Agreement Reached To Reduce Health Care Costs For Massachusetts Cities and Towns

An agreement has been reached at the Statehouse on a plan to reduce the cost to Massachusetts cities and towns of providing health care for municipal employees.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–07/09/2011

Speaker: House Will Pass Municipal Health Care Reform This Year

Massachusetts House Speaker Robert DeLeo says a plan to revamp the health care system for municipal employees will be passed by the House in time for the next fiscal year that starts July 1.


Cities, towns want more health care control

Facing declining state aid and local tax revenues, municipal officials are clamoring for a new tool to save money: the ability to unilaterally change the health care plans they provide to employees, elected officials and […]