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January 16, 2018

Malloy Follows Through With Veto of Medicare Savings Program

by Christine Stuart | Jan 16, 2018 10:33pm
Posted to: Health Care | Insurance | State Budget | Special Session | State Capitol

Christine Stuart / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy followed through Tuesday with a promised veto of the restoration of funds for the Medicare Savings Program.

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January 8, 2018

General Assembly Votes To Restore Medicare Program, Malloy Still Prepared To Veto

by Jack Kramer and Christine Stuart | Jan 8, 2018 12:57pm
Posted to: Health Care | Insurance | Legal | State Budget | Special Session | Pensions

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HARTFORD, CT — Despite some good fiscal news about one part of the income tax exceeding expectations by $900 million, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy warned that he might still veto the General Assembly’s plan to restore health benefits for the elderly and disabled.

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January 5, 2018

Lawmakers Aren’t Moved By Malloy Veto Threat

by Christine Stuart | Jan 5, 2018 2:33pm
Posted to: Health Care | Insurance | State Budget | Special Session

ctnewsjunkie file photo HARTFORD, CT — Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, who has been careful during his first seven years in office never to say he would veto something before it’s on his desk, told legislative leaders Friday that he would veto their proposal to increase benefits for the Medicare Savings Program.

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January 4, 2018

State Employees Return To Work Friday, But Session Is Postponed

by Christine Stuart | Jan 4, 2018 10:35pm
Posted to: Weather | Special Session

ctnewsjunkie file photo HARTFORD, CT — All state employees have been asked to report to work Friday, but state lawmakers will get another day off.

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Legislative Leaders Say Thanks, But No Thanks To Malloy

by Christine Stuart | Jan 4, 2018 3:06pm
Posted to: Health Care | Insurance | State Budget | Special Session

ctnewsjunkie file photo HARTFORD, CT — Legislative leaders from both parties were grateful, but not interested in Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s offer to extend benefits to the Medicare Savings Program until July.

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December 29, 2017

House, Senate To Convene Next Week To Tackle Medicare Savings Program

by Christine Stuart | Dec 29, 2017 11:23am
Posted to: Health Care | Insurance | State Budget | Special Session

Christine Stuart / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT — It look less than five minutes for the Connecticut General Assembly to announce Friday that it will return next week to find $54 million to restore funding for the Medicare Savings Program.

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December 19, 2017

Lawmakers Delay Action On Medicare Program Until The New Year

by Christine Stuart | Dec 19, 2017 6:12pm
Posted to: Health Care | Insurance | State Budget | Special Session | State Capitol

Christine Stuart / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT — Legislative leaders don’t have enough members available to hold a special session to restore $54 million to the Medicare Savings Program before 2018, so they will likely act on it the first week of the new year.

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Did Someone Say Special Session? Teachers Seek to Restore ECS Funding

by Christine Stuart | Dec 19, 2017 11:30am
Posted to: Education | State Budget | Special Session | State Capitol

ctnewsjunkie file photo HARTFORD, CT — Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy wants the General Assembly to address the $208 million budget deficit when they return next week to restore the Medicare Savings Program and the state’s largest teacher union wants them to restore $58 million in education cuts.

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December 14, 2017

Lawmakers Firm Up Session On Medicare Savings, Set Aside Deficit For Now

by Christine Stuart | Dec 14, 2017 5:03pm
Posted to: Health Care | Insurance | State Budget | Special Session

Christine Stuart / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT — Democratic and Republican lawmakers agreed again Thursday that they will be returning to Hartford sometime between Christmas Eve and Dec. 29 to restore the Medicare Savings Program.

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December 13, 2017

Malloy Offers Lawmakers A Mix of Tax Increases, Spending Cuts To Erase Red Ink

by Christine Stuart | Dec 13, 2017 1:05pm
Posted to: State Budget | Special Session | Taxes | State Capitol

ctnewsjunkie file photo HARTFORD, CT — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy presented legislative leaders Wednesday with more than $303 million in spending cuts and tax increases as they seek to resolve a $208 million budget deficit.

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