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Lisa Murkowski's Public Statements on Issue: Agriculture and Food

Full Name: Lisa A. Murkowski
Office: U.S. Senate (AK) - Sr, Republican
First Appointed: 12/20/2002
Last Elected: 11/02/2010
Next Election: 2016
Gender: Female
Family: Husband: Verne Martell; 2 Children: Nicolas, Matthew
Birth Date: 05/22/1957
Birth Place: Ketchikan, AK
Home City: Anchorage, AK
Religion: Catholic
Date Title
April 3, 2014 Murkowski Facilitates Senate Approval of Treaties that Help Alaska's Fisheries
April 3, 2014 Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act of 2014
March 6, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner, Food and Drug Administration, Kathryn Sullivan, Acting Administrator, National Ocianic & Atmospheric Administration, and Michal Froman, Trade Representative - Delay on Shellfish Negotiations
Feb. 12, 2014 The Fight Against Pirate Fishing
Feb. 7, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Provide Relief During Propane Shortage
Feb. 4, 2014 Murkowski: Bloated Farm Bill is "Business as Usual"
Jan. 17, 2014 Murkowski Food Advocacy Effort Builds Momentum, Expands to $20 Million Alaska Salmon Purchase
Jan. 14, 2014 Murkowski's Appropriations Advocacy Reaps Fishery Failure and Tsunami Debris Aid
Nov. 13, 2013 Letter to Speaker of the House John Boehner, House Leaders Harry Reid and Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, and Senators Barbara Mikulski, Richard Shelby, Hal Rogers, and Nita Lowey - Fishing Disaster Relief in Budget Process
Nov. 1, 2013 Murkowski Responds to Resignation of Alaska Salmon Adversary
Oct. 16, 2013 Time - Women Are the Only Adults Left in Washington
Sept. 18, 2013 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
Sept. 18, 2013 Murkowski Introduces Bill to Defend Sustainable Alaska Seafood from Federal Regulations
Sept. 5, 2013 Murkowski Encouraged by Alaska, Wal-Mart Meeting
Aug. 8, 2013 Sen. Murkowski Welcomes Key Cosponsors of Sportsmen's Package
April 17, 2013 Murkowski Brings Nautical Officials Together for Maritime Boundary Line/ IUU Panel
March 21, 2013 Murkowski Working to Address Alaska Fisheries, Health Care in Budget Talks
March 13, 2013 Alaska Delegation Introduces Maritime Lien Reform Act
March 13, 2013 Senators Introduce Capitol Construction Fund Reforms for Fishermen
Aug. 7, 2012 Letter to EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson
July 27, 2012 Letter to The Honorable Tom Vilsack, Secretary, U.S. Department of Agriculture
July 12, 2012 Alaska Delegation Supports AFN Request for Y-K Disaster Declaration
June 21, 2012 Murkowski Opposes Farm Bill
June 14, 2012 Hearing of the Senate Appropriations Committee - Funding the Fight Against Suicide
June 7, 2012 Murkowski Pushes for More Opportunities for Alaska's Fishermen
May 4, 2012 Murkowski Fights For Alaska Basics in Appropriations Committee
Oct. 13, 2011 Alaska's Senators Laud Target's Sustainable Seafood Mission
Sept. 6, 2011 Letter to Chairman Inouye, Chairman Kohl, and Ranking Members Cochran and Blunt:
July 15, 2011 Alaska Senators Continue Fight Against "Frankenfish"
July 15, 2011 Alaska Senators Fight Against "Devastating" Genetically-Engineered Fish
June 15, 2011 Wyden, Murkowski Introduce Bill To Reform CCF for Fishermen
March 18, 2011 Alaska Delegation Introduces Maritime Lien Reform Act
Dec. 14, 2010 Bering Sea Cod Co-Op Wins Final Congressional Approval
Oct. 24, 2010 Anchorage Daily News - AP Interview: Murkowski: I'd Regret Not Running
Sept. 10, 2010 Murkowski Says Too Much Risk in Modified Fish; Encourages Public Comment
March 8, 2010 Letter to Sen. Dianne Feinstein - Timber Sale Program
Dec. 21, 2009 Letter To The Honorable Tom Vilsack, Secretary, U.S. Department Of Agriculture And Ron Kirk, Ambassador, Office Of The United States Trade Representative
Nov. 18, 2009 Senate Health Panel Approves Food Safety Bill That Includes Murkowski Initiatives Involving Seafood Safety and Bush Food Shipments
Sept. 16, 2009 Representative Young And Senator Murkowski Express Concern Over Obstruction Of Logjam Timber Sale
Aug. 5, 2009 Murkowski Calls on Forest Service to Release Plan on Firefighting Aircraft
Aug. 3, 2009 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food And Drug Administration, And Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2010
June 2, 2009 Letter To Ms. Catherine M. Lang, Acting Associate Administrator For Airports, Federal Aviation Administration
May 13, 2009 Murkowski: Pregnant Women Should Eat More Fish
April 30, 2009 Murkowski, Harkin Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Improve Children's Health
Sept. 27, 2008 Senate Passes Legislation to Help Safeguard Alaska Seafood
May 15, 2008 Senator Murkowski Opposes Farm Bill, Says Measure Provides Too Much Aid for Corn-Based Ethanol
May 5, 2008 Letter to Stephen Johnson, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, Re: Flexibility in Ethanol Mandates to Lower Food Prices
Dec. 14, 2007 Senator Murkowski Wins Passage of Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Tax Legislation
Dec. 4, 2007 Hearing of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions - Developing a Comprehensive Response to Food and Safety
Dec. 4, 2007 Harkin-Murkowski Amendment Will Update Decades- Old Nutrition Standards in Schools Nationwide
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