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Medicaid enrollment surges, stirs worry about state budgets

...K-12 education. It now represents more than half of all federal funds received by states, according to the National Association of State Budget Officers.The very nature of Medicaid - that enrollments typically increase in tough economic...
Alaska isn't only state with budget issues

...Oct. 1. Lawmakers have so far rejected Bentley's call for $541 million in new taxes.Brian Sigritz with the National Association of State Budget Officers said roughly half the states already have a final budget. Over the last three years...
Q&A: Alaska House of Representatives

...a number of tools. I have been a member of the National Association of Insurance Legislators (NCOIL) which between the Alaska Legislature and the National Association of Insurance Commissioners. Both groups are devoted...

...from the Executive Officers Council (EOC) of the National Association of Home Builders. The award was presented during...great honor," said Kevin Kelley, Chairman of the National Association of Home Builders, in a press release. "Cindy...
'Mother of midwifery' in Alaska retires

...businesses and individuals," Kanne wrote on the National Association of Certified Professional Midwives website.The...serves on several national boards, including the National Association for Certified Professional Midwives, an association...
Assembly tweaks, passes borough budget

...dues and subscriptions and the contingency budgets. Due and subscriptions for the Alaska Municipal League and the National Association of Counties remained at $30,000. The assembly voted to cut the contingency budget from $20,000 to $0...
Help stamp out hunger

Saturday, May 10 marks the 22nd anniversary of one of America's great days of giving - The National Association of Letter Carriers Stamp out Hunger Food drive. Letter carriers walk through the community every day, often coming face to face...
Handmade duck calls attract a following

...calls has grown with the popularity of the A&E television show "Duck Dynasty," said Simmons, who belongs to a national association of collectors. The show follows the Robertson family, owners of Duck Commander, a company that makes duck calls...
Dumbing down the SAT

...essay. This was supposed to be an upgrade, but the mandatory essay is now being discarded. Peter Wood of the National Association of Scholars describes it as "a decade-long experiment in awarding points for sloppy writing graded by mindless...

...these people are looking to accommodate people of larger body size," said Peggy Howell, spokeswoman for the National Association to Advance Fat Acceptance, adding that more businesses should become "size savvy.""People of larger body...


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