Emma Schwartz

Staff Reporter  The Center for Public Integrity

Schwartz is a multimedia reporter who joined the Center from the Huffington Post Investigative Fund. Before that she was in the investigative unit of ABC News, where she uncovered a secret payment by a Florida congressman to his former mistress. Schwartz also wrote about legal affairs for U.S. News & World Report and was a reporter with Legal Times, covering topics from the U.S. attorney scandal to the trial of Scooter Libby. Her work has appeared in the Los Angeles Times and USA Today, among other publications. She was a fellow with Loyola’s Journalist Law School in 2008 and is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley.

A man's death shows the limitations of a federal law meant to protect American workers.

Groups sue EPA over lack of coal ash regulation.

Many SuperShuttle drivers struggle for paycheck.

Mortgage modifications and appraisal processes in question

Group says company should reinvest where its loans went bad

One way forward

Living and working in Muscatine, Iowa

An Arizona town's long struggle with toxic air pollution

In smelter town, decades of dirty air, disease — and bureaucratic dawdling

Toxics in the air, worry on the ground

Previously undisclosed hospital mixup underscores challenges on road to reform

Targeting the chronically ill, Obama Administration bets millions

Reports link system malfunctions to injuries, deaths

Government offers incentives to buy electronic devices it doesn't track for safety

Panel seeks centralized data on hazards related to digital systems

In letter to 350 health centers, agency signals growing concern

With digital transition approaching for many practices, safety and security issues continue to surface

Reports of patient harm include six deaths in two years

Volatile industry prompts calls for oversight of firms’ financial strength

Sen. Grassley's inquiry seeks details on possible flaws with software

Cut in stimulus spending suggests early estimates of the cost for the switch were too optimistic

Former Sen. Tom Daschle kept Washington's revolving door spinning

Hospital’s success with electronic records raises hope and caution

One-third of institutions acknowledge cases of medical identity theft

Health industry regulators limit when patients must learn of a breach

Fish in Spain Not Always What the Label Says

Spain's appetite for hake threatens Namibia's fish

A senior Pentagon official says DOD is a billion short of what's needed to fix troubled public schools on military bases

One Woman's Fight for Her Longtime Family Home

Pentagon confirms nearly 40 percent of public schools on bases are in poor or failing condition

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