Daily Archives: November 17, 2013

Where the money runs out: The price of oil, Medicaid expansion and Alaska social policy …

Fiscal CliffTwo seemingly unrelated events came together this past week to bring the emerging condition of Alaska social policy into stark relief.

The first event occurred Monday, with the release by the federal Energy Information Agency (EIA) of its most recent Short Term Energy Outlook (STEO).  Published monthly, the STEO is a look at the year ahead based on the then-best information.    In my experience, Continue reading