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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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As we continue to work at the Federal and State level to find solutions to address the challenges of the Alaska Mar… https://t.co/JJn48U3QxEThis week, the Alaska Native Brotherhood and Alaska Native Sisterhood hosted a food and supply drive which—with the… https://t.co/47pVICi8trWhile in Southeast, a common topic of discussion was the significance of Alaska’s Marine Highway System. It’s an im… https://t.co/MmbvRhAxBcI appreciate all the fishermen in Sitka who took time out of their day to talk me through some of the challenges th… https://t.co/Zchc6chPUJBy supporting Alaska’s local fishermen, we are in turn helping to create substantial benefits for Alaska’s economy… https://t.co/Fg6fL0X39JWhether it’s for food, development of bioplastics, the collection of iodine, or other uses, the emerging possibilit… https://t.co/U7x7JbM9LDWhile in Sitka I had a chance to speak briefly at a training presented by the Alaska Fisheries Development Foundati… https://t.co/2qZHc1oMcj
2/22
2020
Pacific High School makes students feel supported, respected, and given a true sense of belonging. To see what this… https://t.co/oD3bu9hXTfClasses are multi-grade, teaching students students a wide range of skills and abilities (including cooking impress… https://t.co/VhT3kpexiQOffering a diverse range of educational options for young Alaskans is incredibly important. I had a great visit to… https://t.co/mi4QvPaKUHAnd I remain committed to working w/ the State of Alaska to assist the Alaska Marine Highway System. This has been… https://t.co/HlwRI5Ofj1Working with my colleagues, I helped secure a two-year extension of the Secure Rural Schools program which means Al… https://t.co/GMorr9WdAWGlad to be with @SitkaChamber to share an update on what’s been happening in Congress. We repealed the Cadillac Tax… https://t.co/6fhi02Pob9To those who say Alaska must immediately stop developing our resources: Alaskans set the standard for responsible p… https://t.co/hVO2R9Zl2G
2/21
2020
This also gave me the opportunity to hear from community health center leaders and providers about challenges they… https://t.co/D0EF3hMWD0At the Alaska Primary Care Association’s annual Juneau legislative fly-in, I spoke about my continued support for c… https://t.co/rGCvZzAZIRI had a great discussion with members of the business community during a sit-down with the Juneau Chamber Board abo… https://t.co/0BzwMwp9IxI appreciated the opportunity to speak at the Alaska Municipal League conference to give an update about what’s hap… https://t.co/hpcuKfKFnQToday on the Anniversary of the Battle of Iwo Jima, we honor the valor, courage, & selflessness of our servicemembe… https://t.co/yUmZuTyzYtIn Juneau I visited the Marine Exchange to hear more about their efforts to enhance maritime safety. The vessel tra… https://t.co/2h1y6pPCRyWith 33,000 miles of coastline to protect, the Marine Exchange of Alaska serves as the air traffic controllers of t… https://t.co/OxY5Ncx9Zq
2/20
2020
In just a matter of months, this 32 unit facility is going to double in capacity, expanding the opportunity to offe… https://t.co/DwfKVQ4djXWhile homelessness is no stranger to Alaska, there are positive efforts underway to change that. In Juneau, I visit… https://t.co/IyYmqVizkCFrom mariculture to Tlingit Haida social enterprises, electric vehicles and hydro projects, I had a productive disc… https://t.co/djejCqKb80The House and Senate page program is a great way for Alaskan youth to get involved in our state’s political process… https://t.co/NmuWfCN1IUIt’s always great to see longtime friends and familiar faces here at the Alaska State Capitol in Juneau. We share t… https://t.co/7F2bjwaZzf
2/19
2020
And when it comes to Alaska’s strategic role in our national defense or the importance of our oceans to name a few,… https://t.co/buSiQHdc1hMy message today to #AKLeg: when we work together and push past partisan politics, we can make significant strides… https://t.co/EWWBkHZcHCMomentarily I’ll deliver my annual address to the Alaska State Legislature. I’ll speak to how we are implementing l… https://t.co/6a6oKMHNhrStopped by the KINY studio in Juneau to talk about how efforts underway in the Senate will impact Alaskans. My inte… https://t.co/OOPjyi8dav
2/18
2020
Check out this @uscensusbureau PSA featuring musician Byron Nicholai of Toksook Bay about the importance of respond… https://t.co/9AiiKFXrxsThank you to all the folks at @SpecialOlymAK for your tireless dedication, and to the athletes like Darci who inspi… https://t.co/aZKatGCk1VLast week I visited with @SpecialOlymAK athlete and health wellness advocate Darci Owens and other members of Speci… https://t.co/BBXrgsdpR1Words cannot express just how appreciative I am of the brave men and women in uniform who serve in Alaska and abroa… https://t.co/YvCxYtgAM3There is no other place I would rather be than in Alaska saluting our military. Last night I spoke at the 43rd Annu… https://t.co/WKPkt8lFI4 @usairforce @EielsonAirForce @asymca Mrs. Hurt is an inspiration for the tremendous support she provides to the Eie… https://t.co/K6XvuES8zQCongratulations to Mrs. Joyce Hurt, the wife of active duty @usairforce Chief Joshua Hurt, 354th Command Chief at… https://t.co/Fe3HoqFhCm
2/17
2020
Specialist Sanouvong’s dedication and service are deeply appreciated and admired. I thank him and each of our… https://t.co/L5dqGy28I4Congrats to Specialist Jysamon F. Sanouvong, Ground Base Interceptor Military Police Security of the 49th Missile D… https://t.co/Xi0htavjEMHaving originally served as an active-duty member before transitioning to the Reserves, PO1 Reyes has worked tirele… https://t.co/aL4ODTQ6GZThe @USCGReserve is a key-component to ensuring successful @USCG operations. Congrats to Petty Officer 1st Class (P… https://t.co/ZKn4AnSoTN
2/16
2020
PO1 Madison has received high praise for her work, including culinary operations and victim advocacy. Thank you PO1… https://t.co/hUcJe7nmLAThe brave men and women of the @USCG work diligently every day to safeguard the lives of Alaskans. Congratulations… https://t.co/9RQij01velI spoke at the 3rd annual “More than Our Stories” event organized by ALS advocates. My message to the ALS community… https://t.co/SOTgFGAWnGI was thankful I had the opportunity to meet with so many inspiring young leaders who are committed to bettering th… https://t.co/lRhoiHN3XS2020 Champions: Owen L. Oliver (Quinault (Chinook) Indian Nation & Isleta Pueblo) Jazmine Wildcat (Northern Arapaho… https://t.co/ht5cejUFNnThe @center4youth Champions for Change is a youth leadership program that shines a spotlight on Native youth who ar… https://t.co/q16KEBTq3VTSgt Mullins has stood out by demonstrating a willingness and commitment to ensuring the reliability & serviceabili… https://t.co/2DZGbRaZ2qTechnical Sergeant (TSgt) Colten G. Mullins of the @USAFReserve, a Senior Munitions Inspector for the 477 Maintenan… https://t.co/r3UCESntUKSenior Airman Cuevas has enjoyed a stellar career, has demonstrated exceptional technical aptitude, and her commitm… https://t.co/KsqBksFvUeCongrats to @usairforce Senior Airman Hope E. Cuevas, Medical Logistician at the 673d Medical Support Squadron, DOD… https://t.co/V51zfLi83e
2/15
2020
From the initiatives at the federal level with legislation and funding, to the task force Operation Lady Justice, i… https://t.co/jD3cMcJGNwWe are seeing real progress towards addressing this crisis of missing, murdered, and trafficked Indigenous Women in… https://t.co/SMqdcIcI1bBuilding on my long-standing efforts to address rural Alaska’s public safety emergency, I helped lead a Capitol Hil… https://t.co/96Am4vPt3SThe thought of anyone, let alone a child, falling victim to the perverse & inhumane crime of human trafficking is u… https://t.co/qF53AZczKDIntro'd the Human Trafficking and Exploitation Prevention Training Act with @SenTinaSmith, which provides grants to… https://t.co/dJTBfMMObkFor 105 years, the @navy_reserve have helped maintain our national security through sustained forward presence whil… https://t.co/xV7zbcAkZsI’d like to congratulate Petty Officer Second Class (PO2) Ronie Marc R. Salvador, Hospital Corpsman Second Class at… https://t.co/nCUPFdLCTIPO2 Swan has demonstrated visionary and innovative leadership, devoting herself day-in and day-out to supporting he… https://t.co/qHdMvw1aQtCongratulations to Petty Officer Second Class (PO2) Erika D. Swan, Medical Department Representative and Mobilizati… https://t.co/K1OBWafeEI
2/14
2020
My statement after joining my colleagues to pass the bipartisan Iran War Powers Resolution, which passed the Senate… https://t.co/1JyXTIS5wYSome of my colleagues sent a misguided letter to deter bank executives from investing in Alaska’s responsible energ… https://t.co/L6NYi5BVbMWe’re closer than ever to reaching another historic milestone for the #EqualRightsAmendment. 100 years after the pa… https://t.co/9QIUUOO3olEveryone should be treated equally, but the U.S. Constitution does not currently guarantee women the same rights an… https://t.co/7yEumKi2vALCpl Dillow was honored for demonstrating tremendous leadership capability, earning various military recognitions,… https://t.co/aPMq1Ap6ZoCongratulations to Lance Corporal (LCpl) Benjamin D. Dillow of Military Police Company D, 4th Law Enforcement Batta… https://t.co/TH5FMmVnhF
2/13
2020
SGT Arziga’s can-do spirit and support for America’s national defense is inspiring. I thank him and his fellow Mari… https://t.co/5TuKGJD9olCongrats to SGT Daniel A. Arziga, an Administrative Non-Commissioned Officer in Charge, Substance Abuse Control Off… https://t.co/VIK3Dn6db6Mr. Kindred has long called Alaska home, was raised in our local schools, and is raising his family there. He knows… https://t.co/An6RI8Li5RHis background also brings a welcomed & valuable understanding of Alaska’s unique federal lands laws & landscape. T… https://t.co/JjvQ10xoJDI voted to confirm Joshua M. Kindred as a U.S. District Court Judge for the District of Alaska. His experience in c… https://t.co/3GfzTfKznsThank you to @USDOT & @SecElaineChao for allocating a $20M Port Infrastructure Development Program grant to the Por… https://t.co/ryvvDSWhS8The Port of Alaska is our state’s primary import terminal, ensuring the delivery of food, construction materials, f… https://t.co/uU5cnwSj8s
2/12
2020
His dedicated service to the defense of this nation is commended, and we are blessed to have soldiers like him lead… https://t.co/9MGDYftXTrCongrats to U.S. Army Sergeant Lawrence C. Davis of the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry… https://t.co/G7HhWqvY0NEach year the @ASYMCA Salute to the Military selects outstanding enlisted service members to be honored for their a… https://t.co/hzjHAjxUO2Congrats to Brent Sass and his amazing team on winning the 2020 Yukon Quest, the world’s only sled dog race that sp… https://t.co/V1APrl7TdZAlongside the Alaska delegation I met w/ @GovDunleavy to discuss working cooperatively on issues such as improving… https://t.co/yHZ5QhBhjyBecause of the remote nature of our rural communities, something as simple as getting together for a sports practic… https://t.co/fMDGBn3V6fThose of us in Congress will take those requests under consideration as we work to determine what programs to fund… https://t.co/xtEaPaDanmThe President’s request unveiled today marks the start of the budget process and clearly outlines the administratio… https://t.co/PiCPwAry8U
2/11
2020
The #2020Census is ongoing in rural and remote areas of Alaska. Alaskans, consider supporting your community and he… https://t.co/efRpJz9xoc
2/10
2020
The students shared how valuable it is for them to have the opportunity to be immersed in and supported by their In… https://t.co/KBHksw3b97.@Ilisagvik College is the northernmost accredited community college in the U.S. & Alaska’s sole Tribal College. I… https://t.co/Mo9yfTWowaWe also discussed opportunities for Reserve members to take part in Innovative Readiness Training & addressing suic… https://t.co/03Hocg0SrhRecently met w/ Lt Gen Richard Scobee, @USAFReserve Commander, including the @477FG at JBER. We discussed how I can… https://t.co/j0rPudJrX6
2/9
2020
As a staunch supporter of a strong Alaskan educational system, I was glad to meet with @AKSchoolBoards to discuss h… https://t.co/WF8wEPEA4tAs we welcome home 64 @akNationalGuard members of the 211th Rescue Squadron and supporting Airmen from other 176th… https://t.co/88GsNlc0bVOut of roughly 5,000 U.S. troops deployed in Iraq, more than 2,000 are from Alaska. They have a significant presenc… https://t.co/quikfcZEUqEach year it's my honor to nominate an exceptional group of young Alaskans to attend our military service academies… https://t.co/HSGFQGQgpt
2/8
2020
I am shocked & saddened by the news of the fire at the Harold Kaveolook School in Kaktovik. I’m relieved that no in… https://t.co/TnRQWDcjpKI met with @jkenney, the Premier of Alberta, to discuss our roles as energy producers, how import infrastructure is… https://t.co/ahmN0FMb4c
2/7
2020
As one whose family has been touched by ALS, understanding how Congress can support the ALS community has long been… https://t.co/DJx8V4u3M9During the race, -20 degrees is a good day. -40 degrees is a tough day. Stories like musher Allen Moore going for 7… https://t.co/BaqmLQk0yt.@TheYukonQuest is an event so rugged that many have coined it with the unofficial motto, “survive first, race seco… https://t.co/d34hiNAFmS
2/6
2020
This afternoon, we closed a trying, difficult and painful chapter in American history as we concluded impeachment p… https://t.co/BTRPdYjGCRTonight, the President delivered his third State of the Union address. It’s an opportunity for the President to lay… https://t.co/13FAiAc2Tw
2/5
2020
Together Connie and Bernie battled ALS, a fatal disease, with remarkable faith and strength of character. Connie ma… https://t.co/SPtNscMNs5Bernie will tell you himself that what he has accomplished, the innovation that he has achieved, would never have b… https://t.co/mVf476KAZqConnie came to Alaska in 1971 to work on the pipeline, which is where she met her husband and best friend, Bernie K… https://t.co/yFNWBmpnZt
2/4
2020

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