The issue of Medicaid expansion in Alaska is finally garnering the attention of Alaska businesses. After all, the new federal health care law makes health care everyone’s business. This issue is not alone in affecting the business environment in Alaska.
Alaska Chamber members recently met and adopted 40 policy positions. When asked to prioritize these policies, members selected opposition to the referendum to repeal oil tax reform, support for comprehensive workers’ compensation reform, and support for Medicaid expansion as priorities.