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Lisa Murkowski's Public Statements on Issue: Veterans

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 8, 2014 Murkowski Co-Sponsors Effort to Hire Veterans, Help Alaskan Businesses Deal With Employer Mandate
April 7, 2014 Murkowski Applauds House Passage of Bill Protecting Alaska Family's Cabin from Demolition
Feb. 12, 2014 Murkowski Votes to Restore Full Veterans Pensions
Feb. 10, 2014 Murkowski Votes for Senate to Take Up Restoring Full Veterans Benefits
Jan. 16, 2014 World War II Veteran: "Freedom Isn't Free; I'm Lucky"
Jan. 16, 2014 GOP Senators Introduce Bill to Pay for Unemployment Insurance Extension
Jan. 14, 2014 Murkowski: Appropriations Bill Underscores Alaska's Military Value
Jan. 14, 2014 GOP Senators Negotiating Unemployment Insurance Issue Joint Statement
Jan. 10, 2014 Murkowski Backs Fix to Veterans' and Unemployment Benefits
Dec. 17, 2013 Murkowski Statement on Bipartisan Budget Deal
Dec. 12, 2013 Murkowski Commends VA Backlog Progress: Service is a Two Way Street, Keep Moving Forward
Dec. 12, 2013 Murkowski Commends VA Backlog Progress: Service is a Two Way Street, Keep Moving Forward
Dec. 7, 2013 On Pearl Harbor Anniversary, WWII Veteran Says "Life is Magnificent"
Nov. 20, 2013 Congress Honors Tlingit Code Talkers, Forgotten Heroes of Both World Wars
Nov. 17, 2013 E-Newsletter for Week of November 17, 2013
Nov. 12, 2013 Letter to Senators Patty Murray and Jeff Sessions and Representatives Paul Ryan and Chris Van Hollen - Equal Treatment for Indian Health Service and VA
Nov. 10, 2013 Senator Murkowski Shares Veterans Day Message with Alaskans
Nov. 3, 2013 Senator Murkowski E-Newsletter for the week of November 3, 2013
Sept. 27, 2013 "It's Important to Me to Still Have Their Backs"
Sept. 11, 2013 Murkowski Cuts Through Red Tape, Helps Alaska War Veterans Get to Washington, D.C.
June 18, 2013 Murkowski's Committee Work Reaps "Ten Point Plan" for Veterans Care
June 4, 2013 Senators Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Create Prescription Drug Take-Back System for Vets
May 27, 2013 Our Nation is Ever Grateful - Senator Murkowski's Memorial Day Message
May 23, 2013 Memorial Day
April 30, 2013 Murkowski Works to Give Veterans Twin-Tracks for Duty, Employment
April 29, 2013 Murkowski Demands Fix for Veteran Backlogs from President
April 29, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Reduce V-A Claims Backlog
April 18, 2013 VA Secretary Committed to "All of the Above' Care for Rural Veterans
March 19, 2013 Murkowski: New Alaska VA Director Has the Tools for "Outside In" Progress in Alaska
March 12, 2013 Murkowski Announces "Serving Soldiers" Legislation
Oct. 25, 2012 Senator Murkowski Addresses the Alaska Federation of Natives
Sept. 19, 2012 Murkowski Votes for Veterans Jobs Corps
May 15, 2012 Murkowski's Committee Work Delivers Veterans Care, Military Construction
May 4, 2012 Murkowski Lauds Potential Alaska Tribal Health, VA Partnership
March 15, 2012 Murkowski Calls for VA Improvements in "Closer to Home" Care
Nov. 10, 2011 Senate Passes Core Concepts of Murkowski/Murray "Hiring Heroes Act"
June 30, 2011 Murkowski Gets Follow Through for Vets, Base Construction Work
May 26, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States
May 11, 2011 Chairman Murray Introduces Major New Veterans Employment Legislation with Veterans and Veterans Advocates in Front of U.S. Capitol
May 11, 2011 Chairman Murray Leads 14 Senators in Introducing Major Bipartisan Veterans Employment Bill
March 31, 2011 Murkowski Presses VA to Stop Sending Alaska Veterans to Seattle for Healthcare
Nov. 9, 2010 Sen. Murkowski Issues Veterans Day Message
Oct. 27, 2010 VA Investigation Finds Hundreds of Alaska Veterans Traveling to Lower 48 for Health Care Treatment
Oct. 15, 2010 The News Tribune - Senate Candidate Q/A: Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R)
June 10, 2010 Senator Murkowski's eNewsletter for June 10, 2010
May 17, 2010 Fairbanks Daily News-Miner: Alaska Senators Comment on Supreme Court Nominee
May 5, 2010 Senator Murkowski's eNewsletter for May 5, 2010
April 20, 2010 Senators Murray, Klobuchar, Begich and Murkowski Introduce Bi-Partisan Comprehensive Veterans Employment Bill
April 20, 2010 Senators Murray, Klobuchar, Begich and Murkowski Introduce Bi-Partisan Comprehensive Veterans Employment Bill
April 15, 2010 Murkowski Questions Veterans Secretary on Why VA Sends So Many Alaska Vets to Lower 48 for Medical Procedures
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