Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke and Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R., Alaska) have made up with beer after butting heads over health care.
President Donald Trump said the 51 senators who voted against the “skinny” Obamacare repeal had “let the American people down” in a tweet sent at 2:25 a.m. Friday morning.
Alaska’s Democratic Senator refuses to take a position on a controversial state ballot measure that would dramatically hike taxes on the state’s energy companies.
(Reuters) – A U.S. government office has the power to approve exports of an abundant type of petroleum and help energy companies begin to partially bypass a 40-year ban on crude exports, according to a report released on Tuesday by Lisa Murkowski, the top Republican on the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee.
Some domestic oil refiners are fighting new measures that would be economically beneficial for the country as a whole but decrease their profitability, experts said.
Republicans criticized the left wing Center for American Progress at a Thursday Senate hearing for releasing a report that they say misrepresents the findings of studies on crude oil exports.
Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R., Alaska) urged President Barack Obama to lift a ban on U.S. oil exports Tuesday, Reuters reports.