Rilyn Eischens is a data reporter with the Minnesota Reformer. She's a Minnesota native and has worked in newsrooms in the Twin Cities, Iowa, Texas and most recently Virginia, where she covered education for The Staunton News Leader. She's an alumna of the Dow Jones News Fund data journalism program and the Minnesota Daily. When she isn't in the newsroom, she likes to read, add to her plant collection and try new recipes.
Democratic U.S. Reps. Cori Bush, Ilhan Omar, Ayanna Pressley and Rashida Tlaib traveled to Minneapolis last week before embarking on a trip to northern Minnesota in opposition to Enbridge’s Line 3 oil pipeline. The four members of The Squad, as the group of progressive Democrats are known, called on President Joe Biden to revoke a […]