Justice Department to increase legal staff amid surge in restrictive voting laws

By: - June 11, 2021 6:01 pm
A sign saying vote here in a red arrow that points toward a line of people in a building

Gov. Chris Sununu has spoken out against an earlier state primary, saying that he sees no benefit to moving the date and is likely to veto the measure when it reaches his desk. (Drew Angerer | Getty Images)

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Ariana Figueroa
Ariana Figueroa

Ariana Figueroa is a reporter in the States Newsroom Washington, D.C, bureau. 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.