The story about Loyola University President Kevin Wildes’ controversial tenure as chairman of the Civil Service Commission would normally carry a simple disclosure that The Lens is located on the campus of Loyola University. However, that’s changing, and I believe we owe our readers a more complete explanation.
It's never been easier to track real estate sales in your neighborhood. Search by any text, price or date and see the results on a map. This is the latest addition to The Vault, our open-data initiative.
Senior in mass communication wins First Amendment honor for tenacity regarding open-meetings laws.
Our open-data initiative will soon include a searchable list of city employees and their budgeted pay.
Including best local news site, which we have won the past two years.
We're suspending some features while expanding unique, data-driven reporting you won't find anywhere else.
Starting with the city of New Orleans, we're uploading thousands of government contracts to make it easier to keep tabs on how local governments spend your money. What will you find?
It's part of our path to sustainability.
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