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Governor signs bill for DOH modifications

Haley Donwerth | Sep 2, 2020 | Utah

AK: Sullivan Making TV Buys for the Senate General Election

DJ Wilson | Jul 21, 2014 | Alaska

With the Alaska Senate primary now about a month away (Aug 19), I thought I'd do some digging to see where the early TV buys had been made, and by whom. According to the Federal Communications Commission, which tracks and reports media buys during campaigns, it turns out that Fairbanks...[ Read More ]

Senate Approves Expanded VA Bill

David Peters | Jun 16, 2014

The US Senate approved an expanded VA bill Wednesday. In an overwhelming 93-3 vote, the bill authorizes $35 billion over the next three years and adds 26 new facilities. It also includes a veterans private-care option to access local providers outside the VA's network, if criteria are met. Despite the...[ Read More ]

AK: Interview with Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell - Part 1

| Feb 17, 2014 | Alaska

Mead Treadwell is Alaska's lieutenant governor and a candidate in this year's Republican primary to challenge incumbent Sen. Mark Begich, a Democrat, in November. State of Reform's DJ Wilson interviewed Treadwell in early February about his life and career, his views on Obamacare, Medicaid and mental health care, and his campaign in...[ Read More ]

AK: Looming Conflict with Labor Unions Over Healthcare

DJ Wilson | May 13, 2013 | Alaska

File this under something to keep your eye on.  I've been watching some of the moving pieces here, but one astute Anchorage political observer connected some of them together for me. The recent labor law re-write in Anchorage has gotten a lot of press.  According to the ADN: The new...[ Read More ]

Looking At States To Predict The Future Of The ACA

DJ Wilson | Jul 24, 2012

Whether or not Obama or Romney wins the upcoming presidential election in November, we’re betting the ACA is here to stay.  “Repeal” has been a popular rally cry for the conservative base, but reality sits with a Senate currently controlled by Democrats. Even if the Republicans pick up the Senate,...[ Read More ]