Reflections – Jaymie Potteiger

By Ellen Andrews | July 26, 2010

While working at the Connecticut Health Policy Project, I have been fortunate to see how difficult it can be to…

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Reflections – Eric Knowles

By Ellen Andrews | July 22, 2010

Since becoming a summer intern at the CT Health Policy Project, I’ve earned a greater appreciation and understanding for the…

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Meet Nelson Mendoza

By Ellen Andrews | July 19, 2010

Nelson Mendoza is a 19 year old from Houston Texas who just finished his freshman year at Yale. Nelson was…

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Advocacy toolbox addition – leading task forces

By Ellen Andrews | July 7, 2010

The CT Health Policy Project’s Advocate’s Toolbox has been updated with hints on chairing a legislative task force or committee.…

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Collaboration works – housing conference

By Ellen Andrews | March 24, 2010

This morning was the third in a series of conferences on housing in CT, but with a twist. The organizers…

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Council of State Governments/Eastern Region state/provincial updates

By Ellen Andrews | March 12, 2010

The latest health policy update from CSG/ERC the Northeastern US states and Canadian provinces is online. The CT Health Policy…

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What if news was run like health care?

By Ellen Andrews | February 22, 2010

Building on the idea of running an airline the way we run the US health care system, yesterday’s NY Times…

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I found my blog – finally

By Ellen Andrews | January 21, 2010

Most days I have no trouble figuring out what to write about here, but today I searched and searched. Believe…

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Another reason to be an advocate – you’ll be happier

By Ellen Andrews | November 3, 2009

A researcher has found that people who are politically active are happier than disengaged citizens who can’t name the Vice-President.…

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Capacity Building