Tag Archives: Legislative

Your Voices Were Heard: Health Care Wins in 2018

By Lynne Ide | Together we did it! As the clock struck midnight on May 9, health care activists and advocates walked away from the 2018 legislative session with a handful of important wins. Thanks go out to people from … Continue reading

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Your Voice Counts: Busy Week Ahead on State Health Care Legislation

It’s a busy time for health care ideas up at the State Capitol. There are at least 8 proposed bills that are scheduled for public hearings March 5 – 9 at the Legislative Office Building (LOB) in Hartford. We know … Continue reading

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THANK YOU! Your action made change in Hartford!

VICTORIES FOR HEALTH CARE AT THE CAPITOL! THANK YOU TO ALL WHO TOOK ACTION! THANK YOU to all of you who called, emailed, shared alerts and posts, and worked to support important people-centered/pro-consumer health care bills this session. Here are some important … Continue reading

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EVENT: Tuesday, May 30 – Join us to say NO to HUSKY Cuts!

Join with people receiving health care through HUSKY (Medicaid) and other Medicaid advocates to oppose cuts in income eligibility levels for parents in the HUSKY program. The General Assembly will most likely be in session so this will also be … Continue reading

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Change Happens at the Speed of Trust

By Jill Zorn In the midst of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) repeal fight, which still rages on as I write this, I attended the Connecticut Health Council program on April 12, Change in DC-What it Means for Connecticut’s Health … Continue reading

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One More Time: Stop the (Un)American Health Care Act

By Jill Zorn The latest news flash on health care from Capitol Hill in Washington: It is now up to “moderate” Republicans to stop the (Un)American Health Care Act. Thanks to negotiations with the far-right Freedom Caucus, a horrible bill … Continue reading

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Let’s Modernize How We Manage Our Health Care System

By Rosana Garcia Last week, we discussed why Connecticut should create an Office of Health Strategy, which is part of Senate Bill 795. But there is a second, and just as important, part of that bill – modernizing how we … Continue reading

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