Tag Archives: Legislative

How state budget proposals threaten health – AND WHAT YOU CAN DO!

Guest Blog by Jonathan Miller Can you afford to spend half your income on healthcare? If the State passes their current budget proposal, that’s what I’ll have to do. After years of working, I’m now disabled with a chronic condition … Continue reading

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ACA Sabotage Part 1: Cost-Sharing Reductions (CSRs)

By Kayla Tarlton The Trump administration’s ongoing attacks on the Affordable Care Act (ACA) ramped up last Thursday when two different actions were announced on Thursday October 12.  Today’s Trump Sabotage blog addresses one of those actions:   cutting off federal … Continue reading

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Health Care Action Summit Wrap Up

What a day! On Saturday October 14, two hundred health care activists, advocates and organizations gathered at the Protect Our Care CT campaign’s Health Care Action Summit to: Educate ourselves about key state and federal health care issues Learn more … Continue reading

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Defending health care – at the state level

By Rosana Garcia Ferraro “I think it’s immoral and unconscionable of the state legislature and the governor to allow this to happen,” Offir said. “Connecticut needs a budget but it shouldn’t be created by causing the death of its citizens.” … Continue reading

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Calling All Health Care Activists: Join Us at Oct. 14 Action Summit

By Lynne Ide  A broad-based campaign called Protect Our Care CT came together earlier this year to protect positive gains made by the Affordable Care Act, block the erosion of Medicaid, women’s health and Medicare programs – and stand together … Continue reading

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The Time is Ripe for a Health Care Action Summit

By Lynne Ide What a year 2017 has been so far for health care advocates and activists! We have faced down multiple Washington-based attempts by the GOP to decimate gains in health care coverage and protections made in the past … Continue reading

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Important First Step on Prescription Drug Affordability

By Jill Zorn More and more people in Connecticut can’t afford their prescriptions.  That’s why it was great news when a bill aimed at lowering prescription drug costs for consumers, SB 445, was signed into law by Governor Malloy on … Continue reading

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