PPSNE joins other Medicaid advocates in expressing serious specific concern about the Governor's budget proposal. This proposal would leave thousands of low-income working parents without insurance just as the Affordable Care Act, with its promise of expanded health care coverage for all Americans, goes into effect.
As we approach Jan. 1, 2014, and full implementation of the Affordable Care Act, we expect that 25,000 to 50,000 people will have new health care coverage through Connecticut's adoption of the Medicaid expansion. That's the good news.
Planned Parenthood of Southern New England joined the Coalition for a Safe & Healthy CT because of the growing concern of how chemicals and environmental toxins such as Bisphenol-A (BPA) are affecting the ability of women to become pregnant, have a healthy pregnancy, and give birth to a healthy child. Over the past several decades new studies continue to demonstrate that environmental contaminants and exposure to chemicals can have a detrimental effect on one’s reproductive health. As a trusted provider of women’s health ca
Protecting your children from dangerous chemicals; that's the goal of a new bill that's now in front of the General Assembly.
Young Jack wants to stay toxic free, but it's not easy today for kids, or parents.
"I pretty much poisoned my kids on a daily basis, not just with what I fed them, even though I was trying to feed them healthy things, but with their car seat and their baby pad," said Rep. Kim Fawcett.
PPSNE added their voice in support of HB 6553, An Act Establishing a Task Force to Study Family Medical Leave Insurance to the Connecticut General Assembly on March 12, 2013.
If you work for a Connecticut company with 50 or more employees, then it’s likely you qualify for 16 weeks of leave under the Family Medical Leave Act. But what most people don’t know is that it’s unpaid leave.
In today’s economy that’s causing young families to postpone having children. Other older workers are finding it difficult to take the necessary time off to care for themselves or for a loved one.
PPSNE has joined the Family and Medical Insurance for Connecticut Coalition. The FMLI coalition is run jointly by the CT Association of Human Services and the Permanent Commission on the Status of Women. A group of diverse advocates who represent the needs of working families and adults have come together to explore how Connecticut can provide relief when an employee needs time away from work to deal with their own illness, the illness of an aging parent or loved one, or the
Read our latest flyer on Linda McMahon's efforts to turn back the clock on reproductive health care.
PP Votes! Connecticut responds to erroneous claim made by McMahon campaign that "the Blunt amendment wouldn't deny women birth control."
Planned Parenthood Action Fund announces its endorsement of Chris Murphy for Senate in Connecticut today. The Action Fund is the advocacy and political arm of Planned Parenthood Federation of America.