Lisa Murkowski Newswire

Lisa Murkowski Newswire

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  1. Murkowski bill aimed at solving rental problem in Anchorage's Davis ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Anchorage Daily News

    An amendment introduced by U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski into a recent federal defense spending bill would allow the city of Anchorage to keep leasing a park in Mountain View from the military for free, an arrangement that appeared to be in jeopardy earlier this year. The city started leasing Davis Park - 78 acres of trails and athletic fields in one of the city's poorest urban neighborhoods - for nothing in the 1970s.

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  2. BlueCrest opens Anchor Point oil wellpad with ceremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Peninsula Clarion

    ... a canopy in the middle of the 38-acre facility's gravel wellpad on Saturday. Speakers including US Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska), state Senator Peter Micciche (R-Soldotna), and BlueCrest President Benjamin Johnson, who took turns behind a podium ...

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  3. Alaska Natives, environmentalists add to push for action on nearby Canadian miningRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | The Westerner

    ... concerned that pollution from the mines could devastate Southeast Alaska fisheries: The state's U.S. Sens. Lisa Murkowski and Dan Sullivan and Congressman Don Young, as well as officials in Gov. Bill Walker's administration, have all raised the ...

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  4. Looking Back: June 27, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... Exxon Valdez oil spill or stop appealing the $4.5 billion that a federal court has awarded to victims. Sens. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, and Patty Murray, D-Wash., wrote the letter to Rex Tillerson, Exxon's CEO and chairman. Twenty-two other senators, ...

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  5. As Wildfires Rage, Congress Embroiled in Funding DebateRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 25 | FireHouse.com

    ... offered his comments in reference to draft legislation that's sponsored by Senate Energy Committee Chairwoman Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, and co-sponsored by Wyden, Crapo, Sen. Jim Risch, R-Idaho, and Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash. The draft tries to ...

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  6. Senate bill takes steps to improve wildfire fight - Sat, 25 Jun 2016 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 25 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... Committee in Washington, D.C. Under consideration is a draft bill partly submitted by its chairwoman, Sen. Lisa Murkowski, and ranking member Sen. Maria Cantwell. Called the Wildfire Budgeting, Response, and Forest Management Act, it would, yet ...

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  7. Senate committee talks about Tongass transitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    The plan to transition to second-growth harvest on the Tongass National Forest was discussed during a Senate Energy Committee hearing Thursday morning in Washington, D.C. Most of the Senate hearing focused on funding for fighting wildfires, but Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski, who chairs that committee, has added a rider that would delay the transition until the U.S. Forest Service has completed a full inventory of young growth stands. In this exchange with Murkowski, Undersecretary of Natural Resources and Environment Robert Bonnie defended the U.S. Forest Service's decision to conduct a detailed inventory while also moving forward with an amendment to the Tongass Land Management Plan.

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  8. Congressional conference committee funds $295 million in Eielson F-35 constructionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... buying local when picking contractors for the big construction jobs. The budget includes a passage from Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, that states in part "The (Senate Appropriations) Committee encourages the Department of Defense and the Armed ...

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  9. Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, June 23, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | KSKA

    We asked Congressman Don Young and U.S. Sens. Dan Sullivan and Lisa Murkowski how they feel about Donald Trump these days. Their responses ranged from tepid to chilly.

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  10. Murkowski, Sullivan have yet to weigh in on 'no fly, no buy' gun control billRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... sponsors estimated they have 10 supporters among Senate Republicans and were working to find others. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, is "not currently one of the 10 Republicans (who support the bill)," Murkowski spokeswoman Karina Petersen said by ...

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  11. 5 United States senators take a stand for sharks todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... and Maria Cantwell (D-WA) hope to eliminate the selling of shark fins in every state in the nation. Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) helped with the original sponsoring of the bill as well. There are currently 11 states (TX, DE, HI, IL, MA, MD, NY, OR, ...

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  12. Interior Department announces annual land payments for AlaskaRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 23 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... public lands, including oil and gas leasing and livestock grazing, according to the department. Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski cheered the announcement, crediting her work as chair of the appropriations subcommittee that manages the funding levels. ...

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  13. Let's keep all of Alaska's kids fed over the summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... during the summer months. The Summer Meals Act was introduced by Sens. Kristin Gillibran, D-New York, our own Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, along with Rep. Rick Larsen, D-Washington, and Alaska Republican Rep. Don Young. It was made into law and enacted ...

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  14. Murkowski, Sullivan vote no on gun limitsRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 22 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... purchases if the attorney general has a reasonable belief the buyer was likely to engage in terrorism. Sen. Lisa Murkowski said that would have denied thousands of Americans the right to buy guns, some because they were wrongly put on a terror watch ...

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  15. Interior budget bill takes another shot at King Cove roadRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Interior Department Secreatary Sally Jewell speaks in Anchorage on Feb. 17, 2015, after a visit to Kotzebue. Sen. Lisa Murkowski's is making another attempt to force completion of an emergency access road between King Cove and Cold Bay in the 2017 Interior budget bill after Jewell rejected the road in December 2013.

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  16. U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski Commends PILT DisbursementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | KIMO

    Anchorage, AK- Our Senior Senator Lisa Murkowski announced today, that the U.S. Department of the Interior is allotting almost $29 million-dollars to 49th State communities. The revenues are to aid offset losses in property taxes, as a result of nontaxable federal lands inside their boundaries.

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  17. Alaska's senators say no to Democrats' gun control pushRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... procedural hurdle requiring 60 votes to move forward, as lawmakers split largely along party lines. Both Sen. Lisa Murkowski and Dan Sullivan said that gun control legislation - pushed by Democrats in the wake of the recent mass killing of 49 people ...

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  18. Murkowski and Sullivan vote with party as gun purchase proposals fail in U.S. SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    All four amendments addressing the purchasing of guns failed in the U.S. Senate on Monday, with Alaska Republican Sens. Lisa Murkowski and Dan Sullivan voting for the two GOP amendments and against the two Democratic proposals.

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  19. A Discussion on National Security Risks in the Changing ArcticRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 9 | CFR.org

    In conversation with Scott G. Borgerson, CEO of CargoMetrics, Mark F. Brzenzinski, Executive Director of The White House Arctic Executive Steering Committee, U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski , and Robert J. Papp Jr., Special Representative to the Arctic, U.S. State Department, consider the key issues affecting the Arctic in light of its rapidly growing environmental pressures and examine how a changing Arctic impacts the international community. They discuss the strategic issues in addressing energy security and national security in a region that is facing so much uncertainty.

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  20. Profile: Energy policy can be a pain in the neckRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 17 | Washington Examiner

    Stay abreast of the latest developments from nation's capital and beyond with curated News Alerts from the Washington Examiner news desk and delivered to your inbox. Washington Examiner: What role did you play in the passage of the Energy Policy Modernization Act out of the energy committee last year? Donnelly: I was here for the '05 bill and the '07 bill.

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