Politics Advocacy

Jennifer Yachnin

Reporter

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Jennifer writes about campaigns and elections and occasionally contributes articles about Western water issues. Before joining E&E in 2011, she spent 10 years at the Capitol Hill newspaper Roll Call where she worked as an investigative reporter writing about ethics, campaign finance and congressional wealth. Her work has also appeared in The Chronicle of Higher Education, The Detroit News and on National Public Radio. She has appeared as an expert guest on outlets including C-SPAN, NPR and local television. She is a graduate of the University of Michigan.

Latest Stories

INTERIOR

Grijalva bemoans 'gag order' at FWS

Arizona Rep. Raúl Grijalva, the top Democrat on the House Natural Resources Committee, criticized the Interior Department today for "an ongoing lack of communication and transparency," citing the recent discovery of a gag order at the Fish and Wildlife Service.

NATIONAL MONUMENTS

Grijalva baits Bishop on Antiquities Act

Arizona Rep. Raúl Grijalva, the top Democrat on the House Natural Resources Committee, is challenging Chairman Rob Bishop to introduce legislation to reform the Antiquities Act, accusing the Utah Republican of attempting to dismantle national monuments via "a behind-the-scenes legal strategy."