If you’ve earned a public pension, beware of how it affects your Social Security benefits in retirement

June 10, 2024,
The Social Security Administration slashed Falmouth resident Venera Cocks’s benefits and is demanding repayment of over $16,000 after ...Read More

Steward Outlines Process To Sell, Auction Hospitals

May 16, 2024,
Bids For Mass. Hospitals Would Be Due June 24 Colin A. Young, State House News Service STATE HOUSE, BOSTON, MAY ...Read More

Health care in Massachusetts is in need of reform

May 15, 2024, ,
It is the Legislature’s responsibility to ensure that what happened with Steward Health Care never happens again in Massachusetts ...Read More

‘Deeply concerning and troubling’: 2 in 5 Mass. residents put off health care due to high costs, survey finds

March 21, 2024, ,
A survey from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts found that the number of people concerned about health costs has ...Read More

Six Reasons Drug Prices Are So High in the U.S.

January 17, 2024, ,
Research shows prices in the United States are nearly double those in other well-off countries. By Rebecca Robbins and ...Read More

Important Information Regarding Your SMART Plan Account

November 22, 2023,
Dear SMART Plan Participant: Empower recently experienced a processing issue which inadvertently created an erroneous statement showing your SMART Plan ...Read More

In a first, Mass. AFL-CIO set to elect a woman to the top job

September 29, 2023
With a rise in female labor leaders, union priorities expand By Katie Johnston Boston Globe Staff Most mornings, Chrissy Lynch ...Read More

HPC Pressing For Health Care Cost Control Overhaul

September 13, 2023,
Prices, Costs to Consumers Heading “In The Wrong Direction,” Seltz Says By Chris Lisinski, State House News Service ...Read More

Governor Healey and Lieutenant Governor Driscoll Sign $56 Billion Fiscal Year 2024 Budget

August 9, 2023,
Mass Retirees Note: The budget includes a 3% COLA on a $13,000 base for retirees of the State and ...Read More