Noelle Straub

Noelle Straub

Noelle Straub is the deputy managing editor of Stateline. Before joining Pew, she edited and reported for E&E News, guiding stories for three daily publications with unparalleled environmental and energy coverage. After reporting on public lands battles and then helping run the congressional team at E&E, she launched an innovative natural resources team including reporters across the country. She also has extensive experience covering national politics and policy, serving as Washington correspondent for six Lee newspapers in Montana and Wyoming and for the Boston Herald, for whom she spent much of 2004 on the presidential campaign trail.

As 988 crisis line sees more use, states debate how to pay for it

By: - April 2, 2023

This story originally appeared in Stateline. Almost everyone agrees that putting money behind the national suicide and crisis hotline is a good thing. But not everyone thinks a new phone tax is the best way to pay for it. Since the crisis line’s easy-to-remember 988 number launched last July, its use has increased significantly. The […]