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Recapping Connecticut's 2021 Legislative Session

The Connecticut State Capitol Building
Joe Amon
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Connecticut Public
The Connecticut State Capitol Building

From 24-hour-long zoom public hearings to a Capitol closed to the public, 2021’s legislative session was like no other.

This hour, we recap what happened in the Connecticut General Assembly, and find out what legislation passed and what didn’t.And later, one of the bills that made it through expands HUSKY health care coverage to some undocumented children. We talk with advocates about what this means.

GUESTS:

Cat Pastor contributed to this show.

Lucy is the Executive Producer and Host of Connecticut Public's morning talk show, 'Where We Live.' She’s a longtime public radio reporter covering several beats including immigration, juvenile justice and child welfare issues, education, veterans affairs and the military.
Carmen Baskauf was a producer for Connecticut Public Radio's news-talk show Where We Live, hosted by Lucy Nalpathanchil from 2017-2021. She has also contributed to The Colin McEnroe Show.

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