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State representatives introduce new insulin affordability legislation

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(WTNH) — Some local lawmakers are now demanding that something needs to be done about the bloated prices of insulin.

State representatives are introducing new legislation on Thursday around the topic. They say insulin prices are rising so fast, it’s forcing people to make tough decisions.

RELATED: State Senate Democrats announce ‘A Healthy Connecticut’ agenda, will address insulin costs, insurance

Rep. Sean Scanlon and Sen. Matt Lesser, co-chairs of the Insurance and Real Estate committee, were joined by other officials and diabetes advocates to announce the legislation concerning insulin affordability.

There will be a public hearing on this bill February 25.

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