Eleven governors, including independent Gov. Bill Walker, released a statement saying the Senate should “immediately reject” the straight repeal of Obamacare without a replacement.
Murkowski is the third senator to come out and oppose the last-ditch effort to repeal Obamacare without a replacement.
Alaska won’t bring home all $182 billion of the money, but the state wouldn’t have any competition for it.
Gov. Bill Walker announced today that health insurance rates for people on the individual marketplace could drop by as much as 20 percent thanks to…
Findley successfully represented John Sturgeon in front of the U.S. Supreme Court last year, a case that’s been cast as one of the most critical for Alaska in recent history.
U.S. Sens. Murkowski and Dan Sullivan have so far declined to say whether they’ll vote for a bill, but both said they supported Tuesday’s delay.
Emily Gee, a health economist at the Center for American Progress, breaks down the Senate health care bill’s impacts on Alaska.
Only 18 percent of surveyed Alaskans said the House health care bill is a good idea. A majority of Alaskans–51 percent–said it’s a bad idea.
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.
The Senate bill intends to defund Planned Parenthood for one year, a position that Murkowski has said she cannot support.