Tamar Hallerman is an award-winning senior reporter for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution's enterprise team. She writes in-depth stories about how government action - or lack of it - impacts Georgians' lives, from maternal mortality to water rights. She moved to Atlanta in Dec. 2019 after four years as the paper's Washington correspondent and nearly a decade covering Capitol Hill. For the AJC, Hallerman chronicled President Donald Trump's norm-shattering political rise, Georgia's congressional delegation, Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue and political campaigns. Hallerman previously covered government spending for CQ Roll Call, energy policy and Congress for various print and public radio outlets. She attended American University in Washington, D.C. and is a native of Blacksburg, Va. You can hear her weekly on Georgia Public Broadcasting's "Political Rewind."