‘I thought there was a moratorium?’ How Texas forgot renters during the pandemic Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Renters in Texas struggled to stay in their homes after the state left them largely unprotected during the pandemic. Two people died after Sacramento County sent a mental health patient to the wrong clinic. Former students finally felt heard after The Kansas City Star’s reporting on years of abuse prompted the Missouri legislature to change the law.
McClatchy journalists told their communities these stories and many more. Our newsrooms helped residents navigate a gas shortage in the Southeast and an extension of the Canadian border closure. They explained the impact of a long-ago traffic stop on a Black man in South Carolina. And they told the story of a Mississippi high school pitcher who threw a no-hitter two days after his father died.
Read on for the latest edition of Extraordinary Journalism.