Medicaid developmental disability program reduces new users An Alaska Medicaid program that funds care for developmentally-disabled adults may be reducing the number of people it enrolls each year by 75 percent.
Although few specifics of the Alaska Liquid Natural Gas Project's contracting procedures have been worked out, Alaska LNG contracting engineer Dan DeVries felt confident telling a diverse gathering of Kenai Peninsula contractors, service-providers, and business owners that "for this project, we (Alaska LNG) will need basically everything."
JUNEAU - Aiming to reduce childhood obesity, the state health department plans to study the policies of Alaska schools for physical education and recess, an official said Thursday.
...afternoon closed a portion of the Richardson Highway at the Mile 95 marker near Willow Lake, said Terry Smith, manager of the state emergency coordination center. Crews were clearing the road.
''The results may not have been glowing, but we learned so much from the study,'' said Linda Borghols, who manages the Healthy Families program for the state Department of Health and Social Services. ''We were able to look at it and say, where do we need to go from here.''
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