To have an Alaska worthy of our children and our children’s children, we must embrace our mutual responsibilities as strongly as we embrace our rights.
In his rush to craft a state budget, Gov. Mike Dunleavy and his team missed many crucial decision-making steps, jeopardizing our economy and health.
We urge the governor and Legislature to retain Medicaid expansion. It is in all Alaskans’ economic interest to do so.
Violence should never be an acceptable workplace hazard, but for many of our nurses, physicians and patient care technicians, it has become the new normal.
OPINION: Debate over Medicaid expansion is healthy -- provided we debate with good information.
OPINION: Medicaid expansion will free up capital for Alaska medical providers to do a better, more economical job of providing care. Let's dump the political baggage and do what works.
This past legislative session, bills were introduced to reopen the state's public employee and teachers' defined- benefit retirement plans to new employees. The Parnell administration opposes these bills, which would extend long-term pension promises to a new generation of state employees at a time of declining oil production and uncertainty regarding future state revenues.