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Under the terms of the deal, which must be approved by the General Assembly, hospitals will have a more stable and predictable user fee schedule, with a reduction in the user fee (or "hospital tax") from $900 million to $820 million by FY 2026.
The project includes an estimated $890 million in direct economic development in Connecticut, including Bridgeport Harbor and the local supply chain.
"The public still has not been shown any details about the new House Democrat/Gov. Lamont combined tolling proposal," the Senate Minority Leader says.
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals in Tarrytown was the top-rated Westchester firm, while XPO Logistics of Greenwich was the highest-ranked Fairfield County operation.
Murray joined the $160 billion hedge fund in 2008 and has been co-CEO since 2013. David McCormick will remain as sole CEO.
The governor said he is looking for legislators to meet during the week of Dec. 16, with House Democratic leaders reportedly telling their members that Dec. 17, 18, and 19 are the likeliest dates.
Ted Doolittle, the State’s Healthcare Advocate, accused Aliera and its subsidiary Trinity HealthShare of engaging in “deceptive marketing and unfair claims adjudication practices that include preexisting condition exclusions, lifestyle choices and other reasons that ordinarily would be prohibited" under the Affordable Care Act.
The move "reflects the tireless efforts of the many people who have contributed to our growth and success for more than 50 years,” said President and CEO W. Robert Berkley.
"More people are starting to take notice of who we are and what we have to offer," says Harry Rilling, recently elected to his fourth term as mayor. "We’ve got it all.”
"I would be remiss if I didn’t express my appreciation again for the continued and overwhelming support that I received from the voters," the mayor said in acknowledging the court ruling.
The plan is required to make “its recommendations for the general use of the area” including land use, housing, transportation, public utilities and “other matters as, in the opinion of the council, will be beneficial to the area.”
The centers represent “taking our customer service one step further,” says ConnectiCare Director of Retail Operations Laurie Blier. “Meeting customers face-to-face, in person, gives people a better sense of connection.”
"The time to move is now," according to Senate President Pro Tem Martin Looney, who expressed hopes that a special legislative session will be called to vote on the plan. Senate Minority Leader Len Fasano said the proposal demonstrates Democrats' "insatiable desire to tax people more."