Published in Women's Health Weekly, March 24th, 2005
HHS officials appeared before the Legislature's Appropriations Committee to discuss their proposed $1.1 billion budget when Senator Mike Foley of Lincoln questioned why the state gives grant money to organizations that support abortion rights, such as Planned Parenthood.
Foley opposes awarding grant money to Planned Parenthood to provide free pap smears and other testing to low-income women. He said there are plenty of other clinics in most cities that can perform the services.
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