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Voices of the Peninsula: Medicaid expansion makes sense for Alaska

...discussions on Medicaid expansion is that current Medicaid programs need reforms before we expand Medicaid services in Alaska. Governor Walker's bill includes a variety of reform measures, including a care management pilot program to reduce unnecessary...
Kenai Peninsula Borough hires former federal coordinator as oil and gas adviser

...worked on oil and gas issues pertaining to Alaska for more than a decade, including as an associate director to the Alaska Governor's Office in Washington and as an aide to the Alaska State House Finance Committee Co-Chairman, according to his...
Pic of Palin's son standing on dog draws reaction

...preparing to wash dishes, and the reclining and seemingly relaxed black Lab-type animal is posted on the former Alaska governor's Facebook page." May 2015 see every stumbling block turned into a stepping stone on the path forward. Trig just...
Walker ousts Parnell in Alaska gubernatorial race

ANCHORAGE - Independent candidate Bill Walker has won the Alaska governor's race, following an aggressive challenge to Republican Gov. Sean Parnell that included joining campaigns with a Democratic...
Walker introduces co-chairs of transition team

ANCHORAGE - Bill Walker, the leading candidate for Alaska governor, introduced former state Sen. Rick Halford and Ana Hoffman of Bethel on Wednesday as co-chairs of his gubernatorial transition...
Alaska to begin counting more than 53,000 ballots

...returned from weekend Marine reservist training, didn't plan any public statements Monday, Sparks said.The race for Alaska governor is actually closer than the Senate contest.Independent candidate Bill Walker, aided when the winner of the Democratic...
Race for governor too close to call

...AP) - Independent candidate Bill Walker held a razor thin lead over Republican incumbent Sean Parnell, but the Alaska governor's race remained too close to call late Tuesday. Walker maintained a lead most of the evening, but the advantage...
Business Briefs

...Kenai Chambers of Commerce will host a joint luncheon at noon on Wednesday at the Kenai Visitors Center. The State of Alaska Governor's Forum is planned. RSVP to 262-9814 or 283-1991. SBA accepting Small Business Week Award nominations The...
5 things to know about Alaska's midterm election

...ANCHORAGE - Legalizing pot, trying to find the Libertarian candidate for Senate and whittling through a growing field for Alaska governor are among the things to watch ahead of the Nov. 4 election:Residents in both Alaska and Oregon will decide whether...
Upstart challenges congressional veteran for House seat

...maintains that he's the best man for the job, and time after time, voters have agreed. Although, before becoming Alaska governor, Sean Parnell strongly challenged Young in a three-way race for the Republican nomination in 2008, coming in a...


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