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CO Birth Control Budget Increases

CO Birth Control Budget Increases

KRAI |  April 28, 2016

The 2016-2017 State budget allocated an additional $2.5 million towards the Colorado Department of Health’s family planning budget which helps to provide contraception services around the state. This program has already decreased teen pregnancy and abortions in Colorado by close to 50% since 2009.

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Boulder Valley sees increase in homeless students

Boulder Valley sees increase in homeless students

Longmont Times-Call |  April 9, 2016

The Boulder Valley School District is seeing an increase this year in homeless students that local officials are attributing to a dearth of affordable housing. Students qualify as homeless under the federal McKinney-Vento Act because they lack either a regular or adequate residence.

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