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All women in Alaska would have gotten greater legal protections from the Senate committee substitute for HB 49. But the Democrat-led House majority said no to the Senate changes.
Twenty-two House members were not willing to roll back SB 91 to the extent the Senate — on a vote of 20-0 — the governor, and most Alaskans want.
However, a resolution urging Congress to protect Native women did pass the House today.