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What others say: Alaska needs legislation, not lawsuits, on Medicaid expansion

...Walker felt he had to.Since 2010, when the Affordable Care Act became law, and even since 2012, when the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Medicaid expansion, Alaska's lawmakers have again and again refused to bring the matter to a floor vote...
Voices of Alaska: Motive behind set net ban is reallocation

...anti-set net ballot initiative that is before the Alaska Supreme Court and the devastating effect it will have on commercial...and resource extraction industries statewide. If the Supreme Court finds that the initiative is constitutional and allows...
Lawmakers cite constitutional question in Medicare expansion suit

...Rep. Andy Josephson, D-Anchorage, said U.S. Supreme Court rulings made accepting the federal money optional...interpretation, the only thing struck down by the U.S. Supreme Court was the enforcement mechanism allowing the federal government...
Trump: Deport children of immigrants living illegally in US

...executive powers to alter immigration policies without Congressional approval. The cases could lead to the U.S. Supreme Court."We have to make a whole new set of standards," Trump said. "And when people come in, they have to come in...
Lawmakers to discuss legal questions surrounding Medicaid

...for coverage or an optional group.The federal health care law expanded eligibility for Medicaid, but the U.S. Supreme Court in 2012 said states could not be penalized if they didn't participate in expansion.Some read the court's decision...
Court rejects privacy argument in home brew case

...legitimate legislative purpose of protecting public health and welfare by curbing alcohol use. It said Alaska's Supreme Court, in a landmark case involving small amounts of marijuana for personal use at home, noted the right to privacy in...
Group backing clinton gets $1M from untraceable donors

...amendment, term limits for offices that include the U.S. Supreme Court and broad caps on congressional taxation authority...Democratic-leaning states that would like to overturn the Supreme Court's Citizens United decision from 2010, which allows...
Obama keeps his promise on carbon that probably will evaporate, if not immediately, then eventually.The EPA regulations are likely to reach the Supreme Court. In 2007, while the Court did grant authority to the EPA to regulate carbon emissions (Mass. v. EPA), it said...
What others say: Canada can say 'no' to mining

...wrote in an article published in today's Outdoors section. The second came after the mining company sued and the BC Supreme Court asked the country's Ministry of Environment and Ministry of Energy and Mines to reconsider its 2012 denial.In the...
Lawmakers discuss Gov. Bill Walker's Medicaid expansion authority to move ahead.But the question has not been answered by a court, she said.In 2012, the U.S. Supreme Court, in upholding most of the federal health care overhaul, gave states the option of expanding Medicaid, finding that...


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