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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

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Suburban Coalition presents the Survival of Our Communites

Filed under: Politics by News Staff at 5:02 pm on September 24, 2009

FRAMINGHAM, MA -The Suburban Coalition is holding a meeting about the fiscal survival of our communities on Wednesday, September 30, 2009, at 7:15-9:00PM in the King Building, Desmarias Meeting Room (Lower level), 454 Water Street, Framingham.

The event, with the title: THE SURVIVAL OF OUR COMMUNITIES will feature as a speaker Michael Widmer, President of the Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation. Mr. Widmer is well respected for his thorough and accurate analyses of state fiscal conditions and outlooks.

Senator Jamie Eldridge, Chair of the Municipalities and Regional Government Committee and additional legislators from the metro-west area have also been invited.

This is an opportunity for interested community members to hear about the state's fiscal status and outlook.

Take advantage of this early opportunity to hear what is in store for the remainder of FY10 and FY11 and to speak with legislators about the challenges and needs in your community.

Please feel free to share this information to others who may be interested in attending.

Please RSVP to


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