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Sen. Lisa Murkowski
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Sen. Lisa Murkowski 18h
Replying to @Ch2KTUU @BLMNational
With over 220 active fires burning in Alaska, I’m thankful to all those that are joining forces to keep AK safe, including a unique, all-women fire crew from the . Whether you’re first-responder from Alaska or from the Lower 48- we’re grateful for your support.
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Sen. Lisa Murkowski Jul 21
Replying to @lisamurkowski
As the group celebrates its 30th anniversary, I appreciate this group's dedication to working across the aisle to ensure we find the best solutions for all Alaskans.
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Sen. Lisa Murkowski Jul 21
Replying to @lisamurkowski
Speaking at the Commonwealth North Luncheon, I gave updates on energy policies I’ve been working on such as my bipartisan lands package, which contained 124 different bills related to economic development, recreation, water mgmt & conservation, which was recently signed into law.
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Sen. Lisa Murkowski Jul 20
Each summer the brown bears gather at Brooks Falls in to hunt salmon. Tourist & nature enthusiasts alike come to see Alaska’s wildlife up close. For those that can't see it in person—you can still see it live!
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Sen. Lisa Murkowski Jul 20
50 yrs ago America made history with landing on the moon. Now, decades later, I still remember distinctly the moment that I watched the first person to ever step foot on the moon as I watched history being made & the realization of what it meant for mankind.
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Sen. Lisa Murkowski Jul 19
Replying to @lisamurkowski
I’ve long been an advocate of placing a greater emphasis on the , including developing reasonable policies to take advantage of emerging opportunities and challenges, to make certain that America is a leader in the region.
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Sen. Lisa Murkowski Jul 19
I was happy to attend the Arctic Reception hosted by the - a good opportunity to talk with global Arctic leaders on finding a balance between natural resource development and environmental conservation, all while ensuring international cooperation in the .
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Sen. Lisa Murkowski Jul 19
Replying to @ChrisVanHollen
Fab Labs are research centers equipped w/ digitally-controlled tools that allow individuals to create & innovate new products. Proud to introduce the National Fab Lab Network Act w/ Sen. to increase the number of Fab Labs across the U.S.
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Sen. Lisa Murkowski Jul 19
Fabrication laboratories (Fab Labs) are challenging young Alaskans to pursue STEM education and developing a new generation of problem-solvers to tackle some of our most challenging issues- a place where students’ big, innovative ideas can become reality.
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Sen. Lisa Murkowski Jul 18
Replying to @lisamurkowski
By protecting and repatriating tribal cultural heritage, we are preserving the cultural identity and history of our Native populations. Returning stolen items back to their rightful owners in our Native communities aids in the process of healing from cultural oppression.
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Sen. Lisa Murkowski Jul 18
The Safeguard Tribal Objects of Patrimony Act, a bill I cosponsored w/ Sen. , simply works to right a wrong. Through this legislation, we can ensure that items of such cultural importance remain with or are returned to their rightful owners.
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Sen. Lisa Murkowski Jul 18
Thank you for visiting Alaska -- specifically the Mat-Su Valley today. Your presence and commitment to working with us to address Alaska's VA healthcare issues is greatly appreciated.
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Sen. Lisa Murkowski Jul 18
Enjoyed the Congressional Staff Night at the w/ my interns. A fan-favorite: the 52-foot-long model of an extinct shark known as the megalodon & an exhibit that included connections to Alaska--models of palm fronds from 50M yrs ago located around Petersburg.
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Sen. Lisa Murkowski Jul 18
Replying to @lisamurkowski
It’s no surprise, we’re seeing increased activity in the region, so it’s imperative that we are appropriately resourcing the research needed to understand what's happening, building out the necessary infrastructure, and incorporating local knowledge into policy decisions.
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Sen. Lisa Murkowski Jul 18
I spoke at a symposium on the “Impacts of an Ice-Diminishing Arctic on Naval and Maritime Operations”, hosted by the , , , & about challenges we face in the & how we can engage effectively in the global conservation.
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Sen. Lisa Murkowski Jul 17
Replying to @lisamurkowski
Our ability to operate these technologies in the Arctic, is not only a testament to their potential in harsh conditions and to their resiliency, but also to innovative spirit of so many Alaskans that helped make this project a reality.
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Sen. Lisa Murkowski Jul 17
Replying to @lisamurkowski
Soon the Kvichak River currents will provide the residents of Igiugig emission-free electricity. This will demonstrate the potential of river marine renewable & microgrid solutions as Alaskans continue to find innovative energy solutions that can be adopted across the globe.
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Sen. Lisa Murkowski Jul 17
The Igiugig Village Council & the Ocean Renewable Power Company celebrated the launch of the commercial RivGen® Power System - a project that ORPC and the Igiugig Village Council have been working on together for 10yrs. I am pleased that the project has gotten to this point.
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Sen. Lisa Murkowski Jul 17
My condolences to the friends & family of former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens. He brought sharp intellect & quick wit to a challenging job, & will be remembered for his service to this country & his enduring commitment to the Constitution.
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Sen. Lisa Murkowski Jul 17
Replying to @lisamurkowski
We still have more work to do on this bill, but this CBO score is confirmation we are heading in the right direction. Throughout this process I am committed to protecting access to care for those in rural and remote regions, while still saving Americans money across the board.
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