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Alaska Delegation Leads Effort to Delay Alaska Air National Guard Cuts, Protect Defense in the Arctic

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Alaska Delegation Leads Effort to Delay Alaska Air National Guard Cuts, Protect Defense in the Arctic Washington, DC – U.S. Senators Lisa Murkowski and Dan Sullivan (R-Alaska) and Representative Mary Sattler Peltola (D-Alaska) today applauded the announcement that the Air National Guard will delay the implementation of full-time leveling actions in the state of Alaska that would impact or eliminat...

Alaska Congressional Delegation selects Julie Kitka to lead Denali Commission

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 11, 2024 Contact: (Murkowski)Joe Plesha (Sullivan)Ben Dietderich (Peltola)Kaitlin Hooker Alaska Congressional Delegation selects Julie Kitka to lead Denali Commission Washington, DC – Representative Mary Peltola (D-Alaska) and U.S. Senators Lisa Murkowski and Dan Sullivan (both R-Alaska) today announced that they have passed along their recommendation for Julie Kitka t...

ICYMI: Alaska Delegation Continues to Make the Case Against Proposed NPR-A Rule

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ICYMI: Alaska Delegation Continues to Make the Case Against Proposed NPR-A Rule Anchorage, AK—U.S. Senators Lisa Murkowski and Dan Sullivan (both R-Alaska) and U.S. Representative Mary Sattler Peltola (D-Alaska) today released a letter they sent to Secretary Deb Haaland last week, urging the Department of the Interior (DOI) to withdraw a misguided rule targeting the National Petroleum Reserve-Ala...

Peltola Celebrates Alaska’s STIP Partial Approval

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 27, 2024 Contact: Kaitlin Hooker kaitlin.hooker@mail.house.gov 771-200-8033 Peltola Celebrates Alaska’s STIP Partial Approval WASHINGTON – Today, following ongoing conversations between Representative Mary Sattler Peltola (AK-AL) and U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary Pete Buttigieg, the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities (DOT&PF) ...

Graves and Peltola Urge Biden to Immediately Halt Unsafe Shrimp Imports

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Graves and Peltola Urge Biden to Immediately Halt Unsafe Shrimp Imports WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) and Congresswoman Mary Sattler Peltola (Alaska) sent a letter to President Biden urging him to immediately halt shrimp imports into the United States from India, following concerning reports of severe food and safety issues and labor violations in Indian shrimp...

Peltola Votes For Border and Defense Funding in FY24 Minibus

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March 26, 2024 Contact: Kaitlin Hooker Communications Director kaitlin.hooker@mail.house.gov 771-200-8033 Peltola Votes For Border and Defense Funding in FY24 Minibus Peltola-championed legislation includes troop pay raise, crackdowns on fentanyl, new critical munitions storage for Alaska WASHINGTON – On Friday, Representative Mary Peltola (AK-AL) voted in favor of H. Res. 1102, the Further Conso...

Alaska Delegation Secures Funding for Commercial Icebreaker

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 21, 2024 Contact: (Murkowski)Joe Plesha (Sullivan)Ben Dietderich (Peltola)Kaitlin Hooker Alaska Delegation Secures Funding for Commercial Icebreaker Washington, DC – U.S. Senators Dan Sullivan and Lisa Murkowski (both R-Alaska) and Representative Mary Peltola (D-Alaska) today announced they have successfully secured federal funding for the purchase of a Commercially Av...

Maloy, Peltola, Curtis, Moore, Fulcher, Lee, Costa Reintroduce Bipartisan Bill to Clean Up Abandoned Hardrock Mines

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 21, 2024 Maloy, Peltola, Curtis, Moore, Fulcher, Lee, Costa Reintroduce Bipartisan Bill to Clean Up Abandoned Hardrock Mines Washington, D.C. — Today, Representatives Celeste Maloy (R-UT) and Mary Peltola (D-AK) alongside Reps. John Curtis (R-UT), Blake Moore (R-UT), Russ Fulcher (R-ID), Susie Lee (D-NV), and Jim Costa (D-CA) reintroduced the bipartisan Good Samaritan ...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Reps. Peltola, Baird, Larsen, Amodei introduce Arctic Diplomacy Act in the House

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Reps. Peltola, Baird, Larsen, Amodei introduce Arctic Diplomacy Act in the House March 20, 2024 Contact: Kaitlin Hooker Communications Director Kaitlin.hooker@mail.house.gov 771-200-8033 WASHINGTON - Today, Representatives Mary Peltola (D-AK-AL), Jim Baird (R-IN-04), Rick Larsen (D-WA-02), and Mark Amodei (R-NV-02) introduced H.R. 7727, the Arctic Diplomacy Act, a bipartisan...

Alaska Legislature Overwhelmingly Passes Resolution Opposing BLM’s Proposed NPR-A Rule

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 15, 2024 Contact: JoePlesha(Murkowski), 206.302.8317 Ben Dietderich (Sullivan), 202.228.5959 Anton McParland (Peltola), 202.225.5765 Alaska Legislature Overwhelmingly Passes Resolution Opposing BLM’s Proposed NPR-A Rule JUNEAU, ALASKA—U.S. Senators Lisa Murkowski and Dan Sullivan (both R-Alaska), and Representative Mary Sattler Peltola (D-Alaska), along with Governor M...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Rep. Peltola, Rouzer Introduce Bipartisan PORT Act to Make it Easier to Build Ports.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Rep. Peltola, Rouzer Introduce Bipartisan PORT Act to Make it Easier to Build Ports. Contact: Anton McParland (Peltola): 202.225.5765 Eric McBride (Rouzer): 202.225.2731 WASHINGTON – On Friday, March 8, Representatives Mary Peltola (D-Alaska) and David Rouser (R-North Carolina) introduced the Permitting Optimization for Responsible Transportation (PORT) Act. The PORT Act wou...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Peltola, Murkowski Celebrate Blocking the Kroger-Albertsons Merger

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Peltola, Murkowski Celebrate Blocking the Kroger-Albertsons Merger February 26, 2024 Contact: Anton McParland (Peltola), 202.225.5765 Joe Plesha (Murkowski), 206.302.8317 WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Mary Peltola (D-Alaska) and U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) celebrate the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) decision to sue to block the Kroger-Albertsons merger. “Fro...

Rep. Peltola's Address to the Alaska Legislature

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Rep. Peltola's Address to the Alaska Legislature [as prepared for delivery] Good morning, and thank you once again, President Stevens and Speaker Tilton, for the invitation to speak here today. It’s great to be in Alaska! I would like to recognize my two High Schoolers: Job, a Senior at Ya Kootz, and Nora, a sophomore at JDHS. Job & Nora, along with their 5 older siblings, have been an inspiration...

Gluesenkamp Perez, Golden, Peltola Introduce Resolution to Allow for Remote Committee Witnesses

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 15, 2024 Contact: sam.erickson@mail.house.gov Gluesenkamp Perez, Golden, Peltola Introduce Resolution to Allow for Remote Committee Witnesses WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Marie Gluesenkamp Perez (WA-03), Rep. Jared Golden (ME-02), and Rep. Mary Peltola (AK-AL) – Co-Chairs of the Blue Dog Coalition – introduced the Bringing Real Ideas, Data, and Genuine Experience (...

Delegation Applauds USDA Purchase of Alaska Seafood Products

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 14, 2024 Contact: (Murkowski) Joe Plesha (Sullivan) Ben Dietderich (Peltola) Sam Erickson Delegation Applauds USDA Purchase of Alaska Seafood Products Anchorage, AK – Today, U.S. Senators Lisa Murkowski and Dan Sullivan (both R-Alaska) and Representative Mary Peltola (D-Alaska) applauded the USDA announcing its plans to purchase about $100 million of Alaska pink and...