March 24, 2017
by Christine Stuart | March 24, 2017 5:12pm
HARTFORD, CT — Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, who was on MSNBC Friday afternoon as news broke about the decision to repeal the Republican healthcare bill, said he thinks this was a “good day for America.”
by Dustin Volz and David Lawder, Reuters | March 24, 2017 3:25pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) — Republicans in Congress lacked the votes needed for passage of their U.S. healthcare system overhaul and a key committee chairman came out in opposition after Donald Trump demanded a vote on Friday in a gamble that could hobble his presidency. As a result, shortly before 4 p.m. Friday, House Speaker Paul Ryan pulled the Republican replacement plan from the House floor.
by Christine Stuart | March 24, 2017 2:18pm
HARTFORD, CT — State employees and their brothers and sisters in labor gathered at the Legislative Office Building to let lawmakers know they are not interested in giving up their collective bargaining rights.
by Sarah Darer Littman | March 24, 2017 9:00am
March 22, 2017
by Christine Stuart | March 22, 2017 4:00pm
HARTFORD, CT — Supporters of legalizing marijuana were put on the defensive Wednesday by almost two hours of testimony offered by Dr. Deepak Cyril D’Souza, a professor of psychiatry at Yale University School of Medicine and director of neuropsychiatry at the VA Connecticut Healthcare System.
by Craig Glover and Ludwig Spinelli | March 22, 2017 5:30am
As the CEOs of two local Federally Qualified Health Centers, both of which have a mission of treating every patient who comes to us regardless of ability to pay, we have grave concerns regarding Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s plans to dramatically scale back coverage under the state’s HUSKY plan in this year’s budget proposal.
March 20, 2017
by Christine Stuart | March 20, 2017 12:00pm
WASHINGTON, D.C. — With a possible House vote this week on Republican’s plan to repeal and replace Obamacare, Connecticut’s Medicaid providers, advocates, and consumers are making a last-ditch effort to call for changes to the American Health Care Act.
by Jack Kramer | March 20, 2017 5:30am
HARTFORD, CT - Proposed legislation that would impose a 6 percent tax on the state’s 17,000 medical marijuana users was met with stiff opposition by medical professionals at a public hearing Friday.
March 17, 2017
by Jack Kramer | March 17, 2017 11:30am
WEST HAVEN, CT — U.S. Sens Chris Murphy and Richard Blumenthal are co-sponsors of new legislation that would place a fee on opioid ingredients to fund expansion of substance abuse treatment.
by Christine Stuart | March 17, 2017 5:00am