Mark Trahant
5/2/15
House and Senate negotiators have reached a deal on a budget resolution . That agreement then would go to each House for a vote...
Mark Trahant
4/15/15
The best case for Medicaid expansion in Alaska is being delivered by Valerie Davidson...
Mark Trahant
2/7/15
The House of Representatives voted to repeal the Affordable Care Act on February 3. Then, this is not new...
Philip Baker-Shenk and W. Ron Allen
12/28/14

The time has come to fund tribal contract support costs, or “CSC,” from the mandatory federal spending accounts of the federal government, the same as are Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, interest on the national debt, court judgments and other obligations of the United States....

Mark Trahant
8/13/14
I’ve spent the past couple of months listening to political candidates in a variety of formats...
Richard Walker
8/8/14
Political blogger Amanda Coyne, founder of the Alaska Dispatch, referred to the Alaska lieutenant governor’s office as “one of the most boring jobs in state government and not that...
Mark Trahant
3/27/14
The Affordable Care Act is a grand promise...
Myrna Garnder
1/17/14
According to the Affordable Healthcare Act, there are nine exemptions from a citizen required to carry the minimal essential coverage of Health Insurance...
Mark Trahant
1/15/14
The adjective of the day is “modest.” That’s the standard phrase to describe the $1.012 trillion spending bill for a federal fiscal year that has less than nine months left...
Mark Trahant
11/19/13
The State of Alaska had a busy week. There are only so many ways to demonstrate contempt for Alaska Natives. Yet the state seemed to find many ways. Logic be damned...

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