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Federal Policy

Power to Decide works to ensure everyone—no matter who they are or where they live—has control over their bodies and can decide if, when, and under what circumstances to get pregnant and have a child. This section contains resources on federal funding for evidence-based teen pregnancy prevention education, contraceptive access, and related issues, such as poverty and education. These policies can increase the opportunity that young people have to pursue the future that they want for themselves.

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Fact Sheet
This fact sheet summarizes federal funding streams for teen and unplanned pregnancy prevention and provides information about grantees who received funding.
Fact Sheet
There are several federal funding streams for teen pregnancy prevention education— which total…
Fact Sheet
Extending postpartum Medicaid coverage to one year is an important step in improving maternal health outcomes—a core component of reproductive well-being.
Correspondence
Power to Decide submitted the following letter to the White House Office of Management and Budget for consideration as it prepares the President’s FY 2025 budget.
Correspondence
Eighty-five percent of adults support continued funding for the TPP Program, and 75% favor continuing the Title X program.
Correspondence
A diverse group of organizations dedicated to the success of youth signed a letter urging Congress to increase funding for the TPP Program.
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Are you interested in changes in the national teen birth rate? Do you want to know where your state stands compared to its neighbors? Our national and state data pages summarize data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Guttmacher Institute. 

Check out our resources on state policy options that will increase information about and access to contraception as well as emerging state policy trends aimed at reducing unplanned pregnancy.