Everything listed under: Serious Materials

  • FFM Bulletin 4/11/12

    Featuring: Serious Energy in serious trouble, judge strikes down child care unionization, ratepayers receive refund, Stossel tickets and more!

  • E-Update Special Edition: Top Obama Official Leaves Admin, Subject of FFM Investigation

    Energy official Cathy Zoi was subject of extensive FFM investigation Cathy Zoi, President Obama’s number two official at the Department of Energy, abruptly resigned earlier this week. Zoi was also the subject of an extensive investigation by the Freedom Foundation of Minnesota. 

  • Washington Examiner: New Soros investment fund...hires top Obama energy aide

    As reported in the Washington Examiner and featured on the Drudge Report, Acting Undersecretary of Energy Cathy Zoi has been hired to run the latest George Soros funded "energy investment fund." FFM was featured in the article for exposing the serious conflict of interest between the Obama Administration and a small window company for which Ms. Zoi's husband was an executive.

  • Dept. of Energy’s Cathy Zoi: Still Flouting the Law, Still Stonewalling the Investigation

    Pajamas Media featured FFM research in their ongoing investigation of a potential conflict of interest between the Department of Energy Assistant Secretary Cathy Zoi and her husband Robin Roy, an executive for "green window" company Serious Materials.

  • FFM Bulletin 6/2/10

    Featuring: Northstar hoarders, the number of state employees making more than $100,000, FFM in the news, and more!

  • Cash for caulkers invites for-profit politics

    Significant Freedom Foundation of Minnesota research was cited in Timothy Carney's column in the Washington Examiner on a top energy official, the "cash for caulkers" program, and how she would profit from a company that has lobbied for the bill.

  • How Cronyism Is Infesting Cap-And-Trade

    Investor's Business Daily featured significant FFM research on the serious conflict of interest between a top Obama energy official and an energy efficient window company located in California. The article focuses on how cronyism is investing cap-and-trade.

  • FFM Bulletin 5/3/10

    Featuring: local governments getting creative during tough times, FFM in local and national news, FFM Watchdog training, and more.

  • Obama energy official can cash in on administration’s green policies; Update: Video added

    Ed Morrissey at Hot Air picked up the serious conflict of interest first reported by the Freedom Foundation of Minnesota between top energy official Cathy Zoi and her husband, Robin Roy, executive of Serious Materials, an energy efficient window company that has received significant attention from the Obama administration.

  • Obama Administration’s Serious Conflict of Interest: A Freedom Foundation Investigation

    FFM's investigation into the Obama administration's serious conflict of interest was featured on the green energy website GreenEnergy101.net.

  • Big Government Cronies: John Stossel On Crony Capitalism And The Obama White House (VIDEO)

    The Daily Bail featured John Stossel's op-ed and a video clip from the Stossel episode on "crony capitalism." The FFM investigation on  green energy Secretary Cathy Zoi and a potential conflict of interest was first released on that show and featured FFM CEO Annette Meeks and FFM Vice President Jonathan Blake.

  • FFM Bulletin 2/4/10

    Featuring: Transit event, serious materials update, and announcing our forthcoming tax migration study.

  • Reason.com: Big Government Cronies

    Our friends at Reason.com featured John Stossel's article that ran on Townhall.com, Real Clear Politics, and other media outlets yesterday.

  • Real Clear Politics: Big Government Cronies

    John Stossel's latest commentary piece prominently featured FFM's investigation into the Department of Energy and a serious conflict of interest with a high ranking member and her husband, an executive at Serious Materials, a company getting favorable treatment from the White House.

  • 'Poster Child' for Obama hypocrisy on green jobs?

    The San Francisco Examiner featured FFM's investigation into a serious conflict of interest in author Mark Tapscott's latest piece. As Tapscott describes, "In a city full of conflicts of interest, this one ranks near the top of the "Most Blatant Ever."" The hard-hitting piece features FFM research and an original video created by FFM titled: The Obama Administration's Serious Conflict of Interest.

  • Stossel's Latest on Crony Capitalism: Seriously?!

    BREAKING: FFM broke a serious investigation on the Fox Business Channel's Stossel on a potential conflict of interest between the Obama administration's top renewable energy secretary and a small California window company. 

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