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By Dan Rudy 

Legislators look at budget cuts, Medicaid expansion


WRANGELL — Wrangell residents and other Alaskans from around the state were given more opportunity to voice concerns over impending cuts to state programming during a public hearing held Monday evening for the draft of next year’s budget being considered by the Senate Finance Committee.

Six Wrangellites came to their local Legislative Information Office to provide testimony via telephone, along with residents of Petersburg and Ketchikan.

“I am speaking in opposition to the cuts to the Alaska Marine Highway System,” borough manager Jeff Jabusch told the committee in a prepared statem...

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