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Healthcare Proposal Rejected
STATE HOUSE, BOSTON — Describing it as a three-legged stool, House Minority Leader Brad Jones said it appears “the game plan is written” as lawmakers were on the verge Wednesday of sending Gov. Charlie Baker $200 million in new employer health care fees and a reduct…
It's Socialism
Americans don't have a problem muttering the term when dealing with Canada, France, Sweden, Russia or China. Some will utter a mumble when connecting the dots with local, state or the federal government. I'm talking about socialism. There are numerous elected socialists or social democrats…
Baker Vows Support
BOSTON (AP) - Gov. Charlie Baker's administration says it's prepared to increase state funds for Planned Parenthood clinics if Congress blocks Medicaid funding for the organization.
A spokeswoman for the Republican governor tells The Boston Globe Baker strongly supports women's health and believes Ma…
Kennedy On Health Care
Rep. Joseph Kennedy III says he's working to maintain access to affordable health insurance for the nation's neediest residents.
Speaking Friday at a roundtable discussion at Charlton Memorial Hospital in Fall River, Congressman Kennedy says while the Affordable Care Act is not perfect, it …
Keating Praises ACA Ruling
Congressman Bill Keating welcomed the latest ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court that upheld a section of the Affordable Care Act that provided taxpayer subsidies for low-income residents in nearly three dozen states that have not set up health insurance exchanges.
50K Meet Health Coverage Deadline
Nearly 50,000 Massachusetts residents have signed up for an insurance plan through the state's health connector and made their first month's payment.
Health Care connector officials said as of Sunday night, about 49,900 residents had taken the steps needed to guarantee they have coverage on…
Baker To Meet President
Massachusetts Gov.-elect Charlie Baker is gearing up for a daylong trip to the White House where he's scheduled to meet with President Barack Obama.
Baker told The Associated Press on Thursday that he first thought all 50 governors would be invited, but later realized it included only five or si…

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