‘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

Pension Fund Rebound Continued In First Quarter

May 2, 2023,
After a prolonged market selloff in 2022, the nearly $95 billion state pension fund has recorded back-to-back quarterly ...Read More

Fixing Social Security involves hard choices

April 8, 2023,
APRIL 8, 2023: CNN  — There’s a reason why politicians have long shied away from addressing Social Security ...Read More

How Not to Panic About Social Security

March 1, 2023,
“The days of our years are threescore and ten,” says Psalm 90 in the King James Bible. So right now ...Read More