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Lisa Murkowski's Public Statements on Issue: Unemployed and Low-Income

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 7, 2014 Murkowski Votes for Bipartisan Bill to Reform Unemployment, Extend Long-Term Benefits
April 4, 2014 Letter to Tom Harkin, Chairman and Jerry Moran, Ranking Member of Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies - Sens. Collins, King Seeking Boost to LIHEAP Fuel Assistance, Weatherization Programs
March 7, 2014 GOP Senators Announce Fully Paid-for, Five-Month Unemployment Insurance Proposal
March 7, 2014 Murkowski Teams to Reform Jobless Programs, Fund Long-Term Unemployment Insurance Extension
March 6, 2014 GOP Senators Announce Fully Paid-for, Five-Month Unemployment Insurance Proposal
Jan. 17, 2014 Murkowski Food Advocacy Effort Builds Momentum, Expands to $20 Million Alaska Salmon Purchase
Jan. 16, 2014 CNN "Newsroom" - Transcript: Unemployment Benefits and the Current Political Gridlock
Jan. 14, 2014 GOP Senators Negotiating Unemployment Insurance Issue Joint Statement
Jan. 10, 2014 Murkowski Backs Fix to Veterans' and Unemployment Benefits
Jan. 9, 2014 Nomination of Robert Leon Wilkins to be United States Circuit Judge for the District of Columbia Circuit
Jan. 7, 2014 Murkowski Supports Unemployment Benefit Extension Debate
Jan. 6, 2014 Murkowski Efforts Help Bring Fresh Produce to Alaskans In Need
Dec. 20, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Protect Vital Home Energy Funding
Nov. 1, 2013 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Release Winter Heat Aid
Sept. 26, 2013 Letter to Majority Leader Reid, Minority Leader McConnell, Chairwoman Mikulski, and Vice Chairman Shelby - Push for LIHEAP Funding
Sept. 25, 2013 Letter to Majority Leader Reid, Minority Leader McConnell, Chairwoman Mikulski, and Vice Chairman Shelby - Restore LIHEAP Funding
Aug. 5, 2013 Letter to Secretary Tom Vilsack, Department of Agriculture - Funding for the Emergency Food Assistance Program
Aug. 1, 2013 Letter to Kathryn Ruemmler, Counsel to the President - Obamacare Implementation
May 6, 2013 Murkowski Gains Policy Change to Help Disadvantaged Youth
May 6, 2013 Murkowski Gains Policy Change to Help Disadvantaged Youth
Dec. 7, 2012 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Restore Funding for LIHEAP
Nov. 30, 2012 Letter to Mary Schapiro, Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission - JOBS act
Oct. 11, 2012 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of the US Department of Health and Human Services - Restore Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program Funds
June 21, 2012 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
Dec. 8, 2011 Murkowski Continues Fight For LIHEAP Aid
Sept. 8, 2011 Murkowski: "He's Reheating the Same Failed Ideas"
March 17, 2011 Murkowski Votes for Three Week Continuing Resolution But Urges Long Term Solution
Dec. 17, 2010 Letter to the Honorable Harry Reid, Majority Leader, United States Senate & The Honorable Mitch McConnell, Republican Leader, United States Senate
Dec. 4, 2010 Murkowski Opposes Tax Hikes for Small Business Owners
Nov. 29, 2010 Letter to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid
Nov. 23, 2010 Letter to The Honorable Daniel Inouye, Chairman, Senate Committee on Appropriations
July 20, 2010 Murkowski on Unemployment Insurance Extension Vote
July 7, 2010 Murkowski Comments on Donald Berwick Recess Appointment
Jan. 7, 2010 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - LIHEAP
Nov. 4, 2009 Murkowski Statement on Unemployment Insurance Extension and Tax Relief Bill Vote
Aug. 28, 2009 Murkowski Welcomes Lifting Of Moratorium On Medicaid Applications For CMS
March 10, 2008 Letter to Chair and Ranking Member of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, the Honorable Dianne Feinstein and the Honorable Wayne Allard
March 10, 2008 Boxer Leads Call to Restore Bush Cuts to Urban Indian Health Programs
Oct. 18, 2007 Letter to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell, and House Republican Leader ...
July 19, 2007 College Cost Reduction Act of 2007
Sept. 12, 2006 Alaska to Receive Additional Heating Assistance
Feb. 10, 2006 Murkowski Praises Extension of FMAP Matching Rate
Dec. 19, 2005 Alaska FMAP Fix Included in House Deficit Reduction Package
April 30, 2003 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions S961
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Energy
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Education
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Alaska Natives and Rural Alaska
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