On Thursday, February 28 there will be a public hearing on Medicaid coverage for donor milk in Connecticut. If you are a Connecticut resident who believes that all babies deserve access to medically necessary lifesaving donor milk, we urge you to attend this hearing and make your voice heard. Here are the details currently available:
Time and place of public hearing
Human Services Committee
Thursday, February 28, 2019, 11:00 am
Room 1C, Legislative Office Building
300 Capitol Avenue, Hartford
A Guide for Reaching State Legislators and Testifying at Hearings (recommended reading)
If you wish to speak at the hearing, sign up from 8-11 am in the second floor Atrium. If you sign up after 11 am most likely you will be scheduled at the end of the hearing.
Whether or not you are able to attend, we urge supporters of the bill to submit a written statement of support via email to the committee by end of day on Wednesday, February 27. You may also wish to contact your own state legislators; the bill’s sponsor, Representative John Frey of the 111th; and the members of the Human Services Committee.
The Legislative Office Building is located at 300 Capitol Avenue, Hartford. On-site garage parking can be limited, so please allow extra time if you are driving.