HAMILTON - In the first time in more than 40 years, Ravalli County’s public health department will not operate a family planning clinic starting Oct. 1.
HAMILTON — Commissioners in Ravalli County have rejected nearly $50,000 in federal funding for women's health care.
HELENA — A coalition of Democrats and moderate Republicans in the state Senate advanced the session’s major spending bill Saturday after voting to bar a potential increase of 500 state positions the next two years.
HELENA — The Senate budgeting committee rejected federal family-planning money on Friday, although Republican opponents recognized they may not ultimately win the fight over the money.
HELENA — House Democrats have said it’s a “top priority” to restore to the state budget $4.6 million in federal funds for family-planning clinics across the state. But on Tuesday, as part of a deal on House Bill 2, they made no attempt to do so.
HELENA — The proposed 2013 federal health, labor and education spending plan released Tuesday by Rep. Denny Rehberg, R-Mont., covers scores of programs and agencies. Here’s a quick look at some of the highlights in the proposal, which is before Rehberg’s appropriations subcommittee for a vot…
HELENA — U.S. Rep. Denny Rehberg on Tuesday unveiled his proposed spending plan for federal health, labor and education programs for fiscal 2013 — a plan immediately slammed by Democrats as unacceptable and “extremely partisan.”
HELENA — After four years of waiting, Montana is on the verge of expanding government-funded health coverage of contraception and family-planning services for up to 4,000 low-income women.
HELENA — Rep. Denny Rehberg, R-Mont., has released the 2012 federal health, labor and education budget proposed before the U.S. House budget subcommittee that he chairs. Here are highlights of the proposal:
HELENA — As he oversees U.S. House Republicans’ draft of the federal government’s 2012 health and education budgets, Montana Rep. Denny Rehberg finds himself hip-deep in the Washington, D.C., political fray, defending a $153 billion plan that’s drawing fire from all sides.
HELENA - Montana's refusal to provide birth control coverage for teenage girls enrolled in the state's low-income health insurance program violates their constitutional rights, an attorney for Planned Parenthood of Montana told a judge Thursday.
More than 27,000 Montanans, many of them low-income and without insurance, could lose access to health care and pregnancy prevention services if state lawmakers cut family-planning funds from the state budget.
The Montana House of Representatives debated the state’s budget for the coming two-year biennium on March 11. House Bill 2, by the time it reached the full 100-member body, already contained dozens of harmful reductions critical to the people and families of Montana. While we knew that the e…
HELENA — At Flathead Family Planning Services in Kalispell, some 3,200 people — many of them without health insurance or much money — visit in a year to get physical exams, contraception, pregnancy tests and other reproductive health care.