Nevada governor candidate wants state funding for Planned Parenthood

Nevada Democrat Chris Giunchigliani told the Review-Journal on Thursday that she will direct state funding to Planned Parenthood and other family-planning centers — a first for Nevada — if she’s elected governor.

Giunchigliani’s plan deals a blow to her toughest Democratic opponent, fellow Clark County Commissioner Steve Sisolak, who has attempted to cut into her base by appealing to voters who favor reproductive and abortion rights.

In the plan unveiled Thursday, Giunchigliani proposed putting family-planning as a line item into Nevada’s budget, pegging state general fund money to these services.

Read more at the Las Vegas Review-Journal.


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