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Olga Pierce is the Deputy Data Editor. Previously, she was a reporter at ProPublica, specializing in data-driven stories. She is a winner of the 2011 Livingston Award for National Reporting and received an honorable mention for the Toner Prize for Excellence in Political Reporting, both for her reporting on increasing corporate interference in the drawing of congressional districts. She also shared 2011 Scripps Howard and Society of Business Editors and Writers awards as part of a team focusing on foreclosures. Olga has appeared on CBS News and C-SPAN, and her stories have been featured in the New York Times, USA Today, Chicago Tribune and the Hindustan Times in New Delhi.

She is a graduate of the Stabile Investigative Journalism Seminar at Columbia University, where she won a Horton Prize for health reporting. Olga is fluent in Czech and has a bachelor’s in international economics from Georgetown University.

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Biofuel/Health Care Mystery Demystified

A provision in the health care reconciliation bill would save the government billions by curbing a biofuel tax credit.

Why You Should Check Out the Health Care Bills Side by Side

ProPublica offers a side-by-side comparison of the Senate health care bill and the one likely to go before the House this weeken

Side By Side: Health Care Bill

Compare the Senate version of the 2010 Health Care overhaul bill with the final bill.

Kansas and Vermont Are the Latest Unemployment Insurance Debtors

The number of states borrowing from the federal government to pay jobless benefits grows to 29.

Mass. Unemployment Insurance Fund Goes Into Red

The number of states borrowing federal money to keep jobless benefits flowing rises to 27.

Unemployment Insurance Borrowing Now Greater Than During 1980s Recession

Explaining Obama’s Proposed ‘Budget Freeze’

The spending freeze announced by President Obama will affect only about one-eighth of the federal budget.

Unemployment Insurance Funds in Colorado and New Hampshire Go Bankrupt—And Start Borrowing

Do You Have Experience Dealing With Your State’s Unemployment Insurance System?

Unemployment Insurance Tracker

Tracking how long state unemployment insurance trust funds will hold up.

Two Dozen States’ Unemployment Funds in the Red, Nine More Within Six Months

So far 25 states have borrowed more than $25 billion to keep jobless benefits flowing, and the situation is deteriorating fast elsewhere.

Payroll Taxes Increase for Many Employers Across the U.S.

With the recession emptying unemployment insurance trust funds, many states are raising taxes on business owners.

How We Did the Math on Our Unemployment Insurance Tracker

Are You a Virginia Senior Who Gets Both Social Security and Unemployment Insurance?

What Health Care Reform Means for: ‘Young Invincibles’

Reform bills would require young people to have insurance coverage.

What Health Care Reform Means for: Medicaid Recipients

Reform bills would eliminate many disparities in the way states handle Medicaid.

What Health Care Reform Means for: Those Already Insured

What Health Care Reform Means for: The Underinsured

For those whose insurance policies carry high deductibles, the reform bills offer a chance to bring down the out-of-pocket costs

What Health Care Reform Means for: Medicare Programs

Proposals to reduce government subsidies of Medicare Advantage plans have participants worried about higher premiums.

What Health Care Reform Means For: Small Businesses

Tax credits and insurance exchanges would help small businesses help their employees.
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