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Medicaid expanded in Alaska

...caucus will consider reform ideas previously proposed by Rep. Liz Vazquez, R-Anchorage, and Rep. Mark Neuman, R-Big Lake.Walker is the sixth governor in the country to go around their state's Legislature to expand Medicaid coverage, following...
Big Lake man charged with road-rage crash that injured 2

ANCHORAGE - A Big Lake man in a pickup has been charged with intentionally ramming another truck, injuring two people, in what Alaska State Troopers...
Reinforcements scheduled for Alaska wildfires

...neighboring highway communities of Caswell Creek and Montana Creek to the north. The more populated towns of Houston and Big Lake are to the south."We don't want the fire getting anywhere near those communities," Tim Mowry, a spokesman for...
2 wildfires in Alaska threaten homes, force evacuations about two hours.About 200 of those dogs ended up with four-time Iditarod champion Martin Buser at his kennels in Big Lake about 20 miles from the fire. He also was taking in displaced residents, including veteran Iditarod musher DeeDee Jonrowe...
WWII, Korean War vets feted in honor flight

...returned with a group of 23 veterans and traveling companions - called guardians - who went on the fourth flight of the Big Lake-based organization, including several veterans and friends from the lower Kenai Peninsula.Some were Korean War veterans...
House agrees on budget

...after almost a month and a half of negotiations. Sure enough, House Finance committee co-chair Rep. Mark Neuman, R-Big Lake, brought the amendment to house bill 2001, the operating budget bill whose passage will prevent mass state worker layoffs...
State | AK legislature
Brewfest winners

...Smoked Wood & Specialty pt. 1: Pumpkin Saison, Ryan Lindsay Spice, Herb, Veg, Smoked Wood & Specialty pt. 2: Old Luxurious, Michael Kulachkosky Mead, Cider, Historical & Wild: Big Lake Prickly Pear Mead, Grant Ficek and Jaren Weems
Final state budget figures reveal fewer cuts than popularly thought

...Anchorage, claimed about $2,000 and $3,504 there, respectively.Republican Rep. Mark Neuman, who represents Big Lake about an hour and 20 minutes drive from Anchorage, claimed the second-most per diem pay of all legislators, 17 days...
Budget deal reached

...compromise that offers real solutions to the present impasse," House Finance committee co-chair Mark Neuman, R-Big Lake, said in a House majority news release. "It increases funding for education, honors agreements with state workers...
Alaska Senate dynamites House budget deal, sends work to conference committee

...make that available to the Legislature," he said. "I hope they will accept that offer."Rep. Mark Neuman, R-Big Lake and a member of the conference committee, said on the House floor that the conference committee was expected to begin...
State | AK legislature


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