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Rep. Pavalock-D’Amato Supports Bill to Provide Parity for Mental Health Treatment

Posted on June 5, 2019 by jpheasant


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BRISTOL – State Representative Cara Pavalock-D’Amato co-sponsored a bill that would prevent insurance companies from treating mental health and substance abuse coverage differently than physical health.

The bill, HB-7125, An Act Concerning Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Benefits, will require parity for mental health and substance use disorder benefits, nonquantitative treatment limitations, increase coverage for health insurance policies to also include prescription drugs designed to treat

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Bristol and Plainville Lawmakers Oppose Controversial Minimum Wage Rate Hike

Posted on May 9, 2019 by jpheasant


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HARTFORDState Representatives William A. Petit Jr. (R-22), Whit Betts (R-78), and Cara Pavalock-D’Amato (R-77) said the state’s business community can’t afford the crush of anti-employer policies pushed by the majority party’s controversial proposal to increase the state’s minimum wage to $15.

HB-5004, An Act Increasing the Minimum Fair Wage, would increase the state’s current wage of $10.10 to $15 over a four and a half year time frame. As of October 1st, the wage would increase to $11.00 effective

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Rep. Pavalock-Damato Talks Tolls on Chad and AJ Show

Posted on May 8, 2019 by jpheasant


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State Representative Cara Pavalock-D’Amato talks with Chaz and AJ from 99.1 PLR on toll proposals being discussed in the General Assembly.