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

By: - October 8, 2021 11:26 am
Merrick Garland at a lectern with American flags in the background

Attorney General Merrick Garland has directed the FBI to meet with local governments and law enforcement officials to probe increasingly frequent clashes at school board meetings. (Win McNamee | 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.

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