BOSTON (CBS) — Gov. Charlie Baker was WBZ-TV political analyst Jon Keller’s guest on Keller @ Large this week, offering his take on everything from the MBTA to Jonathan Gruber.
The MBTA’s offer of a day of free rides and discounts as compensation for a winter of miserable service is appropriate, Baker said.READ MORE: Brookline teachers' strike ends, schools to be open Tuesday
“This was an appropriate response,” Baker said. “I think the MBTA needed to make some sort of a gesture.”
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Baker was also asked about his recent shakeup of the state Health Connector Board. Among those fired were Jonathan Gruber, the MIT professor known for his controversial Obamacare comments.READ MORE: Massachusetts gas prices rise to new record high of $4.65 a gallon
“I was very critical of the performance of that board and their organization,” Baker said. “My view on this is that it was time for a change.”
The governor also addressed the charter school cap and whether he’ll be hitting the campaign trail in 2016.
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