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Alaska needs legislation, not lawsuits, on Medicaid

...will cost $1 million or more. After all, this is a civil war - Alaska is on both sides. Thanks to cuts to the Department of Law, Walker expects the state will need to hire outside help to defend itself from itself. The state will be paying...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-08-31
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Judge rejects call to block Walker from expanding Medicaid

...coverage is approved by the Legislature. The state Department of Law, representing Walker, argues that U.S. Supreme...filing opposing the temporary restraining order, Department of Law attorneys said nothing would change with the scheduled...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-08-29/judge-rejects-call-to-block-walker-f
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Suit seeks to bar Walker from expanding Medicaid on his own

...Monday, asks a judge to bar the administration from expanding Medicaid unless lawmakers approve doing so.The state Department of Law argues that Walker has the authority to move ahead as he has, department spokeswoman Cori Mills said by email...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-08-26/suit-seeks-to-bar-walker-from-expand
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What others say: Alaska needs legislation, not lawsuits, on Medicaid expansion

...will cost $1 million or more. After all, this is a civil war - Alaska is on both sides. Thanks to cuts to the Department of Law, Walker expects the state will need to hire outside help to defend itself from itself. The state will be paying...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-08-25/what-others-say-alaska-needs-legi
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Lawmakers cite constitutional question in Medicare expansion suit

...likely spend about $1 million in the fight after his administration hires outside counsel because of cuts to the Department of Law, Walker said. Kito said in a formal statement that the decision to sue the governor will cost the state money and...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-08-18/gop-cites-constitutional-question-in
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Tongass exemption to Roadless Rule overturned

...residents of Southeast just as it is to our office."Gov. Bill Walker's office referred comment to the Alaska Department of Law. "We are deeply disappointed by the Ninth Circuit's ruling striking down the Roadless Rule exemption for Alaska...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-29/tongass-exemption-to-roadless-rule-o
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Declining Kenai king projection triggers commercial sockeye restrictions

...water 45 hours this month in three 15-hour periods. By opening the Aug. 6 period, Fish and Game and the Alaska Department of Law have concluded that the 36-hour restriction kicks in after the king salmon escapement projection is made, and...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-08-06/declining-kenai-king-projection-trig
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Tribal protective orders given equal enforcement

...would those issued by the state, according to an opinion released by the Attorney General last week.The Alaska Department of Law released the opinion published by Attorney General Craig Richards on July 30 that clarified how Alaska State Troopers...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-08-03/tribal-protective-orders-given-equal
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Alaska high court: Local mining initiative unenforceable

...pleased with the high court's ruling, company spokesman Mike Heatwole said by email Friday.So, too, is the state Department of Law, which continued to review the case, department spokeswoman Cori Mills said by email.Mills said the Alaska constitution...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-18/alaska-high-court-local-mining-initi
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Voices of Alaska: National Guard focused on restoring trust

On Monday, the Department of Law released retired Superior Court Judge Patricia Collins' independent investigation of the Alaska National Guard to the public...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-06-18/voices-of-alaska-national-guard-f
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