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Murkowski to Trump: Alaska feeling ‘consequences’ of government shutdown
President calls for Republican unity, walks out of meeting with congressional leaders.
Murkowski to revive bill meant to help Native American women
The legislation received unanimous Senate approval, but was blocked in the House.
Alaska’s congressional delegation pens another transboundary letter
It urges the State Department to protect Alaska’s watersheds.
Opinion: American karma – the past due notice for inequality
Women are demanding an American future with full equality.
Protesters challenge Murkowski on Kavanaugh vote
Correction: Brett Kavanaugh is nominated to replace retired Supreme Court justice Anthony Kennedy, not deceased justice Antonin Scalia. This article has been updated to reflect… Continue reading
Opinion: Stop pushing timber-first policies
Alaska’s Congressional Delegation is once again showing how out of touch they are with the realities of the Tongass.
Opinion: The U.S. Supreme (Political) Court
When the president and the Senate majority are of same party, the Supreme Court selection process is mostly rigged. Sens. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, and Susan… Continue reading
Opinion: Sen. Murkowski should vote ‘no’ on Kavanaugh
For the sake of Alaska’s workers, I hope they reject his nomination.
Opinion: Alaska’s Congressional delegation joins Alzheimer’s fight
My name is Cindy Harris and I am a volunteer ambassador in Alaska for the Alzheimer’s Association. I am an advocate for individuals and families… Continue reading
Health care campaign wants Alaskans to reach out to Sen. Murkowski about Supreme Court vote
Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski is in the spotlight in the ongoing national health care debate.
Lisa Murkowski, Don Young and Dan Sullivan in their own words
In the last week of February, all three members of Alaska’s Congressional delegation visited the Juneau Empire to speak with the Empire’s editorial board. Where… Continue reading
Sen. Murkowski offers optimism for state mired in recession and deficit
This is Lisa Murkowski, victorious. On Thursday morning, Murkowski addressed to a joint session of the Alaska Legislature and delivered a 30-minute ray of optimism.… Continue reading
Sen. Lisa Murkowski will deliver annual Legislative address this week
U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski will be the headline speaker in the Alaska Legislature this week as she makes her annual pilgrimage to Juneau to deliver… Continue reading
Despite Alaska votes, Congress again approves warrantless wiretapping
Despite the ‘no’ votes of Alaska’s Congressional delegation, Congress has passed a measure extending the federal government’s warrantless wiretapping program for six more years. The… Continue reading
ANWR drilling approved
As the final votes were tallied and Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wisconsin, enthusiastically banged his gavel, U.S. Rep. Don Young, R-Alaska, was smiling.… Continue reading
Young says Arctic drilling is priority from tax bill; Murkowski wants quality
Rep. Don Young is clear about what he wants from the Republican tax legislation being debated in Congress. “ANWR’s the No. 1 thing,” he told… Continue reading
Murkowski will vote for GOP tax bill
U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, will support the Republican tax reform plan, she announced in a written statement Wednesday afternoon. “After thoroughly reviewing the good… Continue reading
Analysis: Despite health care vote, Alaska’s senators still align with Trump on most issues
Let’s go for a drive. I’ll meet you at the Douglas Breeze-In, and we’ll head down the road to Merchant’s Wharf. It’s only 1.2 miles:… Continue reading
Murkowski rejects ‘quick’ fix for health care
Alaska’s senior U.S. Senator is calling for a “go-slow” approach to national health care reform. Murkowski visited Juneau on Thursday as part of Congress’ weeklong… Continue reading