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The pandemic fog is beginning to lift

When I studied nursing in college almost three decades ago, I never anticipated being on the forefront of healthcare history. I can tell you that this experience has reintroduced me to my motivations for becoming a nurse, and rekindled my optimism.  And I am immensely grateful for both. It is inspiring to see first-hand how science, combined with caring and compassion, can breathe new life into our communities and society.

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Long past time for affordable health care — a real public option

The COVID-19 health and economic crisis lays bare the need for a real public option healthcare bill in Connecticut. Senate Bill 842, which received a public hearing on February 9, expands the coverage of the current state employee health care plan to allow small businesses, non-profits, and unions to buy into the plan that fits their needs.