It’s that time of the week again. Let’s recap all the ways that conservative women advocated for their values and the people around them. From chairing a new congressional caucus to standing by previous decisions, Republican women owned this week.

Representative Elise Stefanik Co-Chairs Roosevelt Conservation Caucus

Joined by Representative Brian Mast in the House and Senators Lindsey Graham and Cory Gardner, Representative Elise Stefanik will be a co-chair of the Roosevelt Conservation Caucus. This caucus aims to bring Republicans back into environmental and conservation discussions. This is a place where they have been woefully absent in recent years.

Senator Susan Collins Doesn’t Regret Her Vote on Justice Kavanaugh

Senator Susan Collins of Maine, who will be up for reelection in 2020, voted to confirm then-nominee Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court last fall. In a recent interview, Collins said, “I do not regret my vote in the least,” specifically referencing Kavanaugh’s record on abortion.

Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos Backs Funding for Inmate Education

Secretary DeVos attended the graduation held for incarcerated students, who she helped support through Pell Grants. In her speech, DeVos said, “Education is not about the building in which you learn or the pathway you pursue. Education is about you.”

Senator Lisa Murkowski Releases White Paper on American Energy

Senator Murkowski (R-AK) released a white paper entitled “With Powers So Disposed” regarding the United States’ place in the global energy market. Murkowski has been a leader on energy and environmental issues in the Senate since she and her constituents in Alaska see the effects of climate change firsthand. Her white paper also includes case studies on nuclear energy and natural gas. 

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Karly M.
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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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