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Transportation, Housing And Urban Development, And Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016—Conference Report—Continued June 28, 2016
Roy Blunt, R-MO
"Mr. President, that is accurate. Let me be clear, the conference report provides the same access to birth control services as the administration’s request by allowing reimbursement through public health plans, which includes Medicaid. In addition, the conference agreement goes even further than the administration’s request by expanding access to services through more robust funding to community health centers, public health departments, and hospitals in areas most affected by the Zika virus."
Transportation, Housing And Urban Development, And Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016—Conference Report June 28, 2016
Barbara Mikulski, D-MD
"The bill passed by House Republicans doesn’t recognize Zika as a public health emergency. It nickels and dimes our efforts to respond. It makes it more difficult for women to access birth control. And it waives safety rules for the use of pesticides. Now the House has left town and expects the Senate to pass this terrible bill."
Zika Virus And Va-Milcon Funding Bill June 28, 2016
Harry Reid, D-NV
"How about women’s health? How anti-women’s health can they make it? I will tell you that we are dealing here with pregnant women and women who want some type of birth control. The Republican conference report restricts funding for birth control provided by Planned Parenthood. My friend says they can go someplace else for it. In America today, there are huge segments of the American people where this is the only place they can go for help. Women need Planned Parenthood, and what do the Republicans do because of their fixation on doing everything they can to hurt Planned Parenthood? They do these phony television interviews. They have fake cameras. The courts have decided that what they did is wrong. They have been sued, but that is OK. Anything they can do to whack Planned Parenthood, they are going to do it, and they tried it here."
Zika Virus And Va-Milcon Funding Bill June 27, 2016
Harry Reid, D-NV
"Again, the House Republicans can’t help themselves and, of course, the Senate Republicans joined with them. They have to do everything they can to whack Planned Parenthood, and that is what they do in this conference report. They restrict funding for birth control provided by Planned Parenthood. Can you believe that? And with this Zika problem, who does it affect? Women, and especially pregnant women. It exempts pesticide spraying from Clean Water Act prohibitions and protections, cuts veterans funding by $500 million, cuts Ebola funding by $107 million, and cuts ObamaCare by $543 million."
Zika Virus Funding June 23, 2016
Harry Reid, D-NV
"The conference report would completely undermine access to birth control for women in Zika-affected areas by restricting money for Planned Parenthood. This is all some women have. It is the only care they have, the only place they can go. So women are disproportionately affected by Zika. At a time when it is more important than ever for women to plan their families, we are appalled at this partisan attack on health centers women rely on to get the care they need."

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