IOWA COLLECTING DATA LINKED TO DEFUNDING PLANNED PARENTHOOD

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A state agency is collecting data to better understand whether the Iowa Legislature's move to cut funding for Planned Parenthood and other abortion providers is resulting in less access to reproductive health care. Iowa Department of Human Services officials have told lawmakers the agency has been compiling data on its state-run family planning program since it took effect in July. The analysis follows a decision by th...

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