Health Inspections Analysis

Date Category Blog Tags Health

My first time using the health inspections data I created a exploratory dashboard people could use to easily navigate and search violations of specific restaurants. Re visiting the info I was able to pull more information such as the times, duration, purpose and city/state using BeautifulSoup4. I also used the yelp api which had information on roughly ~2000 of the facilities to classify them by price/rating/cuisine.

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Diverted 911 Fees

Rhode Island consistently diverts 911 fees to the state’s General Fund. Since 2008 the FCC has been releasing Annual Reports to Congress tracking states funding of 911 and the different metrics around the funding. In 2016 RI was one of 6 other states that diverted 911 fees.

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Why Rhode Island?

Date Category Blog Tags Rant

The most obvious reason is being from Rhode Island I noticed an effort of Open Data but not really finding anything made with it. I try to graph as much public information I can find. It's interesting and gives me a reason to pay attention to local news/politics.

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Rhode Island Payroll FY2017

Curious about who has the largest salaries or which department has the most employees? Perhaps you were wondering which department had the most terminations or hired the most in 2017. This is a breakdown of how I went about visualizing the RI payroll information for FY2017.

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RI School Repairs

If your from Rhode Island you've probably heared about the 2.2 billion needed for repairs of the states public schools. 70% of which are in poor or worse condition. This ammount is by no means to turn our learning centers luxurious, infact it won't even cover the next 5 years.

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Providence Taxes 2016

71% of Providence property saw a tax increase in 2016. I used the tax information from OpenPVD to make a map you can use to explore how your taxes compares to your neighbors. You can also see property that is exempt from taxes and who pays the most.

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