Bryte Johnson

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5 health care stories to watch in the 2017 legislative session

From an ailing state budget to potential changes in the way the state oversees what services hospitals deliver, state lawmakers will be dealing with a variety of health-related issues during the upcoming legislative session. Here are five to keep an eye on. Continue Reading →

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Tobacco funds: Connecticut’s budget-balancing escape hatch

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Connecticut has received nearly $2 billion in settlement funds from big tobacco companies in the past 15 years. Only a small fraction has gone to anti-smoking efforts. Instead, the fund has become largely an escape hatch when lawmakers need help balancing the budget. Continue Reading →

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