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U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy

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.