Voices from the Capitol


Opinion: All children and families deserve better than this

February 3, 2020 •

We are deeply disappointed that the Supreme Court has ruled in favor of the revised public charge regulations. This rips the very fabric of who we are as a state and a country. All children and families —whether born in the United States or not— deserve better than this. This is a devastating r...

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Racial disparities persist in CT health care, two groups find

January 15, 2020 •

While Connecticut has led national efforts in public insurance reform, significant health disparities persist between the state’s residents of color and white residents, two research and advocacy groups concluded in reports released this week…....

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Funding challenges, political uncertainty muddy ’19 healthcare crystal ball

January 15, 2019 •

An article about predictions for healthcare policy in 2019 that quotes Karen Siegel, Health Policy Fellow.  ...

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Report: 21,000 more without health insurance in CT

October 11, 2018 •

An article about our census brief, focused on the loss of health insurance for many Connecticut residents.  ...

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Census Shows Uninsured Increasing in CT

October 11, 2018 •

A radio piece about our census brief, with special focus to health care coverage.  ...

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Letter to the Editor: “Join me in voting for Mary Glassman’ for 5th District”

July 30, 2018 •

A letter to the editor that mentions Mary Glassman´s past tenure as Legislative Director of Connecticut Voices for Children.  ...

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State should restore cuts to Medicaid

May 24, 2018 •

An op-ed written by Karen Siegel, Health Policy Fellow, about the need to preserve HUSKY coverage for parents.  ...

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Proposed cut has child health advocates worried

May 14, 2018 •

A report on proposed health care insurance funding cuts at the Federal level that quotes Karen Siegel, Health Policy Fellow.  ...

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Editorial: State is making a bad move on Husky A

May 2, 2018 •

An editorial that quotes Karen Siegel, Health Policy Fellow, about HUSKY coverage cuts.  ...

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Gun control bills advance in capitol

April 23, 2018 •

An article that quotes the testimony on gun control by Karen Siegel, our Health Policy Fellow.  ...

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