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Free preventive care isn’t always free

Under the federal health reform law, insurers must pay for the full cost of preventive services, leaving patients with no out-of-pocket costs. But according to Harris Meyer of Kaiser Health News, it’s not always that simple. If a preventive test uncovers a problem that gets dealt with during the same visit–say, a colonoscopy that leads […]

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Don’t undermine the Citizens’ Election Program

The landmark Citizens’ Election Program represents the most comprehensive and successful effort to remove special interest money from the political system undertaken by any state in U.S. history. With the two initial runs of the program, the state has made enormous progress, transforming our state from “Corrupticut,” an example of rampant wrongdoing after years of […]

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Is higher ed reorganization happening? Depends on whom you ask

Missing from the 467-page budget agreement announced last week was a plan to reorganize the state’s public colleges and universities–and now there’s disagreement between the Malloy administration and some top Democratic legislators over whether a deal for the restructuring has been reached. “There were some outstanding issues that needed to be resolved before the House, Senate […]

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Don’t undermine the Citizens’ Election Program

The landmark Citizens’ Election Program represents the most comprehensive and successful effort to remove special interest money from the political system undertaken by any state in U.S. history. With the two initial runs of the program, the state has made enormous progress, transforming our state from “Corrupticut,” an example of rampant wrongdoing after years of […]