Alaska governor discusses Medicaid expansion decision

JUNEAU - Gov. Bill Walker says he believes his bill to expand Medicaid...seemed to be progressing toward a vote.Walker announced earlier this month his intention...for further review.In an interview, Walker says that every day the state waits to...
Obama calls GOP criticism of Iran deal 'ridiculous,' 'sad'

...brink of building a bomb and done nothing to address Tehran's support for terrorism. Some, including Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, have vowed to immediately scrap the agreement if elected.Obama's unprompted analysis of...
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My Turn: One year after disaster, mining threats remain

...natural resources have helped shape Wrangell to become the peaceful, beautiful, safe place we call home. I hope Gov. Bill Walker doesn't sit and watch as the Boundary Waters Treaty is ignored. Please, don't sit silently while our watersheds are put...
State officials returning seal fur vests after controversy

ANCHORAGE - Gov. Bill Walker and Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott say they...including those being returned by Walker and Mallott.The pair received the...of Natives in Kotzebue, according to Walker's spokeswoman Katie Marquette.They...
My Turn: Medicaid expansion is a good thing

Last week, Gov. Bill Walker announced he would use his constitutional authority to expand Medicaid...acceptance of this Medicaid funding will benefit all Alaskans. Gov. Walker was faced with the question of whether or not to bring hundreds of...
Walker travels to Pentagon to make case for Alaska troops

ANCHORAGE - Alaska Gov. Bill Walker met Thursday in Washington, D.C...maintaining current troop levels in the state.Walker stressed Alaska's strategic importance...Arctic, he said in a phone interview.Walker also met with White House staff to work...
My Turn: Alaska can't afford Medicaid expansion before reform

...driver in state government. Gov. Bill Walker should work for real reform instead of...the session reconvenes. Unfortunately, Walker prefers to sidestep the legislative process...people of Alaska in the same way.If Walker truly cares about the people of Alaska...
My Turn: Caring for Alaska's children

...resiliency in these young lives.Healthier, safer children contribute to a healthier, safer Alaska.? First Lady Donna Walker serves as Honorary Chairwoman of Alaska Children's Trust. She is an attorney, mother and grandmother.
Prez candidate Walker signs abortion ban bill

...Wis. - Republican Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, one week after launching his bid for...conservative Republican base whose support Walker will seek as he tries to stand out in...Rubio and billionaire Donald Trump.While Walker has a long history of opposing abortions...
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Callaghan-Walker, Tilley wed

Letia Callaghan-Walker and Jason Tilley were wed July 11, 2015...bride is the daughter of Mike and Traci Walker of Juneau and Gregory Callaghan of Kent...were Dan Ulery, Willy Fallis and Josh Walker.The couple plans to honeymoon in Las...


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