News Headlines

Malloy Says He Won't Sign Off On Democrats' Budget Deal
Hartford Courant - Thursday, April 28, 2016

FAQ: Medicare Lays Out Plans For Changing Doctors’ Pay
Kaiser Health News - Friday, April 29, 2016

Return visits to the ER more likely for patients with limited English
Reuters - Thursday, April 28, 2016

18-year-old Berlin Republican to challenge Aresimowicz
New Britain Herald - Thursday, April 28, 2016


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Democratic Caucus Releases Budget Proposal

This morning, House and Senate Democratic lawmakers released a FY 2017 budget proposal that closes the estimated $930 million budget deficit.  The Democrats’ plan funds hospital inpatient supplemental payments in the amount of $138 million.


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Connecticut Hospital Day Secures More Support for HB 5588

Representatives from a broad spectrum of Connecticut’s hospitals came to the Capitol on Wednesday, April 27, to make a request to lawmakers from their districts: Please support us.


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Opioid Abuse Bill Approved by House of Representatives

On Monday, April 25, the House of Representatives unanimously passed landmark legislation that addresses opioid abuse by limiting initial prescriptions for opioids to a seven-day supply in most cases, and requiring first responders to carry Narcan, an overdose-reversing drug.


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