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Teen Pregnancy Prevention Bill Defeated

Posted: March 11, 2015 at 8:20 am by , in Breaking News, Capitol Coverage, Featured

A bill to expand a teen pregnancy prevention program for low-income youth failed in the Senate Finance Committee on Tuesday. Republicans defeated the measure, sponsored by one of their own. Bente Birkeland has more from the state capitol.

 

 

capcov-031114Senator Ellen Roberts (R-Durango) and Margery Grandbouche with Hilltop Community Resources, which operates the Get Real Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program testify in support of a bill to expand the program statewide. Republicans on the Senate Finance Committee defeated the measure.