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Malloy signs bills on sexual assault, nurse practitioners, long-term care insurance

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has signed into law two high-profile bills passed by the General Assembly. One imposes new requirements on how colleges and universities respond to student reports of sexual assault. The other allows nurse practitioners to practice independent of doctors. Continue Reading →

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Senate votes to allow nurse practitioners to practice independent of doctors

This is a photo of Sen. Terry Gerratana speaking during a debate on a proposal to allow nurse practitioners to practice independent of doctors.

The Connecticut state Senate voted 25 to 11 late Wednesday night to allow nurse practitioners to practice independent of physicians, a controversial concept that has gained traction amid growing concerns about the availability of primary care providers in the state. Continue Reading →

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