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My Turn: US Supreme Court has final say on Medicaid expansion

...choose to reject the expansion; that is the whole point (see NFIB, 132 S.Ct. at 2608)."Mr. Regan focuses on the express language of the Social Security Act (known as Section 1902(a)(10)(A)(i)(VIII)). He points out that...
Lawmakers discuss Medicaid expansion

...of Senate Finance.Legislative attorney Megan Wallace, in a memo requested by Hawker's office, said that since the express language of the federal health care law makes coverage of newly eligible individuals for Medicaid mandatory, she believed...
My Turn: The view from the Democratic side of the House

...accessible to help fund government, in contrast to the Permanent Fund, an account whose corpus is inaccessible without the express say-so of the Alaska people. Currently, the CBR has a balance of about $10 billion.I said the CBR was accessible...
My Turn: Cracks in the door

...Billiton is poised to become the first commercial entity to sell U.S. domestically-produced oil overseas without the express permission of the federal government. The sale constitutes the foremost crack in the four decade-long ban that has...
Transit passengers vent about changes

...late even more," he said.A new process called interlining would combine certain routes such as the Douglas bus and the Express, in order to make transfers easier for passengers. This was one concern bus drivers indicated in their feedback...
Be Litter Free on Earth Day and every day

...Day and every day. One group looking out for Juneau year-round is Litter Free, a nonprofit formed in 1985 with "the express purpose of creating a cleaner environment and encouraging recycling within the City and Borough of Juneau," according...
My Turn: Guns on campus: Let's aim for the right target

...following would not be affected:? Concealed carry for people under 21;? Concealed carry in residences, without the express permission of an adult resident;? Loaded firearms in places where intoxicating liquor is served;? Possession in childcare...
Attorney says panel is treating Fairbanks mayor unfairly

...he said.In contrast, an investigation of Vivian Stiver, whom Eberhart defeated in November, was confined to the "express complaints stated in a clear and concise complaint substantiated with evidence," Gazewood said. The commission's...
SB176 provides protection

...such as being placed in a vehicle or in a university storage facility). However, overall, despite state law and the express language of the Alaska Constitution, a student is generally prohibited from carrying a lawful concealed firearm in...
'Choose Respect' and tribal sovereignty

...lawsuits, Senators Mark Begich and Lisa Murkowski have introduced legislation to strengthen tribal sovereignty, with the express purpose of preventing domestic violence. Their legislation is entitled the "Safe Villages, Safe Families Act...


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