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The opioid epidemic that has besieged Hartford -- claiming 10 lives in the last week -- coincides with key legislation that was passed just under the wire during the legislative session.
U.S. District Court Judge Richard Leon questioned whether Aetna's divestiture of its Medicare Part D business was sufficient and has scheduled another round of hearings.
Efforts to push through a revised public option health care bill came “too late” in the legislative session, and Lamont pledged to revive the issue next year.
The bill’s long slog and eventual death caps months of contentious discussion on efforts to change Connecticut’s health care landscape.
A deeply diluted version of a public option health care bill moved through the House Tuesday, drawing bipartisan support but abandoning its ambitious goals.
How much money do you think is okay to borrow from your children to pay for your retirement? Gov. Ned Lamont and the Democratically controlled Connecticut state legislature have decided $27 billion is an acceptable bill to hand to our children – that is billion with a “B.”
When the General Assembly returns for a special session to complete its unfinished business, lawmakers should also consider correcting a major mistake from this recently completed regular session. Specifically, the legislature should undo the Freedom of Information exemption they gifted Dalio Philanthropies in exchange for a $100 million donation for public education.
He’s a shameless name-caller. If he were an actual third grader, rather than simply acting like one, he’d be in the principal’s office.
He comforts our enemies and afflicts our allies. He can act presidential for about half of a standard coffee break. He takes credit for everything and accepts blame for nothing.
The state legislature very recently approved a new Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) which will allow covered employees to take paid leave for up to 12 weeks. This leave will be paid by the state within certain set limits and, in exchange, employees will have to pay an additional 0.5 percent in payroll taxes. Much ink has already been spilled debating the merits of this new law. Suffice to say that some people are generally happy while others are generally unhappy. One small group of employees is particularly happy, though, and it deserves special mention.
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