Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Abortion Back at the State Capitol

Both houses of the Minnesota Legislature will be considering legislation which would ban abortions after 20 weeks of gestation.

State Representative Larry Howes, a Republican from Walker, supports the effort calling it a step in the right direction. 

If it gains legislative approval, Governor Dayton, who is pro-choice would likely veto it.  Howes tells KLKS News, it is unlikely enough DFLers would cross over to override a veto.

On another topic, streamlining state government as a budget cutting tool appears to be catching steam.  Representative Howes says his caucus believes over $1 billion can be cut from Health and Social Services without affecting programs.  Minnesota is facing a $5 billion revenue shortfall for the coming biennium.

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