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Trenton, NJ 08625-0360

For Release:
January 2, 2020

Judith M. Persichilli
Acting Commissioner

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Governor Murphy Signs Legislation Appropriating $9.5 Million for Family Planning Services

Legislation Replaces Federal Funding for Family Planning Providers Impacted by Title X Gag Rule

TRENTON – Governor Phil Murphy today signed A5802, which makes a Fiscal Year 2020 appropriation of $9.5 million to the New Jersey Department of Health for family planning services. The legislation will replace critical federal funding for family planning services that are impacted by the Trump Administration’s implementation of the Title X gag rule, which limits access to health care and family planning resources.

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Last Reviewed: 1/2/2020