Data & Special projects

Chart of top recipients of Lizza contributions

Government contractor's contributions to politicians The Lizza family and its paving companies contributed at least $1.4 million to local politicians and party committees on Long Island since 2000, according to data from the New York State Board of Elections. Read more

Common Core opt outs

LI students opt out of Common Core state exam At least 71,764 students on Long Island have opted out of taking Common Core state tests in English Language Arts during the week of April 13, 2015, according to data supplied by 109 individual school districts. Read more