Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman: Gov. Tony Knowles for Independent for Al Gross

In my eight years as Governor, one of my proudest accomplishments was creating Denali Kidcare with bi-partisan support in the Legislature. In partnership with the federal government, it provided access to health care for children and pregnant women in low-income families who didn’t qualify for Medicaid and couldn’t otherwise pay for health insurance.

After its inception in 1999, more than 25,000 children and 9,000 pregnant women had affordable health care for the first time. Today it serves many more. Dr. Al is committed to protecting this bedrock health care public policy.

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