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Medi-jammed

...Bill Walker's administration gave early on for expansion.That won't be easy. There are 9,175 applications "out of time frame," meaning they've been waiting to be processed for more than 30 days, said acting Division of Public Assistance...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-26/medi-jammed
State | AK legislature
Thumbs up, thumbs down for April 20, 2015

...Still, we understand. The state is facing big choices on a natural gas pipeline and Medicaid. The Legislature also ran out of time to address important issues like Erin's Law, which provides for sexual abuse prevention education. As the Legislature...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-04-20/thumbs-thumbs-down-april-20-2015
Opinion
New math adds up for board

...going to be vitally important because of the lack of circular review," Heidemann said. "We won't be able to run out of time and have students see the material."School board member Brian Holst asked about intervention, providing students...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-04-20/new-math-adds-board
Local
Anchorage School District proposal lays off 20 teachers

...their jobs, and substitute teachers that started this year would lose out on bonuses.Educators say they're running out of time to tell tenured teachers they won't have positions come fall. A deadlocked legislature voted Thursday to take 12 days...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-01/anchorage-school-district-proposal-lays
State
As Legislature goes into extra days, lawmakers share to-do lists

...he said. The Senate gaveled out relatively early instead of addressing bills on its calendar."We're running out of time," he said.He said he hopes Walker calls a special session to address Medicaid expansion. Walker said in a news conference...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-20/legislature-goes-extra-days-lawmakers-s
State | AK legislature
Crimson Bears soccer boys eye Spokane

...The play was not called."Both sides had corners and opportunities and it started to get frantic as the game ran out of time," Lehnhart said.Magallanes had a corner kick to B. Scudder that almost connectedWith a minute remaining, Mead had...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-04-10/crimson-bears-soccer-boys-eye-spokane
Sports
Empire Editorial: HB 115 a political stunt and nothing more

...last fall. It has yet to pass Erin's Law, which the Legislature deemed worthy of passage last year before running out of time.HB 115 is nothing but a political stunt, and the straight answer is that this stunt has real potential to harm Alaska...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-04-09/empire-editorial-hb-115-political-stu
Opinion | AK legislature
Senator Murkowski's misdirected priorities

...claimed she had hoped to find a way to extend the Secure Rural Schools Program program by the end of the year, but ran out of time. That is a problem only of her priorities.Her priority was passing the highly unpopular Sealaska bill, as payback...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2015-01-05/senator-murkowskis-misdirected-priori
Letters
My Turn: Forested communities must be made whole

...had hoped that we could find a way to pay for extending the SRS program before the end of the year, but we have run out of time. In the end, it boils down to cost. In this constrained budget environment, we cannot extend SRS without paying for...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-12-19/my-turn-forested-communities-must-be-
Opinion
Juneau School District hires special investigator for hazing case

...she called a personnel matter.The board is supposed to assess itself each year but didn't last year because it ran out of time, she said.Saddler announced at the meeting that she will not run for re-election, although her second three-year...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-13/juneau-school-district-hires-special-in
Local

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