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Ralliers demand Medicaid expansion

...Sometimes, they put it off until it's too late - a Glory Hole user died a couple years ago because he wasn't able to get adequate...directly from Medicaid expansion, she said. Only 25 of 250 clinic users have health insurance. Medicaid expansion would allow more...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-17/ralliers-demand-medicaid-expansion
State | AK legislature
Alaska Editorial: In Kenai, it's time to talk fishing

...recreational anglers, personal-use and subsistence users, processors and fishery managers to get together...Fishery management is about fish and balancing competing user groups. But those user groups are made up of people, and the more faces...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-04-15/alaska-editorial-kenai-its-time-talk-
Opinion
House passes bill to change hunting and fishing license fees

...else hunt or fish for them.Reasons given by the Democrats and independent voting against the bill included frustration that the state was raising user fees but not looking at other revenue.The bill now goes to the Senate for consideration.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-15/house-passes-bill-change-hunting-and-fi
State
JSD hopes to beat deadline with $20M bond

...school board at its regular meeting on Tuesday, depicting the proposed changes to the building to better accommodate current users."What we're looking at is making a facility built in 1965 as a junior high meet the needs of ... YDHS and Montessori...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-04-16/jsd-hopes-beat-deadline-20m-bond
Local
France OKs health care bill targeting anorexia, cigarettes

...advertising targeting minors.FACILITIES FOR DRUG USERSThe bill would allow for a six-year test period in which intravenous drug users would be given access to clean needles under medical supervision and in the presence of drug counselors.The conservative opposition...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-04-15/france-oks-health-care-bill-targeting
Not For Web
KayHi softball season jeopardized by seashell fragments found in Dudley Field

...Assistant Borough Manager Deanna Garrison."If none of the user groups want to use (the fields), then we'll be looking...said. "We just want to get the field usable - if the field users are willing to use the field with the shells."Without a stand-still...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-04-14/kayhi-softball-season-jeopardized-seas
Sports
Gov. declares April 11-17 as 'Wildland Fire Prevention and Preparedness Week'

...alaska.gov/burn/ and http://www.youtube.com/user/AlaskaDNRDOF. ? Prepare: Wildfire in Alaska is inevitable...www.mediabasket.com, http://www.youtube.com/user/AlaskaDNRDOF), and knowledgeable staff at the local Division...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-04-10/gov-declares-april-11-17-wildland-fi
Outdoors
Empowered pool board moves forward

...many solutions could be found in improved marketing and variable user fees to reflect high and low periods of use.The decision to...during the six-month transition period on efforts to increase user rates at both facilities.A public hearing on the approved ordinance...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-04-07/juneaus-new-diving-board-also-about-swi
Local
House passes fuel tax by a hair

...crude oil, Munoz said it's more fair for users to share the load. According to DEC numbers...tax is being spread amongst all of the users of refined products in the state of Alaska...said. "It's not targeted at any one user group."Sen. Peter Micciche, R-Soldotna...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-09/houses-fuel-tax-passes-hair
State | AK legislature
Committee begins digging in to Medicaid bill

...system for managing primary care cases in which certain individuals - including so-called "super-utilizers," Medicaid users who account for a sizable chunk of emergency room expenses - would have to seek approval before receiving certain services...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-08/committee-begins-digging-medicaid-bill
State | AK legislature

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