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NJ Senator Loretta Weinberg pushes for restoration of family planning funding


NEW JERSEY STATE Senate Majority Leader Loretta Weinberg (D-Bergen) and Assemblyman Vincent Mazzeo (D-Atlantic) announced their fight to restore $7.5 million in this year’s state budget for family planning services that Governor Chris Christie eliminated in 2010. At a news conference at the Planned Parenthood Trenton Health Center, Loretta said, “The question I have to raise is why are we still fighting over this? Why is women’s health and women’s access to reproductive care still a battle? A battle in this state, in this blue, progressive New Jersey, as well as in the nation?”

For more information, click here and then be sure to listen to our interview with the New Jersey State Senator here.

Melanie Breault
Melanie Breault
Melanie Breault is the Web Editor and Social Media Specialist for Sandi Klein's Conversations with Creative Women.

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