Jan is a former editor at the Hartford Courant, where she handled national politics including coverage of the controversial 2000 and 2004 presidential elections. As a freelance reporter, her stories have appeared regularly in the New York Times, the Boston Globe, the Hartford Courant, and elsewhere. She has won awards for reporting on the local food movement. She was an editor at the Gazette in Colorado Springs and spent more than 20 years as a TV and radio producer at CBS News and CNN in New York and in the Boston broadcast market. She graduated from the University of Michigan and attended Boston University's graduate film program.
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The federal health reform law commonly known as Obamacare will bring many changes in the coming months.
How all these changes affect you depends on many factors. People who are uninsured or buy insurance on their own are likely to feel the effects of the law the most.
Here are a number of resources to help you better understand the law's provisions and what is best for you.
You've been hearing a lot about the federal health reform lately, since several major provisions of the law, commonly known as Obamacare, are taking effect in the coming months.
But there’s still a lot of confusion about what the law does and how it works.
Here are some details on what’s happening, how it will work, and what it means for you.
Hartford will receive the most state aid next fiscal year -- some $257 million -- and Lyme the least, a little more than $300,000.
How did your city or town make out in aid to education and other grants? Was it one of the nine municipalities that will be flat-funded for the next two years?