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Legislative roundup for Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014

...programSoutheast lawmakers introduced Senate Bill 159 and House Bill 300 this week, which would exempt private air ambulance services from licensing under the Alaska Insurance Code.Since January 2009, Airlift Northwest, the provider of lifesaving...
State | AK legislature
City sales tax: By the numbers

...projects.The city's departments pay for the rest of their budget through service charges, such as charging for ambulance service and permits, so the departments have their own program revenues. The other big part of the city budget is from...
Northwest Digest

...drowning, the worker tried to help the man but was overcome himself, Ogilvie said. Two paramedics from the B.C. Ambulance Service who responded to the call also were overcome. Their bodies were found by members of the Kimberley Fire Department...
Cue the violins

...spending for schools, law enforcement, fire protection, supports for the disabled and children living in poverty, ambulance services, water, sewers and solid waste treatment. These important and necessary functions of government are the "waste...
Voters asked to extend tax Oct. 3, Duncan said. One percent of the sales tax goes toward police, fire, street maintenance, snow removal, ambulance service, parks and recreation, libraries and other general purposes. Another 1 percent goes toward roads, drainage...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Haines Air will restore regular service to Hoonah in the near future, and is also considering providing an air ambulance service, he said. Jackson and George Campbell, formerly the single owner-operator of Alaska Outback Adventures, will...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Marine Park - for on-the-spot treatment and to restock the bike medics with supplies, Duncan said. Regular ambulance service will also be on call. Malicious violence - stabbings or shootings - just don't happen, Duncan said. ``It's...
Anchorage survivor rode out deadly B.C. avalanche one of those things, you can't flex a muscle, let alone breathe," said Ian Stratham, of the Revelstoke ambulance service, who arrived at the scene about two hours after the snowslide. The American dead were identified as Kelly, 36...
New Airlift Northwest medical plane means wider service area and lower fuel costs

...contract with Aero Air this weekend, meaning a new jet capable of additional destinations will be servicing the air ambulance service. This contract replaces that of the existing vendor, Executive Flight. The company's Learjet 31A will begin...
Outside editorial: Health care fraud is a big - and sleazy - business, mental health services, psychotherapy, physical and occupational therapy, durable medical equipment and ambulance services."There were bills submitted for medical services that weren't needed and bills for services that were never...


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