Daniel C. Lakip

...and returned to Juneau. His daughter, Mica was born in 1985. Danny spent his life serving others. He worked in social services with families and children in Ketchikan and Juneau for the State, worked with seniors all over Southeast Alaska for...
Tobacco is target of new antismoking push in Legislature

...essentially the take-it-outside act."If passed into law, the draft being considered by the Senate's Health and Social Services committee would prohibit smoking indoors at most public spaces. Smokers wouldn't be able to light up in a store...
State | AK legislature
Brain injury network holds meeting

...Network is a nonprofit advocacy, education and resource navigation agency incorporated in 2003. ABIN is the Traumatic Brain Injury Advisory Board to the Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority and the Department of Health and Social Services.
Walker budget cuts 55 Juneau jobs

...position with a special staff assistant to be based in Juneau.Juneau would also gain a Department of Health and Social Services deputy commissioner and commissioner's special assistant who make a combined salary of almost $400,000.Longtime...
City ponders Housing First funding sources address issues that could be costly for our communities. It reduces overall costs in corrections and health and social services."The 34-unit housing complex for the homeless would be built on donated land from Tlingit and Haida Regional Housing...
Three things to watch in this week's Legislature

...entrance to a bar or restaurant that serves alcoholic drinks. It is scheduled for hearing by the Senate Health and Social Services Committee on Wednesday."Why is a conservative willing to take on this issue?" Micciche says in his sponsor statement...
State | AK legislature
Health insurance deadline nears

...automatically re-enrolled, including 17,466 Alaskans. "Time is running out," warned U.S. Department of Health and Social Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell. "Consumers should shop at for an affordable plan that fits their budget...
In Walker's budget proposal, Corrections and Health take biggest hits

...billion state budget deficit, but some departments will have it worse than others.The Department of Health and Social Services and the Department of Corrections would see the biggest by-dollar reductions proposed by the governor.DHSS would...
State | AK legislature
Juneau Assembly considers diverting tobacco tax revenue to social services

...the funds will be earmarked for social services, the Assembly will have the...85 percent is recommended for social services in the community, although for the funds, either for social services or, as committee member Kate Troll...
Senate panel to consider former commissioners

...commissioner, Valerie Davidson, but lawmakers need their own source of information.The Department of Health and Social Services has one of the largest budgets in state government and cuts directly impact people's lives, Kelly, R-Fairbanks...


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