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150 Democratic Lawmakers Ask OMB For $1.5 Billion For Family Planning In 2019 Budget

February 02, 2018
Rep. Louise Slaughter (D-NY) led a group of over 150 Democratic lawmakers requesting the Trump administration include at least $1.5 billion for domestic and international family planning services in the 2019 budget, including $327 million for Title X funding and $100 million for the United Nations Population Fund. In a Jan. 29 letter to Office of Management & Budget Director Mick Mulvaney the lawmakers assert the Trump administration has been actively working to undermine access to contraceptive care and family...


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