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Texas wants to renew federal women's health funding it lost over Planned Parenthood

Published on May 16, 2017 under CommunityImpact

With a Republican president in the White House, Texas health officials are seeking to restore federal family planning funding they gave up under the Obama administration to take a stand against Planned Parenthood.  Under the defunct Medicaid Women’s Health Program, Texas received $9 in federal money for every $1 it spent on reproductive health care for the poorest Texas women, accounting for millions of dollars every year. State and federal law already prevented taxpayer dollars from being spent on abortion. But when GOP state leaders took the further step of ousting Planned Parenthood clinics from the program in 2011 — an […]

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Source: Community Impact- Round Rock

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