http://sealaska.com

Refine Search

  •  
  •  
Walker to work with lawmakers to expand Medicaid

...be reached on Gov. Bill Walker's proposal to expand and reform Medicaid.House Finance Committee co-chairman Steve Thompson, whose committee has been hearing Walker's bill this week, said he is concerned with whether thousands of people...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-12/walker-work-lawmakers-expand-medicaid
State
House Finance introduces Medicaid reform bill

...held by the committee last week on Gov. Bill Walker's plan to expand and reform Medicaid. Committee co-chair Steve Thompson said members have said they want to see changes made to the Medicaid program before they feel comfortable with passing...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-13/house-finance-introduces-medicaid-refor
State
House Finance strips CBR draw from budget

...budget bill Thursday afternoon that didn't include a draw from the CBR or any account. Committee co-chair Rep. Steve Thompson, R-Fairbanks, insinuated that future versions of the bill are to come.The committee could add into the bill...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-17/house-finance-strips-cbr-draw-budget
State | AK legislature
House approves marijuana control board legislation

...implementing the voter initiative and protecting the public. "Clear regulations mean clear enforcement," Rep. Steve Thompson, R-Fairbanks, said.The bill passed 25-15, but House Majority Leader Charisse Millett, R-Anchorage, asked...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-15/house-approves-marijuana-control-board-
State | AK legislature
Gov: No Medicaid reform without expansion

...similar to bills pending in the Senate from Sen. Pete Kelly, R-Fairbanks.House Finance Committee co-chair Rep. Steve Thompson, R-Fairbanks, said members have said they want to see changes made to the Medicaid program before they feel comfortable...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-14/gov-no-medicaid-reform-without-expansio
State
Ralliers demand Medicaid expansion

...and Social Services committees, but are now held up in House and Senate finance.House Finance co-chairs Reps. Steve Thompson, R-Fairbanks, and Mark Neuman, R-Big Lake, said Thursday they do not expect the bills to make it through the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-17/ralliers-demand-medicaid-expansion
State | AK legislature
Salary decrease squeaks through House

...state $9.3 million every year, according to the bill's fiscal note.House Finance committee co-chair Rep. Steve Thompson, R-Fairbanks, spoke in favor of HB 176. The committee introduced the bill.He said it's either this or eliminate...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-15/salary-decrease-squeaks-through-house
State | AK legislature
Photos: Contemplating reform

House Finance Committee Co-chairs Rep. Mark Neuman, R-Big Lake, left, and Rep. Steve Thompson, R-Fairbanks, listen to Valerie Davidson, commissioner for the Department of Health and Social Services, speak on HB 148...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-09/photo-contemplating-reform
State
New version of bill leaves legislative salaries alone

...potential lawsuit brought by legislative employees," according to a staff member for House Finance co-chair Rep. Steve Thompson, R-Fairbanks.Nonpartisan legislative employees could sue the state over the bill based on a claim that it poses...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-07/house-committee-considers-bill-save-som
State | AK legislature
Medicaid, capital budget among things to watch

...by end of session? I can't say because it's the legislative process."The committee's co-chair, Rep. Steve Thompson, R-Fairbanks, said the committee will try to get a better handle on the issues involved.Meanwhile, the Senate...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-06/medicaid-capital-budget-among-things-wa
State

CONTACT US

  • Switchboard: 907-586-3740
  • Circulation and Delivery: 907-586-3740
  • Newsroom Fax: 907-586-3028
  • Business Fax: 907-586-9097
  • Accounts Receivable: 907-523-2270
  • View the Staff Directory
  • or Send feedback

ADVERTISING

SUBSCRIBER SERVICES

SOCIAL NETWORKING