An unprecedented resolution allowing the city of Atlanta to donate $300,000 to a non-profit that provides financial and practical support for reproductive health for women passed 15-0 on Monday. The Atlanta City Council passed the resolution on the consent agenda unanimously and without any objection.

The money would go to the Access Reproductive Care-Southeast and would be distributed to allow for things such as rides to appointments, travel, and accommodations for women seeking abortions.

“Some of the legislation we see coming down from the

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Senators are hopeful that within days they’ll again approve a bill that would offer millions of veterans expanded health care and disability payments for illnesses induced by exposure to burn pits during their service.

The proposal, known as the Honoring Our PACT Act, has been at the center of heated debate on Capitol Hill after Republicans, in a reversal, last week blocked the legislation following its bipartisan passage in June before a technical change in the House-passed version forced another Senate vote.

Twenty-six Republicans, led by Pennsylvania Mon. Pat Toomey changed their votes the second time around after the bill initially passed 84-14. It won only 55 votes last week, falling short of the 60 votes needed to overcome a filibuster.

In total, the legislation would institute some $280 billion in new spending, over a decade, for veterans’ health.

The dispute — which drew the ire of veterans and activists

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