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Sen. Lisa Murkowski @lisamurkowski Alaska & Washington, D.C.

Official Twitter account for U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski. Follow me for news and updates on what's happening in the Senate and across Alaska.

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Joined Twitter 12/11/08


@Interior @SenatorCantwell Streamlining the federal permitting process could provide opportunities to improve the r… https://t.co/DesNIy5pgL @Interior Whether it is energy production, pipelines, pumped storage, water supply, mining, or LNG, the permitting… https://t.co/idyA8TcYHII chaired an Energy and Natural Resources Committee hearing yesterday to talk through the permitting processes at… https://t.co/wEjdgqDg03The National Defense Authorization Act reforms the Pentagon and protects taxpayer dollars by removing inefficiencie… https://t.co/WeHU557w8J
Retweeted by Sen. Lisa Murkowski
12/13
2017
During my tenure as a U.S. Senator, I have been a steadfast advocate for the Secure Rural Schools (SRS) program. I… https://t.co/1ZpHlit9hSSad to hear of the loss of Staff Sergeant David T. Brabander, 24, of Anchorage, who died yesterday in the Nangarhar… https://t.co/CEZJhObtK6As a conferee on this bill and a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee @SenDanSullivan helped our national… https://t.co/urKuPpcB1KThis bill outlines defense priorities, authorizes how funds should be spent to defend our homeland, and ensures tha… https://t.co/XviYtmH1v5Today, President Trump signed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) Conference Report into law. https://t.co/DCmzpqRPbY📺Sen. @LisaMurkowski's second round of questions from today's hearing → https://t.co/blazdDCMXs https://t.co/Ronr7ZBZPb
Retweeted by Sen. Lisa Murkowski
12/12
2017
I was horrified by the news of the attempted terrorist attack in NYC, but I'm thankful that no life-threatening inj… https://t.co/QMcllRnu5A
12/11
2017
One of my staff members, Deborah, had the opportunity join the Alaska National Guard for Operation Santa Claus to d… https://t.co/RItJbs3JqB
12/9
2017
As we head into conference committee negotiations on the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, I want to further explain some of t… https://t.co/yKRRvloJfy
12/8
2017
You may often think of the brave men of #PearlHarbor, but there were many brave enlisted female nurses who stepped… https://t.co/T40BbEDM9m
Retweeted by Sen. Lisa MurkowskiToday we reflect on #PearlHarbor and honor the lives lost and those who bravely fought to protect our country. https://t.co/3nJfTSRV8FCongrats Alaskan Joe Balash on being confirmed as Assist. Secretary for Land & Minerals Management @Interior. W/ s… https://t.co/FgA1xEapaVWatch Live: Sen. @LisaMurkowski speaks on the Senate floor on the nomination of Joe Balash to be Assistant Secretar… https://t.co/DWQTeZeu3Y
Retweeted by Sen. Lisa Murkowski @repdonyoung I’m proud to represent AK & the nation as we bring this bill through the final stages of the legislati… https://t.co/rIoU7ewqJ8 @repdonyoung We will work to reform the tax code & open a small portion of the non-wilderness 1002 Area in NE Alask… https://t.co/Ic9ad3GMkVI was selected to serve on the Conference Cmte. alongside @repdonyoung, for H.R. 1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act where… https://t.co/exkPFvcxbv
12/7
2017
We’re seeing a culture of harassment & assault being exposed on a daily basis. Whether you are in the media, politi… https://t.co/tV0dFRo0ACThe Senate recently passed my bill which provides for a land transfer of 19.07 acres in Sitka, allowing for a much… https://t.co/LAD2Xo9fxzIn Congress, Republicans repealed 15 Obama administration regulations through the Congressional Review Act.… https://t.co/nYTqgw5P16
Retweeted by Sen. Lisa Murkowski
12/6
2017
My friend and colleague @repdonyoung is now the Dean of the House of Representatives, a symbolic title meaning he’s… https://t.co/QacU8fuZysPleased to hear that the EPA decided against imposing duplicative and burdensome regulations for hardrock mines. Th… https://t.co/FltFEleFbYGreat news-@repdonyoung will serve on Conference Cmte. tasked w/ reconciling House & Senate tax reform bills. He'll… https://t.co/zhaNp3Nm3d
12/5
2017
The Christmas tree is up and being decorated in my DC office with a touch of Alaska! https://t.co/UGhwUY5LTm
12/4
2017
The combination of developing more of our natural resources and stimulating America’s economy through tax cuts will… https://t.co/10YkXQGoi0Senate passed my legislation which opens a small portion of the non-wilderness 1002 Area of the Arctic National Wil… https://t.co/IHePVT1V9DSenate passed #TaxReform that provides relief for hardworking Alaskans & their families by doubling the standard de… https://t.co/QLlntNWPp0Tonight I cast my in favor of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, comprehensive tax reform that aims to encourage the econom… https://t.co/xW52Vd6ySQ
12/2
2017
I am excited to announce that negotiations have concluded on the "Agreement to Prevent Unregulated High Seas Fisher… https://t.co/o8gJ4iLO16Today marks World AIDS Day – a day to honor and remember all of those who have lost their lives fighting this terri… https://t.co/MVPpkKFh2Y
12/1
2017
Bottom-line, this is a #taxform bill that works for Alaska & this nation. It gets dollars in pockets & relief to fa… https://t.co/GeI83WPRZBThis legislation will allow us to refill TAPS, which currently is just one-quarter full. This in turn will boost ou… https://t.co/yJ9OtsogN0This tax bill authorizes responsible energy development in the 1002 Area, which covers land in the non-wilderness p… https://t.co/CRktV2tA2k99% of Alaskan businesses are small businesses, taxed at the individual rate. This bill allows owners of pass-throu… https://t.co/dGe4UwVmjQLowering the corporate tax rate is a critical component of this tax legislation and will allow American businesses… https://t.co/Q4qU32L3IqThe hallmark of this tax proposal is encouraging the growth we need in our economy to create jobs—the jobs that fee… https://t.co/lWCV2GaCtRTax Cuts and Jobs Act doubles the standard deduction, resulting in a $12,000 deduction for single filers and $24,00… https://t.co/4hldoIkrcoThis tax bill doubles the Child Tax Credit to $2,000 per child, a significant form of assistance to the 22 million… https://t.co/WAkGKxxng7Speaking now on the Senate floor about how The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is a pro-economy, pro-growth, pro-jobs proposa… https://t.co/d2yzexPLNDThe Senate passed Tribal Employment & Training Legislation championed by the AK delegation, to strengthen the “477… https://t.co/ZG51rAJNv0My deepest condolences go out to the family and loved ones of Anthony Senerchia Jr, the man responsible for startin… https://t.co/c9l26emRcOTune in to watch the HELP Cmte. continue to address the opioid crisis by learning in-depth about what states, commu… https://t.co/PTkCiKOaAf
11/30
2017
https://t.co/bnWk3jNs5sToday in the HELP committee hearing, I had the opportunity to ask Health & Human Services Secretary nominee, Mr. Al… https://t.co/LQxu3LK3IM
11/29
2017
Happy to report the FDA officially updated its seafood list to change the acceptable market name of 'Brown King Cra… https://t.co/0dwrvtE7BNI was glad to join my colleagues on the Senate HELP Committee this morning as we began to lay the groundwork for ch… https://t.co/D00RYqXCAX
11/28
2017
Each year I have the distinct honor of nominating promising & enthusiastic young Alaskans to our US Military Servic… https://t.co/cOeSp6lZK4
11/27
2017
Shout-out to Colony High School’s marching band from Palmer, #Alaska!! Great job at the #MacysThanksgivingDayParadehttps://t.co/TCd7tdCnkO
Retweeted by Sen. Lisa MurkowskiWhile many Alaskans were out and about yesterday getting a start on holiday shopping, don’t forget today is… https://t.co/nTEgVTLxI2
11/25
2017
#HappyThanksgiving everyone. I’m thankful for such great family and the place I get to call home – Alaska! https://t.co/NrTzYalp1w
11/23
2017
Congratulations to Samantha Mack for achieving the incredible academic honor of receiving a Rhodes scholarship! Ach… https://t.co/zYM1etFYEg
11/22
2017
Congrats to the Colony High School marching band, who are taking their talents to the streets of New York City this… https://t.co/xKZtN0lSzL
11/21
2017
I am proud to cosponsor the Fix NICS Act, a bipartisan bill that will enforce our federal criminal history reportin… https://t.co/KYBZjhfuys
11/20
2017
Thinking of the life and legacy of my dear friend Ted Stevens who would have been 94 today. https://t.co/AnvkBxDEcvWay to go Natalie Hanson and Priscilla Rubic of Anchorage for not only winning gold medals at the International Pow… https://t.co/rEDP7pDgCuCongratulations to Jim Dodson w/ Fairbanks Economic Development Corp awarded the Alaska Legion of Merit, by… https://t.co/cEm8noJVty
11/18
2017
#HappyApprenticeshipWeek to all the diligent apprentices & their teachers, especially those in AK learning skills t… https://t.co/zFytjIhxdZEarlier this week during a MilCon/VA Appropriations Subcommittee Hearing, I questioned a panel of experts on the VA… https://t.co/iLC9nwJ1lT
11/17
2017
Great American Smokeout is today, asking smokers to quit for 24 hrs as a 1st step to a healthier, smoke-free life https://t.co/rhf8Tzoxf0The Alaska Delegation is asking Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to address with the Canadian Delegation downstream… https://t.co/WyJMjIBBQ7Thank you Chairman @lisamurkowski & @EnergyGOP for reporting legislation to secure our nation’s #energy future. Thi… https://t.co/qvfViXlykl
Retweeted by Sen. Lisa Murkowski
11/16
2017
Proud to introduce the Supporting Working Moms Act w/ @SenJeffMerkley to support nursing mothers and their newborn… https://t.co/YmcF0KhCb4Today, Sen. @LisaMurkowski led the Committee in reporting reconciliation legislation which opens a portion of the n… https://t.co/UDUK4IkE9t
Retweeted by Sen. Lisa MurkowskiMatthew Rexford from Kaktovik only village in ANWR says 2 continue 2 lock up resources in area is like saying “it’s… https://t.co/asjR5HWiyZ
Retweeted by Sen. Lisa MurkowskiAlaskans have repeatedly proven that we can develop safely and responsibly. Alaskans #ProtectTheArctichttps://t.co/tcTKzFejjfWe will balance the potential impacts of development, and that's why we have not avoided environmental reviews. We… https://t.co/2M7KyTLenQThe size of development pads has decreased by nearly 80% since the 1970s. New technologies have expanded the subsur… https://t.co/Fg7E9y0pl4And while we can be confident in those benefits, we can be equally confident that none of this will come at the exp… https://t.co/CaNY3X744gRevenues are not the only benefit that will result from careful development in the non-wilderness 1002 Area. We wil… https://t.co/9EOr4CRqkcThe 1002 Area is separate from any wilderness. It is separate from the refuge itself. So when we talk about where t… https://t.co/SLDZv5XFtrI keep going back to the map of ANWR to remind colleagues that the 1002 Area was specifically set aside under ANILC… https://t.co/jaxzJgKUCUCBO estimates that our legislation will raise more than $1 billion in federal revenues over the next 10 years.This morning I’m chairing an Energy Committee Business Meeting to consider legislation to authorize responsible ene… https://t.co/J480tnlfYQWatch Live: Business meeting to consider reconciliation language https://t.co/OrS1bGxtv7
Retweeted by Sen. Lisa Murkowski
11/15
2017
Today is Dr. Walter Soboleff day in Alaska. I hope we can all take a moment today to reflect on the late Doctor’s t… https://t.co/Nrgn84rbP7Thanks to @ANTHCtoday for spearheading the Alaska Tribal Conference on Environmental Management, which kicks off to… https://t.co/g51GSCZeHm
11/14
2017

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