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Insurance Commissioner Breaks Down Policy Cancellation Numbers

For the most part, health insurance policies that were canceled in Connecticut had little or nothing to do with mandates of the new federal law. So says Connecticut Insurance Commissioner Thomas Leonardi. He says 27,000 […]

11/18/2013

File photo of U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D-CT).  (credit:  Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Conn. Murphy Praises Mental Health Coverage Parity

Connecticut’s U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy is praising President Barack Obama’s new rule that requires insurers to cover treatment for mental health and substance abuse no differently than they do for physical illnesses.

11/09/2013

This Oct. 21, 2013 photo shows the U.S. government Internet health insurance exchange Healthcare.gov. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Vermont To Delay Obamcare Changes If Website Problems Continue

Vermonters will be allowed to extend their current health insurance policies through the end of March if problems with the state’s health insurance marketplace can’t be resolved in time for them to be enrolled by the original Jan. 1 date, Gov. Peter Shumlin said Thursday.

11/01/2013

File photo of a pamphlet about the Affordable Care Act. (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

People Complaining About High Price Tag For Obamacare Coverage

The price tag for health care coverage through Connecticut’s new health insurance marketplace apparently is a big concern for many enrollees, a marketplace strategy committee learned Thursday.

10/11/2013

Former Bears head coach Mike Ditka presents a jersey to President Barack Obama as defensive co-ordinator Buddy Ryan, right, looks on during an event celebrating 1985 Super Bowl champions, the Chicago Bears, on Oct. 7, 2011 on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, D.C. (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Ditka: Obama Would Not Be President If I Ran Against Him For Senate

NFL Hall of Famer Mike Ditka is regretting not running against President Barack Obama for the Illinois Senate seat in 2004.

10/10/2013

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Civilians Furloughed At Sub Base

GROTON, Conn. (AP) _ Hundreds of employees at the Navy’s submarine base in Connecticut and National Guard facilities around the state were sent home Tuesday by a partial government shutdown that forced furloughs for 800,000 […]

10/01/2013

File photo of President Barack Obama. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

NH Delegation Shows Mix Of Doubt, Hope On Syria Following Obama Speech

New Hampshire’s congressional delegation is expressing a mix of doubt and hope on resolving the crisis in Syria following President Barack Obama’s address to the nation.

09/11/2013

Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., heads for a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing in the U.S. Capitol building on May 14, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Allison Shelley/Getty Images)

Dem Senator: I Welcome Russia Working With Syria To Destroy Chemical Weapons

After hearing reports that Russia has offered to work with Syria to destroy Syria’s chemical weapons, New Hampshire Sen. Jeanne Shaheen says she welcomes the possibility of such international cooperation to avoid a U.S. military strike.

09/10/2013

File photo of U.S. Rep. John Larson.  (credit:  STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Larson Sets Town Hall Meeting On Syria Attack

U.S. Rep. John Larson will spend Labor Day hearing from constituents on whether Congress should authorize President Barack Obama to launch a military strike on Syria.

09/01/2013

In this handout provided by the White House,  President Barack Obama has lunch with former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton on the patio outside the Oval Office, on July 29, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Chuck Kennedy/White House via Getty Images)

Hillary Clinton Meets With Diet Guru As 2016 Speculation Ramps Up

Is Hillary Clinton trying to get in shape for a possible 2016 presidential run?

08/07/2013

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