The Alaska lawmaker and U.S. Sen. Susan Collins of Maine were the only two Republicans who on Tuesday opposed moving forward with allowing debate on GOP legislation to repeal much of the Affordable Care Act, the health care law passed…
By Associated Press
In Alaska, individual health insurance premiums here climbed almost 40 percent annually after the ACA went into effect, and high health care costs drove all but one provider out of the market in 2017.
By JoNel Aleccia, Kaiser Health News
WASHINGTON -- Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz is holding up bipartisan legislation to address the water crisis in Flint, Michigan, where lead-contaminated pipes have resulted in an ongoing public health emergency.
By Matthew Daly, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — A bill to approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline cleared a key Senate committee Thursday, setting up a floor debate next week as Majority Leader Mitch McConnell called on President Barack Obama to rescind his veto threat.
By Dina Cappiello, Associated Press
By Quinn Bowman
Speaking to the Senate press corps Thursday, a group of Republican lawmakers offered a warning to the Obama administration that any long-term pledge of U.S. money for climate aid at the Copenhagen summit would need approval from Congress. Responding to…
By Admin and PBS NewsHour
Sarah Palin, elected in 2006 as Alaska's first female governor, arrived in Juneau on an ethics reform platform after defeating two former governors in the primary and general elections.
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