Murkowski statement on Elton appointment to Interior position

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, today released the following statement on the appointment of Alaska State Sen. Kim Elton to Director of Alaska Affairs at the U.S. Department of the Interior.
“From my very first conversation with Interior Secretary Ken Salazar, I have emphasized the importance of maintaining the position of Director of Alaska Affairs at the Department of the Interior,” Murkowski said. “I congratulate Kim on his appointment and I look forward to working with him on strengthening Alaska’s unique relationship with the federal government.”