June 6, 2011; Source: theday.com | In Connecticut, where health care insurance premiums have in the past decade risen 100 percent while salaries have only risen by one third, the House has passed a bill that would allow employees of nonprofits and municipalities to buy into the state employee insurance program. The entire bill establishes an Office of Health Reform and Initiative to help implement the complexities of health reform in the state.—Ruth McCambridge