My Turn: The power of radical mothers

This Sunday in our nation's capital, Valerie Bell will lead a march to the Justice Department to demand an end to the cycle of violence perpetrated by a "society of institutionalized...
Anchorage family clings to hope murder will be solved

...Connolly said. "We thought maybe something would come of that."It didn't.Frustrated, Judy Connolly and her daughter Valerie began to explore different ways of generating interest in the case. They called the TV show Unsolved Mysteries. No takers...
Ralliers demand Medicaid expansion

...She called for a floor vote on Medicaid expansion.Walker said he and Department of Health and Social Services Commissioner Valerie Davidson have stayed up late and gotten up early many days to prepare for hearings on Medicaid expansion and the governor's...
State | AK legislature
What's happening this week

...with visiting gardener Sue Goetz and local landscape experts Ed Buyarski and Margaret Tharp. $35 cash or check. Details: Valerie, 523-1094 Juneau Rollergirls' April Mayhem Brunch, 10 a.m.-12 p.m., Sunday April 26, Rockwell. 10 percent of...
Around town for Wednesday, April 22

...dimension and longevity. Guest speakers include: Ed Buyarski and Margaret Tharp. Cost: $35. For more information contact Valerie at (907) 209-7100.Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 10-11 a.m., Juneau Public Health Center, 3412 Old Glacier Highway...
Legislature approves all of Walker's commissioners in marathon joint session

...a general lack of support for Medicaid expansion in the Legislature, Department of Health and Social Services Commissioner Valerie Davidson was unanimously approved by both bodies. The commissioner has pushed for expansion throughout the session.Walker...
State | AK legislature
Medicaid system expansion could be months away

JUNEAU - State health commissioner Valerie Davidson said it could be July before the state is in a position to begin enrolling Alaskans under expanded Medicaid coverage...
State looks to expand Medicaid in July

...fiscal year 2016, the state is forging ahead with Medicaid expansion, Department of Health and Social Services Commissioner Valerie Davidson said Thursday. The department hopes to have open enrollment in July, she said.Davidson was the keynote speaker...
State | Local | AK legislature
Photos: Contemplating reform

...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 relating to medical assistance reform...
Around town for Thursday, March 26

...2015 Natives Issues Forum, noon-1 p.m., Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall. Guest speakers: Elizabeth Medicine Crow and Valerie Davidson. Catered by Abby's Kitchen, free of charge. Co-sponsored by Central Council Tlingit & Haida Indian Tribes of...


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