Female lawmakers celebrate Roe v. Wade anniversary and announce legislative agenda

January 22, 2018

As female legislators gathered Jan. 22 to mark the 45th anniversary of the landmark decision, Roe v. Wade, lawmakers announced their intention to introduce several bills establishing protections for women's health in Connecticut.

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Celebrating the 45th Anniversary of Roe vs. Wade and Introducing Legislative Agenda

January 22, 2018

Connecticut’s female lawmakers and women’s health advocates today celebrated the 45th Anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision, one of the critical landmark Supreme Court decisions in United States history. In addition to remarking on this important decision protecting a women’s right to choose, the lawmakers announced their intention to introduce several bills establishing protections for women’s health in Connecticut. These bills will be designed to defend against the ongoing attempts at the federal level to roll back women’s access to necessary health services.

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Holding VEYO Accountable For Service

January 12, 2018

VEYO, the new non-emergency transportation contractor for Medicaid medical patients, has been swamped with complaints about a lack of timely service since the company took over the Department of Social Services contract on Jan. 1. Read this Courant news story and Rep. Cathy Abercrombie’s demand for the company improve and fulfill its duties.

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Medicare Savings Program Cuts Restored

January 9, 2018

In a bipartisan vote the House of Representatives voted 130-3 to restore $54 million in funding to the Medicare Savings Program. Following the House vote, the Senate also voted 32-1 in concurrence with the House to restore funding to this important program.

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