No sooner had Jason Bartlett been elected as a new state legislator, running on a universal health care platform, than he heard from a mom who could no longer afford HUSKY insurance for her young daughter. Even before he was sworn in, Bartlett learned how sometimes it takes an elected official to get a family the health care they’re entitled to under law. He brought up the family’s case when he grilled government bureaucrats at a legislative hearing on the state’s HUSKY health insurance program for low-income families. Click here to read the latest installment of State Rep. Bartlett’s continuing Independent diary about a rookie legislator’s experiences tackling the health-care crisis.