Feds order new eviction ban in counties with highest COVID-19 infection rates

By: and - August 3, 2021 8:06 pm

From L-R, Democratic House members Rep. Mondaire Jones, Rep. Al Green, Rep. Cori Bush, Rep. Jimmy Gomez, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez talk Tuesday about their efforts to push President Joe Biden’s administration to order another moratorium on evictions related to nonpayment of rent. (Photo by Ariana Figueroa | States Newsroom)

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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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Ariana Figueroa
Ariana Figueroa

Ariana covers the nation's capital for States Newsroom. 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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