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Posted inHealth, Money

Legislators, “red shirts” return to the Capitol

As has become their custom, supporters of universal health care spent opening day of the legislative session at the Capitol wearing red “healthcare4every1” T-shirts and urging lawmakers to support alternatives to private health insurance. Universal health care supporters on opening day Last year, the effort was centered on SustiNet, a proposed state-run insurance plan. The […]

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Text of Governor Malloy’s State of the State

Photography by Uma Ramiah Mr. President, Mr. Speaker, Senator McKinney, Representative Cafero, my fellow state officials, ladies and gentlemen of the General Assembly, honored members of the Judiciary, members of the clergy, honored guests, and all the citizens of our great state who are watching or listening today, thank you. Thank you for the honor […]

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Malloy to add funds to private human service providers, nursing home “right-sizing”

The health and human services portions of Malloy’s proposed budget adjustments include money to support an effort to move people out of nursing homes, fund nursing homes that consider providing long-term care to people leaving prisons and state institutions, add three childhood vaccines to the state’s program and offer the first funding boost in five […]

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Malloy expected to address the most controversial education reform — tenure

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy was greeted at his parking space this morning by advocates holding signs demanding affordable health care, but today’s State of the State address will have one sharp focus: establishing Connecticut and Malloy as a player in education reform. Over the past weeks, the Malloy administration has carefully built to today’s speech, […]