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Walker discusses Medicaid expansion decision

...State law lays out a process by which a governor is to submit to the Legislative Budget...committee disagrees with the plan, the governor can proceed.Once the plans are submitted...out a 45-day waiting period for the governor to move ahead, unless the committee...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-28/walker-discusses-medicaid-expansion-
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Governor's action on Medicaid much-needed

I am deeply grateful to Governor Bill Walker. Thank God that a compassionate, levelheaded adult intervened and expanded Medicaid, and shame on the leadership...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2015-07-24/governors-action-on-medic
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New director chosen for Alaska Division of Elections

...Mallott is thankful for the work Fenumiai has done for the state and wishes her well, Richardson said Monday.The lieutenant governor oversees elections in Alaska. Mallott took office Dec. 1.Fenumiai garnered national attention in 2010, during the hand-count...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-27/new-director-chosen-for-alaska-divis
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What others say: Despite likely political backlash, securing care and funding overdue

...expansion under the Affordable Care Act. The governor's unilateral move, taken after the...instead.If there's a knock on the governor's acceptance of Medicaid expansion...year's legislative session, when the governor and legislators will have to make hard...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-07-20/what-others-say-despite-likely-po
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Lawmakers discuss Gov. Bill Walker's Medicaid expansion

...State law lays out a process by which a governor is to submit to the committee for review...committee disagrees with the plan, the governor can proceed.Hawker said Walker has...committee, 45 days must pass before the governor can move ahead, unless the committee...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-22/lawmakers-discuss-gov-bill-walkers-m
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Consultant hired to help with Medicaid reforms

...State law spells out a process by which a governor goes through the Legislative Budget and...Legislature. Even if the panel disagrees, the governor can proceed with his plans. Senate President...we should just go ahead and accept the governor did what he did and then try to manage...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/becky-bohrer/2015-07-21
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Time for Alaskans to engage in budget process

...Sustainable Future" information, including a revenue and expenditure model, may be found under the "Priorities" tab on the governor's web page, gov.alaska.gov.Interim contact information for central Kenai Peninsula legislators is:- Speaker of the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-07-23/time-for-alaskans-to-engage-in-bu
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State looks for budget input

...in place today. We're actually asking people to take a look at the issue, give us suggestions," Hoffbeck said. "The governor would like to put together a ... plan by late August or early September." Hoffbeck admitted that relief for the state's...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-21/alaskas-budget-deficit-to-be-address
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What others say: An about face on exploration tax credits

...uglier, the state budget situation was clear at the time with several years of multi-billion dollar deficits facing the next governor.In this issue we carry Walker's defense of his $200 million veto of the exploration tax credit appropriation to cap this...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-07-21/what-others-say-an-about-face-on-
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Voices of Alaska: Medicaid expansion: It's time

...intentions.Alaska statute provides that the governor give 45 days' notice to this committee...state general funds. Procedurally, the governor notifies the LB&A committee of the funding opportunity. After 45 days, the governor may accept the money, regardless of...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-07-18/voices-of-alaska-medicaid-expansi
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