Public options for health care will be a focus for legislative work Thursday, March 7.
The public hearing on HB 7267, An Act Concerning Public Options for Health Care in Connecticut, will be held that day. Legislative sponsors are holding a press conference to highlight the importance of this proposal before the hearing. You can be part of this important day. We are asking people to come to the Legislative Office Building between 10:30 and 2:30 to let legislators know how important affordable, quality health care is. We will have information about activities in the 2nd Floor Atrium (outside the Human Services Committee offices). Here’s the schedule:
9:30 - Sign up to testify at public hearing begins (see details below)
10:30 - Press conference on Public Health Care Option - Room 2D
11:00 - Visibility actions in the LOB, outside the hearing room
12:00 - Public hearing - Room 2D. First hour reserved for public officials
Instructions on how to sign up to testify - or submit written testimony:
Sign-up for the hearing will begin at 9:30 A.M. in the First Floor Atrium of the LOB. Please email written testimony in Word or PDF format to INStestimony@cga.ct.gov. The Committee requests that testimony be limited to matters related to the items on the Agenda. The first hour of the hearing is reserved for Legislators, Constitutional Officers, State Agency Heads and Chief Elected Municipal Officials. Speakers will be limited to three minutes of testimony.