Senate Republicans help push 12-month supply of contraceptives forward
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Senate Republicans help push 12-month supply of contraceptives forward

Author: Peter Marcus - April 5, 2017 - Updated: April 5, 2017

A Republican-controlled Senate committee on Wednesday widely backed allowing women to obtain a year’s worth of prescription contraceptives. It was a somewhat surprising vote in the Senate State, Veterans and Military Affairs Committee, a committee used by the majority party to kill unfavorable legislation. Similar 12-month contraceptive legislation failed in the same committee last year. […]

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Peter Marcus

Peter Marcus

Peter Marcus is senior statehouse reporter for Colorado Politics. He covers the legislature and previously covered politics, the governor’s office, the legislature and Congress for The Durango Herald. He joined The Herald in 2014 from The Colorado Statesman, a Denver-based political weekly. The Washington Post twice named Marcus one of the nation’s top state-based political and legislative reporters.