Enterprise reporter Education: Indiana University, BA in journalism Jessica Contrera is a reporter for The Washington Post's local enterprise team. She reports on people whose lives are being transformed by major events and issues in the news. A native of Akron, Ohio, she joined The Post as a features writer in 2014 after graduating from Indiana University.
Tens of thousands of Americans with intellectual and developmental disabilities are 2 to 3 times more likely to die from covid-19. Their parents, guardians and caregivers are struggling to get them vaccinated.
Time will tell whether the takeover of Capitol was a riot, a last gasp of a renegade president or an early skirmish in a civil war. But it already is clear that Jan. 6, 2021, will go down as one of America’s ugliest days.