“Each year, more than a dozen Connecticut children die needlessly due to unsafe sleep practices. By educating parents before they leave the hospital following their child’s birth, we can potentially influence the parents’ behavior and possibly save a child’s life.” – Senator Martin Looney
Learn about our plan to help home caregivers when a patient is discharged from the hospital.
Anthem’s current and former members (dating back to 2004) are being offered 24 months of identity theft repair and credit monitoring services via AllClear ID. Visit Anthem for details.
In response, Senate Democrats are proposing legislation for better encryption use by insurers to safeguard their customers’ personal information.
The Senate Democrats have proposed to offer a major tax break for retired veterans by providing a 100 percent exemption from the state income tax for federally taxable military retirement pay.
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February 20, 2015 —Senators Looney, Duff and Crisco call for legislation requiring hospitals to provide information about safe sleep practices to parents of newborns before they bring their child home from the hospital.
February 17, 2015 —Senate Democrats announce a new plan to cut taxes for approximately 11,000 Connecticut veterans.
February 11, 2015 —Senate Democrats announce new consumer privacy legislation in response to the massive Anthem data breach.