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Ellis: Narcan bill means 'life or death'

...which stated in a letter that Alaska ranks 29th among states for the highest drug overdose mortality rate, and the Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority. The Haven House, which provides housing and support for formerly incarcerated addicts in Juneau...
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Falling in between the cracks

...years. Alaska Natives made up 54 percent of the homeless population surveyed.Brian Wilson, research analyst for the Alaska Mental Health Board, said the data was staggering considering Alaska Natives only make up 11.9 percent of the area's population...
Appeals filed in water reservation case

...Natural Resources Commissioner Mark Myers. The state Department of Law also appealed that decision on behalf of the Alaska Mental Health Trust Lands Office. The reservation falls within trust-held lands. The decision's analysis is arbitrary...
Empire Editorial: Ocean center shouldn't gobble 6-ton whale it needs from Alaska Electric Light & Power's parent company, Avista, the City and Borough of Juneau and the Alaska Mental Health Trust. Those are all pretty big ifs, as is raising $13 million needed to build the center.Bob Janes, who...
Whale, what now?

...but easy. "Synergy" neededAs planned, the center will sit off of Egan Drive next to the empty lot owned by the Alaska Mental Health Trust. The problem with this is that the land currently isn't land at all - it's water, and also the location...
Medicaid expansion sees small increase

...orders from Gov. Bill Walker and with funding from the Alaska Mental Health Trust, the state began offering expanded Medicaid...toward cutbacks by hiring new staff, 21 all told.The Alaska Mental Health Trust is supplying $1.5 million to pay the...
Medicaid moves forward

...benchmarks. Because the federal government will pay 100 percent of the program's costs in the first year and the Alaska Mental Health Trust has agreed to pay administrative startup costs, the state isn't at immediate risk of financial harm...

...Ocean Interpretation Center as Aurora Harbor. As proposed, the OIC would actually go on filled-in land next to the Alaska Mental Health Trust, where the Avista dock currently stands. The Empire regrets the error.
Medicaid's big ruling is today

...governor was stepping on the Legislature's "power of the purse," its ability to make spending decisions, when the Alaska Mental Health Trust and the federal government are paying for the entire cost of the program's first year."Why can't...
Suit seeks to bar Walker from expanding Medicaid on his own

...of powers issue. That point is raised in the litigation.The lawsuit also says the potential use of funds from the Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority to cover the administrative costs of expansion is problematic and that Walker's plans violate...


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