Ken Ward Jr., ProPublica

Ken Ward Jr., ProPublica

Ken Ward Jr. is a ProPublica reporter covering West Virginia. Previously, he was the longtime environmental and investigative reporter at The Charleston Gazette and Gazette-Mail. Ward worked as part of ProPublica’s Local Reporting Network in 2018 on a series about West Virginia’s natural gas industry and in 2019 and 2020 on an investigation of the business empire of the state’s governor, Jim Justice.

How ultrawealthy politicians like Gov. Polis avoided paying taxes

By: , and - November 4, 2021

This story was originally published by ProPublica. As a member of Congress, Jared Polis was one of the loudest Democrats demanding President Donald Trump release his tax returns. At a rally in Denver in 2017, he warned the crowd that Trump “might have something to hide.” That same year, on the floor of the House, […]