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