CT NEWS JUNKIE: Republicans Offer 75 Amendments To Budget, Including One That Eliminates Planned Parenthood Funding
Republican Senators filed 75 amendments on the state budget Monday before debate began at around 4 p.m. this afternoon. It’s unclear how many of them they planned to call, but one of those amendments so infuriated Democratic lawmakers that they held a press conference to address it.
The amendment filed by Sen. Len Suzio, R-Meriden, eliminated $1 million in state funding for Planned Parenthood. Its comes less than a month after the organization was fighting back Republican attacks at the national level.