Sara Wilkerson

Sara Wilkerson

Sara Wilkerson is a recent graduate of Bucknell University with a B.A. in Film & Media Studies. Sara transferred to Bucknell after graduating from Montgomery County Community College in Blue Bell, Pennsylvania, with an A.A. in Mass Media: Media Studies under a full tuition scholarship awarded by the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation. While at Bucknell, Sara was involved in numerous student-run publications, was president of the Bucknell Film Club in Spring 2019, and studied abroad in Bath, England, in fall 2019. Having graduated, Sara seeks to start her career in media as a writer.


Recent Work

January 13, 2021
by Sara Wilkerson
Gov. Little Announces Idaho’s Fiscal 2022 State Budget, Prioritizes Tax Relief and More

Earlier this week, Idaho Governor Brad Little announced his “Building Idaho’s Future” plan, a comprehensive proposal that will impact the... Read More

Earlier this week, Idaho Governor Brad Little announced his “Building Idaho’s Future” plan, a comprehensive proposal that will impact the state’s budget into 2022. The plan features more than $450 million in tax relief and strategic investments in critical infrastructure projects such as education, transportation, public... Read More

January 8, 2021
by Sara Wilkerson
Confusion, Lack of Planning and Delayed Funding Trouble States’ Vaccine Rollouts

As the first week of the new year comes to an end, the vaccine distribution system across the country continues... Read More

As the first week of the new year comes to an end, the vaccine distribution system across the country continues to face numerous challenges in producing an effective rollout as the public remains confused on who is supposed to get the vaccine, as states experience delayed... Read More

January 7, 2021
by Sara Wilkerson
Gov. Murphy Passes $14 Billion Historic Economic Recovery Legislation

TRENTON, N.J. -- Recently, New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy passed a historic $14 billion legislation package that will benefit small... Read More

TRENTON, N.J. -- Recently, New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy passed a historic $14 billion legislation package that will benefit small businesses, local economies and more as the Garden State ushers in economic recovery and growth for years to come. The landmark New Jersey Economic Recovery Act... Read More

January 5, 2021
by Sara Wilkerson
IAVA Praises Passage of Bipartisan Backed NDAA

The Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America, a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting 9/11 veterans, recently praised the 116th Congress... Read More

The Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America, a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting 9/11 veterans, recently praised the 116th Congress for backing the National Defense Authorization Act. The passage of the NDAA comes after Congress recently overrode President Trump’s veto of the legislative package last month. ... Read More

December 22, 2020
by Sara Wilkerson
Report Shows Women Ran, Won, and Donated in Record Numbers in 2020

A joint report from the Center for Responsive Politics and the National Institute on Money in Politics, non-profit organizations dedicated... Read More

A joint report from the Center for Responsive Politics and the National Institute on Money in Politics, non-profit organizations dedicated to researching and tracking election finance, reveals that women participated in record numbers during the 2020 election cycle.  There are several key highlights derived from the... Read More

December 21, 2020
by Sara Wilkerson
Michigan Passes $465 Million COVID-19 Relief Stimulus Package

LANSING, Mich. - Today, the Michigan state legislature passed Senate Bill 748, a bipartisan bill that provides $465 million in... Read More

LANSING, Mich. - Today, the Michigan state legislature passed Senate Bill 748, a bipartisan bill that provides $465 million in COVID-19 economic relief from state and federal tax revenues. The spending plan was passed earlier today in Michigan’s state House of Representatives after being passed 35-2... Read More

December 18, 2020
by Sara Wilkerson
New Report Reveals Massive Company Migration to Cloud Services

A new report from Information Services Group, a leading global technology research and advisory firm, reveals that cloud-based information-technology use... Read More

A new report from Information Services Group, a leading global technology research and advisory firm, reveals that cloud-based information-technology use increased dramatically as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic that forced companies to transition to work-at-home environments. Cloud providers like Amazon Web Services are among the... Read More

December 18, 2020
by Sara Wilkerson
Inslee Announces Equity Package in Washington State Budget

Earlier this week, Gov. Jay Inslee, D-Wash., announced his $365 million equity package that is part of his 2021-2023 state... Read More

Earlier this week, Gov. Jay Inslee, D-Wash., announced his $365 million equity package that is part of his 2021-2023 state budget proposal. The equity package announcement is part of the governor’s weeklong policy rollout initiatives that will be a part of Washington's state budget.  In a... Read More

December 15, 2020
by Sara Wilkerson
Problem Solvers Caucus Endorses House Rule Reforms to Break Partisan Gridlock

Recently, the Problem Solvers Caucus endorsed two proposed rule changes to the House of Representatives that would make the legislative... Read More

Recently, the Problem Solvers Caucus endorsed two proposed rule changes to the House of Representatives that would make the legislative body more effective and member-driven. The House rule reform changes were spearheaded by Rep. Van Taylor, R-Texas, in partnership with Rep. Josh Gottheimer, D-N.J., and Rep.... Read More

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