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Initiative hearings, securities things to watch

...transition period," she said. "Without this support, these individuals are more likely to return to criminal activity and drug use."The bill is scheduled for a hearing Thursday before the House Health and Social Services Committee.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-24/initiative-hearings-securities-things-w
State | AK legislature
Letter: Acute patient care needs attention now

...and cosponsored by Rep. Geran Tarr, Rep. Lynn Gattis and Rep. Cathy Munoz, received a House Health and Social Services Committee hearing Feb. 18.Some of the testimony for the passage of HB214 went as follows: "Psychiatric patients cannot...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-03-03/letter-acute-patient-care-needs-atten
Letters
Panel hears of concerns with Medicaid system

JUNEAU - The chairman of the House Health and Social Services Committee said the launch of the state's new Medicaid payment system made the rocky rollout of the federal health care law look good...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-02-06/panel-hears-concerns-medicaid-system
State | AK legislature
Soldotna tobacco shop goes viral in smoking ban debate

...scheduled for a hearing in the State Affair Committee on Thursday, while HB360 is currently in the Health and Social Services Committee. The legislative session is set to end on April 20 and either bill would need to pass both the House and Senate...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-07/soldotna-tobacco-shop-goes-viral-smokin
State | AK legislature
Business owners testify against indoor smoke ban

...smoking in most commercial buildings, including businesses, restaurants and bars. She told the House Health and Social Services Committee on Tuesday that her goal with the bill is to protect workers from secondhand smoke."House Bill 360 is the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-27/business-owners-testify-against-indoor-
State | AK legislature
Senate committee hears LGBTQ non-discrimination bill

The Senate Health and Social Services Committee heard testimony before a...again by the Health and Social Services Committee before going before the...chairman of the Health and Social Services Committee. The bill was flagged for...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-02-25/senate-committee-hears-lgbtq-non-discri
State | AK legislature
Abortion, anti-discrimination bill things to watch this week in the Legislature

...necessary,' not a collection of government employees in Juneau."Anti-discriminationThe Senate Health and Social Services committee on Monday is scheduled to hear SB131, from Sen. Berta Gardner, D-Anchorage, which she says would expand...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-02-24/abortion-anti-discrimination-bill-thing
State | AK legislature
Stedman: Chances for unchanged bounty bill slim

...could run a fairly good-sized economic generation off of," he said.Stedman chairs the Senate Health and Social Services Committee, which he said will take up items requested by the administration but not much else.He said he has no intention...

http://juneauempire.com/2014-01-17/stedman-chances-unchanged-bounty-bill-slim
Playwright makes pitch for anti-suicide funding at the Capitol

...presentation at Monday's "Lunch and Learn" program. While the event was organized by the House Health and Social Services Committee - often known as "HESS" - a lengthy floor session of the House of Representatives kept committee lawmakers...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-02-26/playwright-makes-pitch-anti-suicide-fun
State
Good for the state

...8.Stedman will chair the Senate Health and Social Services Committee. Stevens will chair the Senate Education Committee...Stedman will be chairing the Senate Health and Social Services Committee. Health care issues will be huge in Alaska and...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2012-11-18/good-state
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