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TAP: We do the heavy lifting

IRW’s Accountability Project is home to hundreds of public datasets across all 50 states. Our data focuses on people, organizations and locations. Our collections cover a wide array of topics, ranging from money in politics to government spending to business ownership and medical facilities. 

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Partnering with the Maine Monitor

Our joint investigation with the Maine Monitor found that contracted hours for certified nursing assistants in nursing homes across Maine nearly doubled since 2017. And agency staffing hours across all employee types rose 66% during that same period.

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How will your story connect to the community?

I had always heard investigative reporting discussed in terms of corporate and government accountability. Reporters seek the information that others have overlooked or intentionally sought to suppress.  We pursue a topic over weeks or months, reaching out to every potential source and obtaining any available documents before offering the public the most complete, accurate understanding …