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Medicaid gets green light to move forward

...he expects that the suit will make its way to the Alaska Supreme Court for resolution.Expansion would permit many Alaskans...expansion, attorneys likely will appeal to the Alaska Supreme Court, which has discretion to accept or reject the case...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-08-28/medicaid-gets-green-light-move-forward
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Judge rejects call to block Walker from expanding Medicaid

...his own are decided.That means that unless the Alaska Supreme Court intervenes and determines otherwise, Walker can...whichever side lost, to appeal immediately to the Alaska Supreme Court.Walker announced plans to accept federal funds...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-28/judge-rejects-call-block-walker-expandi
State
Medicaid's big ruling is today

...decision isn't the final word, but it's an important one. Though he said the case is "clearly" headed to the Alaska Supreme Court, turning down the injunction would switch the argument from one about offering medical insurance to one about...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-28/medicaids-big-ruling-today
State
Judge strikes down law to limit Medicaid funds for abortions

...that virtually all indigent Alaskan women seeking abortions will receive state Medicaid funding," he wrote.The Alaska Supreme Court has held that the state must pay for medically necessary abortions if it pays for other procedures deemed medically...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-28/judge-strikes-down-law-limit-medicaid-f
State
Oral arguments in lawsuit against setnet ban begin

ANCHORAGE - Alaska Supreme Court justices have begun to hear oral arguments in a lawsuit over...decided they could vote away someone else's business."If the Alaska Supreme Court decides not to overturn the initiative, the ban will be on...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-27/oral-arguments-lawsuit-against-setnet-b
State
Fish Factor: Salmon streams' future

...taken. A decision is expected by Oct. 9. Following the water rights hearing will be oral arguments before the Alaska Supreme Court on Aug. 26 on the setnet ban proposed for Cook Inlet and five other "urban, nonsubsistence" Alaska regions...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-08-12-4
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Alaska high court: Local mining initiative unenforceable

...in the Bristol Bay region seriously impedes a regulatory process set out in state law and is unenforceable.The Alaska Supreme Court affirmed a lower-court ruling Friday in litigation over the initiative passed by Lake and Peninsula Borough voters...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-17/alaska-high-court-local-mining-initiati
State
Local mining initiative not viable

...in the Bristol Bay region seriously impedes a regulatory process set out in state law and is unenforceable.The Alaska Supreme Court affirmed a lower-court ruling in litigation over the initiative passed by Lake and Peninsula Borough voters in...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-07-20/local-mining-initiative-not-viable
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Ballot measure oversight leaves villages unable to prohibit pot sales

...Marijuana regulations were intended to mirror those governing alcohol sales, with only one significant difference: An Alaska Supreme Court decision protects the right to consumption in private homes. Local governments can ban the sale of marijuana...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-02/ballot-measure-oversight-leaves-village
State
At Alaska Supreme Court, a session of Tracy Arm wrestling between Juneau and Petersburg

...way, the map of Alaska will be redrawn.On Wednesday in Anchorage, city attorney Amy Mead argued before the Alaska Supreme Court that a ruling by the state's Local Boundary Commission and a 2012 superior court decision violate the state's...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-06-18/alaska-supreme-court-session-tracy-arm-
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