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.
Senator 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.