Lisa Murkowski

Murkowski One of “9 Senators Trump Must Watch Out For”

Yes, President-elect Donald Trump is about to occupy the most powerful office in the world. Before you get too excited or depressed by the possibilities that reality offers, The Hill tells us why 9 senators, including Alaska’s own Sen. Lisa Murkowski, could play a major role in restraining his agenda.


Murkowski, Sullivan React To Obamacare Repeal Vote

Late last night the U.S. Senate passed a resolution to begin the process of repealing Obamacare by a vote of 51-48. That vote didn’t actually repeal ObamaCare, it just got things going in Congress.

Here is what Sen. Lisa Murkowski and Sen. Dan Sullivan had to say on the move.










Murkowski’s Vote May Be Key To Obamacare Repeal

Politico is reporting growing resistance within the GOP to repealing Obamacare without a replacement. They are also reporting that as that resistance grows, Alaska Senator Lisa Murkowski and Maine Sen. Susan Collins may be the votes that decide the success and ultimate shape of that effort.







Alaska Congressional Delegation Movin On Up

Call it George Jefferson Day for Alaska’s congressional delegation. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, Sen. Dan Sullivan, and Rep. Don Young all moved up in significant ways as the 115th Congress was sworn in yesterday.







Sen. Murkowski Announces Committee Assignments

Senator Murkowski is retaining her assignments on the Energy and Natural Resources, Appropriations, Indian Affairs, and Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committees – all key positions for Alaska’s unique needs.







New Year’s Resolutions For Alaska Politicos

Since this is the first day back at work for many of you, I thought we’d kick off 2017 with some New Year’s resolutions we imagine some elected officials, institutions, and politicos might — or should — have considered.