Abortion http://knba.org en 4/10/14 KNBA NEWS - Legislators consider a bill to limit low-income women's access to abortions http://knba.org/post/41014-knba-news-legislators-consider-bill-limit-low-income-womens-access-abortions <p>A bill to limit abortions to those that are medically necessary for physical conditions, and not for mental health issues, is under consideration in the Alaska House. The bill doesn't include access to birth control and family planning services that had been provided in an earlier version.</p><p>Gov. Sean Parnell has introduced&nbsp;a bill that would put $3 billion toward paying down the state's obligations to the public employees' and teachers' retirement systems, replacing an earlier budget request.</p> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 07:30:42 +0000 Joaqlin Estus 9954 at http://knba.org 2/28/14 KNBA News - A bill to restrict Medicaid for abortions for low-income women moves forward http://knba.org/post/22814-knba-news-bill-restrict-medicaid-abortions-low-income-women-moves-forward <p></p><p></p><p>A bill that restricts Medicaid payments for abortions, and includes no money for family planning, has moved from its final House committee. It goes next to the floor, then to the Governor.</p><p>The Iditarod sled-dog race draws the attention of thousands of teachers and students internationally.</p><p></p> Fri, 28 Feb 2014 21:00:01 +0000 Joaqlin Estus 8406 at http://knba.org 2/26/14 KNBA Morning News - A bill meant to limit Medicaid payouts for abortion is back http://knba.org/post/22614-knba-morning-news-bill-meant-limit-medicaid-payouts-abortion-back <p>A bill that would limit Medicaid payouts for abortion is before the Legislature again, this time without provisions for birth control and STD testing.</p><p>The 2013 record harvest of pink salmon could create a market glut that will drive down prices for several years, say state officials.</p><p>Alaska House Democrats have confirmed Sam Kito III, a lobbyist, for Juneau's vacated House seat.</p> Wed, 26 Feb 2014 04:55:56 +0000 Joaqlin Estus 8321 at http://knba.org KNBA Morning Newscast: Medicaid-funded abortions numbers drop; Volunteers sing, drum for homeless http://knba.org/post/knba-morning-newscast-medicaid-funded-abortions-numbers-drop-volunteers-sing-drum-homeless <p></p><p></p> Tue, 11 Feb 2014 03:38:30 +0000 Joaqlin Estus 7782 at http://knba.org 2/10/14 Morning News - Oil companies pour millions into fighting oil tax cuts http://knba.org/post/21014-morning-news-oil-companies-pour-millions-fighting-oil-tax-cuts <p></p><p></p> Mon, 10 Feb 2014 16:31:25 +0000 Joaqlin Estus 7755 at http://knba.org