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What’s hiding in the bids for Amazon’s second headquarters?

What’s hiding in the bids for Amazon’s second headquarters?

So far, 20+ towns and states have released their bids for Amazon’s second headquarters to MuckRock, and we want to know what the bids mean for your place. We’re going to work on compiling a database that aggregates the information from the bids, but there’s a lot of details in the bids that we’d miss because we’re not locals - that’s where you come in.

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How does your local law enforcement monitor your social media?

How does your local law enforcement monitor your social media?

Nearly 300 people have submitted their local police, Sheriff, or school to our social media surveillance survey. Have you added yours?

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Help us hunt down every proposal Amazon received for its second headquarters

Help us hunt down every proposal Amazon received for its second headquarters

We want to know what every single city offered Amazon as incentive for the second headquarters. We’ve requested bids from a little over 100 places - that leaves another 100+ bids we don’t know about. That’s where you come in.

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Learn more about what your town is investing in

Learn more about what your town is investing in

Cities usually have their own assortment of stocks and securities. Help us figure out which ones yours are invested in.

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Learn how to crowdfund your request on MuckRock from the pros

Learn how to crowdfund your request on MuckRock from the pros

Never before has it been so easy to engage others in your open government cause. Thinking of starting your own public records campaign? Already submitted a request, only to be thwarted by fees? We chatted with three MuckRock users who have had crowdfunding success to hear their tips for getting over crowdfunding anxieties, getting the word out, and, ultimately, getting records.

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