Gracie Kreth

Gracie Kreth is an award-winning investigative journalist based in Washington, D.C. Gracie’s extensive writing experience includes reporting on Capitol Hill for CNBC and covering small town news in both Arkansas and Virginia. In between, she served as Editor-in-Chief of The Cavalier Daily, the independent student newspaper at the University of Virginia, while double majoring in Media Studies and English. She can be reached at @graciekreth.

Recent Work

Senate Committee on Aging Reports on Financial Challenges Women Face
Aging
Senate Committee on Aging Reports on Financial Challenges Women Face
August 20, 2020
by Gracie Kreth

WASHINGTON - United States Senators Susan Collins, R-Maine, and Bob Casey, D-Penn., the chairman and ranking member, respectively, of the Special Committee on Aging, released a report last week examining the challenges older women face preparing financially for retirement.  During their later years, women on average... Read More

With a Message of Unity, DNC Kicks Off Historic Virtual Convention
2020 Elections
With a Message of Unity, DNC Kicks Off Historic Virtual Convention
August 18, 2020
by Gracie Kreth

The Democratic National Committee kicked off the first day of its virtual convention Monday night. Featuring speakers from both sides of the aisle, the program attempted to convey a message of unity and inclusiveness.  Former First Lady Michelle Obama headlined the program with a 20-minute-long speech... Read More

US Census Enters Final Stage of Counting With a Shorter Deadline
Census
US Census Enters Final Stage of Counting With a Shorter Deadline
August 14, 2020
by Gracie Kreth

WASHINGTON - The US Census Bureau entered its final stage of counting -- moving door-to-door -- with a shorter deadline. This week census takers began knocking on doors around the country in an attempt to count households that haven’t yet responded to the census. The Bureau... Read More

Rockefeller Foundation Calls for Reforming US Food System
Food
Rockefeller Foundation Calls for Reforming US Food System
August 11, 2020
by Gracie Kreth

NEW YORK - The Rockefeller Foundation has published a paper calling for immediate action to reform the U.S. food system. Amid the pandemic and deep economic downturn the country is facing, food insecurity has escalated, particularly among Black, Indigenous and communities of color. The Foundation is... Read More

Co-Working Could Be the Future of Workplaces
Business
Co-Working Could Be the Future of Workplaces
August 11, 2020
by Gracie Kreth

As more Americans are working from home -- in some cases indefinitely -- co-working companies are at a crossroads. Before COVID-19, co-working spaces were growing exponentially and according to real-estate company JLL, co-working offices were projected to account for 30% of the commercial real estate market by... Read More

New York AG Sues to Dissolve National Rifle Association
State News
New York AG Sues to Dissolve National Rifle Association
August 6, 2020
by Gracie Kreth

ALBANY, N.Y. - New York Attorney General Letitia James filed a lawsuit against the National Rifle Association Thursday. The lawsuit calls to dissolve the country’s largest pro-gun organization alleging years of corruption and leadership’s personal use of millions of dollars in donations to the organization. “The... Read More

2020 Hutchins Forum Hosts Discussion on America’s Racial Reckoning
In The News
2020 Hutchins Forum Hosts Discussion on America’s Racial Reckoning
August 6, 2020
by Gracie Kreth

Harvard’s Hutchins Center for African and African American Research and PBS NewsHour co-hosted a discussion Wednesday afternoon about the coronavirus pandemic and the racial reckoning occurring in America and the impact these two simultaneous events will have on the upcoming election.  Speaking from the Old Whaling... Read More

Independent Restaurant Coalition Runs Ad to Support Congressional RESTAURANT Act
Business
Independent Restaurant Coalition Runs Ad to Support Congressional RESTAURANT Act
August 3, 2020
by Gracie Kreth

WASHINGTON - As Congress and the White House continue to negotiate another package of coronavirus relief, the Independent Restaurant Coalition is stepping up its effort to make sure they are included in the emergency funding this time around.  This week, the Coalition is running a television... Read More

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