Hot News Stories (1/28/15)

ABC News Local (Jefferson City, MO)
Anti-choice Missouri lawmakers want to expand notification requirements for minors in the state seeking abortions. Current state law requires only one parent to give consent for a minor to get an abortion; the other parent does not have to be notified.

Detroit News (Detroit, MI)
Michigan State Senate Republicans want to put more state funding into investigating and prosecuting rapists linked to Michigan’s years-long backlog of untested sexual assault evidence.

The Journal Gazette (Indianapolis, IN)
Indiana’s Republican Governor Mike Pence scored a key victory Tuesday when he announced the federal government has approved a waiver to give 350,000 uninsured residents access to healthcare. Significantly, the plan requires co-pays for all health care services except preventive and family-planning services.

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