News Headlines

Blumenthal wants federal Zika funding
The Hour - Monday, May 02, 2016


These hospitals make the most money off patients — and they’re mostly nonprofits
Washington Post - Tuesday, May 03, 2016


Down to the wire on chances for a regular-session CT budget
Connecticut Mirror - Monday, May 02, 2016


GOP’s Fasano: Dems hiding fine print on their budget plan
Connecticut Mirror - Monday, May 02, 2016


   
 

What's New

Democratic Caucus Releases Budget Proposal

This morning, House and Senate Democratic lawmakers released a FY 2017 budget proposal that closes the estimated $930 million budget deficit.  The Democrats’ plan funds hospital inpatient supplemental payments in the amount of $138 million.

 

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Connecticut Hospital Day Secures More Support for HB 5588

Representatives from a broad spectrum of Connecticut’s hospitals came to the Capitol on Wednesday, April 27, to make a request to lawmakers from their districts: Please support us.

 

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Opioid Abuse Bill Approved by House of Representatives

On Monday, April 25, the House of Representatives unanimously passed landmark legislation that addresses opioid abuse by limiting initial prescriptions for opioids to a seven-day supply in most cases, and requiring first responders to carry Narcan, an overdose-reversing drug.

 

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