Thursday, June 20, 2013
Murkowski Addresses Oil, Gas Development Roadblock and Judicial Nominee Filibuster
Sean Doogan interviews U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski.
President Obama’s new commitment to help ease the bureaucratic roadblocks preventing development of oil and gas reserves offshore and in NPR-A.
Comment about a settlement agreement over lawsuit about the Roadless Rules in the Tongass National Forest.
Her decision to break from the GOP and vote to end the filibuster of Obama’s judicial nominee Goodwin Liu. The vote for cloture failed and the filibuster remains in effect.
Her stance against the proposed FY2012 federal budget by Paul Ryan (R-Wisconsin) because of what she believes are devastating changes proposed to Medicare.
Her own Medicare Empowerment Act bill that would allow seniors to remain with the doctor of their choice and allows physicians to bill Medicare patients at a cheaper rate, something not allowed now.