Alaska's Senator Murkowski discusses how the record relief is used statewide

By  | 

WASHINGTON (Gray DC) -- Alaska tribal communities received record relief to help with the coronavirus aid response. Alaska has fewer than 400 confirmed cases and 10 deaths.

Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) discusses how the aid for Alaska is being used to keep her constituents safe. (Source: Gray DC)

Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) explains why the record relief was so important.

"Alaska is one Alaska Airlines flight away from the heart of where that first COVID hotspot was, and so we geared up quickly and aggressively," she said.

Murkowski discusses the impact so far on the fishing industry, the oil industry and tourism. She said it is an "all hands on deck" approach to keep the virus numbers down.

Watch the full interview above.

Copyright 2020 Gray DC. All rights reserved.

Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station. powered by Disqus