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  Encyclopedia: Frank Murkowski
Murkowski has been involved in a bit of controversy over his desire to purchase a private jet to be used by himself and Alaska State Police.
Murkowski is known to be fairly moderate, and is one of ten Republican Senators who have refused to commit to Bill Frist's nuclear option to end judicial filibusters.
Murkowski is one of a shrinking number of pro-choice Senate Republicans, but her voting record on abortion matters is mixed.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Frank-Murkowski   (4285 words)

  
 Frank Murkowski - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
As of Nov, 2005, according to a poll, Murkowski has the second lowest approval rating out of the 50 governors, only Robert Taft of Ohio is ranked worse.
Murkowski has been involved in controversy over his desire to purchase a private jet to be used by himself and Alaska State Police.
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www.arikah.com /encyclopedia/Frank_H._Murkowski   (362 words)

  
 Frank Murkowski - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Francis Hughes Murkowski (born March 28, 1933) is a Polish-American politician who is the current Governor of Alaska and a member of the Republican Party.
Raised in Ketchikan, Alaska, Frank Murkowski initially attended Santa Clara University but graduated from Seattle University, both Catholic Jesuit universities.
Upon being inaugurated as Governor, he resigned his Senate seat and appointed his daughter, Lisa Murkowski, the Majority Leader-designate of the Alaska House of Representatives, in his place.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Frank_Murkowski   (277 words)

  
 Alaska Journal of Commerce: Top 25 Most Powerful Alaskans - Sen. Frank Murkowski   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Murkowski won committee approval for a bill to raise the mandatory retirement age for commercial pilots to 63 from 60, helping Alaska carriers secure qualified pilots.
Murkowski secured a Department of Energy funding commitment of $24 million over six years for the new Office of Arctic Energy at the University of Alaska Fairbanks.
Murkowski, who was raised in Ketchikan, is a former banker and state commissioner.
www.alaskajournal.com /top25/murkowski.shtml   (617 words)

  
 USATODAY.com - Alaskan candidates stress independent spirit   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Murkowski is "poised, on target with respect to the issues, and has not made any mistakes," says Gerald McBeath, a political scientist at the University of Alaska-Fairbanks.
Murkowski's supporters tout what they call her seniority on the pivotal Energy and Natural Resources Committee; she would be fifth in the next Congress.
Murkowski, who is renting her father's Capitol Hill town house, hears about them all: Gov. Murkowski's broken campaign pledge not to raise taxes; his commandeering a state ferry for VIPs; his thwarted attempt to use federal homeland security money to buy a jet to take him around the state.
www.usatoday.com /news/politicselections/state/alaska/2004-10-18-alaska-senate_x.htm?POE=NEWISVA   (1702 words)

  
 Sen. Frank Murkowski (S.1618) encourages spam email.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Senator Frank Murkowski has reintroduced his original pro-spam legislation, first appearing as an amendment to the telephone anti-slamming bill (S.1618) in the 105th Congress.
Pro-Spam Federal Legislation, authored by Senator Frank Murkowski, is sometimes discussed using semi-legalese wording in an effort by the sender to justify sending the message.
Frank Murkowski's Title III/Section 301 was completely removed from the language of the bill in committee.
www.spamblocked.com /strads/spamlore/murk.html   (558 words)

  
 AKLegislature.com: Q&A: Gov. Frank Murkowski
Governor, State of Alaska Gov. Frank Murkowski, Alaska's 10th governor, served a tumultuous first year in office, cutting state government, reducing the state's fiscal gap and pushing for resource development.
But Murkowski and the Legislature must find long-term solutions to the state's fiscal gap by 2007, when the savings account is projected to run dry.
Murkowski, a longtime Republican U.S. senator who was elected governor in November 2002, is entering his second session as the state's leader.
www.aklegislature.com /hitchhiker/2004/stories/qamurk.shtml   (1666 words)

  
 Alaska Government State Capital Juneau Governor Frank H. Murkowski Alaska State Motto
Frank H. Murkowski was elected Governor on November 5, 2002 and was sworn into office on December 2, 2002, as Alaska’s tenth governor.
Governor Murkowski was born March 28, 1933, in Seattle, Washington and raised in Ketchikan, Alaska.
After his tour of duty, Murkowski began a career in banking and was associated with the National Bank of Alaska in both Anchorage and Wrangell for ten years.
www.netstate.com /states/government/ak_government.htm   (2080 words)

  
 Murkowski wins Alaska Senate primary - Politics - MSNBC.com
Murkowski’s victory was her first test in a statewide election.
She is a former state lawmaker who was appointed to the Senate in 2002 by her father, newly elected Gov. Frank Murkowski.
Murkowski’s challengers made nepotism an issue in the race, along with attacking her credentials as a conservative.
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 Frank Murkowski Info - Bored Net - Boredom   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Frank Murkowski Info - Bored Net - Boredom
Frank Hughes Murkowski (born March 28, 1933) is the current Governor of Alaska and member of the Republican Party.
Upon becoming governor the following month, he resigned his Senate seat and appointed his daughter Lisa Murkowski in his place.
www.borednet.com /e/n/encyclopedia/f/fr/frank_murkowski.html   (153 words)

  
 Commentary -- Renkes KFx Probe Should Include Frank Murkowski   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Bundy to investigate whether or not Governor Frank Murkowski knew about Renkes' close ties with Denver-based coal technology company KFx when the two officials announced a deal between KFx, the State of Alaska, and high-ranking government representatives from Taiwan.
Governor Murkowski and General Renkes have both publicly promoted KFx, a company tapped to process Cook Inlet coal from the Beluga coal fields in Southcentral Alaska.
Someone misinformed Governor Murkowski that the KFx had a coal drying technology that was "up and in operation," according to quotes attributed to the governor in an Oct. 1, 2004, Daily News story.
www.interiorchronicle.com /commentaries/200410/democrats.20041029.htm   (472 words)

  
 Frank Murkowski (R-AK) News - Inbox Robot   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Frank Murkowski has proposed the state own up to 20 percent of a gas pipeline, the...
Frank Murkowski and state Sen. Fred Dyson separately called for changing the state's Constitution to strike...
Frank Murkowski (himself a former senator who knows how the game is played and which hand...
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 Commonwealth North: Governor Frank Murkowski
MURKOWSKI: Jon, I'm glad you asked this because -- let me share with you a few specifics instead of generalities.
And I think we'd all like to hear a little bit more detail about your thoughts and what that trust might be and what your plans are for it.
Because this is an idea that I think time has come and it is appropriate that we try and I think come together in evaluations so that the public feels that we're not funneling funds that should be going into other purposes, whether it be the Permanent Fund or whatever.
www.commonwealthnorth.org /transcripts/murkowskiqs04.html   (3182 words)

  
 Alaska to open waters to oil, gas leases - The Washington Times: Business   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
JUNEAU, Alaska —; Gov. Frank H. Murkowski said he will open lease sales in state waters offshore of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska.
Murkowski, who spent 22 years in the U.S. Senate before becoming governor in 2002.
Murkowski said he is sensitive to concerns of potential harm caused to Alaska Native subsistence whaling and is willing to ease the impact on whales.
www.washtimes.com /business/20040401-104947-2431r.htm   (564 words)

  
 USATODAY.com - Career politician to head home state   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Frank Murkowski is capping a 32-year career in Congress by going home to run his native state.
Murkowski, 69, faced strong competition from Democratic Lt. Gov.
Throughout the campaign, Murkowski criticized Ulmer and Gov. Tony Knowles for presiding over high unemployment, slow growth and creation of what he said was too many service jobs.
www.usatoday.com /news/politicselections/2002-11-06-murkowski_x.htm   (340 words)

  
 Gov. Frank Murkowski's Biography.htm   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Frank Murkowski was born March 28, 1933, and graduated in 1951 from
In 1980 Murkowski successfully ran for the U.S. Senate, beginning the first of four terms, He served on the Energy and Natural Resources, Finance, Indian Affairs, and Veterans' Affairs Committees.
Frank and his wife Nancy have six children.
www.iogcc.state.ok.us /MISCFILE/MurkowskiBio.htm   (137 words)

  
 Frank Murkowski   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Frank Murkowski graduated from Seattle University in 1955.
In 1980 Murkowski successfully ran for the U. Senate, where he served through four terms.
Senator Murkowski served on the Energy and Natural Resources, Finance, Indian Affairs and Veterans' Affairs Committees.
www.uscg.mil /hq/g-cp/history/faqs/Frank_Murkowski.html   (78 words)

  
 "I am not a clone of Frank Murkowski"
GOP Senator Lisa Murkowski was appointed to her job by the man who became Governor of Alaska, Frank Murkowski.
After a 12-hour day of campaigning between Eskimo villages, Murkowski -- a thin, soft-spoken woman who is married to a pasta maker in Anchorage and has two young sons -- conceded that her candidacy is paternally challenged.
Murkowski sits on Senate committees important to her state: Energy and Natural Resources, Environment and Public Works, Indian Affairs, and Veterans' Affairs.
www.kivacom.com /Opening.081004.html   (947 words)

  
 Gov. Frank Murkowski wants to double the tax on a pack of cigarettes from $1 to $2.
Frank Murkowski wants to double the tax on a pack of cigarettes from $1 to $2.
Doubling the tax on cigarettes could prompt 3,500 Alaskans to quit smoking and raise $35.5 million for state government, Murkowski administration officials said Wednesday.
Frank Murkowski is asking lawmakers to raise the tax on a pack of cigarettes from $1 to $2 and increase the tax on other tobacco products from 75 percent to 100 percent of the wholesale cost.
www.tobacco.org /news/183985.html   (179 words)

  
 Governor Frank Murkowski
March 8, 2005 (Juneau) — State labor negotiators have reached an agreement with the two remaining labor unions involved in operations of the MV Fairweather, approving a contract to return the state’s first fast-ferry to regular operations in time for the summer tourism season.
March 3, 2005 (Juneau) Governor Frank H. Murkowski Thursday applauded the passage of Senate Joint Resolution 2, urging the United States Congress to pass legislation to open the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil and gas exploration, development and production.
Governor Murkowski also talked about his recent trip to Ottawa to discuss with Canadian government officials the need for a rail link between the two countries.
www.personal.kent.edu /~meck/Alaska/gov.state.ak.htm   (302 words)

  
 Airliners.net Non Aviation: Question For Alaskans: Frank Murkowski   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Oh, speaking of Frank the Tank and ferries - he successfully stranded 400 passengers and countless vehicles in Juneau this summer by sending the Kennicott off to Anchorage with 18 passengers aboard to show off the ferry system.
If Frank is to be booted out of office in the election, the Dems in this state can't make the same mistake that the Dems nationwide made in the presidential election: just assume that people will vote for anybody who isn't Bush (or in this case, Murkowski).
There was an interesting article in the Press last week (biased source, I know) about Frank re-routing the fast ferries because of his ties to Ketchikan, and because of his agenda on building a road that seemingly most people, myself included, don't want built.
www.airliners.net /discussions/non_aviation/read.main/858356   (2475 words)

  
 Bibliographies: Senator Frank Murkowski-Chairman of the Senate E*NR Committee   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Senator Murkowski is seeking passage of legislation to open the Arctic
Senator Murkowski alludes to the Lewinsky scandal and its implications
Senator Murkowski and his approach to oil and gas regulation.
www.la.utexas.edu /chenry/mena/bibs/oil/1998/0023.html   (331 words)

  
 poloil-roles: Role Profile: Sen. Frank Murkowski   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Senator Frank Murkowski (R-AK), like many politicians, can be defined
In the Senate, Frank Murkowski has carved himself a niche as an expert
Murkowski has spearheaded an effort to replace the 28 million bbl
www.la.utexas.edu /chenry/mena/roles/oil/1998/0007.html   (708 words)

  
 Frank Murkowski on Technology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Murkowski is a member of the Congressional Internet Caucus:
Founded in the spring of 1996, the Congressional Internet Caucus is a bipartisan group of over 150 members of the House and Senate working to educate their colleagues about the promise and potential of the Internet.
Voice your opinions on Technology or about Frank Murkowski in The Forum.
www.issues2000.org /Governor/Frank_Murkowski_Technology.htm   (300 words)

  
 Governor Frank Murkowski
The decision by the federal Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management on Sept. 19 to embrace Alaska’s changes follows the agency’s preliminary approval in June, and starts a 45-day public comment period on the new plan.
The public has until Nov. 7 to offer their comments specifically on the state plan as identified as the preferred alternative, according to Dr. Richard Spinrad, assistant administrator of NOAA’s National Ocean Services, who signed the executive summary of OCRM’s draft environmental impact statement.
Photo archive: Governor Murkowski met with President Chen Shui-Bian of Taiwan to discuss trade with Alaska.
www.alaskacoast.state.ak.us /Enews/Releases/September26,2005.htm   (443 words)

  
 Sen. Frank Murkowski encourages spam email.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Senator Murkowski has reintroduced his original pro-spam legislation, originally appearing as an amendment to the telephone anti-slamming bill in the 105th Congress.
One System Administrator (Clifton T. Sharp) has proposed a Doomsday Scenario explaining what might happen if spam email is regulated and thereby legitimized.
Sen. Murkowski tried again during the 106th Congress with "Inbox Privacy Act" S.759, which would reattempt to legitimize unsolicited advertising email.
www.spamblocked.com /strads/spam/murk.html   (548 words)

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