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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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Reduce spread of #COVID19. When in public, use a cloth face covering that ✔️Reaches above nose & below chin, compl… https://t.co/9XYVAY4Yjg
Retweeted by Sen. Lisa MurkowskiIn this time of isolation, we should all be working to find creative ways to support one another and stay connected… https://t.co/SrBJht6iDpTreasury and IRS release FAQs to help small and midsize businesses navigate paid sick and family leave tax credits. https://t.co/IVk3BeC7jw
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4/7
2020
This is not only a reminder that there's work to be done in responding to this crisis, but also the importance of c… https://t.co/jg23ZfFmQUI’ve heard stories from so many Alaskan business owners, expressing their fears & anxiety about #COVID19, including… https://t.co/VYg4vcJr3FWe know you have many questions about #COVID19. For the latest information, rely on official sources: For health… https://t.co/5VtYtkGZJ0
Retweeted by Sen. Lisa MurkowskiIf you’re 65 and older or have an underlying medical condition, learn how you can take steps to protect yourself fr… https://t.co/w7HqSw1lqz
Retweeted by Sen. Lisa MurkowskiI joined a bipartisan, bicameral letter, led by U.S. @SenatorTomUdall to the President requesting that agencies imp… https://t.co/U6Iln7pMVsImplementing the CARES Act will require many federal agencies to work w/ Tribes over complicated new authorities &… https://t.co/YfSXbuR9AUThe CARES Act, that was recently signed into law, will provide Tribes and Tribal programs with support for addressi… https://t.co/dpooM3C17WThanks @SamaritansPurse for answering the call to serve and helping Alaskans during this time of need. https://t.co/k4au8FwtfX
4/6
2020
These federal loans would ensure we are providing direct relief for the oil and gas sector that by one estimate sup… https://t.co/qdnHadrCSxOne of the hardest hit industries—an industry critical to Alaska—is the oil & gas sector. Producing companies & the… https://t.co/AyLWtZE1ceIn a recent letter to @USTreasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, I asked that federal loans be made available to domesti… https://t.co/hd4mrwDWfwI’ve urged @SecretarySonny Perdue and @SecBernhardt to take an aggressive posture to put fires out fast and early,… https://t.co/hCVfTnuJyDI understand that both the USDA @ForestService and the Department of the @Interior are producing guidance to ensure… https://t.co/05a1h6VvE8The federal government, along with state and local governments across the country, are mobilized to respond to the… https://t.co/qn5DZ0wUxrDHSS is now strongly recommending Alaskans wear a cloth face covering in public settings where other social distanc… https://t.co/rGbLSIU0Oa
Retweeted by Sen. Lisa MurkowskiAccess to school meal distribution is essential for many struggling families, and I appreciate all the Alaskans who… https://t.co/RvQ8B5jkUK
4/5
2020
Available petroleum storage can serve as a gauge of the potential for shut-in production, providing us some measure… https://t.co/9IrVHhyaa7Based on my conversations with energy experts, I believe that we must prioritize the collection and analysis of dat… https://t.co/PWgLylhUP3American energy dominance is being threatened by economic attacks launched by the world’s largest oil producers, Ru… https://t.co/vF4WG6XI2lI recently sent a letter addressed to Dr. Linda Capuano, Administrator of the @EIAgov, urging the Department of… https://t.co/mnBA27SpYf#COVID19 pandemic response efforts continue to evolve. As the situation progresses I want to make sure every Alaska… https://t.co/1TdZW30JS0The #COVID19 Resource Page on my website includes reliable, up-to-date info on prevention & response efforts, as we… https://t.co/4ht6n82Nd6The @USPS in Haines is getting creative with slowing the spread of the virus, by requesting customers “sing for ser… https://t.co/SxT7WWKYtvOn top of taking precautions such as social distancing and wearing protective equipment in order to help keep emplo… https://t.co/0kb5kzzXudThe #COVID19 outbreak has disrupted everyday life in many ways, but the @USPS in Alaska continues to do their work… https://t.co/CIGbswNzGD
4/4
2020
April is #ChildAbuseAwarenessMonth. Many are concerned that school closures & forced isolation caused by #COVID19 c… https://t.co/NfdyotAI1NIn a large state like Alaska, support for transportation & transit infrastructure is essential to ensuring the move… https://t.co/IeoYR8DYqvI applaud the funding appropriated by the CARES Act & awarded by the @FTA_DOT to help Alaska prevent, prepare for,… https://t.co/TBdhRM6O2UThis federal assistance will allow small businesses to pay the interest on mortgages, rent & utilities. On April 10… https://t.co/mQtfjpaGyRBeginning today small businesses, including non-profits, tribal businesses, and sole proprietorships can request fe… https://t.co/IJjQeXuVbsHAPPENING NOW: @SenDansullivan & I are hosting a teletown hall to answer questions from Alaskans regarding the curr… https://t.co/Mwr1xdYj60
4/3
2020
These are stressful, uncertain times, but as we all continue doing our part to keep our communities healthy & safe,… https://t.co/kSw6yc2a7oDHSS received 60 ventilators from the national stockpile this week. @ProvAK is conducting testing on each of them t… https://t.co/Xma8O04PBu
Retweeted by Sen. Lisa MurkowskiIf you receive contact from individuals claiming to be from the @USTreasury or @IRSnews offering direct financial a… https://t.co/VBCx8MbiOjToday @SenDanSullivan & I are holding a teletown hall from 5:30–6:30pm AKDT to discuss #COVID19, share what we are… https://t.co/DBLd8crFfRUpdate for Social Security beneficiaries who have been asking for clarification on what action they need to take to… https://t.co/RCcTWvNfjKFor a state like Alaska that faces incredibly high rates of domestic violence—particularly against women—services t… https://t.co/MD0cE041XAI led a letter w/ @SenAmyKlobuchar calling on the @ACFHHS & the @OVWJustice to ensure that the organizations that h… https://t.co/yvd5A0AYJbDue to the #COVID19 outbreak, many people are now working from home, are required to take unpaid leave, or have los… https://t.co/AKhLG7VguqThis additional facility will help support at least 150 patients, giving some relief to Anchorage’s healthcare syst… https://t.co/Z72BkZxB0iThe Municipality of Anchorage Emergency Operations Center recently announced that it is establishing a medical alte… https://t.co/KnNIGqNYva
4/2
2020
Tomorrow night at 5:30pm AKDT I will be holding a teletown hall along w/ @SenDanSullivan to discuss #COVID19 & the… https://t.co/k8yD59ySyIAs we navigate the uncharted territory wrought by the #COVID19 pandemic, these payments will provide a measure of c… https://t.co/RmcqC4Oh3VAlaska communities located near or in national forests will soon receive over $8.8 million for schools and local bu… https://t.co/8mcot6bxyWAs of March 25th, only 11% of Alaskans have participated the #2020Census. Filling out the Census is simple, easy, a… https://t.co/HkqXcrtb3ZThe #census is a critical component of our democracy, helping ensure fair allocations of funding for federal progra… https://t.co/wYQxlghW0UCall, email, or text loved ones often, especially if they are older or have underlying medical conditions. They may… https://t.co/NjiW80RcU9
Retweeted by Sen. Lisa MurkowskiWatch the video below for Dr. Zink's short update on today's cases, information about community health training for… https://t.co/vIZUrM4axj
Retweeted by Sen. Lisa MurkowskiOn top of their already generous gift, they matched customers' purchases to donate flowers to elders living in June… https://t.co/cSXad6IO0IIn an effort to try to brighten the spirits of older Alaskans currently in isolation because of #COVID19, support f… https://t.co/XHos4SOdIp
4/1
2020
For Alaskans who have questions about the distribution of direct payments to taxpayers as a result of the CARES Act… https://t.co/rM6x3UJn5CAs the review process nears its conclusion, I encourage @BLMAlaska and the project sponsors to redouble their effor… https://t.co/5kNui7AifxProjects like this will open the door to responsible resource development that will ultimately enhance our mineral… https://t.co/0VFBsSgnqkI welcome @BLMAlaska's final EIS as a key step for the Ambler Mining District Industrial Access Road. The project w… https://t.co/uqK4NwAVOjRight now I’m live on @AKpublicnews Talk of Alaska alongside my colleague @SenDanSullivan. Tune in here for updates… https://t.co/3Ok7wH0jjZToday from 10-11am AKDT I'll be on @AKpublicnews Talk of Alaska w/ @SenDanSullivan to discuss #COVID19 & our ongoin… https://t.co/0Xg6SkSUScHappening now: https://t.co/jxERXu7kARTonight at 5pm I’ll be joined by @repdonyoung, @SenDanSullivan, @lisamurkowski & AK public health officials to give… https://t.co/mMkFeoDHm9
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3/31
2020
Alaska’s financial institutions are helping ensure that Alaskans have the financial support they need to weather th… https://t.co/vX2VomEgjqAK landowners w/ spruce beetle infestation: apply soon to the Western Bark Beetle Initiative grant program. You can… https://t.co/sreWl5265QIn a recent OP-ED, @SenDanSullivan and @RepDonYoung and I discussed what’s taking place at the federal, state, and… https://t.co/gurjLMXnlLOn top of that, if and when the @AKNationalGuard is activated, the CARES Act will ensure they will be resourced appropriately.In support of the @USCG, the bill includes funding to mobilize reservists & increase the capacity of USCG informati… https://t.co/ehspegKntCThe bill, which was recently signed into law, provides funding for medical services to prevent, prepare for, and re… https://t.co/imJM4HxrUTThe CARES Act, which aims to provide relief to Americans struggling in the wake of the #COVID19 pandemic, dedicates… https://t.co/0mVxFalvTS
3/30
2020
Thank you to Amy Gallaway, 2020 Alaska Teacher of the Year & Heather Damario, global studies teacher and Model UN d… https://t.co/gD6vav1AL2The closures of school buildings due to the outbreak of #COVID19 is undoubtedly creating challenges for teachers, p… https://t.co/WfGqNA2Pg5The @FCC plays a vital role in expanding telehealth through the Rural Health Care Program— very important for many… https://t.co/Kvi7Q2byEmTelehealth allows providers to overcome geographical challenges, and allows them to deliver care to patients withou… https://t.co/CRHEMvXQxLI recently joined @SenBrianSchatz, and a bipartisan group of my Senate colleagues, on a letter urging the @FCC to t… https://t.co/aaxBS3JhGDThe innovation and compassion of Alaskans comes as no surprise, but I remain thankful to see numerous businesses li… https://t.co/kAkVU7sCr2
3/29
2020
The bill also includes over $4 billion to help Head Start centers and child care providers during this emergency so… https://t.co/pZGAVSKSkHThe CARES Act will also help those with federal student loans by deferring the need to submit loan payments for 6 m… https://t.co/GCo4LMSQ0bSchools and colleges that receive funding will be required to continue to pay their employees and contractors, such… https://t.co/bAPjxXjgabThe Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, will, among other provisions, help Alaskans by prov… https://t.co/zhHcnZvMTZThe #COVID19 outbreak has impacted families, students, teachers, and educational institutions across the state—caus… https://t.co/sU27eewa56Health Mandate 012 issued today by @GovDunleavy prohibits in-state travel within AK except for travel to support cr… https://t.co/V3I8XiKCRC
Retweeted by Sen. Lisa MurkowskiAs of 5 pm on March 28, all people in Alaska are required to remain in their place of residence and practice social… https://t.co/zfzioWwmhv
Retweeted by Sen. Lisa MurkowskiThe bill provides payroll assistance for cargo carriers, passenger carriers & for contractors to air carriers. Tax… https://t.co/xFX1TmiqwTTo help stabilize our economy by supporting critical U.S. industries severely impacted by the #COVID19 outbreak, th… https://t.co/1DUKCbifrF
3/28
2020
The bill ensures 39 weeks of unemployment assistance to those who are not eligible for unemployment. It will also r… https://t.co/AY7XAyT2yZThe Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act provides an additional 13 weeks of unemployment bene… https://t.co/fa8vMQGnbR🚨 Help is on the way. 🚨 President @realdonaldtrump just SIGNED the Coronavirus Aid, Relief & Economic Security Act… https://t.co/dti4tUvmai
Retweeted by Sen. Lisa MurkowskiAs we work combat the spread of #COVID19, we continue to work to ensure much-needed support for healthcare provider… https://t.co/dz0eQArY1pI applaud @HHSGov for awarding grants to healthcare providers in Alaska through funding that was made possible due… https://t.co/8MLNFleHKJThe bill provides loans to small employers and nonprofits who maintain their payroll during this emergency, with po… https://t.co/RZfoEBVlmLWe know small businesses and their employees have been hit hard by the #COVID19 pandemic. The U.S. Senate recently… https://t.co/WZsddOUiHZ
3/27
2020
One of the task forces will expedite and coordinate the development of #COVID19 vaccines, diagnostics, and treatmen… https://t.co/2nw1Z3muLUI joined my Senate colleagues on a bipartisan letter to @VP Pence urging the Trump Admin to establish 2 temporary t… https://t.co/YpFxhhR0YjAdditionally, the legislation extends mandatory funding for Community Health Centers, the National Health Service C… https://t.co/fdyLNf26o6The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act provides critical support for hospitals & healthcare… https://t.co/ZkM7U0X15hThe bill puts cash directly into the hands of Alaskan families as eligible taxpayers will receive a rebate of $1,20… https://t.co/5Bq1iGiheXLast night the U.S. Senate passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, a bill that provi… https://t.co/gEQLkq6Z3ALast night, the Senate unanimously PASSED the largest health care and economic rescue package in the history of our… https://t.co/qGVClHGqGn
Retweeted by Sen. Lisa MurkowskiThis legislation sends a strong signal that Congress sees and hears the needs of the American people and that we ar… https://t.co/reKy7GYcv9Building on our previous efforts, the Senate just passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, wh… https://t.co/v3Uzxo0C8VAs the number of confirmed #COVID19 cases continue to grow, so does the concern over the long-term ramifications of… https://t.co/tjxAYUpRHY
3/26
2020

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