Jeff Larson is a reporter at ProPublica. He is a winner of the Livingston Award for the 2011 series Redistricting: How Powerful Interests are Drawing You Out of a Vote. Jeff's public key.
When the Consumer Products Safety Commission provided data in October, the agency said it had received fewer than 3,500 reports of tainted drywall. ProPublica and the Sarasota Herald-Tribune compiled a list of addresses from county property appraiser data and records in consolidated lawsuits filed in New Orleans federal court and found nearly twice that number: around 6,900 homes.
On Wednesday, we launched an interactive news application to help readers understand the cross-owned nature of Collateralized Debt Obligations (CDO) in 2006-2007. Here's how we did it.
See which CDOs exchanged pieces with other CDOs through our interactive feature that reveals the incestuous nature of Wall Street’s CDO business.
ProPublica offers a side-by-side comparison of the Senate health care bill and the one likely to go before the House this weekend, highlighting the changes the House proposes to make.
Compare the Senate version of the 2010 Health Care overhaul bill with the final bill.
Just how fast are federal agencies getting stimulus money out the door?
Tracking how long state unemployment insurance trust funds will hold up.
Use our video skimmer tool to navigate through the testimony of Ronald Boline, on private contractors in Iraq.
How fast and where is stimulus money being spent?