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How do you count Alaska's governors? It depends

...wall by one photo for their consecutive terms. Hickel has two photos for his non-consecutive terms.The National Governors Association, on its website, lists 11 entries for governor of Alaska but doesn't assign numbers to the office holders...
Study: Most states lack disaster plans for kids

...such disasters "should be a wake-up call, but too many states won't budge."A spokeswoman for the National Governors Association declined comment on the report, referring questions to the various states.
Parnell opposing Medicaid expansion this year

Gov. Sean Parnell visited Washington, D.C., last week for a meeting of the National Governors Association, and he came back believing that "Washington is broken," he said at a press conference Thursday morning.But Parnell, who...
Alaska governor refuses federal repayment demand

...we have no alternative under sequestration," Tidwell said in his letter to Parnell, dated March 19.The National Governors Association last month requested legal justification for the agency's demand of states. At least one other governor...
New rules for Medicaid

...Medicaid costs continue to increase more rapidly than state revenues. Ray Scheppach, executive director of the National Governors Association, said the states' new strategies are a trade-off, imposing "additional co-pays and small reductions...
States must fix soaring budget deficits rather than rely on Uncle Sam

...legislation that would allow states to declare bankruptcy under certain conditions as a viable "last resort." The National Governors Association opposes such legislation, fearing that bankruptcy talk would spook the bond markets and raise borrowing costs...
Parnell: Energy issue at governors' meeting

...shared challenges with the federal government. He provided few details in Facebook posts stemming from the National Governors Association meeting in Washington, D.C. He said other governors discussed challenges in getting project permits...
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State governments: Canaries in the depths of the economic mine

...escape, and much of the burden tends to fall on vulnerable populations. In the current fiscal year, the National Governors Association says the 50 states together face a shortfall of $40 billion to $50 billion. That's half the size of the...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Knowles contends Alaska is the only state cutting funding in recent years, based on statistics from the National Governors' Association. A conservative foundation did a study two years ago showing Alaska was one of three states that cut budgets...
Juneau Empire Story Archive 2003. This will force many states to cut spending unless lost revenues can be made up elsewhere. The National Governors' Association is trying to develop workable methods for taxing Internet transactions. One proposal would make existing...


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