White House Aims Sales Pitch for Infrastructure Plan at the States

Storm damage on a road in Potomac in 2019. The Biden administration is pitching its infrastructure spending plan to individual states, pointing out what needs might be met if the funding becomes available. Photo by Kristi King/WTOP News.
Laura Olson
Laura covers the nation's capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Her areas of coverage include politics and policy, lobbying, elections, and campaign finance. Before joining States Newsroom, Laura was the Washington correspondent for the Allentown Morning Call, where she covered Pennsylvania's congressional delegation, public policies affecting the state, and federal elections. She also wrote about Pennsylvania state politics for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and Capitolwire.com, and covered the California state capital for The Associated Press and the Orange County Register. A Nebraska native, Laura has a bachelor's degree from Northwestern University, where she studied journalism and political science.