This legislation would follow the same process used to establish Alaska and Hawaii as states and would require a vote from Puerto Rico voters.
Meanwhile, Sen. Dan Sullivan voted against proceeding.
We have waited long enough for real leadership. With the virus’ spread across Alaska, the country, and throughout the world, we cannot wait any longer. Xavier Becerra is the right person at the right time and he deserves the support of ALL senators. To delay his appointment is to prolong our suffering, and put millions of Americans’ lives in jeopardy.
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 U.S. Census is a critical metric used not only to draw election districts but also in distributing federal dollars to communities.
Alaska’s U.S. Rep. Don Young compared the amendment to rat turds.
Senators voted against closing debate on the bill during a stalemate over floor amendments, sending the bill into uncertainty. Murkowski hoped it would prove small-scale nuclear reactors would work for Alaska.
The legislation also deals with nuclear power, which Murkowski has said could be of particular interest to Alaska.
“To hell with politics, just do what’s right for Alaska.”
Gross outpaced Sullivan in the latest report, but Sullivan has far more money in the bank.