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CT Golden Years: Hospice Facilities Bill Approved by Legislature, to Provide Alternative Care for Terminally Ill

May 16, 2012
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CT Golden Years: Hospice Facilities Bill Approved by Legislature, to Provide Alternative Care for Terminally Ill

The state Legislature has approved a bill that would provide terminally ill people with the option of receiving hospice care in a special facility. It awaits the signature of Gov. Dannel Malloy. Proponents of the bill envision providing 24-hour care in facilities around the state similar to the care that hospice organizations provide for...

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CT Golden Years: Opponents of Unionized Day Care, Home Care Aides Demonstrate at Capitol Press Conference

April 25, 2012
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CT Golden Years: Opponents of Unionized Day Care, Home Care Aides Demonstrate at Capitol Press Conference

A press conference that was intended to show support for a legislative proposal obliging day care workers and home-care aides who receive state funds to unionize, turned into a raucous anti-union demonstration at the Legislative Office Building in Hartford today. The aim of the press conference, which was sponsored by the Permanent Commission on...

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CT Golden Years: Hospice Facility Bill Gains Support of Legislature’s Health Committee

April 11, 2012
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CT Golden Years: Hospice Facility Bill Gains Support of Legislature’s Health Committee

The Connecticut Legislature’s Public Health Committee has overwhelmingly approved House Bill 5499, which if approved by the full legislature will regulate the establishment of 24-hour hospice facilities. The bill, which has more than 50 bi-partisan co-sponsors, has passed the Public Health Committee by a 26-0 vote with two members absent. It still must pass...

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CT Golden Years: Elder Advocates Celebrate After Forced Unionization Bills Ignored in Legislature

March 28, 2012
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CT Golden Years: Elder Advocates Celebrate After Forced Unionization Bills Ignored in Legislature

Two Southington legislators who are seeking to overturn Executive Orders issued last year by Gov. Dannel Malloy, obliging day care workers and home care aides to unionize, are happy campers – for the moment anyway. State Rep. Rob Sampson (R-80) and Sen. Joe Markley (R-16) say they have won at least a temporary battle...

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