On Feb. 9, President Obama released his Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 budget request. The President’s budget request reflects a commitment to proven programs that reduce teen and unplanned pregnancy, including strong support for evidence-based teen pregnancy prevention programs and the Title X Family Planning Program, among others.

Specifically, the President’s FY2017 budget proposes:

The President’s budget request does not include funding for the $10 million competitive abstinence education grant program that was funded in FY2016 or for the Title V State Abstinence Education Grant Program, though the program has already been authorized at $75 million for FY2017.

Reprinted from The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy