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4:41 pm
Sat April 18, 2015

4/17/15 - Gov. speaks at Juneau Medicaid expansion rally, and announces changes for Native adoptions

Gov. Bill Walker, rally-goers urge Legislative vote on Medicaid expansion

Governor Bill Walker spoke at a rally Thursday in favor of Medicaid expansion outside the capital in Juneau. As KSKA’s Zachariah Hughes reports, the event is another strategy from the administration to get lawmakers to bring the issue to a vote in the Legislature.

Standing on the capital steps in an on-again, off-again drizzle, Anica Ord of Juneau said that as a recent college graduate she falls into the coverage donut hole for health insurance that expanded Medicaid would fill.

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9:53 pm
Wed June 4, 2014

6/4/14 KNBA News - Property thefts, drug use are up in Matanuska Valley communities

State Troopers have set up an investigative unit in Palmer to crack down on rising numbers of property t hefts, many related to increasing use of drugs, including heroin. Social workers say there are not enough behavioral therapists to meet the growing need.

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