Members of the media interview Health & Social Services Commissioner Val Davidson on Friday outside the House Finance Committee room after the committee voted on party lines to remove the Medicaid expansion from the Alaska health department's budget.
After a lengthy debate, the Alaska House Finance committee, acting as the subcommittee on the Department of Health and Social Services, nixed Gov. Bill Walker's attempt at Medicaid expansion from the department's budget Friday.
ANCHORAGE - Residents of a small Southeast Alaska community are worried that overnight closure of the Canada border will hurt safety and the local economy.
The Canada Border Services Agency said Friday the new hours would be 8 a.m.
TULALIP, Wash. - The Justice Department's announcement in December that it would allow the nation's Indian tribes to legalize and regulate marijuana on their reservations brought notes of caution - if not silence or opposition - from many...