Overview and long-term impact of COVID-19 stimulus programs

Maya MacGuineas

President, Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget



Data available on PPP and other CARES Act programs

Philip Mattera

Research director, Good Jobs First



Status of FOIA case to demand release of all PPP data

Maxwell S. Mishkin

Associate, Ballard Spahr



Big bailouts: When Congress comes to save the economy

Kathleen Day

Lecturer, Johns Hopkins Carey Business School, and author, “Broken Bargain: Bankers, Bailouts, and the Struggle to Tame Wall Street”



“Good Billions After Bad”: Investigating the TARP bailout of 2008

James B. Steele

Two-time Pulitzer Prize winner, author of “America: What Went Wrong? The Crisis Deepens”



COVID oversight: How Congress, others will monitor CARES spending

Danielle Brian

Executive director, Project On Government Oversight



Building a database of federal COVID contracts

Derek Willis

News applications developer, ProPublica



Data tutorial: Making the most of Tableau

Chantilly Jaggernauth

Vice president, data visualization and training, Lovelytics



COVID on the Hill: How lobbying push shaped stimulus bill

Sheila Krumholz

Executive director, Center for Responsive Politics


Dan Auble

Senior researcher, Center for Responsive Politics



Inside Congress: Key records to track people and issues on the Hill

James V. Grimaldi

Senior writer, The Wall Street Journal



Data tutorial: Intro to Python

Susan E. McGregor

Associate research scholar, Data Science Institute, Columbia University



Backgrounding individuals and companies

Cheryl W. Thompson

Investigative correspondent, NPR; associate professor of journalism, George Washington University; president, Investigative Reporters and Editors


Mark Horvit

Associate professor, University of Missouri School of Journalism; former executive director, Investigative Reporters and Editors



Making the most of SEC filings

Rob Wells

Assistant professor, School of Journalism and Strategic Media, University of Arkansas, and author of “The Enforcers: How Little-Known Trade Reporters Exposed the Keating Five and Advanced Business Journalism”



Data tutorial: Scraping

Mark Walker

FOIA coordinator, The New York Times; former training director and current board member, Investigative Reporters and Editors



COVID cash and the debt

Maya MacGuineas

President, Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget



Three tools for tracking COVID cash


A new tool for tracking COVID cash

DataKind DC



New NPF guide to tracking COVID cash