Virginia lawmakers warn of ‘deteriorating’ conditions in two federal prisons amid COVID-19 spread

3,542 cases, 24 deaths reported at state and federal prisoners in Virginia

By: - September 29, 2020 3:25 pm

United States Penitentiary Lee is one of two federal prisons in Virginia that some members of Congress want federal watchdogs to examine after complaints over how the facilities are managing COVID-19. (U.S. Bureau of Prisons)

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Ariana Figueroa
Ariana Figueroa

Ariana covers the nation's capital for States Newsroom. Her areas of coverage include politics and policy, lobbying, elections and campaign finance.