Staff changes

One of our recent stories with longstanding partner The Washington Post looked at the 50 most valuable public companies, many of which tried in the last year to build more inclusive workplaces. The investigation found that Black employees still represent a  fraction of those in the top ranks who report directly to CEOs. And the …

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Watching immigration changes under Biden

The Investigative Reporting Workshop continues tracking immigration policy changes, executive orders and court decisions made by and during the Biden administration in an interactive timeline. President Joe Biden, who entered the White House with a promise to tackle major, unsolved immigration challenges, has faced several additional hurdles during his first year in office. These challenges …

Lobbying data includes convictions

The Accountability Project database now includes 5 million new records with data from federal lobbying disclosure filings. We have collected all filings from the API operated by the Senate Office of Public Records and extracted the relevant data into five new datasets that can now be instantly searched alongside our existing collection: Quarterly lobbying client …

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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.