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What They're Watching: Rep. Sharon Jackson

Emily Boerger | Jan 22, 2020 | Alaska

Rep. Sharon Jackson represents Alaska’s House District 13, and was sworn in on January 17, 2019. Jackson is a member of the House Health & Social Services Committee, the Health & Social Services Finance Subcommittee, as well as the Military & Veterans’ Affairs Committee. She joins us in this edition...[ Read More ]

Q&A: Rep. Matt Claman on his mental health education bill and the Dunleavy Administration's legal challenges

Michael Goldberg | Jan 21, 2020 | Alaska

Representative Matt Claman of West Anchorage was elected to the Alaska State House in 2014. As Chair of the Judiciary Committee and a member of the Health & Social Services Committee, Rep. Claman has a unique perspective to offer on the budgets cuts introduced by the Dunleavy Administration last year...[ Read More ]

Mat-Su legislators convene nonprofit leaders

| Jan 16, 2020 | Alaska

The State of Alaska budget, roads and public safety remain top concerns, according to members of the Mat-Su legislative delegation who met with local nonprofit leaders during a convening hosted at the Mat-Su Health Foundation on January 14.  Senator David Wilson organized the meeting, and Senator Shelley Hughes and Representative...[ Read More ]

Noel Rea selected to manage Alaska Psychiatric Institute as interim chief executive

| Jan 15, 2020 | Alaska

Noel Rea has been chosen by the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) to serve as the new interim chief executive officer (CEO) for the Alaska Psychiatric Institute (API). John Lee, who had been serving as acting CEO, will return to his role as director of the Senior...[ Read More ]

Nonprofit leaders meet with Gov. Dunleavy and DHSS staff at Mat-Su Health Foundation convening

| Jan 13, 2020 | Alaska

On Tuesday, January 7, the Mat-Su Health Foundation hosted a convening of nonprofit leaders with Governor Mike Dunleavy and key DHSS staff, including Commissioner Adam Crum, Deputy Commissioner Al Wall and Chief Medical Officer Dr. Anne Zink.  More than 50 executives and board members attended to hear Governor Dunleavy give...[ Read More ]

5 Things Alaska: Rep. Geran Tarr, Health budget, Jonathan King

| Dec 18, 2019 | Alaska

Next year will be our tenth year hosting State of Reform in Alaska, and covering health policy with this newsletter.  I can't really believe we are still at it!  And the primary reason we are is because of you support. You come to our conference, you read our stuff, and...[ Read More ]

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