WASHINGTON — The Justice Department filed lawsuits Thursday to block both proposed mergers between Aetna and Humana and Anthem and Cigna. The insurers said they would fight the suits.
Sandy Hook decision focuses attention on gun liability law
WASHINGTON — A Connecticut state judge’s decision Thursday allowing a lawsuit to go forward against the maker of the Bushmaster rifle used in the Sandy Hook killings focused attention on a law that Connecticut lawmakers hope to repeal and that is now an issue in the Democratic presidential primary.
Disclosures show Esty rich, Greenberg richer
WASHINGTON – Financial disclosure forms show Mark Greenberg, a Republican s vying for the 5th District congressional seat, has paid a $610,000 judgment leveled against him by a Canadian court for a real estate dispute and Rep. Elizabeth Esty, his Democratic rival, received between $30,000 and $100,000 from her interest in an Iowa tool and dye company last year.
Couple sues over abortion coverage in Access Health CT plans
WASHINGTON — Thanks to subsidies under the ACA, Barth and Abbie Bracy of Dayville can buy a comprehensive policy through Access Health CT for only $2.63 a month. But they are suing the exchange, and federal officials, over what they say are moral principles.
One bicyclist’s fight with ConnDOT
Chris Brown put on a dark suit, shirt and tie for his day in court Tuesday, then he grabbed an important accessory that he never, ever goes without: a bright green bicycle helmet. As a judge in Hartford Superior Court was about to hear, Brown goes everywhere by bike. Even to court on cold day with a forecast of snow.