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Cancer group's mammogram advice: Start later, get fewer

...cancer society's evidence review in finalizing its update, said Dr. Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo, the task force's vice chair and a professor at the University of California, San Francisco.Most health plans are required to cover screening mammograms...
Nation and World
Coast Guard ends search for 33 missing crew members

...from the 12 hours before they enter the water."We want to find every bit of information that we possibly can," NTSB vice chair Bella Dinh-Zarr said. "We will be here as long as it takes."The ship left Jacksonville on Sept. 29 while Joaquin...
Nation and World
My Turn: Gov. Walker should be required to explain why he isn't violating state law

...substantive state law.? Sen. John Coghill represents District B as Majority Leader of the Alaska Senate. He is the Vice-Chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee and a member of the Senate Health and Social Services Finance Subcommittee. He is...
Ferry budget add-backs reconsidered

...and cause ridership to go down.After the short committee meeting, Senate Finance co-chair and conference committee vice chair Sen. Pete Kelly, R-Fairbanks, said reconsidering ferry funding is "saying to the minority that we don't agree...
State | AK legislature
Lawmakers consider spending $70 million for office building to house Anchorage delegation, we as the Legislature then will be occupying the most expensive building in Anchorage."Legislative Council vice chair Rep. Bob Herron, D-Bethel, said it's prudent to consider all options first before backing out of the lease."We're...
State | AK legislature
Lawmakers work on marijuana board bill, state seeks members

...familiar with the alcohol regulatory process for the first two years.Further work on the draft is possible, and committee vice chair Rep. Shelley Hughes, R-Palmer, said it would be brought back up for discussion on Monday.The state on Thursday...
Reinbold: 'I'm hoping my colleagues respect my decision' to spend, a better office and more staff. Reinbold is the co-chair of the joint Armed Services committee and vice chair of the House Education committee.She said Friday in her office that she's optimistic about her future with the majority...
Reinbold booted from caucus

...Rep. Dave Talerico, R-Healy, went to Education, with Rep. Liz Vazquez, R-Anchorage, getting bumped up to vice chair of the committee.Rep. Gabrielle LeDoux, R-Anchorage, became Joint Armed Services committee co-chair. Rep...
State | AK legislature
Former sex workers, advocates testify for, against bill

...she said. "What we can do is close this problem of, 'What are you going to do, call the cops?'"Committee Vice Chair Sen. John Coghill, R-North Pole, said the committee would hear the bill again. Committee Chair Sen. Lesil McGuire...
State | AK legislature
Lawmakers want bill to decriminalize marijuana fast tracked

...prohibited public consumption; that section would be repealed under the judiciary committee's bill, but committee Vice Chair John Coghill, R-North Pole, said public consumption would still be prohibited. The committee wants to instead use...
State | AK legislature


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