Budget Update

December 21, 2015

The new budget framework is better for New Haven’s economy than the executive proposal. We successfully restored items proposed for elimination and provided some relief to services and to the New Haven economy.

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NEA Awards Grants to NH Arts

December 8, 2015

Good news for New Haven arts! The National Endowment for the Arts announced grants to five organizations in New Haven, fifteen total in Connecticut.

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Federal Judge Upholds CT Gun Law

October 9, 2015

This morning U.S. Circuit Judge José A. Cabranes upheld Connecticut's gun law, ruling that the state had established a compelling state interest in controlling crime.

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Regulate Insurer Acquisition of Physician Practices

March 1, 2015

Rep Patricia Dillon testified before the Public Health Committee on proposed bill HB 5323 and called for approval by the Attorney General and Public Health Commissioner of insurer acquisitions of physician practices.

Dillon proposed the legislation out of concern that changes in the health landscape may result in loss of access and higher insurance premiums for consumers.

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