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Lloyd Johnson

Lloyd Johnson lost his 6-year battle with ALS Lou Gehrig's Disease on Saturday August 16, 2014. He died at home with his family by his side. He was 56 years old.Lloyd was born in Long Beach, CA in 1958 to George and Janice Johnson, he was raised
At hearing, public support for pipeline

Alaska senators listened to over an hour of public testimony Wednesday on a bill that enables the Alaska gas pipeline to move forward.
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My Turn: Medicaid expansion is right for Alaska

No Alaskan should be without affordable, accessible health care and we should not miss any responsible opportunity to extend those protections to our citizens.
Alaska Editorial: Medicaid expansion makes sense

The following editorial first appeared in the Anchorage Daily News on Oct. 30: The Alaska State Chamber of Commerce kept its feet planted firmly on Main Street in its vote to support the expansion of Medicaid in Alaska.
Letter: Refusal of Medicaid follows 'blind ideology'

The health of forty thousand Alaskans is on the line so that Gov. Sean Parnell can assure the Tea Party than nobody hates our President as much as he does.
Alaska Editorial: Medicaid decision not best course

The following editorial first appeared in the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner: Gov.
My Turn: Remembering those in need

In his "My Turn" column published Nov. 14, Tony Yorba continued his ongoing diatribe against the Affordable Care Act. Mr. Yorba has written a number of columns over the past several years decrying the planning and now the roll out of the ACA.
Alaska Chamber details legislative priorities

About 100 business owners from all over the state visited Juneau this week to meet with legislators and fill them in on the priorities of the Alaska business community.
Wells Fargo Alaska names new regional president

Richard Strutz has announced his retirement as Wells Fargo Alaska regional president. The bank named Joe Everhart as Strutz's successor.
Oil tax testimony in Capitol

Testimony on Republican Gov. Sean Parnell's oil production tax reform bill Thursday, as heard by the Senate Special Committee on Trans-Alaska Pipeline System Throughput, was overwhelmingly against the proposal, with many members of the public saying they believe the envisioned changes to the ACES tax regime will benefit major oil companies at Alaskans' expense.


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