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Conn. public option bill, already weakened by debate, dies in the Senate

By The CT Mirror  
   June 06, 2019

A watered-down public option health care bill, neutered after fierce debate and pushback from the state’s insurers, failed to win passage in the Senate late Wednesday. The bill’s long slog and eventual death caps months of contentious discussion on efforts to change Connecticut’s health care landscape. It passed the House overwhelmingly this week, but could not muster enough support in the Senate to even be called for a vote.

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