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Suit seeks to bar Walker from expanding Medicaid on his own

...He followed a process, spelled out in state law, by which a governor can go to through the Legislative Budget and Audit Committee when seeking to spend more in federal or other funds on a budget item than allocated by the Legislature.Walker has...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-25/suit-seeks-bar-walker-expanding-medicai
State
Suit seeks to bar Walker from acting on his own

...He followed a process, spelled out in state law, by which a governor can go through the Legislative Budget and Audit Committee when seeking to spend more in federal or other funds on a budget item than allocated by the Legislature.Walker has...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-26/suit-seeks-bar-walker-acting-his-own
State
Walker wants 51 percent stake in LNG

...Hawker, an Anchorage Republican who was one of the leaders briefed.Hawker is chairman of the Legislative Budget and Audit Committee. He and House Speaker Mike Chenault, R-Nikiski, were briefed by administration officials.A reserves tax is...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-16/walker-wants-51-percent-stake-lng
State
Lawmakers vote to sue governor over Medicaid expansion plan

...percent federally funded."State law spells out a process by which a governor goes through the Legislative Budget and Audit Committee when seeking to spend more in federal or other funds on a budget item than allocated by the Legislature.Once the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-18/lawmakers-vote-sue-governor-over-medica
State
My Turn: Gov. Walker should be required to explain why he isn't violating state law

...of the time spent since the announcement has been focused on "process" associated with the Legislative Budget and Audit Committee, but other substantive issues remain.Medicaid, a state/federal entitlement program, is already one of the largest...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-07-30/my-turn-gov-walker-should-be-required
Opinion
Alaska governor discusses Medicaid expansion decision

...His administration has targeted Sept. 1 for the expansion rollout.Walker has notified the Legislative Budget and Audit Committee of his plans. He can move ahead with those plans, even if the committee disapproves.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-28/alaska-governor-discusses-medicaid-expa
State
Medicaid expanded in Alaska

...decision now goes before the Legislative Budget and Audit Committee, chaired by Anchorage Republican Rep. Mike Hawker...caucus member on the 10-person Legislative Budget and Audit committee. The Democrat-led House minority adamantly backed...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-16/medicaid-expanded-alaska
State
Bartlett, SEARHC optimistic about Medicaid expansion's effects

...Walker's decision to accept federal money to expand Medicaid this year will be taken up by the Legislative Budget and Audit Committee. But regardless of what the committee recommends, the governor has the authority to go forward with expansion Sept...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-07-21/bartlett-searhc-optimistic-about-medica
Local
Walker discusses decision to expand Medicaid

...toward a vote," he said.State law lays out a process by which a governor is to submit to the Legislative Budget and Audit Committee for review plans to accept and spend additional federal or other program funds. Even if the committee disagrees with...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-07-29/walker-discusses-decision
Local
My Turn: Alaska can't afford Medicaid expansion before reform

...to include reform. The Legislature is committed to sound Medicaid reforms. That is why our Legislative Budget and Audit Committee went out to procure experts to provide the critical information we'll need to have a reasoned discussion on the topic...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-07-26/my-turn-alaska-cant-afford-medicaid-e
Opinion

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