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Top House Democrats Want Malloy To Pay Hospitals Soon

The two top Democrats in the state House of Representatives called Friday for Gov. Dannel P. Malloy to release money to the state's hospitals. Malloy has been in a longrunning clash with the hospitals, saying that the hospitals are asking for state money at the same time that some of their chief executive officers are making huge annual salaries. Malloy pointed out that some earn more than $3 million per year in salary and fringe benefits. "The governor needs to immediately release the first quarter payments that are overdue to our hospitals,'' said House Speaker Brendan Sharkey and House Majority Leader Joe Aresimowicz. "This is an obligation of the state, and...