Bill Calls for Law Enforcement Focus on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women WASHINGTON D.C.— U.S. Senators Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) and Catherine Cortez Masto (D- NV) announced they reintroduced the Savanna’s Act, legislation to combat the epidemic of murdered and missing Native women and girls by improving the federal government’s response to addressing the crisis. The […]
WASHINGTON, D.C. –U.S. Senators Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) and Dan Sullivan (R-AK) Friday applauded the inclusion of funding for fisheries disasters in the Bipartisan Budget Act, which established funding levels through the end of Fiscal Year 2019. The bill passed the Senate in a vote of 71-28. Last month Senators Murkowski and Sullivan called on their […]
ANCHORAGE, AK – Amid growing reports of additional withdrawals that the Obama administration plans to impose in Alaska in its final days in office, Senator Lisa Murkowski, Senator Dan Sullivan, and Congressman Don Young (all R-Alaska) today wrote President Barack Obama urging him to take no further action in Alaska and requesting a meeting to […]
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski announced the next steps she is taking to fight back against the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) recent approval of genetically engineered (GE) fish for human consumption. Senator Murkowski has long been adamantly opposed to the approval of GE salmon, introducing legislation and inserting a provision […]
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senator Lisa Murkowski today responded to the United States Senate unanimously passing the repeal of Section 910 of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA). The repeal was originally a component of the larger Safe Families, Safe Villages Act of 2013, but today’s vote simply strikes that provision from the bipartisan VAWA bill […]
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senator Lisa Murkowski today announced her public schedule for the remainder of the Memorial Day Senate work period. Following are details of public events: DILLINGHAM WHEN: Thursday, May 29th – 7:00pm WHAT: Town Hall Meeting WHERE: Dillingham Elementary School Gym 711 Seward Street TOGIAK WHEN: Friday, May 30th – 10:30am WHAT: Togiak Community Meeting (and Lunch Afterwards) […]
WASHINGTON, D.C. â€“ U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, this week won the support of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee for legislation that would provide $50 million for the cleanup of abandoned federal oil wells on current and former National Petroleum Reserve lands.
WASHINGTON, D.C. â€“ There are at least fifteen different and distinct federal definitions of â€˜ruralâ€™ in the U.S. government â€“ eleven alone from an agricultural policy perspective â€“ and today Senator Lisa Murkowski argued for more sensible policies to address Americaâ€™s rural regions that reflects the needs of the nationâ€™s less populated areas.