Laura Sullivan appears in the following:
Saturday, July 14, 2018
An internal report released by the Federal Emergency Management Agency has concluded the agency was unable to provide adequate support to hurricane victims in Puerto Rico last year.
Friday, July 13, 2018
Problems included a lack of key supplies on Puerto Rico before the storm, unqualified staff and challenges with delivering emergency supplies, according to the internal report.
Thursday, June 14, 2018
Internal documents show FEMA failed to get enough supplies to Puerto Rico before the storm and then scrambled to supply them after. Democrats in Congress call for an independent commission.
Sunday, May 06, 2018
The federal government's flawed response to Hurricane Maria has rekindled the long-running debate around statehood for the U.S. territory.
Wednesday, May 02, 2018
For years, the nation's largest banks made millions off Puerto Rican debt as the island approached financial ruin. Then, with its infrastructure crumbling, a Category 4 hurricane barreled in.
Tuesday, May 01, 2018
NPR and PBS'S FRONTLINE investigate the federal government's flawed response to Hurricane Maria in part two of this series. A trove of internal government documents reveal a federal relief agency in chaos as millions struggle without power.
Monday, April 30, 2018
NPR and PBS's FRONTLINE have investigated the devastating toll of Hurricane Maria on Puerto Rico and how the federal response, Wall Street and a century of colonial neglect left 3.5 million Americans struggling to survive.
Monday, October 23, 2017
Only 25 percent of people who need government help to pay for housing get it. In collaboration with The FRONTLINE Dispatch, NPR looked at what can happen to the other 75 percent and how the affordable housing crisis is playing out in one Dallas neighborhood.
Tuesday, August 01, 2017
Government auditors can't determine if the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit program costs too much because the program lacks adequate IRS oversight, according to testimony before Congress.
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
In Dallas and other tight rental markets, Section 8 voucher holders can't find the homes they need, while developers face resistance from wealthier neighborhoods when trying to build new housing.
Tuesday, May 09, 2017
The low-income housing tax credit program gave way to a booming $8 billion private industry, but as tax credits for companies increased, the number of housing units being built for the poor fell.
Tuesday, May 09, 2017
Senate panel told ex-national security adviser Michael Flynn was compromised by the Russians. South Koreans elect a president. Probe shows why some families aren't getting government-funded housing.
Tuesday, August 02, 2016
The report comes after a joint investigation by NPR and PBS' Frontline that uncovered how private insurance companies in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy were profiting while homeowners suffered.
Thursday, June 16, 2016
A congressional inquiry finds that the American Red Cross stonewalled lawmakers as they sought to understand the charity's finances, and that it sent significantly less money to Haiti than claimed.
Friday, June 03, 2016
While the Federal Emergency Management Agency vows to make sweeping reforms to the nation's flood insurance program, senators say the program "needs to fundamentally transform."
Wednesday, May 25, 2016
State and local disaster relief programs are leaving communities impacted by Superstorm Sandy confused by the dizzying array of directives on how to rebuild.
Wednesday, May 25, 2016
We have the second report in a probe into who profits when disaster strikes. NPR and the PBS show Frontline examine the millions wasted when state disaster recovery programs aren't up to the job.
Tuesday, May 24, 2016
More than three years after Superstorm Sandy, NPR and PBS's Frontline investigate the thousands still not home, the government agencies that failed to help and the companies that made millions.
Monday, September 28, 2015
Sen. Chuck Grassley is asking federal investigators to give him the names of officials at the American Red Cross who did not cooperate with the government's recent inquiry into the charity.
Grassley, an Iowa Republican, sent a letter to the Government Accountability Office Monday morning saying that the Senate ...
Wednesday, September 16, 2015
The American Red Cross allegedly did not fully cooperate with a government investigation of its performance and finances. Now investigators and a congressman want the charity's books open for audits.