Welcome to the sixth addition of Conservative Women Weekly! This week, prominent conservative women gave speeches to young women and faced confirmation hearings, among other important actions.

Senator Lisa Murkowski Chairs a Hearing on National Parks Service Backlog

A passionate supporter of conservation in the Senate, Chairman Murkowski led the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee during a hearing about the National Parks Service $11.9 million maintenance backlog on Thursday. Both the House and the Senate are trying to address this backlog. Senator Murkowski, as chairman of the relevant committee, is a leader on the issue.

Representative Elise Stefanik Addresses Young Women at NeW National Conference

Representative Stefanik (R-NY) is the youngest Republican woman ever elected to Congress and recently started a PAC to encourage other conservative women to run for office. A group of lucky women will be able to hear from her first-hand at the Network of Enlightened Women National Conference this morning. Her talk is entitled “Do You Believe in Miracles? What a Determined and United America Can Accomplish.”

Sarah Huckabee Sanders, the Next Governor of Arkansas?

Last week, White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders announced that she would be leaving her position at the end of the month. At his campaign launch rally on Tuesday, the president hinted that maybe a gubernatorial run might be in Sanders’ future. There has not been a formal campaign announcement. At the moment, it’s all speculation.

Kelly Craft Begins Senate Confirmation Hearings

Nikki Haley left some big heels to fill at the United Nations, and Kelly Craft, the current U.S. Ambassador to Canada, has been nominated to fill them. Craft is the first woman to hold her current position. She would be the ninth woman to be the country’s UN Ambassador. During the first day of her hearings, she said she would advocate for Israel and addressing climate change.

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Karly M.
Karly Matthews is a student at Temple University, where she is majoring in political science and journalism while minoring in Spanish. At any given moment, Karly can be found talking about Marco Rubio and advocating for conservative values with a large coffee mug and color-coded planner in hand.

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