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Frontline services — and frontline workers — are forgotten by Lamont’s budget

or the past year frontline health care workers stood in the way of danger, working throughout the pandemic in nursing homes, home care, substance-abuse counseling and helping children in need. Yet, somehow, health care workers and their patients are forgotten in Connecticut’s proposed budget, freezing or even cutting spending for workers and services urgently needed by the state’s most fragile populations.