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Oropeza trying to restore funds for free mammograms
Long Beach Press-Telegram - Melissa Evans, Staff Writer

State Sen. Jenny Oropeza, D-Long Beach, introduced legislation Monday to restore funding to a program that provides free mammograms to low-income women. The Every Woman Counts program, which provided breast cancer screening tests to 311,000 women last year, was scaled back by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger late last year in response to declining tobacco tax revenue and the state deficit.