Lisa Murkowski

Type: Person
Name: Lisa Murkowski
Title: U.S. Senator from Alaska
Organization: U.S. Senate
Date of Birth: 22/05/1957
Place of Birth: Ketchikan, Alaska
Nationality: United States
Fact Sheet: Biography for Lisa Murkowski
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Senators Mark 6th Anniversary of Keystone XL Application with Call for Immediate Approval

WASHINGTON, Sept. 18 -- The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee issued the following news release:U.S. Sens. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska), Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), John Hoeven (R-N.D.), John Cornyn (R-Texas), John Thune (R-S.D.), and John Barrasso ... [Published HighBeam Research - 2 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Reforms better late than never: National Guard changes proposed by Alaska’s U.S. Senators welcome

Fairbanks Daily News-Miner EditorialIn the wake of a federal National Guard Bureau report on sexual assault and harassment problems within the Alaska National Guard, both of Alaska’s U.S. Senators have put forth proposals to reform Guard processes and ... [Published Fairbanks Daily News-Miner - 7 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 3 reports

Alaska U.S. Senate Candidates Are Funded Mainly by Outside Sources

-According to the Center for Responsive Politics , Mark Begich, D-Alaska, receives 75 percent of his campaign contributions from out of state. That’s the third-highest percentage of all active senators running for re-election.Begich received more money ... [Published KTUU - 16 hours ago]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated 13 hours ago - 2 reports

Alaska senators submit proposals to increase National Guard scrutiny nationwide - U.S.

Alaska’s two senators proposed congressional action Thursday to clamp down on the National Guard to prevent misconduct from festering the way it has in the scandal-plagued Alaska National Guard. Sen. Lisa Murkowski wants the Government Accountability ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Murkowski Supports Federal Government Funding Bill, Initial Response to ISIS

Senator: Bill Keeps Government Running, Sets Up Future Debate on ISIS ThreatWASHINGTON, D.C. – Senator Lisa Murkowski today voted for H.J. 124, the Continuing Resolution bill that passed the House of Representatives yesterday and will fund government ... [Published Alaska Business Monthly - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

What The GOP’s New Report On Energy Insecurity Doesn’t Tell You

Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) and Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), in background, released a new report on energy insecurity on Thursday. CREDIT: AP Photo / J. Scott Applewhite On its face, Thursday’s report from two Republican senators on energy insecurity isn’t ... [Published Think Progress - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

US (AK): U.S. Department of Agriculture agrees to consider rural concerns Senator Lisa Murkowski’s outreach to the Secretary of Agriculture has yielded an agreement from the USDA that they won’t use Lower 48 perishable food availability standards to judge ... [Published Fresh Plaza - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 2 reports

Alaska Delegation Divided on Arming Syrian Rebels to fight ISIL

Congress today approved President Obama’s request to arm and train Syrian rebels to fight the terrorist group known as ISIL, but no one in the Alaska delegation was happy about it.Alaska Congressman Don Young voted for the measure in the House yesterday, ... [Published Alaskapublic.org - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski Honored as Guardian of Small Business by NFIB

WASHINGTON, D.C., Sept. 18, 2014 – The National Federation of Independent Business, the nation’s leading small business association, today named U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) a Guardian of Small Business for her outstanding voting record on behalf of ... [Published Alaska Business Monthly - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Republican senator says 2015 could be time for U.S. oil export bill

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The top supporter in the U.S. Congress for reversing the 40-year ban on crude oil exports, Senator Lisa Murkowski from Alaska, said next year could be the time for a bill on lifting the restriction. ... [Published Reuters: Politics - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 4 reports

Senators: Higher energy costs could force almost 1 million into poverty

A 10-percent increase in home energy costs could push 840,000 people into poverty, according to a new white paper by two GOP senators.Republican Sens. Lisa Murkowski (Alaska) and Tim Scott (S.C.) argue that lawmakers should consider the impact of policy ... [Published The Hill - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Murkowski Honored for Fight Against Fetal Alcohol Spectrum

Senator’s Dedication to Seeking Solutions to “100% Preventable” Ailment SpotlightedWASHINGTON, D.C. – Senator Lisa Murkowski today was honored by the National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (NOFAS) for her leadership on the issue at the Smart ... [Published Alaska Business Monthly - Sep 18 2014]

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...ally that could - and should - have been made years ago," said Murkowski, ranking Republican on the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee. "the president needs to stop dragging his feet and allow folks to get to work. …"

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Senators Mark 6th Anniversary of Keystone XL Ap... [Published HighBeam Research - 2 hours ago]
Reforms better late than never: National Guard ... [Published Fairbanks Daily News-Miner - 7 hours ago]
Alaska U.S. Senate Candidates Are Funded Mainly... [Published KTUU - 16 hours ago]
Harkin promises to keep up fight for disability... [Published Waterloo/Cedar Falls Courier - 17 hours ago]
Begich Disappointed in Senate’s Failure to Pass... [Published Alaska Business Monthly - 17 hours ago]
Opinion: Sullivan acts against interests of rur... [Published Arctic Sounder - 19 hours ago]
Congress moves step closer to simplifying balla... [Published Professional Mariner - 21 hours ago]
Murkowski Supports Federal Government Funding B... [Published Alaska Business Monthly - Sep 19 2014]
Happy Birthday: The Keystone XL Pipeline Battle... [Published Daily Caller - Sep 19 2014]
What The GOP’s New Report On Energy Insecurity ... [Published Think Progress - Sep 19 2014]
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) [Published Fresh Plaza - Sep 19 2014]
Alaska senators submit proposals to increase Na... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 19 2014]
Alaska senators submit proposals to increase Na... [Published Stars and Stripes - Sep 19 2014]
Groups Hope MSA Update Won’t Move Fish Conserva... [Published Alaskapublic.org - Sep 19 2014]
Alaska Delegation Divided on Arming Syrian Rebe... [Published Alaskapublic.org - Sep 19 2014]
Alaska Sens. Murkowski, Begich split vote on pl... [Published Fairbanks Daily News-Miner - Sep 19 2014]
Movers & Shakers 09/21/14 [Published Alaska Journal - Sep 18 2014]
U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski Honored as Guardian of... [Published Alaska Business Monthly - Sep 18 2014]
McConnell: Make me majority leader, I'll give y... [Published The Hill - Sep 18 2014]
Mary Cheney: Equality can only be achieved with... [Published Metro Weekly - Sep 18 2014]
Republican senator says 2015 could be time for ... [Published Reuters: Politics - Sep 18 2014]
Past is present in politics [Published Fairbanks Daily News-Miner - Sep 18 2014]
Amid Crucial Senate Race, Alaskans’ Independenc... [Published Politisite - Sep 18 2014]
Senators: Higher energy costs could force almos... [Published The Hill - Sep 18 2014]
Senators: Higher energy costs could force almos... [Published E2-Wire - Sep 18 2014]
Most lawmakers not from Alaska [Published Homer News - Sep 18 2014]
Lawmakers urge close look at energy costs [Published Fuel Fix - Sep 18 2014]
Senators: Spike in energy costs could push 840,... [Published Washington Examiner - Sep 18 2014]
US bill would set time limit on pipeline approvals [Published Energy Global - Sep 18 2014]
Begich, Sullivan pull for military, veteran votes [Published Fairbanks Daily News-Miner - Sep 18 2014]
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What The GOP’s New Report On Energy Insecurity ... [Published Think Progress - Sep 19 2014]
Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) and Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), in background, released a new report on energy insecurity on Thursday. CREDIT: AP Photo / J. Scott Applewhite On its face, Thursday’s report from two Republican senators on energy insecurity isn’t ...
Amid Crucial Senate Race, Alaskans’ Independenc... [Published Politisite - Sep 18 2014]
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Amid a tight race for a U.S. Senate seat from Alaska, a growing proportion of Alaskans, now 59%, identify as political independents. At the same time, there are recent lows in the percentage of Alaskans identifying as Republicans (25%) ...
Senators: Higher energy costs could force almos... [Published E2-Wire - Sep 18 2014]
A 10-percent increase in home energy costs could push 840,000 people into poverty, according to a new white paper by two GOP senators. Republican Sens. Lisa Murkowski (Alaska) and Tim Scott (S.C.) argue that lawmakers should consider the impact of... ...
Here's who will run the Senate next year ... if... [Published Daily Kos - Sep 15 2014]
Politico took a look at who they project will be the committee chairman in the Senate next year if Republicans win back control of the upper chamber, and the results—as you can see in the above graphic—are exactly what you'd expect. The only ...
Mid-September Polls Are Not The Last Word On Se... [Published RedState Blog - Sep 15 2014]
The perennial question about election polls is back again, if ever it left: how far can we trust them? Should we disregard all other evidence but what the current polling of individual Senate races tells us – which is, at this writing, that if the ...
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