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Tanya Atkinson

Tanya Atkinson, President and Chief Executive Officer Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin (as of 2/3/2017).

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Tony Evers Wastes No Time Implementing Pro-Abortion Agenda
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Tony Evers Wastes No Time Implementing Pro-Abortion Agenda

Taps Planned Parenthood of WI CEO as Key Health Advisor

Governor-elect Tony Evers and Lt. Governor-elect Mandela Barnes Announce Health Policy Advisory Council, Transition Staff Additions
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Governor-elect Tony Evers and Lt. Governor-elect Mandela Barnes Announce Health Policy Advisory Council, Transition Staff Additions

"Expanding access to affordable health care for Wisconsin residents is a top priority for our administration."

Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin Resumes Full Reproductive Health Services in Sheboygan at Newly Renovated Facility
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Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin Resumes Full Reproductive Health Services in Sheboygan at Newly Renovated Facility

The newly renovated health center was made possible entirely thanks to the generous financial support of individuals throughout Wisconsin.

Planned Parenthood Sues Trump Administration

Planned Parenthood Sues Trump Administration

Suit by affiliates in Wisconsin, two other states claim changes to Title X program limit the care provided.

Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin Goes to Court to Protect Patient Care
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Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin Goes to Court to Protect Patient Care

Lawsuit Aims to Protect X Access Nationwide

PPWI Applies for Title X Funding Extension
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PPWI Applies for Title X Funding Extension

Amidst Uncertainty Created by HHS, PPWI Continues to Prioritize Patient Care

Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin Announces Opening of New Health Center in Milwaukee
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Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin Announces Opening of New Health Center in Milwaukee

PPWI is improving and developing a previously vacant manufacturing site in Milwaukee’s Harbor District.

Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin Issues Letter to Speaker Paul Ryan

Contribution to Tom Barrett of $400

Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin Issues Letter to Speaker Paul Ryan
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Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin Issues Letter to Speaker Paul Ryan

In the letter, PPWI President and CEO Tanya Atkinson underscores the important health care Planned Parenthood provides.

Milwaukee Stands with Planned Parenthood
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Milwaukee Stands with Planned Parenthood

The gathering comes the day before the U.S. House of Representatives is set to vote on legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act and block Planned Parenthood from receiving Medicaid reimbursements.

Cecile Richards Rallies Planned Parenthood Supporters in Wisconsin
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Cecile Richards Rallies Planned Parenthood Supporters in Wisconsin

Over 720 rally against Speaker Ryan’s Plan to Defund Planned Parenthood

Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin to Join Partners for Women’s March in Wisconsin
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Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin to Join Partners for Women’s March in Wisconsin

“We won’t back down, we won’t be silenced, and we will stand in solidarity with our partners for protection of our rights, our safety and our health.”

ICYMI: New Report Shows “Defunding” Planned Parenthood Would Devastate Health Care Access Across Wisconsin
Speaker Ryan Proposes to End Funding for Planned Parenthood Health Services, Leaving Millions Without Health Care
Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin Announces Leadership Transition
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Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin Announces Leadership Transition

Teri Huyck Announces Retirement and Tanya Atkinson Named Incoming President and CEO of Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin

Obama Administration Protects Access to Health Care for Millions of People
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Obama Administration Protects Access to Health Care for Millions of People

While the rule provides strong protections, it could face attacks.

Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin Celebrates Women’s Equality Day
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Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin Celebrates Women’s Equality Day

“Women’s Equality Day reminds us that the fight isn’t over,” said Tanya Atkinson.

Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin Calls on Wisconsin Legislators to Repeal Unconstitutional Abortion Restriction and Prioritize Women’s Health
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Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin Calls on Wisconsin Legislators to Repeal Unconstitutional Abortion Restriction and Prioritize Women’s Health

Both medical and legal experts have been clear that Wisconsin’s admitting privileges law does not enhance patient safety.

Supreme Court Denies Walker Administration’s Relentless Pursuit to Block Access to Safe, Legal Abortion
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Supreme Court Denies Walker Administration’s Relentless Pursuit to Block Access to Safe, Legal Abortion

This means that the Wisconsin case is over, and its admitting privileges restrictions are permanently blocked.

Walker Administration Will Stop at Nothing to Block Access to Safe, Legal Abortion

Contribution to Tom Barrett of $100

Walker Administration Will Stop at Nothing to Block Access to Safe, Legal Abortion
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Walker Administration Will Stop at Nothing to Block Access to Safe, Legal Abortion

Wisconsin Attorney General Schimel petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court to review the state’s twice enjoined law requiring physicians providing abortion care to obtain hospital admitting privileges.

Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin Highlights Its Role in Providing Education to Keep Communities Safe, Healthy, Strong
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Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin Highlights Its Role in Providing Education to Keep Communities Safe, Healthy, Strong

Women’s Health Champion Rep. LaTonya Johnson to give Keynote Address

Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin Statement on the Passing of State Representative Tamara Grigsby
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Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin Statement on the Passing of State Representative Tamara Grigsby

Tamara was the kind of champion who focused on moving the issues forward, in good times and bad.

Supreme Court Hears Most Important Abortion Case in Decades

Contribution to Tom Barrett of $100

Supreme Court Hears Most Important Abortion Case in Decades
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Supreme Court Hears Most Important Abortion Case in Decades

Access to Abortion Hangs in the Balance as Justices Deliberate

Gov. Scott Walker Signs Bills Targeting Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin’s Federal Funding
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Gov. Scott Walker Signs Bills Targeting Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin’s Federal Funding

Signing Ceremony at Crisis Pregnancy Center that Provides No Medical Care and Pushes Biased ‘Counseling’ Highlights Governor’s Motivation

Assembly Republicans Vote Again to Block Essential Health Care Services at Planned Parenthood
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Assembly Republicans Vote Again to Block Essential Health Care Services at Planned Parenthood

This is the third bill to pass on a party line vote that specifically cuts funding for preventative health care for patients at Planned Parenthood.

Planned Parenthood, Wisconsin National Organization for Women Endorse Russ Feingold
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Planned Parenthood, Wisconsin National Organization for Women Endorse Russ Feingold

While Russ has championed equal pay legislation and greater access to healthcare for Wisconsin’s women, Sen. Ron Johnson has voted to defund Planned Parenthood 7 times while in Washington.

43rd Anniversary of <i>Roe v. Wade</i>: Women Are at Risk When Access to Abortion is Restricted
Senate Republicans Vote to Cut Access to Preventive Health Care
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Senate Republicans Vote to Cut Access to Preventive Health Care

AB 310 Advance to Governor Despite State’s Failure Demonstrate Any Plans to Ensure Continued Access to Reproductive Healthcare

Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin Emphasizes the Need for Affordable Health Care
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Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin Emphasizes the Need for Affordable Health Care

There are 336,000 Wisconsin women in need of affordable, preventive health care including cancer screens, mammogram referrals, birth control and STD testing and treatment.

Republicans on the Senate Health Committee Advance Bills to Restrict Access to Preventive Health Care
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Republicans on the Senate Health Committee Advance Bills to Restrict Access to Preventive Health Care

Both defunding bills are intended to block PPWI and other family planning providers from receiving federal funding for providing preventative reproductive care to those in need.

Support for Planned Parenthood Demonstrated During #PinkOut Day
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Support for Planned Parenthood Demonstrated During #PinkOut Day

Wisconsin Loves Planned Parenthood for 80 Years

Assembly Health Committee Forwards Bills to Cut Women and Men off from Preventative Health Care
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Assembly Health Committee Forwards Bills to Cut Women and Men off from Preventative Health Care

The bills are intended to block Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin and other family planning providers from receiving federal funding for providing preventative reproductive care to those in need.

Senator Kapenga and Representative Jacque: Women and Men Need and Value Planned Parenthood
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Senator Kapenga and Representative Jacque: Women and Men Need and Value Planned Parenthood

Reason for Defunding Planned Parenthood Falls Flat with Wisconsinites

Once Again, Republicans in the State Legislature Propose to Cut Off Access to Essential Health Care
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Once Again, Republicans in the State Legislature Propose to Cut Off Access to Essential Health Care

Planned Parenthood remains committed to providing the compassionate, quality and safe medical care and education services that Wisconsin women rely on.

Most Dangerous Governor in America for Women’s Health to Run for President
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Most Dangerous Governor in America for Women’s Health to Run for President

Gov. Scott Walker Too Extreme for Wisconsin and the Nation

Republicans in Wisconsin Assembly Disregard Medical Experts and Pass Dangerous Abortion Ban in Extraordinary Session
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Republicans in Wisconsin Assembly Disregard Medical Experts and Pass Dangerous Abortion Ban in Extraordinary Session

The ban was expedited for passage ahead of Governor Walker’s presidential announcement.

Assembly Leadership Bows to Pressure from Walker, Expedites Vote to Ban Abortion Following Budget
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Assembly Leadership Bows to Pressure from Walker, Expedites Vote to Ban Abortion Following Budget

Medical Experts Call Ban a Dangerous Threat to Women’s Health

Fast Tracking Passage of Abortion Ban is Politics at its Worst
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Fast Tracking Passage of Abortion Ban is Politics at its Worst

"This is a clearly calculated effort to win political favor with anti-women’s health special interest groups."

Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin Back in Court Fighting for Health and Safety of Wisconsin Women
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Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin Back in Court Fighting for Health and Safety of Wisconsin Women

Governor Walker Continues Relentless Attempts to Restrict Abortion

Republicans in Wisconsin State Senate Pass Dangerous Abortion Ban
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Republicans in Wisconsin State Senate Pass Dangerous Abortion Ban

Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin (PPAWI) Continues To Fight For Women’s Health

Once Again, Scott Walker Trading Women’s Health for Political Gain

Contribution to Nik Kovac of $25

Once Again, Scott Walker Trading Women’s Health for Political Gain
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Once Again, Scott Walker Trading Women’s Health for Political Gain

Walker will sign abortion ban in Wisconsin

Legislators Opposed to Birth Control Issue an Outrageous Request to Unnecessarily Audit Charitable Health Care Providers Working to Prevent Unintended Pregnancy