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Location: * South, South Carolina
Beat: State legislature and the politics of climate change
Position: This beat includes deep reporting into the decisions and proposals at the capitol and local levels on how to address climate change, including rising sea levels and inland flooding events. This reporter works with other AP journalists in bureaus and on the national health and science beat teams to produce high-end journalism that breaks news.
Reporter: Michelle Liu