U.S. HHS chief vows to protect abortion access, but says much depends on states

By: - June 28, 2022 2:38 pm

U.S. Rep Cori Bush (left), president and CEO of Reproductive Health Services of Planned Parenthood of the St. Louis Region Yamelsie Rodríguez and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra speak at a roundtable discussion at the Planned Parenthood clinic in St. Louis as the U.S. Supreme Court was issuing its ruling on abortion on June 24, 2022 Photo by Tessa Weinberg/Missouri Independent.

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Jacob Fischler
Jacob Fischler

Jacob covers federal policy as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Based in Oregon, he focuses on Western issues. His coverage areas include climate, energy development, public lands and infrastructure.