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  1. Senators ask Trump to take action on opioidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 12 | WPTV Local News

    Two U.S. senators wrote a letter to President Donald Trump urging him to officially declare the opioid crisis a national emergency. Sens. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., and Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, wrote that they're "extremely concerned that 63 days after your statement, you have yet to take the necessary steps to declare a national emergency on opioids."

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  2. Mandatory Credit: Photo by Shawn Thew/Epa-Efe/Rex/Shutterstock...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 12 | Boston.com

    ... of effort, and a lot of money on the opioid crisis." In a letter to the president Thursday , Warren and Sen. Lisa Murkowski, a colleague on the other side of both the aisle and the country, applauded Trump's "stated commitment to addressing opioid ...

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  3. Senators to Trump: 63 days later, no opioid emergency declarationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 12 | New York Daily News

    Two senators sent President Trump a reminder Thursday that he called America's opioid epidemic "a national emergency" - but still hasn't declared one 63 days later. "We applaud your stated commitment to addressing opioid addiction and agree with you that the crisis is a 'serious problem' deserving increased federal resources," Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Lisa Murkowski wrote in a letter to Trump.

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  4. Elizabeth Warren, Lisa Murkowski Push Trump To Declare Opioid Crisis A National EmergencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 12 | Switched

    Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Lisa Murkowski are pushing President Donald Trump to formally declare the opioid epidemic a national emergency, something he promised in August but has yet to do. It's been 63 days since Trump verbally referred to the opioid crisis as a "national emergency," the senators noted in a letter they sent to the president Thursday.

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  5. GOP's Hunt for Revenue Revives Longtime Fight Over Arctic Oil DrillingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 11 | National Journal

    ... to accomplish that would be coupled with broader tax reform. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Chairwoman Lisa Murkowski of Alaska said the committees have several options at their disposal to meet the budget instructions. Energy liberalization ...

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  6. Finance 202: Senate budget passage isn't a done dealRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 11 | Journal Gazette

    ... cohort of Republican mavericks, a list that includes Sens. John McCain, R-Ariz., Susan Collins, R-Maine, and Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, none of whom have declared a position. Part of McCain's concern centers on boosting military spending beyond the ...

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  7. The battle over Alaska refuge oil reignites under TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 11 | High Country News

    ... Interior got onboard, in stark contrast with the department's current stance. But Congress held firm; Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, rebuffed the suggestion as "a stunning attack on our sovereignty." Following the recent House vote on the budget ...

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  8. ANWR authorization through budget would avoid filibusterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 10 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    ... Committee had its own instructions for the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, chaired by Sen. Lisa Murkowski, to find ways to generate $1 billion for the Treasury in its 2018 budget resolution released Sept. 29. "This provides an ...

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  9. Expect more U.S. oil on the global marketRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 10 | UPI

    ... in a certain way, condensate does not meet the federal classification of crude oil. Two years ago, U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski , R-Alaska, said ending the ban would bolster the security for European allies fretting over supplies from Middle East ...

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  10. Prescription drug importation is dangerous for AlaskansRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 10 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    It's rare that Republicans and Democrats see eye-to-eye on health care reform. And yet, in early September, Sens. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, and Bernie Sanders, I-Vermont, each suggested that Americans be allowed to import prescription drugs from abroad to save money.

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  11. AAFP Leaders Seek Support for Primary Care on Capitol HillRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 9 | American Academy of Family Physicians

    ... with Rep. Josh Gottheimer, D-N.J., and with staff members in the offices of Alaska's two Republican senators, Lisa Murkowski and Dan Sullivan, in addition to House staff working for Reps. Tom Reed, R-N.Y., and Don Young, R-Alaska. Gottheimer and ...

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  12. Alaska's congressional lawmakers vary in response to call for new gun lawsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 6 | Anchorage Daily News

    Alaska's federal lawmakers had varying, but generally hesitant responses to calls for new gun laws after this week's tragedy in Las Vegas turned national focus to accessories that dramatically boost the firing capacity of semi-automatic weapons. Rep. Don Young and Sens. Lisa Murkowski and Dan Sullivan said that "bump stocks" - accessories that can increase the speed and number of bullets that can be fired from a semi-automatic gun - were a product largely unknown to even the most avid gun user before this week.

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  13. Republican senators request ATF review legality of 'bump stocks'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 6 | Washington Examiner

    ... senators who signed onto the letter include Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn, R-Texas; Joni Ernst, R-Iowa; Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska; and Tim Scott, R-S.C. "Given the function and capability of a semi-automatic rifle that is modified by a bump-stock, ...

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  14. Stephen Colbert Campaign Raises $1M for Puerto Rico Hurricane ReliefRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 6 | News Max

    ... Puerto Rico. Actors and politicians played along, including Ryan Seacrest, Henry Winkler, Kristen Bell, Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, and former President Bill Clinton. Colbert showed their photographs in a separate clip from the show.

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  15. Stephen Colbert raises $1 million for hurricane relief in Puerto RicoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 6 | Washington Examiner

    ... adolescence. Celebrities including Seth Rogan, Henry Winkler, and Kristen Bell, and politicians like Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska., former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, and former President Bill Clinton all pitched in, posting to Twitter ...

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  16. EPA's Scott Pruitt prefers meeting with Republicans, just not on MondaysRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 5 | WICU12 Erie

    ... Pruitt has met with since becoming administrator, he's talked with GOP Gov. Eric Holcomb of Indiana and Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, the most. On one occasion in August in Indiana, Holcomb was taking part in Pruitt's "State Action Tour." The topic ...

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  17. U.S. House passes budget bill that provides option for opening ANWR to drillingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 5 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... a similar provision, with instructions for raising revenue directed at a committee headed by Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski. The White House released a statement Thursday indicating approval of the budget track by President Donald Trump. The budget bill ...

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  18. The Finance 202: Wells Fargo, Equifax are making it easier to tighten screws on finance industryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 5 | The Washington Post

    ... Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.) said Wednesday that he's still studying the issue. The same goes for Sen. Lisa Murkowski - whose opposition to the Obamacare repeal drive helped seal its fate - although the Alaska Republican says she's been talking to ...

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  19. Trump administration reverses Obama-era listing of the walrus as endangeredRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 5 | American Thinker

    The Pacific walrus will not be designated as endangered or threatened under the Endangered Species Act, the Fish and Wildlife Service announced Wednesday, reversing an Obama administration finding that the walrus deserved protections because of the effects of global warming and receding Arctic sea ice. "Their thorough review, driven by the best available data and science, found that the population of Pacific walrus is robust and healthy, and has proven that it can adapt to the changing conditions in the Arctic," said Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, who is chairwoman of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee.

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  20. The Pacific Walrus Avoided Federal Protection And Alaskans Couldn't Be HappierRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 4 | The Daily Caller

    ... Service's decision to not add the Pacific walrus to the endangered or threatened species lists," GOP Sen. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska said in a statement. "Their thorough review, driven by the best available data and science, found that the population ...

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