U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska)
Appropriations & Congressionally Directed Spending Requests
The federal appropriations process currently allows Members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives to request funding for local projects through Congressionally Directed Spending (CDS).
Click here for the FY24 Appropriations and CDS Request Page.
Senator Murkowski participated in the CDS process for FY 2023. In the Consolidated Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year 2023 which became law in December 2022, Senator Murkowski was able to secure close to $500 million in funding for over 130 projects across the state. She prioritized investments in workforce development, housing, healthcare, water and wastewater infrastructure, community safety, fisheries research, wildfire mitigation and response, working waterfronts, and Alaska’s military members and their families.
Please find the complete list of projects that Senator Murkowski requested for FY 23 here.
Fiscal Year 2022
In FY 2022, Senator Murkowski successfully included $230 in Congressionally Directed Spending allocations for over 65 local projects in Alaska.
Please find the complete list of projects that Senator Murkowski requested for FY 22 here.
Guidance on which accounts were eligible for CDS in FY23, and eligibility requirements for those programs, can be found HERE.
Please find reforms to the CDS process here.
More information on the FY 2023 Appropriations Requests and Congressionally Directed Spending from the U.S. Senate Committee on Appropriations can be found HERE.