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Anchorage hospitals appeal state's allocation of new beds

...July, Providence Alaska received permission to add eight beds, six fewer than it requested. At that time, department commissioner Valerie Davidson wrote that she did not allocate more treatment rooms because she did not want to concentrate...
Groups want hunting season suspended for rare wolves

...federal government decides whether the animals merit endangered species status.The groups asked Fish and Game Department Commissioner Sam Cotton on Thursday to preemptively close hunting and trapping seasons for Alexander Archipelago wolves...
Committee begins digging in to Medicaid bill

...calendar year 2016. The federal contribution is to step down after that, to 90 percent by 2020.Deputy health department commissioner Jon Sherwood in a response to questions told the committee that tribal entities the state would consult with...
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Retiring AMHS chief: Kemp asked for resignation

...Public Facilities at the end of this week, said Wednesday that he was asked to step down by newly appointed department Commissioner Pat Kemp.Neussl called the decision "a mutual agreement between the new commissioner and myself that that...
One heck of a ride buses in the late 1980s. Kern had submitted a grant request to the federal transportation department.The department commissioner "called me and told me he had just signed off on my grant," Kern recalled. "He said it was the best money...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...THE JUNEAU EMPIRE Labor Department Commissioner Ed Flanagan had to take...Reddit Archives Labor Department Commissioner Ed Flanagan had to take...Juneau Empire Online Labor Department Commissioner Ed Flanagan had to take...
Department heads' pay may jump

Labor Department Commissioner Ed Flanagan had to take a cut in pay to take a promotion. That's because deputy commissioners, which he was until his promotion...
Alaska Digest

...fisheries and wildlife in Alaska have recommended that Gov. Sarah Palin appoint Denby Lloyd as Fish and Game Department commissioner. The Alaska Board of Fisheries and Board of Game met jointly last week in Anchorage to consider nominations...
Industry lauds new head of resources

...environmentalists. Tom Irwin, a former executive with Fairbanks Gold Mining Inc., was named Natural Resources Department commissioner Friday. In that position, he will oversee development and regulation of Alaska's oil, gas, mining and timber...
Knowles OKs new BP deal

...the need for us to be done with our part of this agreement,'' said John Shively, state Natural Resources Department commissioner, at a news conference Wednesday. ``If the FTC is beginning to move, they need to know what Alaska's position...


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