The Universal Health Care Foundation of Connecticut applauded Gov. M. Jodi Rell for signing legislation to create a “Commission on Health Equity,” which will help make sure that all of Connecticut’s residents receive the health care they need.

Click here to read a statement from Juan Figueroa, president of the Universal Health Care Foundation.

Also the Attorney General Richard Blumenthal and Healthcare Advocate Kevin Lembo applauded the state for coming in second in a national survey of consumer protections in the individual health insurance market.

Click here to read the FamiliesUSA, a national non-profit, survey: “Failing Grades: State Consumer Protections in the Individual Health Insurance Market,” or here for the press release.