Original Reporting

Original Reporting | Kevin C. Brown | Energy, Infrastructure
February 13, 2013 — Hurricane Sandy, which blew through the New York metropolitan area late last October, left millions of households and businesses in the region in the dark. Few places were...view
Original Reporting | Meade Klingensmith | Corporate influence, Health care, Insurance
Feb. 13, 2013 — Dr. Molly Droge is the chair of the subcommittee on access to care at the American Academy of Pediatrics. Growing up in West Texas, she lived next door to an old general practice...view
Original Reporting | Heather Rogers | Aging, Alternative models, Quality of life
Jan. 30, 2013 — Instead of either leaving older Americans to fend for themselves as they become less mobile and more isolated, or stowing them away in nursing homes and other facilities, an old idea...view
Original Reporting | Meade Klingensmith | Budget deficit, Role of government, Taxes
Jan. 16, 2012 — When discussing the then-impending “fiscal cliff,” most politicians in Washington described calamitous consequences were an agreement on taxes and sequestration of appropriations not...view
Original Reporting | Mike Alberti | Health care, Insurance
Jan. 15, 2013 — Any hopes that large employers would be penalized for failing to offer affordable insurance coverage to the spouses and dependent children of their employees under the Patient...view
Original Reporting | Kevin C. Brown | Infrastructure, NYC, Transportation
Dec. 19, 2012 — Two weeks ago, Remapping Debate published a story detailing how a fully built-out version of the Second Avenue subway — one that can be built quickly and which would maximize...view
Original Reporting | Heather Rogers | Energy, Infrastructure, Regulation
Dec. 19, 2012 — As Hurricane Sandy approached the East Coast late last October, more than a dozen nuclear power plants from North Carolina stretching up to New England were in its wide-ranging path....view
Original Reporting | Meade Klingensmith | Elections, State government, Taxes
Dec. 6, 2012 — As we reported yesterday, the supporters of Proposition 30 (Prop 30), the California ballot initiative to raise income tax rates on high earners as well as sales taxes across the board...view
Original Reporting | Meade Klingensmith | Elections, State government, Taxes
Dec. 5, 2012 — In ratifying Proposition 30 last month, California voters seem to have signaled that support for a tax increase is not political suicide in all circumstances. But to what extent does...view
Original Reporting | Mike Alberti | Legislation, State government
Dec. 5, 2012 — Last month, California voters gave Democrats a two-thirds majority in both houses of the state legislature for the first time in 70 years.  That enhanced margin theoretically gave...view