Wilton’s softball tradition sets partisanship aside on July Fourth

Republicans and Democrats vied for the coveted metal bucket trophy at this year’s 51st Frivolity Bowl on Tuesday afternoon. The annual softball game took on added significance this year, given the state of partisanship in Hartford and especially in Washington, D.C. The event came just three weeks after a shooting at a practice for the Congressional Baseball Game in Alexandria, Virginia. The decades-long tradition puts partisanship aside and focuses on…

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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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