WASHINGTON — Gay rights advocate Mary L. Bonauto made history in Connecticut when she championed a lawsuit that legalized gay marriage in the state. She is now in position to make it on the national stage when the U.S. Supreme Court rules on a case that could legalize gay marriage nationwide.
Washington – The nation’s health insurers, including leading companies like Aetna, are hoping the Supreme Court does not strike down a provision of the Affordable Care Act that has brought them millions of new policyholders and provided new growth opportunities for the industry.
WASHINGTON– Sen. Richard Blumenthal touched off a passionate debate on Capitol Hill Tuesday with a hearing on the hot-button issue of abortion, arguing state legislatures have no right to promote laws that limit access to the procedure.
WASHINGTON – Two female Connecticut lawmakers, Reps. Rosa DeLauro and Elizabeth Esty, were quick to back legislation Wednesday that would reverse the Supreme Court decision to allow companies with religious objections to opt out of the Affordable Care Act’s mandate health plans for employees include birth control coverage.
The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision Monday involving contraception and religious freedom provided Connecticut Democrats with instant campaign fodder, while two Republican candidates for governor remained silent and one GOP congressional candidate praised the court.
WASHINGTON – To opponents of the Affordable Care Act, it’s a political victory, but to Connecticut women’s rights groups and its Democratic politicians, the Supreme Court decision in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby will erode a woman’s right to contraception.
Washington — In a rare blow to the gun lobby, the Supreme Court on Monday ruled gun buyers must report when they buy firearms for other people – even if they are legal gun owners.
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.
Washington – The Supreme Court on Wednesday struck down an aggregate limit of $123,2000 in contributions that an individual can make to federal candidates, parties and political action committees each campaign cycle.
As the president of a university, I can confirm what all parents know — that the children who arrive on our campus have a lot of growing up left to do.