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Medicaid moves forward

...three years since Medicaid expansion effectively became a state option. But it took only 50 minutes on Friday for Superior Court Judge Frank Pfiffner to strike down an attempt by the Alaska Legislative Council, a body of the Alaska Legislature...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-08-28/medicaid-moves-forward
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Medicaid's big ruling is today

At noon today, Anchorage Superior Court Judge Frank Pfiffner will tell Alaskans if Medicaid expansion will take place as planned Sept. 1.After an hour and a half of...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-28/medicaids-big-ruling-today
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Judge strikes down law to limit Medicaid funds for abortions

...further defining what constitutes a medically necessary abortion for purposes of Medicaid funding is unconstitutional.Superior Court Judge John Suddock ordered that the state be blocked from implementing the law, passed last year, and a similar...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-28/judge-strikes-down-law-limit-medicaid-f
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Judge rejects call to block Walker from expanding Medicaid

...Friday rejected a request by state lawmakers to temporarily block Gov. Bill Walker from expanding Medicaid in Alaska.Superior Court Judge Frank Pfiffner denied the request by the Alaska Legislative Council to bar Walker from implementing Medicaid...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-28/judge-rejects-call-block-walker-expandi
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Alaska Legislature's Medicaid gets court hearing Thursday

...state's Medicaid plan next week will get its first appearance in court Thursday.The lawsuit, filed in Anchorage Superior Court Monday, contends the expansion population is an optional group that cannot be covered unless approved by the Legislature...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-27/alaska-legislatures-medicaid-gets-court
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Suit seeks to bar Walker from expanding Medicaid on his own

...attorneys say in arguing that patients and providers stand to suffer irreparable injury.The lawsuit, filed in Anchorage Superior Court on Monday, asks a judge to bar the administration from expanding Medicaid unless lawmakers approve the expansion...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-25/suit-seeks-bar-walker-expanding-medicai
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Suit seeks to bar Walker from acting on his own

...attorneys say in arguing that patients and providers stand to suffer irreparable injury.The lawsuit, filed in Anchorage Superior Court on Monday, asks a judge to bar the administration from expanding Medicaid unless lawmakers approve doing so.The...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-26/suit-seeks-bar-walker-acting-his-own
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Challenge to Legislature's expensive offices moves forward

...Discovery will begin in a lawsuit challenging the Legislature's $4 million lease on Anchorage office space.Anchorage Superior Court Judge Patrick McKay decided Tuesday not to dismiss the case as requested by a lawyer for the state, the Alaska Dispatch...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-19/challenge-legislatures-expensive-office
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One of two Costco burglars sentenced

...also facing charges in state court for the burglary aspect of the crime. Stauffer was sentenced last month by Juneau Superior Court Judge Philip Pallenberg to four and a half years for the burglary and being a felon in possession of a firearm. Finn...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-08-18/one-two-costco-burglars-sentenced
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Ex-cop, coastie accused of PFD fraud

...own parallel investigation, the spokesman said.Both Barela and Maxwell are scheduled to be arraigned in Juneau Superior Court at a later date. Court records online did not indicate whether they have attorneys yet.First-degree unsworn falsification...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-08-12/ex-cop-coastie-accused-pfd-fraud
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