Claire Perlman is a research reporter for ProPublica's Local Reporting Network. Before becoming a journalist, she was a senior investigator at the Mintz Group, a private investigations firm. She graduated from UC Berkeley with a degree in English.
Emails Reveal Chaos as Meatpacking Companies Fought Health Agencies Over COVID-19 Outbreaks in Their Plants
Thousands of pages of documents obtained by ProPublica show how quickly public health agencies were overwhelmed by meatpacking cases. One CEO described social distancing as “a nicety that makes sense only for people with laptops.”
Paratransit Services in New York City Are Severely Limited and Unpredictable. They Still Cost $614 Million a Year.
Access-A-Ride, the MTA’s system for riders with disabilities, sometimes drops people off hours early, and sometimes hours late. Rides have to be booked a full day in advance. It’s absurdly impractical for day-to-day life.
Data from an EPA model indicates that communities along the lower Mississippi River corridor already face severely elevated cancer risks from industrial activity. Massive new chemical plants are slated to be built there anyway.
Tracking White House staffers, Cabinet members and political appointees across the government
After discovering that the resumes of political appointees include information not revealed on their financial disclosure forms, Property of the People used data from Trump Town and Freedom of Information Act requests to obtain as many staff resumes as possible.
We want to know how the law affects you, whether you’re a person with a disability, caretaker, business owner, architect or contractor.
We found 100 facilities holding immigrant children and have mapped 88 of them. Help us find out more about the facilities and the children being held there.
Hemos encontrado 100 instalaciones donde están los menores inmigrantes y hemos mapeado 79 de ellas. Ayúdanos a descubrir más sobre los centros y albergues y sobre los niños que están en ellos.
We assembled an authoritative database of the people appointed to government positions by the Trump administration. Here’s how we did it.