The event highlighted the importance of the Bioscience sector in Connecticut – including taking steps towards urging that new improvements be made to bring Connecticut successfully into the future.
Fasano, Lawmakers Call for Public Hearing, Full Transparency on State’s Inmate Medical Care Failures
In recent months, a pattern of cases has come to light in which inmates in the state’s correction department were reportedly not provided proper medical care.
Read Across America is an annual event held on Dr. Theodor Seuss Geisel’s birthday, March 2nd, to commemorate his life’s work and his ability to captivate young audiences with his unique children’s books.
Sen. Fasano and Rep. Yaccarino are both long-time advocates for individuals who suffer from rare diseases and have worked on legislation to raise awareness and help people access treatment and research.
Sen. Fasano Leads General Assembly in Overriding Governor’s Veto to Restore Funding for Elderly and Disabled
In voting to override the governor’s veto, Senate Republican President Pro Tempore Len Fasano and fellow state lawmakers are now able to restore funding for the current fiscal year to over 100,000 seniors and disabled individuals.
A large part of the discussion centered on the Medicare Savings Plan (MSP) and the legislature working in a bipartisan way to restore MSP after Gov. Dannel Malloy vetoed the bill earlier this month.
Sen. Fasano Calls on Democrat Legislative Leaders to Override Governor’s Veto of Medicare Savings Program Fix, Gov. Malloy’s MSP “Solution” Unconstitutional
Senate Republican President Pro Tempore Len Fasano (R-North Haven) released the following statement in response to Governor Dannel P. Malloy’s veto of the bipartisan bill that restores funding for the Medicare Savings Program in the current fiscal year.
MSP is a Medicaid program that helps seniors and the disabled pay for Medicare co-insurance, deductibles and premiums. Connecticut was one of five states whose income eligibility limits exceeded the federal minimum level.
Rep. Yaccarino was joined by Salvation Army Captain Charles Adams, Corps. Commanding Officer of The Salvation Army.