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Health insurance coverage data has been updated. The Children's Health Insurance and People's Health Insurance datasets are now current through 2010.
We've updated our state and county population numbers to reflect the recent 2000-2010 intercensal estimates published by the Census Bureau.
We fixed county-level data downloads, added state names to the county data pages, and changed some wording to appease the grammar nerds.
This data story explores the relationship between Department of Defense procurement spending and unemployment rates.
Sunlight Foundation is working for a "Super Committee" process that is more transparent and has developed five recommendations: Provide a live webcasts of all official meetings and hearings Make available the Committee's report for 72 hours before a final committee vote Disclose every meeting held with lobbyists and other powerful ...
Between 2008 and 2010, the percentage of food insecure households remained flat at 14.5% while the amount of money the federal government spent on the food stamp program rose 83%.
$1,034,401,772,556. That’s the cost to the U.S. Treasury since 2001 from Bush tax cuts for the wealthiest 5 percent of Americans—as of the moment I started writing this blog post. National Priorities Project and Citizens for Tax Justice today released CostOfTaxCuts.com, a site that has a real-time ticker showing the ...