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Spin Control archive for April 1, 2013


Becker: No vote on abortion coverage bill

OLYMPIA -- Supporters of the controversial Reproductive Parity Act say they have enough votes to pass it in the Senate, but they may not get the chance. The chairwoman of the committee that held a two-hour hearing on the bill said Monady afternoon she will…

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Abortion coverage bill faces deadline 

OLYMPIA -- As abortion-rights groups and their legislative allies try to force a vote on a bill that would expand requirements for insurance companies to cover the procedure, a Washington congresswoman is warning President Obama the proposal violates federal laws. The Senate Health Care Committee…

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WA Lege Day 78: Abortion coverage hearing today 

OLYMPIA -- The Reproductive Parity Act, which would require any insurance plan that overs maternity benefits to also cover abortion, gets a hearing this morning in the Senate Health Care Committee. The bill is controversial, as has been its scheduling. Senate Majority Leader Rodney Tom,…

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