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Saturday, March 23, 2013

State would stand alone with abortion-coverage bill

Sen. Tim Sheldon, D-Potlatch, Mason County, and fellow Democrat Rodney Tom of Medina currently side with Republicans in the Senate, leading to questions as to whether the Reproductive Parity Act, as it is known to supporters, will be allowed to reach the Senate floor. Tom is a supporter of the bill but also Senate majority leader.