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President Biden on Tuesday signed into law an act that creates a $15 million program to support maternal care at the Department of Veterans Affairs and study what maternal health issues veterans are facing.

The act is the first piece of legislation from the “Momnibus” — a wide-ranging package created by the Black Maternal Health Caucus to address the country’s crisis of pregnancy-related deaths that disproportionately affects Black people — to pass through Congress and be signed into law.  Continue reading here…

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