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Help protest money's influence on politics

...is the path we're led down. Need our 29th Alaska Legislature abide by this sneaky-insurrection of democracy? Can the health and welfare of Alaska be realized, its financial solvency be maintained, if electioneering models establish the avoidance...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2015-04-01/help-protest-moneys-influence-politic
Letters
Munoz disregarded the health concerns of 1,300 constituents

I'm disappointed that Rep. Cathy Munoz voted with the House Finance Committee to cut Medicaid expansion out of the Department of Health and Social Services budget.

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2015-03-30/munoz-disregarded-health-concerns-130
Letters
Applications available for two scholarships and grant

...for funding support through June 1. The foundation offers financial grants to organizations that benefit and enhance the health, education and welfare of individuals in the Southeast. Applications will be evaluated based on the quality of program...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-03-29/applications-available-two-scholars
Neighbors
Letter: Expanding Medicaid will save lives and money, plus create jobs

...characterized by a high cost of living and low wages. Expanding Medicaid is essential to providing them and their families with the health care they need.The advantages of expanding Medicaid are obvious. It is a pro-life solution that will save the lives...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2015-03-24/letter-expanding-medicaid-will-save-l
Letters
Daylight saving elimination passes Senate

...D-Anchorage.The rest of the body voted for elimination.The bill's sponsor, Sen. Anna MacKinnon, spoke to the health benefits of nixing time changes and pointed to an Internet survey she facilitated that showed almost 80 percent of respondents...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-11/daylight-saving-elimination-passes-sena
State | AK legislature
Ethel Lund Village Health Occupations Program application deadline extended

...program will include a graduation ceremony. The goal for VHOP is to cultivate and encourage an interest in health care. The health care industry is growing, providing plenty of job opportunities for those with the proper training. Applications from...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-03-15/ethel-lund-village-health-occupatio
Neighbors
Final opportunity to enroll in health insurance

...meet special enrollment requirements, which may incure a high tax penalty next year. To apply for health coverage on the Health Insurance Marketplace call the Marketplace toll-free, 24 hour line at 1-800-318-2596. To enroll for health...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-03-15/final-opportunity-enroll-health-ins
Neighbors
Sealaska talks sustainability, shared success at conference

...studies and science to better understand what's possible.Other partnerships look at how to best maintain and improve the health and quality of the forest. The land also has prospects for mineral extraction, but as this is explored, Sealaska hopes...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-03-19/sealaska-talks-sustainability-shared-su
Local

...other appointments if you travel for a colonoscopy? Find out about resources or services that may help you connect to the health care you need? Feel less worried about getting screened for colorectal cancer? Help you prepare for your colonoscopy...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-03-18-0
Art
Walker: Expand Medicaid

...legislators. She said the administration is looking to build on changes already underway.Provisions include having the health department pursue a waiver to expand services provided to Indian Health Service beneficiaries through tribal health facilities...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-18/walker-expand-medicaid
State | AK legislature

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