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Oregon Senate Approves Highest State Minimum Wage in the Country

The bill passed 16-12 following a marathon six-hour floor debate, with one Democrat joining Republican lawmakers in opposition.

The bill passed 16 to 12 following a marathon six-hour floor debate, with one Democrat joining Republican lawmakers in opposition.

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Tennessee’s Drug Testing of Welfare Applicants Falls Flat

Many of the states that have implemented these laws have had similar results to Tennessee, with few welfare benefit applicants testing positive for drugs.

Many of the states that have implemented these laws have had similar results to Tennessee, with few welfare benefit applicants testing positive for drugs.

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Judge OKs Oklahoma’s Clinic Closure Law

Attorneys from the Center for Reproductive Rights first challenged the measure in 2014 and said in a statement they plan to appeal Thursday’s decision to the Oklahoma Supreme Court.

Attorneys from the Center for Reproductive Rights first challenged the measure in 2014 and said in a statement they plan to appeal Thursday’s decision to the Oklahoma Supreme Court.

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Advocates Reaffirm Shared Roots of Black Lives Matter, Reproductive Justice Movements

The Trust Black Women Partnership, a collective of Black women-led organizations and advocates, released a solidarity statement with Black Lives Matter on Tuesday, reaffirming the shared roots of struggles for Black self-determination and bodily autonomy.

The Trust Black Women Partnership, a collective of Black women-led organizations and advocates, released a solidarity statement with Black Lives Matter on Tuesday, reaffirming the shared roots of struggles for Black self-determination and bodily autonomy.

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Advocates Press Florida Court to Keep Abortion Delay Law Blocked

Attorneys challenging the measure argue it unduly burdens abortion rights and serves no legitimate health interest.

Attorneys challenging the measure argue it unduly burdens abortion rights and serves no legitimate health interest.

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Gavel Drop: Judge Rules David Daleiden Is No Journalist

A federal judge ruled Friday that nope, David Daleiden was not engaging in "journalism" when he concocted the video smear campaign against Planned Parenthood; plus more legal news.

A federal judge ruled Friday that nope, David Daleiden was not engaging in “journalism” when he concocted the video smear campaign against Planned Parenthood; plus more legal news.

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Study: Contraceptive Use Dropped When Texas GOP Booted Planned Parenthood From Medicaid

A new report from the Texas Policy Evaluation Project links an increase in Medicaid-paid births to diminished access to injectable contraception as a result of excluding Planned Parenthood affiliates from Texas' Medicaid program.

A report links an increase in Medicaid-paid births to diminished access to injectable contraception as a result of excluding Planned Parenthood affiliates from Texas’ Medicaid program.

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Flint Mayor: Replace Household Lead Pipes Now

Flint Mayor Karen Weaver's call comes as a congressional hearing on the Flint water crisis gets underway Wednesday, and amid reports that the FBI has joined investigations into contamination of the city’s water supply.

Flint Mayor Karen Weaver’s call comes as a congressional hearing on the Flint water crisis gets underway Wednesday, and amid reports that the FBI has joined investigations into contamination of the city’s water supply.

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Maine’s GOP Governor Slashes Food Assistance

Maine's work requirements made thousands of residents lose their food stamp benefits before the federal requirement went into effect.

Maine’s work requirements made thousands of residents lose their food stamp benefits before the federal requirement went into effect.

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Media Coalition Demands Access to Accused Planned Parenthood Shooter Court Documents

A coalition of media organizations wants the Colorado Supreme Court to unseal the court documents related to the November siege of a Colorado Springs Planned Parenthood.

A coalition of media organizations wants the Colorado Supreme Court to unseal the court documents related to the November siege of a Colorado Springs Planned Parenthood.

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