GOP lawmakers push back against federal probe into threats against school board members

By: - October 7, 2021 3:01 pm

U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, says violence has no place in civic discourse, but parents should be involved in public debates about what public schools teach their children. (Aug. 31, 2021, photo by Katie Akin/Iowa Capital Dispatch)

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Ariana Figueroa
Ariana Figueroa

Ariana Figueroa covers the nation's capital for States Newsroom, a network of state-based nonprofit news outlets that includes Kansas Reflector. 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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