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Murkowski pressures Forest Service

...School funds. "I think the Forest Service has broken the federal government's promise to actively manage our national forests...she said. "It's all about being able to access our federal lands."Reach Ian Foley at Ian.foley@peninsulaclarion...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-02-28/murkowski-pressures-forest-service
News
Fighting back against the flood

...situation. It is a challenge to get state or federal assistance under a "disaster declaration...Navarre said. It was possible to receive a federal disaster declaration from the Federal Emergency Management Agency, which was signed...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-02-28-0
News
Voices of Alaska: Medicaid expansion is a good deal for Alaskans

...bring us over $130,000,000/yr. in federal funds to Alaska that will ripple through...Alaska money? First, until 2017 the Federal Government pays 100 percent of the cost...2020 it becomes a permanent 90 percent federal match to cover these costs. That's...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-02-28/voices-of-alaska-medicaid-expansi
Opinion
Panel takes Medicaid-expansion items from department budget

...members about what would happen if the federal government did not honor its plans to...expenses of newly eligible recipients. The federal government is to pay 100 percent of those...state would withdraw from expansion if the federal contribution fell below 90 percent. She...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-02-27/panel-takes-medicaid-expansion-items
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Panel takes Medicaid-expansion items from department budget

...members about what would happen if the federal government did not honor its plans to...expenses of newly eligible recipients. The federal government is to pay 100 percent of those...state would withdraw from expansion if the federal contribution fell below 90 percent. She...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-02-27/panel-takes-medicaid-expansion-items
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...effects of the technology. They have supported several state efforts to require labeling, with the eventual goal of having a federal standard. The food industry has vigorously opposed the effort, saying labels would be misleading because GMOs are safe...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2015-02-28
Community
CPH considers getting a new electronic medical records system

Whether in response to looming deadlines for a federal mandate, or a push for better integration between off-campus...of the information into one place - but it also must meet federal guidelines for "meaningful use" of certified electronic...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-02-26/cph-considers-getting-a-new-electron
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Federal coordinator weighs in on AK LNG

A federal coordinating office handling Alaska's...organizers of the behemoth AlaskaLNG project. Federal coordinator Larry Persily plans to close...energy project ever in North American. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission is going to...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/trends/2015-02-23/federal-coordinator-weighs-in-on-a
Trends
Alaska's share of federal highway funding steady

...Juneau, continue to be paid for by a federal government fund that has been very friendly...of money available to states from the Federal Highway Trust Fund has declined 3.5...span, the amount of inflation-adjusted federal highway money dropped in all states but...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-02-21/alaskas-share-of-federal-highway-fun
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Maw under investigation over residency

...mischaracterized as UCIDA asking for more federal oversight when in fact UCIDA was only...first passed in 1976 and governs all federal fisheries in the U.S."My understanding is that UCIDA was asking the federal government to help with managing some...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-02-24/maw-under-investigation-over-residen
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