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Lamont’s Budget Fills Planned Parenthood Funding Gaps

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Mike Groll
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Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont plans to help fund family planning services with the state budget he unveiled this week.

Planned Parenthood of Southern New England recently lost more than $2 million in federal funds. That’s after the Trump administration revoked Title X grants for providers that counsel patients on abortion. 

Lamont plans to help bridge that funding gap with $1.5 million from the State Department of Public Health.

He will also help other facilities that lost federal funding for offering family planning services, such as Cornell Scott-Hill Health Center and Fair Haven Community Health Care.