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Posts Tagged ‘ abortion’

Planned Parenthood sues state over two abortion measures

Planned Parenthood of Montana filed a lawsuit Thursday against two measures restricting the abortion rights of minors, one just passed by the 2013 Legislature and the other passed by Montana voters in 2012.


Taking stock: assessing the 2013 Legislature

Here’s an issue by issue look back at the 2013 Legislature.


Senate considers parental consent for abortion referendum

House Bill 521 would ask voters to consider requiring minors to get parental consent to have an abortion.


The Republican plan sets aside state money for poor Montanans to purchase private health insurance from the Affordable Care Act insurance exchange.


With 2 weeks left, it’s deal-making time in the 2013 Legislature

Here is a look back at the highlights from week 14 of the Legislature.


Also on Wednesday, a Senate committee debated a bill setting aside funds to deal with the impacts of oil and gas development in eastern Montana.


Tension rises as Montana lawmakers vote on Medicaid, election measures

Big issues and big arguments: A recap of last week’s action at the Legislature.


Republicans passing collection of referenda in order to bypass Bullock veto

One lawmaker says the practice is an abuse of the referendum process and abdication of the legislature’s responsibilities.


Capitol Talk March 22, 2013

The unanimous budget vote, the fate of Medicaid expansion, competing pension plans and fallout over ‘thugs’, on this week’s Capitol Talk from MTPR.


Why Democrats didn’t fight for family planning money on the House Floor

Members of both parties agreed not to bring up the dozens of proposed amendments to the $9 billion budget plan.