The Public Accountability Initiative (PAI) is a non-profit, non-partisan research and educationalorganization focused on corporate and government accountability. In addition to publishingresearch on critical public accountability issues, PAI maintains LittleSis.org, an involuntaryfacebook of powerful people. PAI’s work is funded by a variety of non-profit sources, includingphilanthropic foundations and grassroots organizations (all funding sources are listed athttp://public-accountability.org/about/funding). Support for PAI’s research on the fracking industryhas been provided by the 11
Hour Project of the Schmidt Family Foundation.This report was authored by PAI researchers Kevin Connor, Rob Galbraith, and Ben Nelson.