Statement on Planned Parenthood court decision

SALT LAKE CITY (Dec. 22, 2015) – Gov. Gary R. Herbert issued the following statement in response to the recent ruling allowing the state to end Planned Parenthood contracts:

“I appreciate today’s court decision which recognizes my ability to make contract decisions on behalf of the state. As I have said, the health of all Utahns remains a priority, and I will continue to work with the Utah Department of Health, local health departments, community health centers, non-profit clinics and others to ensure access to these important services.”