Abortion

Local News
11:30 pm
Thu April 10, 2014

4/10/14 KNBA NEWS - Legislators consider a bill to limit low-income women's access to abortions

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.

Gov. Sean Parnell has introducedĀ 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.

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Local News
12:00 pm
Fri February 28, 2014

2/28/14 KNBA News - A bill to restrict Medicaid for abortions for low-income women moves forward

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.

The Iditarod sled-dog race draws the attention of thousands of teachers and students internationally.

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Local News
7:55 pm
Tue February 25, 2014

2/26/14 KNBA Morning News - A bill meant to limit Medicaid payouts for abortion is back

A bill that would limit Medicaid payouts for abortion is before the Legislature again, this time without provisions for birth control and STD testing.

The 2013 record harvest of pink salmon could create a market glut that will drive down prices for several years, say state officials.

Alaska House Democrats have confirmed Sam Kito III, a lobbyist, for Juneau's vacated House seat.

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