Feds order new halt to evictions in counties with highest COVID-19 infection rates

‘We’ll probably give some additional time’

By: and - August 4, 2021 12:02 am

U.S. Reps. Mondaire Jones, Al Green, Cori Bush, Jimmy Gomez and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez speak at a news conference Tuesday. (States Newsroom Washington Bureau)

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Laura Olson
Laura Olson

Laura covers the nation's capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom, a network of nonprofit outlets that includes Virginia Mercury. Her areas of coverage include politics and policy, lobbying, elections, and campaign finance.

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Ariana Figueroa

Ariana Figueroa is a reporter in the States Newsroom Washington, D.C, bureau. Her areas of coverage include politics and policy, lobbying, elections and campaign finance. Before joining States Newsroom, Ariana covered public health and chemical policy on Capitol Hill for E&E News. As a Florida native, she's worked for the Miami Herald and her hometown paper, the Tampa Bay Times. Her work has also appeared in the Chicago Tribune and NPR. She is a graduate of the University of Florida.

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