Public lands

Jennifer Yachnin



Jennifer writes about public lands issues, including access, development and the state land transfer movement. She previously covered campaigns and elections at E&E. Before joining E&E News 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.

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Democrats request probe of Zinke real estate deal

Democrats on the House Natural Resources Committee are seeking an investigation into Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's role in a real estate deal backed by Halliburton Co. Chairman David Lesar, asserting the former Montana lawmaker has used his current office for personal financial gain.