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What others say: Expanding a broken system

...change here.One thing in particular that stood out at Walker's pep rally July 16 was the appearance of the Department of Corrections commissioner touting the savings to the system from Medicaid expansion.According to the University of Alaska...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-07-27/what-others-say-expanding-a-broke
Opinion
What others say: To fight rising prison costs, Alaska must reform

...Alaska will spend $326 million on the Alaska Department of Corrections. According to figures from the department...problem. As lawmakers face the issue, even the Department of Corrections will be cut.Prison reform must be part of the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-06-30/what-others-say-to-fight-rising-p
Opinion
Many make KCHS Job Shadow Day a success

...Peninsula Clarion, Peninsula Memorial Chapel, State of Alaska District Attorney's Office, State of Alaska Department of Correction's Kenai Probation Office, Soldotna Chiropractic & Therapeutic Massage, Soldotna High School, Soldotna Police...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2015-03-25/many-make-kchs-job-shadow
Letters
Bob Lockeby

...Texas. He moved to Alaska in 1984 living in Kenai and Soldotna. He was the Assistant Superintendent for the Department of Correction. Bob was an avid Seattle Mariners and Dallas Cowboys fan, he loved fishing and being outdoors. He found peace...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000174342092
Panel takes Medicaid-expansion items from department budget

...expansion-related items sprinkled throughout the operating budget. A day earlier, a separate subcommittee handling the Department of Corrections budget removed a $4.1 million cut for inmate health services that the administration had attributed to savings...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-02-27/panel-takes-medicaid-expansion-items
News
Governor appoints Cotten to Fish and Game position

...as commissioner of the Department of Commerce, Community and Economic Development and Ronald Taylor as the Department of Corrections Commissioner, according to a news release from the Governor's office. All three appointments will have to...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-01-20/governor-appoints-cotten-to-fish-and
News
Kenai woman indicted on new fraud charges

...Hiland Mountain Correctional Center in Eagle River, a housing facility for female prisoners. According to the Department of Corrections, Malston is scheduled to be released in April 2015. The new charges result from an ongoing investigation of...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-12-05/kenai-woman-indicted-on-new-fraud-ch
News
Alaska Supreme Court: Prisoner's rights violated

...Alaska Supreme Court said the Department of Corrections violated a prisoner's...punishment to be vacated.The Department of Corrections first undermined DeRemer's...law, the court said.The Department of Corrections did not respond to a request...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-10-05/alaska-supreme-court-prisoners-right
News
Panel takes Medicaid-expansion items from department budget

...expansion-related items sprinkled throughout the operating budget. A day earlier, a separate subcommittee handling the Department of Corrections budget removed a $4.1 million cut for inmate health services that the administration had attributed to savings...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-02-27/panel-takes-medicaid-expansion-items
News
Walker proposes budget amendments

...troopers, who are facing budget cuts of their own.According to information from Walker's budget office, the Department of Corrections would renegotiate the contracts for the actual cost per bed per day. Some of the money also could be used to...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-02-18/walker-proposes-budget-amendments
News

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