Vice President Kamala Harris’ trip to discuss abortion rights highlights the significance of Rep. Jahana Hayes’ race against George Logan.
Now that Connecticut allows advanced practice clinicians to perform aspiration abortions, some nurses have begun learning the procedure.
Xavier Becerra said the Biden administration will use all of its powers to assist abortion providers and their patients.
The Supreme Court decision overturning Roe v. Wade led immediately to abortion bans in nine states, but abortion remains legal in CT.
Senate Democrats pledged Friday to replenish federal funds the Trump administration has stripped from Planned Parenthood clinics in the region.
The lawmakers want the state to provide $2 million to replace federal family planning funding the organization rejected due to new rules that prohibit recipients from referring women for abortions.
Planned Parenthood of Southern New England will forfeit about $2.1 million annually by rejecting the federal money.
Connecticut will join other states suing to block a new Trump administration mandate that bars federal family-planning money from going to health care groups that offer abortion referrals.
Abortion-rights advocates say they are on the offensive in Connecticut
Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen and 12 other attorneys general claim that proposed changes to Title X — the only federal program specifically dedicated to supporting the delivery of family planning care — are unconstitutional and would limit care options for women.
WASHINGTON – The prospect of a bruising battle over a Supreme Court nominee will permeate many political campaigns this year, including some in Connecticut, where Democrats are using the prospect of another Trump-appointed justice as an issue that will help them organize and raise money.
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WASHINGTON — Connecticut’s Democratic senators on Monday helped block a bill in the Senate that would have outlawed abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy.
WASHINGTON — Senate Republicans failed early Friday to win approval of a “skinny” bill they hoped would grow into a full-fledged repeal and replacement of the Affordable Care Act, putting an end to efforts to eliminate Obamacare, at least for now. The dramatic vote in the middle of the night is a boost to Connecticut Democrats who fought the GOP campaign to repeal the ACA.
WASHINGTON — Senate Republicans and the White House had a win Tuesday on a procedural vote to repeal the Affordable Care Act, but a final victory is not guaranteed. It was just a first step in a series of dozens of votes that will determine whether Senate Republicans can pass a health care bill.
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is maintaining his commitment to fully fund Medicaid reimbursements to Planned Parenthood in Connecticut if the federal government ends its financial support as part of the Republican plan to dramatically reshape the Affordable Care Act, a spokeswoman said.