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Alaska Receives $2 Million Federal Grant to Combat Opioid Abuse

| Apr 20, 2017 | Alaska

Governor Bill Walker announced today the next steps in building a safer Alaska: the state will receive a $2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to combat heroin and opioid addiction. The funds come from the two-year State Targeted Response to the Opioid Crisis...[ Read More ]

Governor Walker issues statement on proposed federal healthcare legislation

| Mar 23, 2017 | Alaska

Governor Bill Walker issued the following statement today on the proposed American Healthcare Act that is currently being considered by Congress: "For the past two years, my team and I have heard from Alaskans statewide who received life-saving procedures, critical care for loved ones, and peace of mind knowing they...[ Read More ]

Governor Walker Announces Alaska’s Participation in Medicaid Leadership Institute

| Sep 23, 2015 | Alaska

September 23, 2015 ANCHORAGE — Governor Bill Walker announced this week that Alaska was named as one of six states chosen to participate in the 2015-2016 Medicaid Leadership Institute beginning in October. The other states named by The National Governors Association (NGA) and the Center for Health Care Strategies (CHCS)...[ Read More ]

Anchorage Law Firm Offers Pro Bono Representation for Medicaid Expansion

| Aug 26, 2015 | Alaska

Anchorage Law Firm Offers Pro Bono Representation for Medicaid Expansion August 26, 2015 ANCHORAGE – On Tuesday, Governor Walker announced that he had accepted the offer of pro bono representation from the Anchorage law firm Dillon & Findley to defend the Governor’s actions to expand Medicaid in Alaska. Dillon &...[ Read More ]