indigenous http://knba.org en 4/21/14 KNBA News - Legislature to continue session into 91st day http://knba.org/post/42114-knba-news-legislature-continue-session-91st-day <p>By law, the Legislature is allotted ninety days in session, but despite meeting into the early hours this morning, it hasn't finished its work. It's scheduled to reconvene at 1 p.m. today.</p><p>The Federal Subsistence Board has limited any available king salmon to federally qualified subsistence users in 32 Kuskokwim communities.</p><p>Alaska's unemployment rate was up a tenth of a percent in March, reaching 6.6%, just one-tenth of a percent below the national average, which has been dropping.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Mon, 21 Apr 2014 15:34:50 +0000 Joaqlin Estus 10312 at http://knba.org 3/28/14 KNBA NEWS - Pentagon to investigate alleged sexual abuse by Alaska National Guard members http://knba.org/post/32814-knba-news-pentagon-investigate-alleged-sexual-abuse-alaska-national-guard-members <p></p><p></p><p>Alaska National Guard officials say 29 cases of sexual assault have been reported since 2009; of those 21 were closed or suspended.</p><p>The Senate Finance Committee has proposed a $9.2 billion state operating budget.</p><p>A bill that would make Alaska's 20 Native languages official state languages is getting pushback in the House State Affairs Committee.</p> Fri, 28 Mar 2014 08:39:47 +0000 Joaqlin Estus 9434 at http://knba.org KNBA Morning News 2/19/14 - Dozens testify in support of making Alaska Native languages official http://knba.org/post/knba-morning-news-21914-dozens-testify-support-making-alaska-native-languages-official <p></p><p></p> Wed, 19 Feb 2014 09:40:46 +0000 Joaqlin Estus 8064 at http://knba.org KNBA Morning News 2/19/14 - Dozens testify in support of making Alaska Native languages official