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Alaska to present at Senate health care hearings

FAIRBANKS — Director of the Alaska Division of Insurance Lori Wing-Heier will be one of the presenters before a Senate committee on health care. The...

Murkowski wants bipartisan solution on ACA

Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, joined with Senators Susan Collis of Maine and John McCain of Arizona this past week to stop the latest Republican...

Walker: Improve health care for all Alaskans

Gov. Bill Walker says he will not support any health care bill that hurts Alaskans or their access to care. Walker issued a statement on July...

Murkowski out on repealing ACA

Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, is saying “no” to Senate Republican leadership plans to repeal the Affordable Care Act without a replacement. “The Senate should take...

House Republican health plan would hit Alaska hard

A new report by a national nonpartisan research and policy institute says Alaska would suffer the biggest cuts to tax credits of any state...

19,145 Alaskans signed up for Affordable Care Act

A total of 19,145 Alaskans met the Jan. 31 deadline to sign up under open enrollment for the Affordable Care Act through the Health...

Unemployment at 6.7 percent

State labor officials say the state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate stood at 6.7 percent in December, compared to the national rate of 4.7 percent. Within...

HB 374 ensures no loss of health insurance coverage

Legislation signed into law on July 18 by Gov. Bill Walker ensures Alaskans will not have to pay more in health insurance premiums. House Bill...