Definition of defund
: to withdraw funding from
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Today—as the Trump administration defunds Planned Parenthood, states chip away at abortion access and the U.S. Supreme Court tilts conservative—this legacy feels imperiled.
WASHINGTON — Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski and Sen. Susan Collins of Maine plan to introduce an amendment to strip the Senate health care bill of a provision to defund Planned Parenthood, Murkowski's office confirmed Wednesday.
The legislation would also make numerous other changes to the current law, defunding Planned Parenthood for one year, repealing certain cost-sharing subsidies and eliminating taxes on medical devices and prescription drugs.
The parliamentarian allowed identical language defunding Planned Parenthood to remain in a similar budget bill in 2015.
Last month, Trump issued a budget proposal almost entirely defunding it.
The opinion held that Abbott could defund budget riders — directives to state agencies that are included in the budget but do not actually make any appropriations.
About $2 million intended for a study on brackish groundwater was also defunded.
Well, here’s the answer https://t.co/SsdhaPtaFh — Randi Weingarten (@rweingarten) May 30, 2017 The Dog Whistle President wants to disband & defund civil rights initiatives that prevent discrimination in shelters, workplaces & schools.
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