Tag Archives: Legislative

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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Jonathan Miller’s Health Care Story

Protect Our Care CT’s Health Care Action Day, March 22, 2017.

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CT Rallies to Protect Our Care

By Lynne Ide On a cold and blustery March day, 100 motivated activists and advocates showed up in Hartford to showcase all the good that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has done for the people of Connecticut. The crowd urged … Continue reading

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CT Rally Opposes Affordable Care Act Repeal

A View from the Ground By Max Friedman Close to a thousand people rallied outside the State Capitol in Hartford on January 15, less than a week before President-elect Donald Trump’s swearing in. The crowd was excited to show its … Continue reading

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Big Pharma “Getting Away with Murder”

By Jill Zorn Wednesday evening while the Senate started down the unconscionable road of repealing the Affordable Care Act, Bernie Sanders took to the floor to talk about a completely different topic:  that prescription drug prices are getting higher and … Continue reading

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2017 CT Legislative session opens; health care one of many issues

By Rosana Garcia The 2017 Connecticut General Assembly session began yesterday.  This is a budget session, where legislators put together a budget for the next biennium (2017-2019) and the session runs until June 4.  Here’s a primer of what to … Continue reading

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