Monthly Archives: March 2018

Police Briefs 02-27-2018

March 1, 2018
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Beacon Hill Beat From Boston Police Area A-1 Larceny from Moto Vehicle 02/18/18 – A victim reported she parked her 2014 Audi Q5 on Charles Street at around 10 p.m. on Feb. 17, but when she returned to the vehicle at around 1:30 a.m. the next day, the rear passenger’s side window was smashed...

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Proposed HHS Rule Would Save Seniors Money

March 1, 2018
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The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services just proposed a rule that could dramatically lower seniors’ out-of-pocket drug spending. Lobbyists for the nation’s largest “pharmacy benefits managers” are sure to fight the proposal tooth and nail. These PBMs, which effectively set drug prices for the entire country, want to continue overcharging the 42...

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Commenting on Trump’s Call to Arm Teachers

March 1, 2018
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Boston Public Schools (BPS) Superintendent Tommy Chang issued the following statement in response to comments made by President Trump, who spoke publicly about arming teachers with firearms as a way to avert school shootings. “The mere thought that teachers should be armed in order to ward off violence is utterly illogical and will only...

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Dan Conley Will Be Missed

March 1, 2018
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The surprise announcement by Suffolk County District Attorney Dan Conley that he will not be seeking re-election in the fall came as a shock to his constituents in Suffolk County. For the past 16 years, Dan Conley has held what is perhaps the highest-profile job in the criminal justice system in Massachusetts. Yet despite...

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