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LEGISLATURE PASSES HEALTHCARE PAYMENT REFORM BILL

August 3, 2012
Will Impact GIC & Municipal Insurance PlansAUGUST 3, 2012: As the formal 2011-2012 Legislative Session drew to a close ...Read More
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FORMAL LEGISLATIVE SESSION WINDS DOWN

July 30, 2012
Major Issues To Be AddressedJULY 30, 2012: As formal activity in the 2011-2012 Legislative Session draws to a close ...Read More
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HEALTHCARE COMMISSION MEETS

July 18, 2012
Proposals Begin To Take ShapeJULY 18, 2012: The Special Commission on Retiree Healthcare met for more than two hours Wednesday ...Read More
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RETIREE HEALTHCARE COMMISSION TO MEET

July 16, 2012
Reform Proposals Taking ShapeJULY 16, 2012: The Special Commission on Retiree Healthcare will enter the next phase of its deliberations ...Read More
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Blue Cross plan shows reduction in spending

July 13, 2012
By Liz KowalczykGlobe Staff  July 11, 2012The largest private-sector effort to tame medical spending in Massachusetts appears to ...Read More
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State officials say new law has saved more than $175m in health insurance premiums for municipalities, school districts

July 11, 2012
July 11, 2012By Martin Finucane, Globe StaffMassachusetts officials said today that a new law designed to help municipalities and school ...Read More
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Superintendents circumvent state pension law

July 9, 2012
By Deirdre FernandesGlobe Staff  July 07, 2012By seeking and winning salary ­increases, school superintendents across the state have maneuvered ...Read More
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GOVERNOR APPROVES RETIREE BUDGET AMENDMENTS

July 9, 2012
3% State & Teacher COLA On $13k Base IncludedJULY 9, 2012: On Sunday, Governor Patrick signed the $32.6 billion ...Read More
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HEALTHCARE COMMISSION CLOSELY WATCHED

July 2, 2012
Tasked With Reducing Retiree Insurance CostsJULY 2012 VOICE: Retiree and labor advocates are keeping a close eye on the new ...Read More
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BROWN SUPPORTS WEP/GPO REPEAL

June 30, 2012
Joins Kerry & Mass. Delegation On Key IssueJULY 2012 VOICE: U.S. Senator Scott Brown has joined his Massachusetts colleague ...Read More