Alaska’s perilous finances could make Medicaid expansion unaffordable when the feds cut funding in 2021, but a policy change could spell doom in 2020.
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Speculating on rumors and gossip surrounding Alaska politics is a time-honored tradition. It’s time for our weekly trip through the grand, gross, weird, wild and wonderful world of Alaska politics. It’s time for Friday in the Sun.
The deal also includes $57 million for this year’s payment on oil and gas tax credits. Legislators say it should be approved by both chambers tonight.
The Senate bill intends to defund Planned Parenthood for one year, a position that Murkowski has said she cannot support.
Legislators say a budget deal could come together as early as Friday. It’s not just talk, either, as the operating budget conference committee closed out some big items on Wednesday.
Teaching faculty and employees involved with security and safety will be spared from the layoffs, as well as those in programs with outside funding.
In case you’re not intimately familiar with the case, we’ve put together a primer on the lawsuit.
Gov. Bill Walker appeared on NPR’s All Things Considered today to air his worries about the ongoing Republican effort to repeal and replace Obamacare. Walker…
Walker said revenue measures could be added to the special session agenda if he sees good reason to do so.
The House Majority’s budget, the PFD lawsuit and a puzzling political challenger.