Original Reporting

Original Reporting | Timothy Martinez | Education
December 7, 2010 — The repercussions of bullying — including multiple suicides by victims, including cases in Massachusetts and in Texas — have become more visible this year. So, too, has the “...view
Original Reporting | Diana Jean Schemo | Deregulation, Environment
A Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation (CAFO) in Wisconsin. November 23, 2010 — The night that Republican Scott Walker swept to victory in the race to become Wisconsin’s governor, one refrain ran...view
Original Reporting | Mike Alberti | Civil rights, Legislation
November 16, 2010 — The Republican takeover of the House in the midterm elections has left civil rights groups with little doubt that the federal legislative environment is going to be more hostile...view
Original Reporting | Greg Marx | Environment, Transportation, Urban Policy
The Interstate Highway System: federally conceived and paid for. November 9, 2010 — In the wake of last week’s Republican gains, one of the pressing questions for the next Congress is the...view
Original Reporting | Diana Jean Schemo | Government services, Taxes
November 9, 2010 — In Miami-Dade County, a property tax increase, coupled with raises for civil servants, lit the fuse of voter ire, sparking two recall efforts this year to oust Mayor Carlos...view
Original Reporting | Timothy Martinez | Health care
November 9, 2010 — Proposed Amendment 63 to Colorado’s state constitution, which would have prevented the state from adopting or enforcing state or federal mandates to require individuals to...view
Original Reporting | Greg Marx | Immigration
October 26, 2010 — Mid-level federal bureaucrats don’t often attract sizable media contingents. But that’s where Andrea Quarantillo found herself last week, standing at a touch-screen monitor as a...view
Original Reporting | Greg Marx | Education, Housing
In Montgomery County, Maryland, an inclusionary zoning program begun in the 1970s has helped to integrate the local school district. October 19, 2010 — It seems like a long time ago now, but in...view
Original Reporting | Diana Jean Schemo | Education
  October 19, 2010 — At a time when educators and parents, politicians and advocates are all focused on reinventing public education — ushering charter schools into the mainstream, formulating new...view
Original Reporting | Mike Alberti | Banking
October 19, 2010 — Increasing dominance by the biggest banks, and, particularly in the last few years, by federally chartered banks as compared with others, are among the trends vividly revealed in...view