Data

Useful links for information on variety of topics- from nursing home inspections to hazardous material locations:

Prostitution arrests in Massachusetts in 2012, by town. (via Massachusetts State Police)

 Hospital inspections (via Association of Health Care Journalists)

Massachusetts: http://www.hospitalinspections.org/state/ma/

Maine: http://www.hospitalinspections.org/search/?q=&state=ME

Connecticut: http://www.hospitalinspections.org/search/?q=&state=CT

Rhode Island: http://www.hospitalinspections.org/search/?q=&state=RI

New Hampshire: http://www.hospitalinspections.org/search/?q=&state=NH

 

For a list of resources that can help you produce more in-depth coverage of veterans' issues

http://www.newsu.org/resources/sri/iraq-afghanistan-war-veterans

 

Ethics.Data.gov brings records and data from across the federal government to one central location, making it easier for citizens to hold public officials accountable.

Ethics.Data.gov

 

Aircraft Registry Information-find the make, model, owner, city and state where a plane is registered

http://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry

 

OSHA Inspection-find out about factories/companies: how many accidents have happened before, how often it has been issued violations, what the cause was and how much they were fined

https://www.osha.gov/oshstats/index.html


Various databases including things like Hazardous Materials, boating accidents, bridges and dams, campus crime….

http://www.ire.org/datalibrary


US Security and Exchange Commission, contains top executive salaries or publicly traded companies.

http://www.sec.gov

 

National Association of Better Business Bureaus- National database of companies, complaints filed against them

www.bbb.org

 

Consumer Product Safety Commission - List all recalls and collects data on injuries and deaths caused by consumer products

www.cpsc.gov

 

Federal Trade Commission - Search to see if the commission has sued or taken any action against a local company

www.ftc.gov

 

National Association of Attorneys General

www.naag.org