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Murphy starts Senate Polish caucus

Washington — While he has a grand, old Irish surname, Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., said Tuesday he actually has more “Polish blood.” That’s why he founded the Senate Polish caucus with Sens. Barbara Mikulski, D-Md., and Jim Risch, R-Idaho, just in time for the visit of Polish Foreign Minister Radoslaw Sikorski to Washington. “When people think […]

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Omnibus policy bill ends health program launched by former Gov. Rell

Voting along party lines, legislators adopted an omnibus bill to implement numerous social service policy changes in the next state budget, including the end of a health coverage program launched by former Gov. M. Jodi Rell to help the uninsured. One thing it doesn’t change: Medicaid eligibility for low-income parents. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy had […]