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Around town for Thursday, Dec. 18

...and Children walk-in clinic, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., 3245 Hospital Drive, first floor. Free nutrition services for income-eligible women who are pregnant, breast-feeding or just had a baby, and for infants and children up to age 5. Details...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-18/around-town-calendar-thursday-dec-18-20
Local
Health center faces staffing challenges

...home town, Lovishchuk said. The health center, which provides cost-free health services to Juneau's homeless and low-income populations, has a temporary contract with an Anchorage-based nurse practitioner. According to past Empire reports the clinic...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-17/health-center-faces-staffing-challenges
Local
Around town for Wednesday, Dec. 17

...Infants, and Children walk-in clinic, 12:30-6 p.m., 3245 Hospital Drive, first floor. Free nutrition services for income-eligible women who are pregnant, breast-feeding or just had a baby, and for infants and children up to age 5. Details...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-17/today-dec-17
Local
Moving the needle: United Way's Annual Giving Campaign

...different goals, all focus on at least one of what the United Way terms the "three building blocks for a good life:" education, income and health. While the Annual Giving Campaign focuses on attracting new supporters, it continues to rely on old friends as...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-12-14/moving-needle-united-ways-annual-gi
Neighbors
Medicaid system expansion could be months away

...meaningful reform and as an investment in Alaska's future. Medicaid is a program that helps cover health care cost for lower-income people. Through 2020, expanded coverage could help about 40,000 Alaskans, she said.When people ask her if she's worried...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-15/medicaid-system-expansion-could-be-mont
State
St. Vincent family 'adoption' program in dire need

...to be adopted for Christmas are those who are "just barely making it," Sims said."They're the people that have low-income jobs, have five to six kids and they can barely make the rent, or pay the light bill and don't have cars and things like...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-14/st-vincent-family-adoption-program-dire
Local
City manager briefs chamber on budget

...the country during the economic downturn. Another major local income source is investments, and there the city has seen a $10 million...funding as well. Kiefer called Federal Payment in Lieu of Taxes income "all over the board."She expects Juneau will receive nothing...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-12/city-manager-briefs-chamber-budget
Local
Around Town for Thursday, Dec. 11

...and Children walk-in clinic, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., 3245 Hospital Drive, first floor. Free nutrition services for income-eligible women who are pregnant, breast-feeding or just had a baby, and for infants and children up to age 5. Details...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-11/around-town-thursday-dec-11
Local
My Turn: Homeless again

...community is a complicated problem with no easy solutions. There continues to be a shortage of affordable housing for low-income people in Juneau. Many of those who are chronically homeless struggle with the effects of mental illness and/or addiction...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-12-07/homeless-again
Opinion
My Turn: Alaska's budget: A history

...such as resurrecting Alaska's personal income tax, reducing or totally eliminating...Looking at taxes such as the personal income tax or reducing or eliminating the PFD...A look at the repeal of the personal income tax clearly demonstrates why this fiscal...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-11-28/my-turn-alaskas-budget-history
Opinion

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