Arctic Slope Regional Corporation Endorses Senator Murkowski’s Re-election
|ASRC is the largest Alaska Native Corporation and Alaskan-owned Business|
ANCHORAGE, AK – Today, the Arctic Slope Regional Corporation (ASRC) announced its endorsement for Senator Lisa Murkowski’s (R-Alaska) re-election. In making its endorsement, ASRC pointed to Murkowski’s demonstrated track record of advancing issues important to the North Slope and Alaska Native communities.
“Senator Murkowski has proven tireless in the fight for the Alaska Native Community and is the right choice to create opportunity for our people and our shareholders,” said Rex A. Rock Sr., ASRC President and CEO. “We appreciate our senior senator’s leadership on issues important to our state and our region.”
“Senator Murkowski has been a constant advocate for the North Slope and an unstoppable force for strengthening Alaska’s economy,” added Crawford Patkotak, ASRC Board Chairman. “Through hard work and her dedication to Alaska, Senator Murkowski has proven her commitment to our people and our Communities. ASRC supports Senator Murkowski for reelection on November 8 and looks forward to another six years with her as a true partner in Washington, DC.”
“I am grateful to ASRC for their endorsement of my re-election campaign,” said Senator Lisa Murkowski. “Working together, we’ve been able to advance important issues and deliver real results for the North Slope and Alaska Native communities throughout the state. I look forward to continuing that important work over the next six years.”
Arctic Slope Regional Corporation is owned by and represents the business interests of the North Slope Iñupiat. Since opening enrollment in 1989 to North Slope Iñupiat born after 1971, the corporation’s shareholder base has nearly quadrupled, growing from the almost 3,800 original enrollees to nearly 14,000 today. ASRC’s Corporate headquarters are located in Utqiaġvik (Barrow), Alaska, with administrative and subsidiary offices located in Anchorage and throughout the United States. ASRC, along with its family of companies employs roughly 15,000 people across the state and the Lower 48. ASRC has six major business segments: government services, petroleum refining and marketing, energy support services, industrial services, construction and resource development.
Senator Murkowski and her re-election campaign look forward to announcing additional endorsements as the race progresses. Previous endorsements can be found on the campaign website.