Francesca D’Annunzio is an investigative journalism graduate student at Arizona State University. Prior, D’Annunzio was a journalist in Texas, where her work was regularly featured in The Dallas Morning News. When not reporting, she enjoys roller skating, spending time outdoors and traveling. She speaks Italian, Spanish, Portuguese and Arabic to varying degrees of fluency and is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin.
LYNCHBURG, Va. – In the harshly lit breakfast bar of a Fairfield Inn, a dozen men and women sit hunched over microwaved eggs and steaming cups of coffee. The guests are a distinctive group: a collection of legislators and local government officials with one unifying purpose. Among them are an Arizona House member, a North Carolina […]