The history of corporate welfare to Planned Parenthood
Following is a history of the funds granted to Planned Parenthood by the Bloomington City Council over the last fifteen years through the Jack Hopkins social services funding program.
YEARPURPOSEAMOUNT 1999Medical exam table$5,000.00 2000Teen education (Community Development Block Grants)$2,000.00 2001Equipment to test for anemia$1,394.00 2002Autoclave for sterilizing instruments$1,495.00 2003Purchase four computers $3,600.00 2004Six sets of cervical biopsy equipment$2,923.00 2005Security cameras and equipment$1,500.00 2006Cabinetry, files and furniture for the front desk renovation$2,440.00 2007Wellness exams for the Friend to Friend Patient Pass program$5,000.00 2008Colposcopies for women with abnormal Pap testresults$2,500.00 2009No funding granted$0.00 2010Recession Rx program$5,000.00 2011HIV test kits.$4,200.00 2012No funding granted$0.00 2013Office visits, STD tests, HIV testing, pregnancy testing, pap smears, colposcopies and biopsies$4,930.00
Here is the archive of my articles about this scandal.
My articles about the most recent request for corporate welfare are here and here.