In Alaska, Commercial Aviation Is a Lifeline. The State Is Also Home to a Growing Share of Deadly Crashes.

The state’s terrain and infrastructure pose unique challenges. Some say the FAA has been slow to account for the hazards.

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ProPublica is supporting local and regional newsrooms as they work on important investigative projects affecting their communities. Topics include sexual violence, conflicts of interest, housing, and workplace safety. Our partner, the Anchorage Daily News, won the 2020 Pulitzer Prize for Public Service for our collaboration.

The Bureau of Indian Education Hasn’t Told the Public How Its Schools Are Performing. So We Did It Instead.

New data shows Bureau of Indian Education schools do not teach kids fast enough to close an achievement gap that starts in early childhood.

Oregon House Moves to Curb Forest Institute’s Power and Budget

After our investigation found that a tax-funded institute acted as a lobbying arm for the timber industry, Oregon lawmakers passed a bill that would significantly cut the institute’s funding and redirect the money to climate science.

Amid Calls for Reform, Maine’s Criminal Defense System Reaches a “Breaking Point”

As the Maine legislature considers a cash infusion to its public defense system, the state’s governor has yet to signal approval of the proposal, which critics say is not enough to fix the struggling agency.

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    Arizona Republic

    Reporter: Alden Woods

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    Reporter: Emily Elena Dugdale

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    KUCB and CoastAlaska

    Reporter: Zoë Sobel

  • Miami Herald

    Miami Herald

    Reporter: Carol Marbin Miller

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    Nashville Public Radio

    Reporter: Meribah Knight

  • Open Vallejo

    Open Vallejo

    Reporter: Laurence Du Sault

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    Oregon Public Broadcasting

    Reporter: Tony Schick

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    Outlier Media

    Reporter: Sarah Alvarez

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    The Palm Beach Post

    Reporter: Lulu Ramadan

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    The Philadelphia Inquirer and Spotlight PA

    Reporter: Bob Fernandez

  • San Francisco Public Press

    San Francisco Public Press

    Reporter: Nuala Bishari

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    Reporter: Megan Pauly

  • WBEZ


    Reporter: Shannon Heffernan

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    WRKF and WWNO

    Reporter: Richard A. Webster

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