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June 13, 2018

Democrats Test Message on Healthcare In Floor Speeches

by Jack Kramer | Jun 13, 2018 5:46pm
Posted to: Congress | Consumer Protection | DC News Junkie | Election 2018 | Health Care | Insurance | White House

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WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy and a group of Democratic senators took over the Senate floor Wednesday to send a warning that huge increases in insurance premiums are underway across the country.

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June 4, 2018

HUD Secretary Gets Look At Crumbling Foundation

by Christine Stuart | Jun 4, 2018 2:02pm
Posted to: Congress | 2nd CD | Town News | Willington | Insurance | Housing

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WILLINGTON, CT — Vincent and Maggie Perracchio bought their home 27 years ago. It’s where they raised their four kids, and they never imagined the financial and emotional nightmare it would turn out to be.

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June 1, 2018

Malloy Vetoes One, Allows One To Become Law Without His Signature

by Christine Stuart | Jun 1, 2018 5:26pm
Posted to: Education | Health Care | Insurance

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HARTFORD, CT — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy vetoed bill that would have limited his executive authority and allowed one to become law without his signature Friday.

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May 24, 2018

Health Insurance Premiums Are On The Rise

by Christine Stuart | May 24, 2018 11:37am
Posted to: Congress | Health Care | Insurance

HARTFORD, CT — Connecticut’s health insurance rates for 2019 won’t be submitted until July, but they are likely to increase based on the most recent data from Washington.

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May 23, 2018

Bumps In The Road for Medical Transportation Continue

by Christine Stuart | May 23, 2018 5:30am
Posted to: Equality | Health Care | Insurance | Legal | Transportation

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HARTFORD, CT — Some patients are still not receiving the rides they need and livery and taxi companies are laying off employees because they are no longer receiving calls from the contractor in charge of transporting Connecticut’s 800,000 Medicaid recipients.

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May 22, 2018

ANALYSIS | Healthcare Questions for Connecticut’s Next Governor

by Ellen Andrews | May 22, 2018 10:15am
Posted to: Analysis | Business | Child Welfare | Consumer Protection | Corporate Watch | Election 2018 | Health Care | Mental Health Care | Insurance | Opinion | Health Care Opinion | Member Opinion | Public Health | Poverty

How will Connecticut’s next governor fix the state’s healthcare system?

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May 11, 2018

ANALYSIS | Legislative Triage: The Winners and Losers of the 2018 Session

by Christine Stuart and Jack Kramer | May 11, 2018 9:56am
Posted to: Analysis | Child Welfare | Civil Liberties | Consumer Protection | Corporate Watch | Election Policy | Equality | Gaming | Health Care | Mental Health Care | Immigration | Insurance | Law Enforcement | Labor | Public Health | Poverty | Public Safety | Sports | State Budget | Transportation | Tribes | Veterans Affairs

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HARTFORD, CT—As another session of the General Assembly comes to a close with a mad scramble against the clock, let’s take a look at some of the bills that passed and others that came up short and will be left up to some future legislature and governor to tackle.

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May 9, 2018

Senate Gives Final Passage To Crumbling Foundation Surcharge

by Christine Stuart | May 9, 2018 3:54pm
Posted to: Environment | Insurance | Housing

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HARTFORD, CT — The Senate gave final passage to a bill Wednesday that would add a $12 annual surcharge to every homeowner insurance policy in the state to help homeowners with crumbling foundations in about 40 north central Connecticut towns and others whose homes are sinking in New Haven.

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May 8, 2018

Bill Allowing Uninsured Pregnant Women To Purchase Insurance Headed To Gov

by Jack Kramer | May 8, 2018 4:50pm
Posted to: Health Care | Insurance

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HARTFORD, CT—Legislation that would allow uninsured pregnant women to enroll in health insurance outside of the annual enrollment period passed the House Tuesday after nearly three hours of debate.

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Senate Sends Essential Health Benefits To Malloy

by Jack Kramer | May 8, 2018 12:54pm
Posted to: Health Care | Insurance

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HARTFORD, CT—A bill that ensures 10 “essential health benefits” will continue to be covered in Connecticut even if Congress repeals the Affordable Care Act is headed to the governor’s desk.

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