Update on Palin’s per diem scandal

When you go through Alaska’s FY2008 budget, there is a nice little section that talks about travel.  Specifically, the State is trying to save money on Medicaid, and has put into the budget this statement:

It is the intent of the legislature that the Department continues to aggressively pursue
Medicaid cost containment initiatives. Efforts should continue where the Department
believes additional cost containment is possible including further efforts to contain travel expenses. (emphasis mine)

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