CT house passes prescription drug bill

Connecticut's House of Representatives has passed a bill that would allow cities and towns to buy prescription drugs through the state employee heath care plan.Supporters

HARTFORD - Connecticut's House of Representatives has passed a bill that would allow cities and towns to buy prescription drugs through the state employee heath care plan.

Supporters say it will lower costs by allowing communities to take advantage of the state's bargaining power and also lower administrative costs.

The bill now heads to the Senate for a vote.

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