Senator Blumenthalhas scheduled an emergency field hearing in New Haven Friday to hear the public’s thoughts on federal proposals to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. Monday’s hearing in Hartford drew over 200 people with standing room only who wanted to share their concerns. Senate leaders will not allow any official public hearings or committee review of their bill. Senator Blumenthal is scheduling these hearings to give CT residents a voice in this important legislation that will touch every American’s life and one fifth of our economy. A draft of Senate leadership’s bill is expected tomorrow morning.
Sen. Blumenthal’s hearing will be this Friday, June 23rdat 1:30pm in the Aldermanic Chambers, New Haven City Hall, 165 Church St. Street parking is limited. Click here for a map of local parking.