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In Rhode Island, residents gush about paid family leave

...of an employee's salary when he or she is unable to work because of illness or injury. The temporary caregiver insurance program was folded into that existing program to compensate workers who leave their jobs temporarily to care for a relative...
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Four southcentral legislators form 'freedom caucus'

...will examine issues through "conservative eyes," she said. Walker, for example, wants to expand the Medicaid insurance program to 40,000 low-income Alaskans."We have to ask, is that sustainable, and can we really afford to put more...
Alaska to get $2.6 million health care bonus

...children enrolled in its health insurance program.Alaska has been meeting federal...part of the Children's Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act.To receive...Denali Kid Care, the state's insurance program for low income families.The...
Senate defeats health insurance program

JUNEAU - The Alaska Senate on Wednesday defeated a measure to expand a health insurance program for low-income children and pregnant women.The 10-10 vote was a turnaround from last year when the same proposal passed the...
Democrats revive effort to expand insurance program

JUNEAU - Senate Democrats are reviving an effort to expand a health insurance program for low-income pregnant women and children despite opposition from the governor, who vetoed the same measure last year after...
Davis seeking support for health insurance program

JUNEAU - An Anchorage Democrat is seeking to build support for a scaled-back expansion of a health insurance program for low-income children.Sen. Bettye Davis' proposal would raise the income eligibility threshold for Denali KidCare from...
KidCare spent $384K on abortion-related services department says 0.18 percent of a health insurance program for low-income families was spent on "abortion...Alaska version of the federal Children's Health Insurance Program, covers 7,900 Alaska children. Parnell vetoed...
Governor vetoes Denali KidCare expansion

...will veto expansion of a health insurance program for low-income families because...federal Children's Health Insurance Program, Denali KidCare, covers 7...funded the Children's Health Insurance Program below 200 percent of the federal...
Alaska editorial: Alaska should help uninsured children

...Earlier this year, Congress and President Obama significantly increased funding for the State Children's Health Insurance Program. States contribute funding to the program, though the federal government pays for most of it. The program covers...
Murkowski asks for change in FEMA rules for Juneau

...the city's future growth. "The City and Borough of Juneau's top priority in changes to the (National Flood Insurance Program) regulations is to allow fill as a way to elevate building in Velocity Zones," Feldt wrote. "Most shorelines...


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