Senator Lisa A. Murkowski's Public Statements


Full Name: Lisa A. Murkowski
Current Office: U.S. Senate - Sr, Republican
First Appointed: 12/20/2002
Last Appointed: 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
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4/23/14 Letter to Carolyn Hessler-Radelet, Acting Director, Peace Corps - Peace Corps and Sexual Assault 4/22/14 AK Delegation to FCC: Fulfill Universal Service Obligations for Alaska 4/21/14 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Chairman of Federal Communications Commission - AK Delegation to FCC: Fulfill Universal Service Obligations for Alaska 4/18/14 Letter to Joseph Kabila Kabange, President, and Augustin Matata Ponyo, Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of Congo - End Delays in US Adoptions from Democratic Republic of Congo 4/18/14 Sen. Murkowski Blasts State Department Decision to Further Delay Keystone XL Approval 4/18/14 Murkowski Responds to GAO Arctic Report 4/15/14 Murkowski Urges Agriculture Secretary to Alaskanize Food Assistance Policies 4/15/14 Sen. Murkowski Provision Protecting Alaska Native Veteran Allotment Signed into Law 4/14/14 Murkowski: Alaska's Long History of Supplying LNG to Japan to Continue 4/11/14 Murkowski Co-Sponsors Legislation to Boost Alaska's Tourism Industry 4/10/14 Murkowski Continues Building Arctic Partnership with Iceland 4/10/14 Letter to Adam Sieminski, US Energy Information Administration - Closer Look at Crude Oil Exports 4/10/14 Sen. Murkowski Calls for Redoubling Efforts to Improve Grid Security, Reliability 4/09/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President - Fifty-two Senators Commemorate the 35th Anniversary of the Taiwan Relations Act 4/09/14 Murkowski to EPA: Alaskans Concerned by "Regulatory Onslaught" 4/09/14 Paycheck Fairness Act - Motion to Proceed 4/09/14 DOE Inspector General Confirms Mishandling of Leaked Grid Vulnerability Report 4/08/14 Fischer, Collins, Ayotte, Murkowski Offer Amendment to Help Address Gender Pay Discrimination 4/08/14 Murkowski Co-Sponsors Effort to Hire Veterans, Help Alaskan Businesses Deal With Employer Mandate 4/07/14 Arctic Development 4/07/14 Murkowski Votes for Bipartisan Bill to Reform Unemployment, Extend Long-Term Benefits 4/07/14 Sen. Murkowski's Statement on Rio Tinto's Divestment of Pebble Interest 4/07/14 Murkowski Applauds House Passage of Bill Protecting Alaska Family's Cabin from Demolition 4/04/14 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 4/04/14 Letter to Lawrence Strickling, Assistant Secretary for Communications and Information, National Telecommunications and Information Administration - Answers from Administration on Internet Transition 4/04/14 Sen. Murkowski Announces $14 Million in Secure Rural Schools Payments to Alaska 4/03/14 Murkowski Facilitates Senate Approval of Treaties that Help Alaska's Fisheries 4/03/14 Sen. Murkowski Statement on Coast Guard Report on Kulluk Grounding 4/03/14 Sen. Murkowski: Coast Guard Cost Estimate is Further Proof Road is Only Viable Option 4/03/14 Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act of 2014 4/02/14 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary of the Interior - King Cove 4/02/14 Murkowski: Steller Sea Lion Decision Validates Push for Science-Based Policy 4/02/14 Sen. Murkowski Reiterates Call to Lift Restrictions on Crude Exports 4/01/14 Murkowski Seeks to Empower Medical Volunteers During Disasters 4/01/14 Murkowski Making Progress Keeping Alaskan Historical Documents in Alaska 4/01/14 Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act of 2014 4/01/14 Hoeven, Barrasso, Murkowski Introduce Amendment to Create Nearly 100,000 Jobs, Help U.S. Economy Support Allies 3/31/14 Letter to Gene L. Dodaro, Comptroller General of the United States - Senators Call for Review of National Park Service Spending 3/28/14 Murkowski Raises Alaskan Priorities with NOAA Administrator 3/28/14 Sen. Murkowski Criticizes USFWS Decision to List Wolf as Endangered 3/27/14 Grid Security 3/27/14 Sen. Murkowski Calls for DOE IG to Examine Disclosure of Sensitive Energy Infrastructure Information 3/27/14 Letter to Gregory Friedman, Inspector General of Department of Energy - Request that the Department of Energy Office of Inspector General Conduct an Inquiry Regarding the Apparent Leak to the WSJ of Information 3/27/14 FBI Agent in Stevens Investigation "Severely Disciplined," Director Tells Murkowski 3/27/14 Recognizing the 50th Anniversary of the Great Alaska Earthquake 3/26/14 Sen. Murkowski Presses Interior Secretary Jewell on Need for Lifesaving Road 3/26/14 Sen. Murkowski Comments on WTO Rare Earths Ruling 3/26/14 Sen. Murkowski Welcomes Court's Affirmation of the Tongass' Exemption from the Roadless Rule 3/25/14 Sen. Murkowski Touts Benefits of Expanding U.S. Energy Exports 3/25/14 Sen. Murkowski Concerned EPA Clarification of Clean Water Act Means More Federal Overreach