Meanwhile, Sen. Dan Sullivan voted against proceeding.
The measure would extend the deadline for the Equal Rights Amendment to be ratified, which it has already reached with the ratification by Virginia in 2020.
The calls to unity are being put to the test with a temporary halt to ANWR leasing activities.
But whether Murkowski—who said she’s wrestling with her future in a Republican party that’s beholden to Trump’s worst impulses—will vote to convict when the articles of impeachment reach the chamber is not yet clear. She says she’ll wait on the trial.
The lawsuit is brought by conservation and tribal groups who argue the Trump administration’s planned sale goes far beyond what was envisioned in the 2017 federal tax act and needs to go through more rigorous approval.
Their comments are important but the silence of others says far more.
The motion argues the feds overlooked much of the potential environmental damage posed by drilling in the region.
Alaska U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski is among a bipartisan group of lawmakers who on Monday announced their latest effort to pass a coronavirus relief package…
The call asks the EPA to reinstate a veto of the project and for Congress to establish lasting protections for the Bristol Bay fishery.
With both the money close to running dry and the deadline for the money to be spent by the end of the year approaching, state officials are pleading for another round of help.