Added COVID-19 testing on the way with $1.6B from the Biden administration

By: - February 17, 2021 4:35 pm

A line of people in New Orleans seeking free COVID-19 testing wraps around the block in this photo from June 30. A survey conducted by LSU’S Reilly Center finds that COVID-19 and the economy are at the top of Louisiana residents’ concerns. (Photo by Jarvis DeBerry / Louisiana Illuminator)

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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 Louisiana Illuminator. Her areas of coverage include politics and policy, lobbying, elections, and campaign finance.

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