The U.S. Supreme Court dismissed a case challenging the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act in a 7-2 decision released Thursday morning.
In Connecticut, health officials say that if the ACA falls, the impact could be devastating.
Democrats have made health care a key issue, pointing to the pandemic and the fate of the federal health law.
With the pandemic upending traditional politics, Hayes is running on her record and Sullivan on the need for change.
A bitterly divided Senate confirmed Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court in a vote Sen. Richard Blumenthal called ‘surreal.’
Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s nomination will move to the full Senate on Monday.
Democrats believe attacking Barrett on how she would rule on the ACA at the Supreme Court is their best weapon.
Lamont is creating a panel to develop a COVID-19 vaccine distribution plan. The CDC wants it in three weeks.
Democrats pledge to protect health care locally if Ginsburg’s replacement helps sink the Affordable Care Act.
Democrats believe that President Trump’s animus to Obamacare, especially as it applies to women, energizes their base in blue states.
The agenda unveiled Tuesday is expected to be followed by an announcement tomorrow that Gov. Ned Lamont will use executive authority to limit price increases by providers and insurers.
“Connecticut will join its sister states in taking swift action to challenge this faulty and flawed decision,” said Connecticut Attorney General William Tong.
Gov. Ned Lamont’s administration is part of a working group exploring health care reforms for 2020. He was late to the debate in the last session.
Nearly 187,000 residents still lack coverage and many of them are low-income or minorities, a data point that is troubling state health officials.
Connecticut remains a “donor” state to the federal government because it pays more to Washington D.C. than it gets back.