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Welcome to the New ProPublica.org

A new publishing system brings a refreshed design and improved features to our site.

Updated: Nonprofit Explorer

We have added raw data from more than 1.9 million electronically filed Form 990 documents dating back to 2010.

New in the Congress API: Congressional Statements and More

Get data on House and Senate press releases and more bill information.

Hell and High Water

Houston is the fourth-largest city in the country. It's home to the nation's largest refining and petrochemical complex, where billions of gallons of oil and dangerous chemicals are stored. And it's a sitting duck for the next big hurricane. Why isn't Texas ready?

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Independent Monitors Found Benzene Levels After Harvey Six Times Higher Than Guidelines

After an oil tank in Houston’s Manchester neighborhood caved in, private monitors found levels that far exceeded California’s health guideline

Introducing Our Data Journalism Advisers

Announcing four researchers who will advise us on our data-journalism projects.

Where the Government Spends to Keep People in Flood-Prone Houston Neighborhoods

The government has shelled out $265 million for flood claims on 1,155 severe repetitive loss properties in the flood insurance program in Harris County.

Update: Trump’s Secret Appointees

Here’s another shadowy batch of officials the Trump administration has quietly deployed across the government.

We’ve Updated Prescriber Checkup

Medicare’s popular prescription-drug program serves more than 42 million people and pays for more than one of every four prescriptions written nationwide. Use this tool to find and compare doctors and other providers in Part D in 2015.

Bulk Downloads of Congressional Data Now Available

Download information on every bill introduced in each session of Congress, in a single file, with our new bulk bill data set.

Houston’s Dams Won’t Fail. But Many Homes Will Have to Be Flooded to Save Them

The water that goes around the spillways is going to have to leave the reservoir somehow — and enter areas surrounding it.

Why Houston Isn’t Ready for Harvey

Houston faces massive flooding from Harvey. Here’s where it’s flooded in the past.

Documenting Hate News Index

This page lists media reports, collected by Google News, about hate crimes and bias incidents.

Here Are the Hate Incidents Against Mosques and Islamic Centers Since 2013

Data from a civil rights group shows that reports of hate incidents involving American mosques jumped sharply in 2015 and has remained at the same rate since — about once every three days.

Nonprofit Explorer Update: Full Text of 1.9 Million Records

We’ve updated Nonprofit Explorer. Here’s what’s new.

Keep an Eye On Your State’s Congressional Delegation

We’ve added new features to our Represent project, including full-text bill search, and a way to keep track of your state’s entire congressional delegation on one page. We’ve also got news about the Congress API.

How (and Why) We’re Collecting Cook County Jail Data

ProPublica Illinois is restarting a collaborative data collection project to better understand what happens to inmates at Cook County Jail.

One Year, One Facility, 1.7 Million Pounds of Hazardous Waste Burned in Open Air

Explore every shipment of hazardous waste sent to Colfax in 2015 and was burned or detonated into open air.

Toxic Fires

Across the Country, Military Sites Burn Hazardous Waste Into Open Air

Authenticating Email Using DKIM and ARC, or How We Analyzed the Kasowitz Emails

Last week we needed to authenticate some emails sent by the President’s lawyer, Marc Kasowitz. Here’s how we did it.

The Immigration Effect

There’s a way for President Trump to boost the economy by 4 percent, but he probably won’t like it.

We Found New Details About the New Trump-Branded Hotels. Now We Want Your Help to Find the Rest.

We’re recruiting local reporters and civically engaged citizens. We have a few ideas on how you can find these deals, who to talk to about them, and what documents to look for.

Help Us Identify the Officials Helping Trump Roll Back Regulations

In February, President Trump ordered federal agencies to form task forces charged with finding regulations to weaken or eliminate. While the names of appointees to executive-agency task forces are typically made public, some agencies are refusing to reveal who is on their panels

Preferential Rents in NYC

Newly released data shows ZIP codes where rents could suddenly jump for rent-stabilized apartments.

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