KTUU (NBC):Murkowski unveils online plan to connect with constituents

Anchorage, Alaska -- Sen. Lisa Murkowski is trying to better connect with her constituents by using social networking websites.

The senator is welcoming questions from Alaskans on Facebook and Twitter through a new feature called "Ask Lisa." All you have to do is post a question with your name and the city or town you live in.

Murkowski says she will answer those questions in videos posted on YouTube.

"Everything that we can do to enhance communication is good and important and what we're working on, it is a great way to be in touch with more Alaskans on issues that they want to hear the answer to," Murkowski said.

Murkowski's website recently received the Platinum Mouse Award from the Congressional Management Foundation for the best Senate member's website.

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Source: By Lori Tipton. Originally broadcast May 07, 2010