Statement: Cause of Action on Mayorkas’ Pending Deputy Secretary Nomination

Cause of Action, a government accountability group, sent a letter to Chairman Darrell Issa of the House Committee on Oversight and Government reform urging the committee to examine the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services’ (USCIS) oversight of the EB-5 visa Pilot Program. Cause of Action issued the following statement in response to […]

Report: Forest City Enterprises Profits Despite Legal Violations

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                                  CONTACT:       Jamie Morris, 202-499-2425   Report: Forest City Enterprises Profits Despite Legal Violations Cause of Action calls on Congress to investigate Forest City Enterprises and lax oversight at USCIS, DOJ  WASHINGTON –Cause of Action (CoA), a government accountability organization, today released “Unfair Enrichment: How […]

REPORT: Unfair Enrichment: How Forest City Enterprises Acts Above the Law

FCE exploits political connections for enormous profits and fails to follow the law—the epitome of political profiteering.

Related Documents: Forest City Enterprises

All of the documents from our investigation of Forest City Enterprises. FOIA Requests District of Columbia Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development (DMPED) Request 1 FOIA Request (June 26, 2013) Response Letter (July 18, 2013) Documents (July 18, 2013) Request 2 FOIA Request (August 2, 2013) Documents (August 23, 2013) Council […]

Statement: Cause of Action on New Rochelle rejecting Forest City’s cronyism

According to reports from New Rochelle Talk and New Rochelle Daily Voice, Forest City’s Echo Bay project has been rejected in New Rochelle. Cause of Action, a government accountability group, found that Forest City Residential Group and its Echo Bay project consultants used political contributions and lobbyists to try to […]

Report Exposes Forest City Enterprise’s Bait and Switch Business Model

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                                  CONTACT:       Jamie Morris, 202-499-2425 Report Exposes Forest City Enterprise’s Bait and Switch Business Model “The Ratner Way: Lobby, Profit and Bilk” reveals how Forest City Enterprises Ravishes Communities of Local and State Tax Dollars   WASHINGTON –Cause of Action (CoA), a government accountability organization, […]

REPORT: Political Profiteering of Forest City Enterprises Part II

Political Profiteering: How Forest City Enterprises Makes Private Profits at the Expense of America’s Taxpayers Part II Download Report Executive Summary   “Without government development incentives, most of [Forest City Enterprises’] development projects ‘would not be economically viable.’”               – The New York Post, August 6, 2013             Forest […]