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Walker to work with lawmakers to expand Medicaid

...the state's Medicaid provider payment system, which had been beleaguered by problems after going live in 2013.Becky Hultberg, president and CEO of the Alaska State Hospital and Nursing Home Association, told the House Finance Committee on...
Legislative Roundup: March 16, 2014

...Department of Administration.Habeger will fill the vacancy left by Curtis Thayer, who was appointed commissioner after Becky Hultberg resigned.Habeger has been serving as director of the Division of Corporations, Business and Professional Licensing...
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Northwest Digest

Spokeswoman to leave Gov. Murkowski's office Sound off on the important issues at JUNEAU - Becky Hultberg, press secretary to Gov. Frank Murkowski, will leave the administration to take a new job with Alaska's largest public-relations...
Murkowski mum on governor's race

...Republican plans to seek another term. "I have not heard anything about an announcement," Murkowski press secretary Becky Hultberg said Monday. Last month, Murkowski said he planned to announce by the end of January whether he plans to campaign...
Alaska Digest

...McHugh Pierre previously held that position. Pierre will stay on with a new job title is to be determined, said Becky Hultberg, the governor's spokeswoman. Holbert, who has a background in print and broadcast journalism, will be responsible...
Oil tax currently off the agenda

...and wondering if they would get another shot at revamping the state's oil-tax structure. Murkowski spokeswoman Becky Hultberg said the special session agenda would not include the tax proposal, and the governor would address the issue during...
Interim attorney general named

...Nordstrand, 46, will fill in as acting attorney general until a permanent replacement is found, Murkowski spokeswoman Becky Hultberg said. "Scott has been working within the department so there is going to be continuity as the department moves forward...
Irwin falls out of public view

...but he directed any questions about Irwin's "status" to Gov. Frank Murkowski's office. Murkowski spokeswoman Becky Hultberg declined to answer questions about Irwin's status or whether he had taken a break from the job. Irwin's absence...
State looks to get a handle on health care costs

...developing an employee wellness program.The path the state is on isn't sustainable, Administration Commissioner Becky Hultberg and Health Commissioner Bill Streur told the House Finance Committee on Monday. Streur said he believes something...
Pay makes state commissioners among priciest

...the ability to recruit and retain competent, qualified and excellent commissioners," administration spokeswoman Becky Hultberg said. The increase puts most of Alaska's 14 commissioners in lavish company when compared to their counterparts...


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