Olivia Alafriz, Texas Tribune

Olivia Alafriz, Texas Tribune

Olivia Alafriz is a summer 2023 reporting fellow based in Washington, D.C.

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U.S. Capitol Police to open Texas field office, citing rising threats against members of Congress

By: - July 27, 2023

WASHINGTON — In response to increasing threats against members of Congress, the U.S. Capitol Police plans to open regional field offices across the country. Capitol Police Chief J. Thomas Manger announced the plans at a joint oversight hearing of the Capitol Police Board, describing a 300% increase in threats to members of Congress over the past […]