Pioneer's Josh Archambault, in his new Forbes blog, calls out the Boston Globe for its "Flip-Flop on Obamacare's 'Counterproductive' Regulations," check it out!
Tonight we host our annual Hewitt Health Care Lecture - this will be a substantive debate on health care costs, between Harvard economist David Cutler and Manhattan Senrior Fellow Avik Roy, both former advisors to the 2012 presidential candidates.
In last week's Boston Business Journal, Josh Archambault pointed out that over 40% of the recently proposed MA state budget is earmarked just for health care, crowding out $billions of potential spending on transportation & education, the Governor's supposed priorities. Yet, in the same budget document, the Governor guts a tax provision for one of the only proven health care cost containment mechanisms: health savings accounts. Read it here (subscription required).In other news, Jim Stergios tries to make heads or tails of Governor Patrick's recent official visit to Colombia, which, at #33, is not exactly high up on the list of the Bay State's top trading partners.
Join us April 2nd for a forum on "The Legacy of Lincoln: US History in American Schooling," with James McPherson, Pulitzer Prize winning author of the standard, one-volume history of the Civil War, Battle Cry of Freedom, among many other works. Register now.
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