. Board member Jaime Molera will discuss the new principles for the A through F school accountability profiles.

July 18, 2012

  • Local Accountability Journalism  |   Video
    • Leonard Downie Jr, an ASU journalism professor and former executive editor of the Washington Post, talks about the future of local accountability journalism.

October 25, 2010

  • BLM and the Border  |   Video
    • The Government Accountability Office recently issued a report criticizing the Bureau of Land Management for a lack of cooperation with the border patrol. BLM Arizona State Director Jim Kenna and Tucson Sector Border Patrol Chief Victor Manjarrez Jr. will discuss cooperation between the two agencies.

May 2, 2007