Questions of fairness

CYFD employees say they were sidelined or fired for voicing concerns about a ‘sacred cow’ software contract.

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Firing Back

High-level officials accuse the CYFD of retaliation against complaints about Signal and other concerns.

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Seeking shelter

After suffering one of the worst COVID-19 outbreaks in the country, this New Mexico town on the edge of Navajo Nation is reaching a breaking point as the federal eviction moratorium is set to expire.

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Records without a trace

Records show CYFD destroyed communications on COVID response, other official documents. Employees who complained were fired.

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Agency underground

In the state department charged with child welfare, leadership and staff avoid a paper trail with encrypted messaging.

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Fields of green

COVID is pushing thousands of Chinese immigrant workers into the marijuana business—sometimes leading to exploitation and labor trafficking

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Chaos and cannabis

A massive hemp empire is accused of growing illegal marijuana and sowing violence on the Navajo Nation

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‘An anything-goes situation’

Nursing homes profit from pandemic with no risk of accountability

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Designated hot spot

Nursing home for COVID-19 patients to be run by firm with history of safety violations and lawsuits

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