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Laura Strickler

Laura Strickler is a senior investigative producer and reporter for NBC News. She is based in Washington.

Laura Strickler is a senior investigative producer and reporter for NBC News. She is based in Washington.

Latest from Laura Strickler

Black veterans were more often denied VA benefits for PTSD than white counterparts, newly surfaced study shows

A newly surfaced 2017 internal Veterans Affairs report shows Black veterans were more often denied benefits for post-traumatic stress disorder than their white counterparts.
22d ago

‘Band-Aid over a bullet wound’: Should schools use Covid aid to fix crumbling facilities?

Public schools have billions in federal funds to spend helping kids make up learning lost to Covid, but experts worry they've spent too much fixing run-down buildings.
29d ago

Feds expand probe into migrant child labor in slaughterhouses

Federal authorities are now investigating how children from Central America wound up working for multiple slaughterhouse companies across the U.S. in violation of labor laws.
31d ago

Biden administration to crack down on child labor

More than 3,800 children were found to be working at U.S. companies last year, the Labor Department said Monday in announcing a crackdown on companies that hire minors in violation of federal law.
35d ago

Company hired same ‘known minor’ twice to clean slaughterhouses, internal document shows

A company that the Labor Department says used more than 100 children to clean slaughterhouses hired the same child twice under different names, a company document shows.
41d ago

Federal officials say more than 100 children worked in dangerous jobs for slaughterhouse cleaning firm

The Labor Department said Friday it found 102 children had cleaned slaughterhouses in eight states in what it called a “failure” by Packers Sanitation Services Inc.
53d ago

Is a Florida pastor accused of fraud feigning illness to avoid prison?

A court-ordered psychiatrist ruled that Evan Edwards was incompetent to stand trial, but the doctor’s report raised more questions than answers.
58d ago

In new oversight role, House Republicans target billions lost to Covid relief fraud

The new chair of the House Oversight Committee, Rep. James Comer, R-Ky., labeled pandemic fraud “the biggest fleecing of America in American history."
68d ago

After baby formula problems, Abbott Laboratories under DOJ investigation

Abbott Laboratories is under investigation by the U.S. Department of Justice over baby formula.
70d ago

The federal government is investigating the possible human trafficking of children who cleaned slaughterhouses

DHS is investigating whether human traffickers may have forced children to work for a cleaning company and profited off their labor.
90d ago

Trump’s tax returns released by House committee after years of legal battles

The House Ways and Means Committee released six years of tax returns Trump had fought to keep out of the public eye.