Tamar Hallerman is a senior reporter for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution's enterprise team, where she covers public policy. She moved to Atlanta in Dec. 2019 after four years as the AJC's Washington correspondent. On Capitol Hill, Hallerman chronicled how President Donald Trump's norm-shattering rise impacted Georgia's congressional delegation. She also covered House and Senate campaigns, Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue and the state's protracted fights over emergency hurricane aid and water rights. Hallerman previously wrote about government spending for CQ Roll Call, energy and climate change for a trade publication and dabbled in public radio. A native of Blacksburg, Va., she attended American University in Washington, D.C.