U.S. House passes D.C. statehood bill, but votes still lacking in Senate

By: - April 23, 2021 7:41 am

President Joe Biden is trying to push through a $1.2 trillion bipartisan infrastructure package and a $3.5 trillion social policy package, the largest expansion of social programs since the New Deal. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

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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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