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Sue and save: Alaska joins health-care reform lawsuit while accepting related funds

...over parts of the new health-care reform law hasn't affected the state's plan implementation of the new reform law. "We tell them, 'We'll new costs imposed by the reform law appear more modest than initially...
Mayor: health care costs may increase

...and accounting for -- the impact the health care reform law will have on local government funds. Kenai Peninsula...sits at nearly $20 million. Calling the health care reform law an "unfunded mandate," Carey said the government is...
States told to find way to clear Medicaid backlog

...sign-up drive under President Barack Obama's health reform law.The letters stated that those states had 10 days to...Affordable Care Act and those that did not.Obama's health reform law led to the signup of about 8 million people in private...
Democrats to hold statewide meeting on ethics reform

...the ethics reform debate ongoing in Juneau, and to tell legislators what they believe should be included in an ethics reform law, and how they expect their representatives to behave in office. ?Legislators have spent a lot of time talking about...
ACES oil tax good for business

...should re-write our 2007 oil tax reform law (known as ACES) and roll back the...the passage of a landmark oil tax reform law in 2007, we believe Alaskans finally...investment? In 2006, before our reform law took effect, North Slope investment...
New health commission to review costs

...income groups who will pay more taxes under the health reform law, Foster said. Although the 40 percent "Cadillac...the constitutionality of the part of the health care reform law requiring individuals to obtain health coverage or pay...
CPH brass eyes Parnell's Medicaid expansion decision

...get some. It will allow them to access preventative care and primary care."The federal government's health care reform law seeks to make care more affordable, more accessible and switch the health care industry's financial incentives away...
Fascism alive and well in USA 20 percent bigger than in 2008. On May 1 the New York Times opinion page wrote about the Dodd-Frank financial reform law of 2010, having loopholes for the banks "too big to fail," and Treasury Secretary Geithner plan will allow these...
What a long, strange trip: Noisy election nears end

...advertisements linking Berkowitz with increased state spending and criticizing his support for the federal health care reform law, which Republicans perceive to be unpopular in Alaska. Berkowitz filed a complaint with the Alaska Public Offices Commission...
Alaskans' favorite sport: Campaigns head into homestretch Republican Gov. Sean Parnell, running for governor, for failing to take action under the new federal health care reform law to extend state health coverage to children of retired state workers. French is indirectly helping Parnell's Democratic...


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