Alaska Arctic

Margaret Kriz Hobson



Margie is the Alaska correspondent for E&E News, where she specializes in Alaska energy and environmental issues, climate change and politics. She joined the company in 2010 after two decades as the energy and environmental correspondent at National Journal. Margie began her career as a general assignment reporter for the Suburban Trib, a now-defunct subsidiary of the Chicago Tribune. She also covered environmental issues for the Bureau of National Affairs. From 2005 to 2006, she was a Nieman Fellow at Harvard University. She has a bachelor's degree in journalism from the University of Illinois and a master's degree from American University.

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House Dems decry Alaska plan's wildlife impacts

House Natural Resources ranking member Raúl Grijalva (D-Ariz.) and two other committee Democrats are calling on the Trump administration to protect special wildlife areas within the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska at a time when an oil company is proposing aggressive development in the region.


Begich stays in governor's race, angering some Dems

Former Sen. Mark Begich (D) yesterday thumbed his nose at critics by announcing he has no intention of dropping out of the Alaska governor's race, despite growing concerns he will split the state's moderate vote with independent Gov. Bill Walker and throw the election to conservative Republican Mike Dunleavy.