U.S. Sens. Murkowski and Dan Sullivan have so far declined to say whether they’ll vote for a bill, but both said they supported Tuesday’s delay.
Only 18 percent of surveyed Alaskans said the House health care bill is a good idea. A majority of Alaskans–51 percent–said it’s a bad idea.
Alaska’s perilous finances could make Medicaid expansion unaffordable when the feds cut funding in 2021, but a policy change could spell doom in 2020.
The Senate bill intends to defund Planned Parenthood for one year, a position that Murkowski has said she cannot support.
Gov. Bill Walker appeared on NPR’s All Things Considered today to air his worries about the ongoing Republican effort to repeal and replace Obamacare. Walker…
U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski has yet to see the Senate’s secretive health care bill and isn’t happy with the speed with which the bill is headed for a vote.
Murkowski was seated right next to the commander in chief, but her body language suggests she would rather be anywhere else.
The driving tenant of the Midnight Sun is to keep Alaskans from being in the dark about local, state, and national issues. But it’s hard to hold up our end of the bargain when it comes to the healthcare issue because most of the bill crafting for healthcare repeal is going on behind closed doors. We simply get vague snippets from those involved and conjecture from those who aren’t.
The evidence has been there for a while, but its clear now. Lisa Murkowski has become ascendant in American politics.
Senator Murkowski posted the following statement on her Facebook page today.