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Alaska Delegation Welcomes Next-To-Last Step for Federal Re-Approval of Willow Project

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:Karina Borger(202.224.9301) February 1, 2023 orHannah Ray(907.276.3217) Alaska Delegation Welcomes Next-To-Last Step for Federal Re-Approval of Willow Project Washington, DC – U.S. Senators Lisa Murkowski and Dan Sullivan (R-Alaska) and U.S. Representative Mary Sattler Peltola (D-Alaska) today welcomed the Department of the Interior’s (DOI) release of a Final Supplem...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Josh Revak to join Representative Peltola’s office as State Director

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Josh Revak to join Representative Peltola’s office as State Director February 1, 2023 Contact: Sam Erickson Press Secretary sam.erickson@mail.house.gov 707-980-1078 Washington, D.C. --Former state senator Josh Revak will be joining the Representative’s staff as State Director. In this role, Revak will oversee the operation of Representative Peltola’s Alaska At-Large District...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Representative Peltola applauds permanent Clean Water Act protection of Bristol Bay

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Representative Peltola applauds permanent Clean Water Act protection of Bristol Bay January 31, 2023 Contact: Sam Erickson Press Secretary sam.erickson@mail.house.gov 707-980-1078 Washington, D.C.—Representative Peltola joined the United Tribes of Bristol Bay, Bristol Bay Native Corporation, Bristol Bay Native Association, and hundreds of other organizations and businesses i...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: US Rep. Mary Sattler Peltola Announces 2023 Military Service Academy Nominations

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: US Rep. Mary Sattler Peltola Announces 2023 Military Service Academy Nominations January 31, 2023 Contact: Sam Erickson Press Secretary sam.erickson@mail.house.gov 707-980-1078 Washington, D.C.— Today Alaska Representative Mary Sattler Peltola congratulated Alaska students who have received military service academy nominations from her office. Each year students may apply fo...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Representative Peltola secures influential committee placement on House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Representative Peltola secures influential committee placement on House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee January 25, 2023 Contact: Sam Erickson Press Secretary sam.erickson@mail.house.gov 707-980-1078 Washington, D.C.—In a major win for Alaskans, leadership recently appointed Representative Mary Sattler Peltola to serve on the House Transportation & Infrastructure C...

THIS WEEK: Representative Mary Sattler Peltola announces additional staff changes

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THIS WEEK: Representative Mary Sattler Peltola announces additional staff changes January 20, 2023 Contact: Sam Erickson sam.erickson@mail.house.gov (707) 980-1078 Washington, D.C. – This week, Representative Mary Sattler Peltola announced three new hires and the departure of a key staffer who played a major role during her transition into office. Anton McParland joins the office as Deputy Chief o...

Representative Mary Sattler Peltola announces Washington, D.C. staff changes

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Representative Mary Sattler Peltola announced the members of her official Washington, D.C. congressional staff while thanking three outgoing staffers who played a key role during her transition into office. “As I prepare to serve my first full term in the U.S. House of Representatives, I’m extremely proud of the team I’ve assembled in Washington, D.C. to work with me on b...

Representative Mary Sattler Peltola issues statement on passage of Omnibus Package containing millions in fishery provisions

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Representative Mary Sattler Peltola released the following statement on the final passage of the Omnibus Package which contained millions in funding for fishery provisions she specifically fought for. “Today, I proudly voted for an appropriations bill that delivers for working families and invests in communities across Alaska. This agreement will keep the federal governme...

Representative Mary Sattler Peltola issues statement on passage of the Don Young Recognition Act

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Representative Mary Sattler Peltola released the following statement on the final passage of the Don Young Recognition Act. “Don Young was a force of nature. He was so much to so many people. For Alaskans, he was their sole Congressman for 49 nears, a giant fighting for the land and people he cherished. 49 years for the 49th State. For his family, he was a father, grandfa...

Murkowski, Sullivan, Peltola Secure New White House Commitments on Willow

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WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Senators Lisa Murkowski and Dan Sullivan (both R-Alaska), and Representative Mary Sattler Peltola (D-Alaska), today released the following joint statement after a meeting at the White House about the Willow Project on Alaska’s North Slope. “We met today with senior officials from the White House, Department of the Interior, and Department of Labor regarding Alaska’s Willow Pr...

Representative Mary Sattler Peltola and Representative Chris Jacobs introduce Reducing Plastics in Wastewater Act

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Washington, D.C. – Congressman Chris Jacobs (NY-27) and Congresswoman Mary Peltola (AK-AL) introduced the Reducing Plastics in Wastewater Act. “I was proud to join the late Congressman Don Young in calling for full funding for the Save our Seas Act 2.0 in the 117th Congress. This bipartisan legislation, introduced with his successor, builds upon that work by making SOS 2.0 wastewater infrastructur...

Representative Mary Sattler Peltola issues statement on passage of the Colonel Mary Louise Rasmuson Campus of the Alaska VA Healthcare System Act of 2022

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Representative Mary Sattler Peltola released the following statement on the final passage of Colonel Mary Louise Rasmuson Campus of the Alaska VA Healthcare System Act of 2022. “Colonel Rasmuson was an inspiration and driving force for advancing the role of women in the military and engaging in critical community service. Her presence was felt in every community she touch...

Representative Mary Sattler Peltola issues statement on passage of the Don Young Alaska Native Health Care Transfers Act

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Representative Mary Sattler Peltola released the following statement on the final passage of H.R. 441, the Don Young Alaska Native Health Care Transfers Act. “Yesterday, the Senate passed H.R.441, the Don Young Alaska Native Health Care Transfers Act. This bill, which I have championed since I was elected to the House earlier this year, orders the conveyance of lands from...

Murkowski, Sullivan, Peltola Announce Disaster Declarations for Alaska Fisheries

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WASHINGTON—U.S. Senators Lisa Murkowski and Dan Sullivan, (both R-Alaska), and Representative Mary Sattler Peltola (D-Alaska) welcomed determinations from the U.S. Department of Commerce that fishery disasters have occurred in numerous Alaska fisheries, allowing Alaska fishermen to receive critical relief funding. The funding can be distributed to fishermen and their crews, seafood processors, and...

Representative Mary Sattler Peltola issues statement on vote for the Respect for Marriage Act

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Representative Mary Sattler Peltola released the following statement on her vote for the Respect for Marriage Act: “Today, I voted for final passage of the Respect for Marriage Act so that it can be signed into law. Enacting this important legislation is a major victory for freedom, privacy, dignity, and equality. The federal government should never stand in the way of so...