•  
  •  
Medicaid expansion even more important

...are already paying for Medicaid expansion - for folks in other states whose lawmakers care about them. And if the federal government ever reneges on its commitment to pay for 90 percent of the cost of the program, we can opt out of it. Medicaid...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2015-03-24/medicare-expansion-even-m
Letters
Sen. Sullivan talks federal regulations, military presence

...fighting against areas in which it believes the federal government is overreaching, specifically referencing resolutions...Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, and for pushing the federal government to get involved in Arctic issues.Lawmakers also...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-03-23/sen-sullivan-talks-federal-regulatio
News
Voices of Alaska: Medicaid: It's the right thing to do

...and losing their home. The federal government is extending Medicaid coverage...use it. Through 2016, the federal government will pay 100 percent of the...we're due.Some say the federal government might demand more than the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-03-21/voices-of-alaska-medicaid-its-the
Opinion
What others say: Legislature off base on Medicaid

...skeptical about the move, the federal government pledged to fund 100 percent...entirely unfounded) that the federal government might someday shift more than...federal income tax. If the federal government scaled back their funding of...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-03-22/what-others-say-legislature-off-b
Opinion
Alaska prepares for wood bison return after a century

...Conservation Center in Portage.However, wood bison are a threatened species and state officials worried that the federal government would designate their new home in the wild as critical habitat, requiring consultation with federal agencies before...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-03-21/alaska-prepares-for-wood-bison-retur
News
What others say: No more hidden messages

...who is deciding what will and won't be released (providing the message wasn't deleted).In a time where the federal government is accessing the public's phone records and communications without need for a warrant, it's nothing short of...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-03-23/what-others-say-no-more-hidden-me
Opinion
Board of Game to take up Kenai Peninsula issues

...the eastern end of the peninsula, the state and federal government manage about 8,400 square miles of area. Just...percent of that area is owned and managed by the federal government, including the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-03-16/board-of-game-to-take-up-kenai-penin
News
Gov. Bill Walker plans bill on Medicaid expansion, overhaul

...faith in the legislative process that they're going to move this through." In states opting for expansion, the federal government is expected to pay 100 percent of costs through 2016, stepping down after that to 90 percent by 2020. The administration...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-03-17/gov-bill-walker-plans-bill-on-medica
News
Gov. Bill Walker plans bill on Medicaid expansion, overhaul

...faith in the legislative process that they're going to move this through."In states opting for expansion, the federal government is expected to pay 100 percent of costs through 2016, stepping down after that to 90 percent by 2020. The Walker...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-03-17/gov-bill-walker-plans-bill-on-medica
News
Murkowski pushes back on federal government in speech

...state lawmakers Wednesday to push back against a federal government that she says seems to want to starve the trans-Alaska...to keep open the door of communication with the federal government. She said Walker has not given up on getting some...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-02-18/murkowski-pushes-back-on-federal-gov
News

CONTACT US

  • 150 Trading Bay Rd, Kenai, AK 99611
  • Switchboard: 907-283-7551
  • Circulation and Delivery: 907-283-3584
  • Newsroom Fax: 907-283-3299
  • Business Fax: 907-283-3299
  • Accounts Receivable: 907-335-1257
  • View the Staff Directory
  • or Send feedback

ADVERTISING

SUBSCRIBER SERVICES

SOCIAL NETWORKING

MORRIS ALASKA NEWS