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Judge rejects call to block Walker from expanding Medicaid

JUNEAU - A judge on Friday rejected a request by state lawmakers to temporarily block Gov. Bill Walker from expanding Medicaid in Alaska.Superior Court Judge Frank Pfiffner denied the request by the Alaska Legislative...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-28/judge-rejects-call-block-walker-expandi
State
Alaska Legislature's Medicaid gets court hearing Thursday

ANCHORAGE - The Alaska Legislative Council's lawsuit to prevent Gov. Bill Walker from expanding the state's Medicaid plan next week will get its first appearance in court Thursday.The lawsuit...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-27/alaska-legislatures-medicaid-gets-court
State
Empire Editorial: Bennett's visit reason for cautious optimism

...be optimistic about the conversations taking place between Canadian and Alaskan leadership.For the past week, Alaska Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott has opened the doors, so to speak, of the Southeast region to British Columbia's Minister of Energy and Mines...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-08-28/bennetts-visit-reason-cautious-optimi
Opinion
Medicaid's big ruling is today

...of Medicaid expansion.The council voted 10-1 earlier this month to allocate $450,000 toward legal firms who fill fight Gov. Bill Walker's plan to expand Medicaid access. Juneau Rep. Sam Kito III was the only dissenting vote. If Pfiffner rules...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-28/medicaids-big-ruling-today
State
NEA Chairwoman Jane Chu to visit Juneau Tuesday

...Jackson Museum, and visit with staff at the Sitka Summer Music Festival and Sitka Fine Arts Camp.For more information about Chu's Juneau visit contact the JAHC at 586-2827. For more on Chu, visit http://arts.gov/staff/chairman

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-08-28/nea-chairwoman-jane-chu-visit-juneau-tues
Art
Appeal erodes trust in 'Unity Ticket'

When Gov. Bill Walker and Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott joined forces last year, they created the Unity Ticket...access and many aspects of law enforcement."Alaska Natives believed Gov. Walker when he said he would set a new course," said Richard Peterson...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-26/appeal-erodes-trust-unity-ticket
State
Resource development expected topic during Obama trip

JUNEAU - Gov. Bill Walker on Tuesday said he plans to stress the importance of the state being able to develop its resources during President...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-25/resource-development-expected-topic-dur
State
Governor plans to call for company buyout in natural gasline project

JUNEAU - Gov. Bill Walker said Monday that he plans to recommend to legislators that the state buy out TransCanada Corp.'s position in the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-25/governor-plans-call-company-buyout-natu
State | AK legislature
Suit seeks to bar Walker from acting on his own

JUNEAU - The state could face irreparable fiscal injury if Gov. Bill Walker's plan to expand Medicaid coverage in Alaska takes effect next week, according to a lawsuit brought by state lawmakers...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-26/suit-seeks-bar-walker-acting-his-own
State
Suit seeks to bar Walker from expanding Medicaid on his own

JUNEAU - The state could face irreparable fiscal injury if Gov. Bill Walker's plan to expand Medicaid coverage in Alaska takes effect next week, according to a lawsuit brought by state lawmakers...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-25/suit-seeks-bar-walker-expanding-medicai
State

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