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CCS names new executive director

...Department of Health & Social Services since 2007, most recently as chief of policy and program development at the Division of Public Assistance. She has broad knowledge of state and federal social service programs and how to navigate often-complex...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-29/ccs-names-new-executive-director
Local
Medi-jammed

...out of time frame," meaning they've been waiting to be processed for more than 30 days, said acting Division of Public Assistance Director Ron Kreher.Some Medicaid applications submitted by low-income residents waiting for coverage through...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-26/medi-jammed
State | AK legislature
Alaska leads nation with welfare recipients

Alaska has the highest number of families on public assistance in the nation, and the state's rate is more than twice the national average of 2.9 percent, according to new figures from the U.S. Census Bureau.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-04/alaska-leads-nation-welfare-recipients
State
Alaska leads nation in welfare recipients

ANCHORAGE - Alaska has the highest number of families on public assistance in the nation, and the state's rate is more than twice the national average of 2.9 percent, according to new figures from the U.S. Census Bureau.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-05/alaska-leads-nation-welfare-recipients
State
Check for $1 is too little, too late

Robert Stevanus laughed when he first saw it - a check for $1 bearing Gov. Sean Parnell's signature. The disabled veteran said he was confused at having received a check for so little, so late.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-07/check-1-too-little-too-late
Local
Juneau woman indicted for welfare fraud

...2012 through October 2013, according to the indictment.Chief Fraud Investigator for the state of Alaska Division of Public Assistance Christopher Lauer said Knight is alleged to have stolen about $8,560 in benefits by falsifying information...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-04-29/juneau-woman-indicted-welfare-fraud
Local
Weekend healthcare event to focus on veterans

...available to them.Hoffman-DeVoe said 13 VA and local service agencies will be in attendance, including the Division of Public Assistance, the Central Council Tlingit & Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska, Front Street Clinic, Juneau Alliance for Mental...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-09-06/weekend-healthcare-event-focus-veterans
Local
Public assistant head steps down

Jim Nordlund, who served for seven years as director of the state's welfare division, is quitting, the governor's office said today.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061002/sta_pa.shtml
News
State briefs

...Gov. Fran Ulmer's bid for governor. Jim Nordlund has announced his resignation as director of the Alaska Division of Public Assistance to join the Ulmer for governor campaign. Nordlund once represented west Anchorage in the state House. He...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061302/sta_stbriefs.shtml
News
Morris, Van Slyke file for school board

...afternoon. Morris, a special assistant to the director at the Department of Health and Social Services' Division of Public Assistance, said she is concerned about local students and the district's relationship with the Juneau Assembly...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082102/loc_schoolupdate.shtml
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