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Sannicandro Moderates Single Payer Health Care Forum

Filed under: Health & Fitness,Politics by News Staff at 4:25 pm on July 25, 2011
MA Rep. Tom Sannicandro, (D-Ashland)

Rep. Tom Sannicandro, (D-Ashland)

FRAMINGHAM, MA - (From Press Release) - Rep. Tom Sannicandro, (D-Ashland), will be moderating a forum, "Spotlight on Health Care: Exploring Single Payer Option" from 6:30p.m until 9:30p.m., Tuesday, July 26th, 2011 in the Forum Room of the D. Justin McCarthy Center at Framingham State University, 100 State Street, Framingham, MA.

Rep. Sannicandro will moderate a four person panel featuring Senator Jamie Eldridge, the chief sponsor of single payer legislation in the Massachusetts legislature; Ben Day, the executive director of Mass-Care, a single payer advocacy organization; Dr. Gerald Friedman, a professor of economics at the University of Massachusetts – Amherst; and Alex Robbins, a small business owner.

In advance of the forum, Tom will be accepting questions from the public via his Twitter account, @TSannicandro

Other "tweets" on the subject ...[read more]


LEGAL NOTICE: 354 Waverly St, Health Center, Bond

Filed under: Legal Notices by News Staff at 2:21 am on March 16, 2011

EDWARD M. KENNEDY COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER PROJECT

LEGAL NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING TO BE HELD BY MASSACHUSETTS DEVELOPMENT FINANCE AGENCY CONCERNING THE EDWARD M. KENNEDY COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER PROJECT.

Notice is hereby given that Massachusetts Development Finance Agency will hold a public hearing on March 24, 2011 at 10:00 A.M. at 89 Shrewsbury Street, Worcester, Massachusetts, to consider the issuance of revenue bonds by Massachusetts Development Finance Agency in an amount not exceeding $6,500,000 for the benefit of Edward M. Kennedy Community Health Center, Inc. (the "Borrower" which term includes in this notice any parent, subsidiaries, or other affiliates thereof).

The proceeds of the bonds will be used to ...[read more]


What's in the Health Care Bill?

Filed under: Health & Fitness,Politics by Randy Harris at 6:55 am on March 24, 2010

Yesterday, on March 23, 2010, President Barack Obama signed into law; H.R. 4872 - Health Care and Education Affordability Reconciliation Act of 2010, (commonly referred to as "The Health Care Bill").

While claims of "Medicare death squads", "Government Takeover of Health Care", and pundits claiming the bill will force employers to layoff or fire existing employees, (and make it unaffordable for them to hire anyone new), there does not appear to be ...[read more]


PUBLIC FORUM ON OUR HEALTH CARE SYSTEM

Filed under: Health & Fitness,Politics by News Staff at 12:35 pm on October 14, 2009

FRAMINGHAM,MA -- Our Health Care System: Diagnosis & Treatment Options: Why can't we have a health care system that works for the patient?

Announcing: A Public Forum on the Health Care Crisis at the Framingham Public Library,49 Lexington St.,Framingham Mass on Thursday October 15, 2009 from 7:00 pm to 8:45 pm.

Dr. Gordon Schiff, M.D., a physician and past president of Physicians for a National Health Plan (PNHP), will speak at a public forum to be held at the Framingham public library. Dr. Schiff will address the facts and fantasies surrounding a National Health Plan. Everyone is invited. There will be an hour for questions and answers.

This forum is for people to ask questions about the proposed health care plan and learn how it will affect them. Our intention is for people to come away with a better understanding about the facts and what they can do to make their voices heard and their representatives to listen.

This forum is sponsored by MetroWest Mass-Care, and the Nightingales.

For further information send an email to: nightingales@meganet.net



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