Murkowski Announces Public Schedule for Memorial Day State Work Period
Senator Lisa Murkowski today announced that she is traveling to Anchorage, the Mat-Su Valley and Fairbanks during the Memorial Day work period and will be available for media opportunities at a number of events.
Among her public events will be a public roundtable session in Anchorage on Thursday, bringing together federal officials from the Department of Interior and Department of Energy to walk through the permitting process for Alaska LNG projects.
Following are the details of Senator Murkowski’s public schedule:
The Memorial Day weekend will be spent honoring our veterans in the Mat-Su Valley, including those in the Alaska Veterans and Pioneers Home.
WHAT: Remarks at Alaska Veterans Memorial Weekend Ceremony
WHEN: Sunday, May 24 2015; 2:00-3:00 p.m.
WHERE: Byers Lake
WHAT: Remarks at Mat-Su Wall of Honor
WHEN: Monday, May 25, 2015; 12:45 p.m.-2:00 p.m.
WHERE: Mat-Su Wall of Honor
7777 E. Visitors View Court
Palmer, AK 99645
In Anchorage, Senator Murkowski will tour behind-the-scenes at both the Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport and the Port of Anchorage, as well as visit with local community members and business leaders around town. In addition to meeting with those in the energy industry, Senator Murkowski will also tour the 673rd MDG Hospital and the Fisher House on JBER, a housing facility for patients and families receiving medical care on base.
WHAT: Remarks at Anchorage Chamber of Commerce Young Professionals Luncheon
WHEN: Tuesday, May 26, 2015; 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.
WHERE: Anchorage Chamber of Commerce
1016 W. 6th Avenue, Boardroom
Anchorage, AK 99501
WHAT: Roundtable Discussion on Federal Processes and LNG from Alaska
WHEN: Thursday, May 28, 2015; 9:00 a.m.-11:15 a.m.
WHERE: Wilda Marston Theater
3600 Denali Street
Anchorage, AK 99503
WHAT: Remarks at AOGA Annual Luncheon
WHEN: Thursday, May 28, 2015; 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
WHERE: Dena’ina Center, Tikahtnu Room
600 W. 7th Ave.
Anchorage, AK 99501
(Joint media availability immediately afterwards with Adam Sieminski, Energy Information Administration.)
While in Fairbanks, Senator Murkowski will tour Fort Knox Gold Mine—the largest non-governmental employer in the region.
WHAT: Spring Luncheon
WHEN: Friday, May 29, 2015; 11:45 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
WHERE: Westmark Hotel
813 Noble Street
Fairbanks, AK 99701