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NEWS: Democrats Introduce Denali KidCare Expansion

JUNEAU – Today, Representative Harriet Drummond (D-Anchorage), Representative Beth Kerttula (D-Juneau) and Representative Geran Tarr (D-Anchorage) pre-filed legislation to expand Denali KidCare, the state’s popular health care program for low-income children and pregnant women, to roughly 1500 more Alaskan women and children.

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Rep. Max Gruenberg

NEWS: Rep. Gruenberg Introduces Bill to Save Newborn Lives

For the cost of a diaper change, screening for congenital heart defects saves lives

Today, Rep. Max Gruenberg (D-Anchorage) introduced legislation that will help save infants’ lives. The legislation (HB184) will require that all infants born in health care facilities be screened for critical congenital heart defects.

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Rep. Guttenberg Introduces Legislation to Help Children Get Health Coverage

”In Alaska no one offers child only plans”

JUNEAU – Today, Representative David Guttenberg (D- Fairbanks) introduced legislation to make sure Alaskans who want to buy health insurance for their children have the opportunity to do so in Alaska. The bill (HB 326) would require insurance companies operating in Alaska to offer child-only health insurance plans. Currently, no health insurance company in the state accepts applications for individual policies for children.

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House Unanimously Passes Student Concussion Bill

Doogan bill would protect athletes from serious brain injuries

JUNEAU – Today the Alaska House of Representatives unanimously passed a bill that would protect student athletes from serious brain injuries resulting from multiple concussions.

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