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Murkowski pressures Forest Service

...managed, especially in the face of dwindling Secure Rural School funds. "I think the Forest Service has broken the federal government's promise to actively manage our national forests," Murkowski said in her opening statement. "And now, the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-02-28/murkowski-pressures-forest-service
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Panel takes Medicaid-expansion items from department budget

...concerns from members about what would happen if the federal government did not honor its plans to pay at least 90 percent...care expenses of newly eligible recipients. The federal government is to pay 100 percent of those costs through 2016...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-02-27/panel-takes-medicaid-expansion-items
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Voices of Alaska: Medicaid expansion is a good deal for Alaskans

...you are looking to protect the economy. How does Medicaid Expansion save Alaska money? First, until 2017 the Federal Government pays 100 percent of the cost of expansion, and after 2020 it becomes a permanent 90 percent federal match to cover...

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

...concerns from members about what would happen if the federal government did not honor its plans to pay at least 90 percent...care expenses of newly eligible recipients. The federal government is to pay 100 percent of those costs through 2016...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-02-27/panel-takes-medicaid-expansion-items
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Maw under investigation over residency

...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 of the issues in the Cook Inlet," Maw told the committee in response to a question...

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

...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 of the issues in the Cook Inlet," Maw told the committee in response to a question...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-02-24/maw-under-investigation-over-residen
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BILLINGS, Mont. - The federal government predicts that trains hauling crude oil or ethanol will derail an average of 10 times a year over the next two decades, causing...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/2015-02-23

...health care law allows the federal government to pay subsidies in states...and have exchanges run by the federal government instead."We declined to...the law's opponents, the federal government and states would have little...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/steve-peoples/2015-02-23
Alaska's share of federal highway funding steady

...project in Juneau, continue to be paid for by a federal government fund that has been very friendly to Alaska over...transportation projects in Alaska, arguing the federal government should help pay for roads and bridges in this young...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-02-23/alaskas-share-of-federal-highway-fun
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Alaska's delegation is part of Washington, D.C. problems

...When they talk about how bad Washington and the federal government is, I've got news for for them - they are Washington and the federal government, an two of them have been for a long time. They...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2015-02-19/alaskas-delegation-is-par
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