Where is stimulus money headed in Cook County?

It’s easy to get lost while trying to sift through such a massive amount of money and information. But a team of reporters at ProPublica has made it a lot easier to track what is happening with stimulus money in each state and county.


The team’s most recent coverage included a pair of Excel spreadsheets that make the data from the government’s web site easier to download.

In other muckraking:

The Chicago Tribune’s Megan Twohey wrote a story about how the Chicago Police Department is unable to handle the influx of DNA test results in rape, murder and burglary cases.


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