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Obama Stimulus Family Planning

Family Planning Back In The Budget

Marc Aminder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

It created a little stir when it was pulled from stimulus, but now it's in President Obama's FY 2010 budget plan. New funding for the Medicaid Family ...

The 200 Million Dollar Question

Cristina Page | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cristina Page

Republicans staged a temper tantrum last week over spending $200 million on contraceptive coverage. It turns out such a request wasn't even included in the stimulus.

Condoms and Art are Stimulating (to the Economy); Corporate Tax Cuts Not So Much

Miles Mogulescu | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Miles Mogulescu

If we want more stimulus, economic and otherwise, we need more funding for the arts and for family planning/safe sex, and less tax cuts for corporations.

Stimulus: Dems May Drop Family Planning After GOP Attacks

AP | DAVID ESPO and ANDREW TAYLOR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — House Democrats are likely to jettison family planning funds for the low-income from an $825 billion economic stimulus bill, offici...

Dropping Family Planning Funding Is the Right Move

Emma Ruby-Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Emma Ruby-Sachs

Ready access to contraceptives for low-income citizens is an essential part of creating a stable, informed and healthy population. There should be a bill aimed at openly supporting this policy.

Do Contraceptives Stimulate the Economy?

Linda Bergthold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Linda Bergthold

There has been a lot of damage done to family planning funding over the past eight years. However, this may not be the right issue around which to have the battle.