Senate bill will result in higher premium increases than ACA

That is the latest analysis from the Kaiser Family Foundation. In fact they stated – Overall, marketplace enrollees would pay on average 74 percent more towards the premium for a benchmark silver plan in 2020 under the BCRA than under current law (Table 1). See the full report using the link. http://www.kff.org/health-reform/issue-brief/premiums-under-the-senate-better-care-reconciliation-act/

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Call to Action on Healthcare!

The Senate just released their healthcare bill. It is just as onerous as the House bill. Everyone needs to pay attention to developments. It is up to us to let everyone know how the Republican approach is damaging to those who desperately need healthcare while giving billions in tax breaks to the wealthiest. Here is a quick view based on a NY Times article. Check the Wilton Democrats web page…

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Blumenthal Emergency Field Hearing on Affordable Care Act Repeal

EMERGENCY FIELD HEARING AS GOP PLANS VOTE ON SECRET HEALTHCARE OVERHAUL ***Update: Venue Changed to Rm. Room 310, Connecticut State Capitol At 9 a.m. on Monday, June 19, U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal will convene an emergency field hearing in advance of an expected Senate vote to repeal the Affordable Care Act and strip coverage from millions of Americans. 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Monday, June 19 Room 310, Connecticut State…

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The annual Frivolity Bowl

On July 4th the Wilton Democrats and the Wilton Republicans will hold the annual Frivolity Bowl on the Wilton High School varsity softball field at 2 p.m. The softball game between the two parties has been played every year dating back to 1966 and we need volunteers to help keep this tradition alive. Anyone interested in playing please contact Eric Fanwick: esf@fanwick.com

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Malloy say CT will uphold the Paris Agreement

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy made the announcement on Friday that the state would join the United States Climate Alliance. The alliance is a “coalition of U.S. states committed to upholding the Paris Climate Agreement and taking aggressive action on climate change. View article on WSFB  

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