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Op-ed: 50 years of Medicare and Medicaid

...what was put in place in 1965 has given us the foundation for a healthy future for all Americans.Susan Johnson is Regional Director, US Department of Health and Human Services, Region 10. John T. Hammarlund, is Regional Administrator, CMS...
Fight over Kenai River gillnet ramps up after regulation published

...submissions asking reassessment of the decision, four of which met the criteria for an RFR. Geoff Haskett, Alaska regional director for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service voted against the Kenai gillnet in the January meeting, citing the same biological...
Sullivan opens new office in Kenai, appoints Soldotna woman as director

Soldotna resident Elaina Spraker has been hired as the Regional Director Sen. Dan Sullivan's new Kenai office. The office, located at 805 Frontage Road, Suite 101 in Kenai, sits down the hall from...
CH2M Hill calls off Alaska unit sale

...CH2M Hill divisions elsewhere that have special expertise in port development.Patrick O'Keefe, the company's regional director, said CH2M Hill purchased U.K.-based Halcrow Group three years ago, a veteran engineering company specializing...
Federal board allows gillnetting on the Kenai, Kasilof rivers

...operates as part of the U.S. Department of the Interior to control federal subsistence. It is made up of the regional directors of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, National Park Service, Bureau of Land Management, Bureau of Indian...
Public speaks on marijuana cultivation ordinance door," Derleth said. "Marijuana is not a hallucinogen. It's a mild mood alterant." Leif Abel, Kenai regional director of Coalition for Responsible Cannabis Legislation, recommended the assembly follow the examples made by the Fairbanks...
Spokesman: 5 immigrant children sent to Alaska

...Leighow is a spokeswoman for Gov. Sean Parnell. She said a Parnell aide spoke with Susan Johnson, the department's regional director. Leighow said Johnson would not provide the state with details such as the communities in which the children were...
News overloads, Alaska on hold

...those who select plans by mid-December. Most people will be required to have insurance in 2014.Susan Johnson, a regional director for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, on Tuesday urged reporters not to "diminish this moment...
Non-profits seek funding to continue providing community resources

...running CARTS there. The draft budget allocates $105,000 for the Small Business Development Center. Bryan Zak, regional director for Southwest Alaska SBDC, said the organization is continuing to grow and said a three-year funding schedule...
Glitches possible with health overhaul rollout

...mind of getting health insurance" because of past health problems will now have access, said Susan Johnson, a regional director with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The message, she said, is "the door is open, and it's...


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