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Support for fundraiser appreciated

...and Anna LaRoche; Scot and DiAnne Leaders; Ben and Tina Madrid; Darin Markwardt; Scot and Dawn Merritts; George Mills; Valerie Morein; Debra and David Mueller; Tom and Alice Nesbitt; Tracy Price; Jeff Rea; James and Melanie Scritchfield; Glen and...

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Letters
Walker hints at special session over Medicaid

...on Thursday, would require legislative approval before the health department adds people to Medicaid. Health commissioner Valerie Davidson told the committee this week that she objected strongly to the provision.Walker said this week that he couldn't...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-16/walker-hints-at-special-session-over
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Governor: Medicaid reform without expansion unacceptable

...care industry representatives that while they are interested in pursuing reforms, funding is a concern. Health commissioner Valerie Davidson has said that, based on the experiences of other states, expanding Medicaid coverage could mean that hospitals would...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-13/governor-medicaid-reform-without-exp
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The time to tap

...Cooperative Extension Service's Backyard Birch Tapping and Syrup Basics publication, written by Alaskans Julie Cascio and Valerie Barber.The free document provides step-by-step instructions for tapping birch trees, and is available at the Soldotna...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-02/the-time-to-tap
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DECATUR, Ill. (AP) - Tying a knot in your thread to keep it from slipping out of the needle doesn't work.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2015-03-28
Community
Medicaid expansion could be months away

JUNEAU - State health commissioner Valerie Davidson said it could be July before the state is in a position to begin enrolling Alaskans under expanded Medicaid coverage...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-12-14/medicaid-expansion-could-be-months-a
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Walker names health, acting Fish and Game commissioners

JUNEAU - Gov. Bill Walker on Monday announced Valerie Davidson as the new state health commissioner, calling her knowledgeable and passionate about expanding Medicaid in Alaska. The...

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What's Happening

...and Darrell Kincade, French Horn. Their concert consists of compositions written specifically for wind quintet by composers Valerie Coleman, Jacques Ibert, Eric Ewazen, Gyorgy Ligeti, and Francis Poulenc. The Poulenc composition is a sextet for wind...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/2015-03-18/whats-happening
Arts & Entertainment
Some lawmakers worry about cost of Medicaid expansion

...Saddler, who chairs a Health and Social Services subcommittee comprised of House Finance members, asked Health Commissioner Valerie Davidson if the federal government's ability to uphold its end of the bargain gave her pause.Davidson said she is comfortable...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-02-16/some-lawmakers-worry-about-cost-of-m
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Medicaid expansion event brings out lawmakers

...president of the Alaska State Hospital and Nursing Home Association, who support expansion. While state health Commissioner Valerie Davidson has given presentations on expansion during various legislative hearings, those meetings were focused on hearing...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-03-04/medicaid-expansion-event-brings-out-
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