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.
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…
U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski has yet to see the Senate’s secretive health care bill and isn’t happy with the speed with which the bill is headed for a vote.
Murkowski was seated right next to the commander in chief, but her body language suggests she would rather be anywhere else.