My Turn: Your vote is free speech- think before you cast and government deals. Their children enjoy quality education and citizens have access to affordable, quality health care. In addition, they are building sustainable alternative energy and country-wide transportation infrastructure...
Federal data outlines spending in Alaska, Hawaii

...District of Columbia.4. Alaskans shell out a lot for health care. The data puts Alaska into third place for highest per capital spending in 2012 for health care, at $8,173, putting the Last Frontier only behind...
My Turn: Contraceptive use benefits Alaska's children all wives, mothers, girls and women of child-bearing age in the best interests of children. Such preventive health care allows girls and women to develop their education and careers; plan the number of children they can realistically...
My Turn: SB21 makes Alaskans 'junior partners'

...areas of road construction and maintenance, engineering, public safety, private business-state contracts, and health care. SB21 is a recipe to hit the businesses where these employees spend their money.There are many other multi-million...
US missionary with Ebola leaving Liberia Tuesday

...influenza or the common cold. Africa's under-developed health care system and inadequate infection controls make it easier...two Christian organizations have partnered to provide health care in West Africa.Munro said the Writebols are "quiet...
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Better late than never consortium to weather the uncertainty facing the health care industry. "Historically, this particular line item...funding and financing - there's a lot of turmoil in the health care industry at a national level and at the Alaska level...
My Turn: Anchoring the simplest meaning of equality

...Partners in Health, a non-profit health care organization that aims "to bring...rights, in this case, in terms of health care. Farmer was well on his way to fame...fame. Whether in the field of health care or ensuring people have adequate...
Senator upbeat at Sitka luncheon

...noted, were the Water Resources Development Act, the Highway Transportation Bill and the reform of Veterans Affairs health care system, with the latter being of particular importance to veterans in rural communities. Murkowski's focus then...
Taxes a burden

...its senior citizens to retire elsewhere, this is exactly the right approach to take.Juneau's housing, energy, health care and transportation costs are among the highest in the state and the country. Juneau's cost of living is over 30 percent...
Fundraising to help the orphans of Peru

...however, has convinced her of the importance of encouraging change at a policy level.Policy-based obstacles for good health care are everywhere in Peru. Doctors' pay is one. Peruvian doctors make about $2,000 a month, a difficult salary with...


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