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MOGOP: “Needle Exchange Funding Approved by Democrats Has Links to Barnes”

July 10th, 2007 by mopns · No Comments

JEFFERSON CITY – A federal budget bill approved by Democrats in which taxpayer dollars would be used to pay for a needle-exchange program in Washington, D.C., is exactly the kind of radical proposal supported by Kay Barnes, who publicly backed a similar idea during a 1999 mayoral forum.

The approval of funding by the U.S. House in an appropriations bill came just before the Fourth of July break despite an amendment supported by U.S. Rep. Sam Graves to ban any funding for needle-exchange programs. Read more…



Tags: Decision '08 · Kay Barnes · Rep. Sam Graves

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