Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Alaska Victimization Survey data cited by Senator Murkowski

Statistics from the Alaska Victimization Survey on violence against women in Alaska were cited by Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) during her testimony on the Senate floor in support of the renewal of the Violence Against Women Act.  Senator Murkowski's comments were reported in an article in the Anchorage Daily News on Friday, March 16, "Senate women lead fight to expand domestic violence law,"  by Rob Hotakainen and Sean Cockerham.

Click on the title to see both the bill version as introduced and as reported in the Senate of S.1925 Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2011.