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March Issue 5 2015

MSA changes focused on flexibility, science

March Issue 5 2015

Legislature gets to work on Medicaid reform, expansion

JUNEAU — Legislators are getting down to business on reforming the state’s bloated Medicaid system.

March Issue 5 2015

Richards put through wringer during Judiciary hearings

JUNEAU — Legislative committees have been putting Attorney General nominee Craig Richards through the wringer. Richards has stood up to it, however, deftly answering tough questions.

Sullivan speaks on states’ rights, EPA, Alaska LNG Project March Issue 5 2015

Sullivan speaks on states’ rights, EPA, Alaska LNG Project

March Issue 5 2015

Bills advance with session two-thirds over

Budget battle on as deficit defies cuts March Issue 4 2015

Budget battle on as deficit defies cuts

Does Alaska have a revenue problem or a spending problem?

March Issue 4 2015

AGDC board adopts ‘to-do’ list for Walker’s state-led pipeline

There may still be uncertainties about Gov. Bill Walker’s expectations for a larger state-led gas pipeline, but the board of the Alaska Gasline Development Corp. has adopted a cautious, step-by-step strategy for investigating an expanded project.

Walker introduces legislation to expand Medicaid March Issue 4 2015

Walker introduces legislation to expand Medicaid

Bowing to legislators’ requests, Gov. Bill Walker introduced legislation March 17 setting out a broad framework for reform of the state-managed Medicaid program and also expanding the program to provide health coverage to an estimated 40,000 uninsured Alaskans.