Welcome to our fourth weekly installment of Conservative Women Weekly! Here are four ways conservative women stood out this week.
The American Enterprise Institute recognizes Nikki Haley
The Americans Enterprise Institute (AEI) champions the free market and so does Nikki Haley, so it is only fitting that this week Nikki was announced as the recipient of AEI’s Irving Kristol Award. According to the release, this award “is given annually to individuals who have made exceptional practical and intellectual contributions to improve government policy, social welfare, or political understanding.” Former President Ronald Reagan and Former Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia have received the award in the past.
Lisa Murkowski leads trip to the Arctic
Republican Alaska Senator Lisa Murkowski spent her recess with a bipartisan group of five Senators exploring the Arctic. As Chairwoman of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, Murkowski places particular focus on the Arctic as a region with potential energy benefits. The Senator led a group including Senators John Barrasso (R-Wyo.), Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.), Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) and Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.) to the region to better understand emerging trade and energy opportunities.
Jeanine Pirro introduces new book
Former Judge Jeanine Pirro took to Twitter this week to announce the release of her new book Radicals, Resistance, and Revenge. The book is expected to be available for purchase in August but preorder is available now. This book is a follow up to Liars, Leakers, and Liberals-Pirro’s last book which garnered a spot as number 1 top seller on Amazon.
Virginia Foxx hosts program for firefighters on federal grants
Local fire stations are eligible for numerous federal grants from FEMA, but figuring out how to get those grants can be a long and complex bureaucratic problem. North Carolina Republican Representative Virginia Foxx has decided to combat this problem with workshops at local fire stations across her district that will help them request federal assistance.
As Foxx noted upon announcing the planned workshops, “It is always my pleasure to help local fire departments by writing letters of support for federal grant applications. I also want to help Fifth District fire departments from the very beginning of the application process. I encourage fire department chiefs and grant writers to attend these workshops to learn which grants they are eligible for and how to write competitive applications.”