With formal sessions set to end on July 31, a number of major bills await final action by lawmakers.
Atop that list is a health care cost containment measure. Both the House and Senate have passed versions of the bill that seeks to reduce health care expenditures by $150 billion to $160 billion over 15 years "
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The two-year legislative session on Beacon Hill is heading into the homestretch. With formal sessions set to end on July 31, a number of major bills await final action by lawmakers.Read more
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