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 By Sen. Johnny Ellis    Politics    September 1, 2015

Alaska's children are overdosing on heroin

Heroin is killing Alaskan children and grandchildren at alarming rates, and unless we do something to address the problem now, it will only get worse. Heroin-related deaths in Alaska tripled between 2008 and 2013. In 2012, the rate of heroin...

 
 By Sen. Johnny Ellis    Politics    October 1, 2013

Standing up for Alaska's seniors and retirees

With Alaska having the fastest growing senior population in the country, we must lay the foundation for an Alaskan retirement to be as attractive as an Alaskan career. As our population ages we will face new challenges in providing services and adapt...

 
 By Sen. Johnny Ellis    Columns    August 1, 2013

Recently-signed Silver Alert law will save lives

Too often in today’s fractured and partisan political climate it takes a highly publicized tragedy before our elected officials will work together to solve a problem. Alaska is best served by leaders who will plan for the future, rather than...