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Conn. wrestles with health care puzzle

HARTFORD — The federal health care law is providing both challenges and opportunities for ­Connecticut lawmakers as they try to reach a state budget compromise with Governor Dannel P. ­Malloy.

The two-year, $43.8 billion proposal unveiled by the Democratic governor last week includes millions of dollars in health care spending needed to comply with the Affordable Care Act. But it also ­relies on millions of dollars in savings that the law generates.

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