Affordable Care Act

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U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., held a public hearing in Hartford on Monday to highlight the fact that the Senate Republican health care bill is being drafted in secret.

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In hearings on Wednesday, the two insurers in Connecticut’s health insurance exchange defended their requests for double-digit rate hikes for 2018.

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Some Connecticut residents are speaking out against the Republican health care bill that was recently passed by the U.S. House of Representatives and is now before the U.S. Senate.

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Faith leaders from around New York came to the Capitol to gain support in the State Senate to adopt a statewide single payer health care system. It would be an alternative to the national Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, which Republicans in Congress and President Trump have been trying to dismantle. 

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On the Senate floor Thursday, Senator Chris Murphy, D-Conn., was highly critical of President Donald Trump and Republicans who control the House and Senate for their performances in trying to abolish Obamacare and come up with a meaningful replacement.

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