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Two Alaskans, two very different Affordable Care Act experiences

Two Alaskans, two very different Affordable Care Act experiencesAs Alaskans navigate the complicated health law, two people have had very different experiences.

Obama Meets With Tech CEOs About Privacy

Obama Meets With Tech CEOs About PrivacyFor the second time in recent months, President Obama welcomed a cadre of tech CEOs to the White House to talk about data privacy.

Alaska Senate committee supports Native American veterans memorial

Alaska Senate committee supports Native American veterans memorialPlans are being made to build the American Indian Veterans Memorial on the National Mall in Washington, D.C.

Obama’s $3.9 Trillion Budget Would Produce $564 Billion Deficit

Obama’s $3.9 Trillion Budget Would Produce $564 Billion DeficitAs expected, President Obama on Tuesday unveiled a $3.9 trillion budget plan for fiscal 2015 that his number crunchers say would produce a $564 billion deficit.

Alaska’s Affordable Care Act enrollment remains low

Alaska’s Affordable Care Act enrollment remains lowIn Alaska, about 3,000 people selected marketplace plans before Dec. 28 and 83 percent qualify for a subsidy to help pay for premiums.

Ex-Defense Secretary Gates Takes Aim At Obama In New Book

Ex-Defense Secretary Gates Takes Aim At Obama In New BookFormer Defense Secretary Robert Gates, in a book due out later this month, describes President Obama as "a man of personal integrity" who nonetheless was skeptical of his administration's "surge" strategy in Afghanistan and openly distrustful of the military leadership, The Washington Post and The New York Times report Tuesday.

Premera won’t increase rates on plan extensions

Premera Alaska won’t increase premium rates for Alaskans who decide to extend their plans for another year.

Premera Alaska allows 5,200 customers to keep insurance plans

Premera Alaska allows 5,200 customers to keep insurance plansHealth Insurer Premera Alaska will allow 5,200 customers in the state to keep their insurance plans.

Begich proposing more insurance options for ACA

Begich proposing more insurance options for ACASenator Mark Begich is proposing a change to the Affordable Care Act that would make cheaper insurance options available.

Fairbanks Man Frustrated With Obama’s ACA “Fix”

President Obama announced new rules that may allow some residents to keep their plans for another year. But for Fairbanks knife maker Mark Knapp, that “fix” doesn’t go far enough.