Laurel Adams

James R. Soles Fellow  The Center for Public Integrity

Laurel Adams graduated cum laude from the University of Delaware in May of 2010 with majors in international relations, Spanish, and Latin American studies. She interned at Voices Without Borders in Wilmington, Del., and the British Embassy in Washington, D.C. While at the University of Delaware, Adams studied abroad in Argentina, helped start a Spanish conversation club, and served as an editor for the Sigma Iota Rho Journal of International Relations.

Five federal programs lead list of improper grant payments

By Laurel Adams

Government-subsidized flood insurance premiums are about half of full-risk price

By Laurel Adams

Pentagon spends billions on incentive pay but doesn't measure what works

By Laurel Adams

Pentagon needs to address potential cyber attacks on high-tech systems

By Laurel Adams

As tornado costs rise, Congress might finally pony up some money to look at ways to limit damages

By Laurel Adams

Requiring federal contractors to disclose political donations could raise legal challenges

By Laurel Adams

Rail systems complain about lack of access to TSA anti-terrorism information

By Laurel Adams

IRS in the dark about number of tax shelters and avoidance schemes

By Laurel Adams

EPA wants to limit pollution from tall smokestacks

By Laurel Adams

Feds have done little to contain genetically modified animals and plants

By Laurel Adams

US doesn't vet Afghan contractors well enough to ensure money doesn't fall into terrorist hands

By Laurel Adams

Support for Navy’s $440 million shallow water combat ship is slowly sinking

By Laurel Adams

Army, Marines aren't reporting military readiness details on the same basis

By Laurel Adams

Social Security Administration "Ticket to Work" program costs tripled from 2007 to 2010

By Laurel Adams

GAO says Congress is in the dark about anti-terrorism efforts across government

By Laurel Adams

Interior Department still struggling to collect oil and gas revenues in aftermath of Gulf spill

By Laurel Adams

DOE pension obligation to contractors has more than doubled

By Laurel Adams

Pentagon's space surveillance is overwhelmed despite spending billions to upgrade the system

By Laurel Adams

$1 billion for anti-narco programs, and no central database to track it

By Laurel Adams

Military transformation in Korea, Japan and Guam will cost tens of billions

By Laurel Adams

What's the US-Panama free trade agreement mean? Almost nothing, CRS says

By Laurel Adams

GAO says at least 3,700 stimulus recipients are delinquent on taxes

By Laurel Adams

Contractor can't account for $9.8 million in project to aid Iraqi farmers

By Laurel Adams

80 economic development programs in four agencies; why?

By Laurel Adams

IRS isn't catching fraudulent and excessive home energy credits

By Laurel Adams

FDA screening of fish imports not catching antibiotics and drug residue

By Laurel Adams

Few options for Obama administration in Syria

By Laurel Adams

State Department will inherit reconstruction duties in Iraq when troops leave

By Laurel Adams

U.S. food aid must boost nutrition for long-term recipients, adopt sturdier packaging

By Laurel Adams

Emergency room visits up 11 percent in last decade; health care reform could drive numbers higher

By Laurel Adams

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