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To William Streur, DHSS Comm. of Resources,

I, again, request your withdrawal for support of any new DHSS rule depriving low income woman of their constitutional be a god in "control" of other self-willed entities. DHSS rules can only steer the leviathan through leadership, preferably...
Medicaid expansion rejected by House Finance

...feds offer it millions of dollars for transportation projects.DHSS Commissioner Valerie Davidson has been the Walker administration's...payment system, and has advocated for reform alongside expansion.DHSS is operating on a $2.7 billion budget this year; $1.7...
Thanks for attending the Recovery Slam

...fourth annual Recovery Slam at the University of Alaska Southeast this past weekend: Juneau Voices for Recovery, state of Alaska DHSS-DBH, Rainforest Recovery Center, NCADD-Juneau, Juneau Youth Services, Juneau Alliance for Mental Health Inc., the Governor's...
In Walker's budget proposal, Corrections and Health take biggest hits reductions proposed by the governor.DHSS would experience a $19.8 million $5 million, less than 1 percent. DHSS' fiscal year 2015 budget was $2.7 billion...foster care and the Alaska Pioneer Homes. DHSS spokeswoman Sarana Schell said by email...
State | AK legislature
Legislators lose confidence in top state commissioner

...Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS), is the boss of 3,500 employees...doctorate in human services. She was appointed DHSS commissioner a little over two years ago...direction. She says the leadership issue at DHSS is a symptom of a larger problem. "There...
State looks to expand Medicaid in July a capital project or two, cuts to DHSS have serious implications, Davidson said...people go without health care," she said.DHSS operates on a $2.7 billion budget...want them to live in good communities."DHSS spokeswoman Sarana Schell said while there...
State | Local | AK legislature
Finding the good with FASD and we expect them to be these functional adults."To learn more about FASD and resources in Alaska, visit Contact reporter Melissa Griffiths at 523-2272 or at melissa.griffiths...
Homelessness: One story at a time community discussions will follow each show.To read a recent fact sheet on homelessness in Juneau, visit
My Turn: Legislatiave wish list to help the disabled

...Health Trust Authority beneficiaries. DHSS also has the right through mutual agreement...private facilities and psychiatric units. DHSS should never have been given the authority by the Alaska Legislature to delegate DHSS's obligation of investigating disabled patients...
Lady liberty

...with education except look for efficiencies. I think we can find more money by looking for efficiencies within the system. In DHSS... I think a lot of that is corrupt.Q: How would you change the education system?A: I think you should give students...


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