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Monday, May 28, 2018

Legislative Update: Reaching a complete fiscal plan was not possible

Dear Friends and Neighbors,Things change fast at the end of session and now that the House and Senate have adjourned the 30th Legislative Session,...

Bill safeguards support for civil legal services

Among the final actions of the 30th Alaska Legislature was support of a bill to safeguard access to the civil justice system via the...

Commercial fisheries lending limit up

Loan caps from the Alaska Commercial Fishing Loan Fund now stands at $400,000 for those wanting to borrow for the purchase of entry permits,...

Legislature addresses medical licensing issues

Legislators approved on the final day of their session a bill to streamline medical licensing and address regulatory issues in the medical field.House Bill...

Health care prices must now be posted

A compromise reached on the final day of the legislative session will require health care providers and facilities to post health care price information...

Change in dive fishery assessments approved

Legislators have approved updates to protocols used by the Southeast Alaska Regional Dive Fisheries Association to access members to help manage and support geoduck,...

Legislation protects National Guard members

An extension of employment protections for Alaskans serving in the National Guard of another state has been approved by legislators and will be sent...
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Supplement for patient transport approved

Legislation allowing for emergency medical services providers to recover additional costs of transporting Medicaid patients in Alaska has been approved by the Legislature and...

Legislative Update: Progress continues on operating, capital budget

Greetings from Juneau,As I write this on Monday, April 30, day 105 of the legislative session, we are making progress on key pieces of...

Senate committee advances opioid bill

Legislation aimed at halting the nation’s opioid crisis has been approved by the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, of which Sen. Lisa...






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