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Alllison Donahue

Alllison Donahue

Allison Donahue covers education, women's issues, LGBTQ issues and immigration at the Michigan Advance. Previously, she was a suburbs reporter at the St. Cloud Times in St. Cloud, Minn., covering local education and government. As a graduate of Grand Valley State University, she has previous experience as a freelance researcher for USA Today and an intern with WOOD TV-8. When she is away from her desk, she spends her time going to concerts, comedy shows or getting lost on hikes in different places around the world.

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How a powerful lawmaker belittled a young, female reporter — a cautionary tale from a Phoenix affiliate

By: - January 15, 2020

Editor’s note: In light of the Florida Phoenix’s recent report about the lack of female leadership on legislative committees, we share this story from the Michigan Advance, a Phoenix affiliate, about bad behavior aimed at a young, female reporter in Lansing. I waited outside the Michigan Senate chamber to ask Sen. Peter Lucido on Tuesday […]