Anna Wiernicki is our Washington Correspondent based in the nation’s capital. She covers our state Congressional delegation and the Federal government stories that affect us here at home.

Anna previously worked in Austin, Texas, for two years as the statewide political reporter. Anna was also a reporter for KAMC News in Lubbock.

After three years in the Lone Star State, Anna is happy to be back in Washington. She graduated from The George Washington University in May 2014 with a degree in political science and a minor in journalism and mass communications.

Outside the newsroom, Anna enjoys catching up on politics, traveling, and visiting her family in her hometown of The Woodlands, Texas.

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Recent Articles
  • USMCA could bring 500,000 more U.S. jobs, Secretary of Labor says

    WASHINGTON, D.C. (Nexstar) — Right before jetting home for the holidays, the House of Representatives passed the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement 385 to 41. Secretary of Labor Eugene Scalia says getting the USMCA through the house was the biggest hurdle. House Democrats held up the agreement and negotiated changes on workers’ rights, the environment, and prescription drug prices. Scalia says the Labor Department expects the USMCA trade deal to bring as many as 500,000 more jobs to the U.S. “What this […]

  • Lawmakers working to protect new parents from losing their jobs

    WASHINGTON, D.C. (Nexstar) — Ivanka Trump says that working parents need to be able to raise their child without the fear of losing their career. She says parents need permanent protections and is calling on Congress to pass legislation that would improve access to paid family leave. “People who can afford it the most, are most likely to have access to the leave,” says Trump. “And the people who can afford it the least, and have the least amount of […]

  • U.S. farmers could get holiday gift from D.C., Pelosi hopes to pass USMCA in 2019

    WASHINGTON, D.C. (Nexstar) — This holiday season farmers are hoping to get a gift from Washington. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Trade Agreement could be wrapped up by Christmas. That’s good news for Republicans who have been pushing for vote on the trade deal for months. “I’d like to see us get it done this year, I mean that would be my goal,” says Pelosi. Pelosi says Democrats are ironing out the final details with the Trump Administration, […]

  • Diplomats speak out as impeachment inquiry goes public

    WASHINGTON (NEXSTAR) — The impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump went public for the first time on Wednesday. House Democrats say the president abused his power by pressuring Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelenskiy to investigate Joe Biden, in exchange for military aid. At the hearing in Congress, Democrat Adam Schiff asked, “If this is not impeachable conduct, what is?” But Republicans countered by saying the hearing was just a show. “What we will witness today is a televised theatrical performance staged by […]

  • Funding for the military held up by disagreement over Trump border wall

    WASHINGTON, D.C. (Nexstar) — As lawmakers show their support for veterans, Oklahoma Republican Senator Jim Inhofe says if Congress really wants to support our troops, they would quit playing politics and pass the National Defense Authorization Act. The NDAA, which covers everything from spending to policy for the military, must be reauthorized by the end of the year. Inhofe says if Congress does not pass the bill before the end of the year it would be devastating for our military. […]

  • About CW39 Houston

    KIAH-TV is a CW affiliate that has been broadcasting in Houston for over 50 years! The station signed on as an independent (Ch 39) in 1967 under the call letters KHTV and was initially best known for its presentation of Houston Wrestling with Paul Boesch. A charter affiliate of the WB Network, the station call letters were changed to KHWB in September of 1999 and “WB39 News at 9” debuted in the fall of 2000. After the dissolution of the WB Network […]

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