In New York, Wage Theft Violators Get Millions in Government Contracts

ProPublica and Documented identified 25 employers that, despite histories of wage theft, have received contracts worth more than a collective $500 million from city and state agencies since 2018.

About the Local Reporting Network

ProPublica is supporting local and regional newsrooms as they work on important investigative projects affecting their communities. Topics we have covered include environmental pollution, predatory lending, criminal justice, youth and schools, and housing. Our partner, the Anchorage Daily News, won the 2020 Pulitzer Prize for public service for our collaboration. And two other partners, the Palm Beach Post and WPLN-Nashville Public Radio, have been recognized as Pulitzer finalists. In 2024, we launched the 50 State Initiative, a commitment to support accountability reporting projects in every state by the end of 2029.

The Gospel of Matthew Trewhella: How a Militant Anti-Abortion Activist Is Influencing Republican Politics

The Wisconsin pastor was once a political pariah. But now his book is being quoted by politicians and former Trump officials. One activist is using it to disrupt elections.

Utah OB-GYN David Broadbent Charged With Forcible Sexual Abuse

More than 100 women have publicly accused the doctor of touching them inappropriately, but this is the first time he has faced a criminal charge.

In a Push for Green Energy, One Federal Agency Made Tribes an Offer They Had to Refuse

The Yakama Nation wanted to consult on the development of a project on sacred land. But when the tribal nation refused to disclose confidential information, the agency moved forward without tribal input.

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    Reporter: Kyle Hopkins

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    Bangor Daily News

    Reporter: Sawyer Loftus

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    Capitol News Illinois

    Reporter: Molly Parker

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    The Connecticut Mirror

    Reporter: Dave Altimari

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    Honolulu Civil Beat

    Reporter: Nick Grube

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    Reporter: Emily Schwing

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    Michigan Public

    Reporter: Beenish Ahmed

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    New York Focus

    Reporter: Spencer Norris

  • North Dakota Monitor

    North Dakota Monitor

    Reporter: Jacob Orledge

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    Oregon Public Broadcasting

    Reporter: Tony Schick

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    The Seattle Times

    Reporter: Lulu Ramadan

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    Verite News

    Reporter: Richard A. Webster

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    Wisconsin Watch

    Reporter: Phoebe Petrovic

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    WPLN/Nashville Public Radio

    Reporter: Paige Pfleger

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