Jennifer Lu is a graduate student studying data and investigative reporting at the Missouri School of Journalism. A fan of number-crunching and analysis, she also enjoys photography and doodling. Before realizing she could apply her curiosity to the fourth estate, she earned a master’s degree in biochemistry from Brandeis University and did research in medical and bio-engineering laboratories.
Published March 17, 2017 by InquireFirst
The Trump administration’s budget wouldn’t just slash $290 million from the $300 million Great Lakes Restoration Initiative—it would cut the program entirely.
Published March 14, 2017 by InquireFirst
The future of the world’s largest fresh water source could be imperiled by a Trump administration proposal to cut federal funding for the restoration and protection of the Great Lakes from $300 million to just $10 million. That’s less than the federal government has spent on the president’s four trips to his Mar-a-Lago, Fla. resort since he took office.