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Statement by Reina Schiffrin, President/CEO, Planned Parenthood Hudson Peconic, on President Obama’s Jobs Proposal

(Hawthorne, NY) - Planned Parenthood health centers are seeing firsthand the costs of today’s economic challenges.
Jan. 30, 2014 • New York

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, Fran Lebowitz Honor Community Leaders at PPHP's 2009 Empower Luncheon

(Hawthorne, N.Y.) – U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand honored Planned Parenthood Hudson Peconic’s (PPHP) community leaders at its 2009 Empower Luncheon on Friday, October 23rd at Elmwood Country Club in White Plains.
Jan. 30, 2014 • New York

Representative Hayworth Votes to Block Funds to Planned Parenthood, Would Cut Health Care to Millions

(Hawthorne, NY) - Planned Parenthood Hudson Peconic (PPHP) denounces Representative Nan Hayworth’s (R-Mount Kisco) vote to block federal funding for Planned Parenthood as part of the 2011 continuing budget resolution. The amendment to H.R. 1, which passed in a vote of 240-185, blocks funding for Planned Parenthood including Medicaid.
Jan. 30, 2014 • New York

Religious Leaders are Encouraged over Reproductive Health Care

(Hawthorne, NY) Clergy across New York State and the country are encouraged that 2009’s political events – dramatic and unprecedented – are the first steps toward a world where women's reproductive health and rights, and their families' wellbeing, will once again be a priority locally, nationally and internationally.
Jan. 30, 2014 • New York

Redux: Tea Party Republicans Assault Birth Control and Women’s Preventive Care

This House has passed seven anti-women’s health care bills, showing the ideological focus that dominates their work
Jan. 30, 2014 • New York

President Obama Overturns 'Global Gag Rule'

(Hawthorne, NY) – Planned Parenthood Hudson Peconic (PPHP) applauds President Obama for putting women’s health first by taking immediate action to overturn the harmful Mexico City Policy, also known as the “global gag rule.”
Jan. 30, 2014 • New York

President Obama Overturns Dangerous Mexico City Policy

(Hawthorne, NY) – Planned Parenthood Hudson Peconic (PPHP) applauds President Obama for putting women’s health first by taking immediate action to overturn the harmful Mexico City Policy, also known as the “global gag rule.”
Jan. 30, 2014 • New York

President/CEO Reina Schiffrin Appears on "Insights" With Host Kim Izzarelli

Watch Kim Izzarelli's interview with President/CEO Reina Schiffrin and Education and Training Director Carol Lemus.
Jan. 30, 2014 • New York