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Sgt. Katrina Byrne of the Kentucky National Guard works as a pharmacy technician in the pharmacy at St. Claire Regional Medical Center on Sept. 16, 2021 in Morehead, Kentucky. Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear made the call to mobilize the Kentucky National Guard as supplemental non-clinical logistical support to address critical staff shortages amid a COVID-19 surge in the region. (Photo by Jon Cherry/Getty Images)

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Jennifer Shutt
Jennifer Shutt

Jennifer covers the nation’s capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Her coverage areas include congressional policy, politics and legal challenges with a focus on health care, unemployment, housing and aid to families.