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Brown continues his fight against medical device tax in health care law
Senator Scott Brown continues his fight against health care reform today at a medical industry conference by reiterating his commitment to killing a medical device...
YT: Budget BluesWho is against library volunteers? Teachers unions in Raynham and Bridgewater.
By Christine Legere, Globe Correspondent The teachers’ union in Bridgewater...
A private equity firm’s proposal to buy Caritas Christi Health Care stands to clear another major hurdle this week, with the staff of the state Department of Public Health recommending that licenses be granted to operate the six Caritas hospitals under the new for-profit owner. (By Robert Weisman and Stephen Smith, Globe Staff)
Peter A. Diamond, an MIT professor regarded as a brilliant theorist grounded in real-world problems, was awarded the Nobel Prize for Economics yesterday for developing a theory that helps explain mismatches between employers and job seekers that can contribute to high unemployment — even when openings are plentiful. (By Robert Gavin, Globe Staff)
The state’s economy is growing faster than the nation’s as a whole, but the recovery here remains vulnerable to faltering national conditions, according to an analysis by leading local economists. (By Robert Gavin, Globe Staff)
The race to replace retiring Democratic Senator Christopher Dodd — once thought to be a lost cause for the GOP — has been redefined by former WWE chief Linda McMahon’s big-spending, bare-knuckle campaign. (By Christopher Rowland, Globe Staff)
Statewide candidates this year have shown vast improvement in reporting the occupation and employment information of their major contributors, with most providing the information for 90 percent or more of their donors. (By Gal Tziperman Lotan, Stefanie Geisler, andWalter V. Robinson, Globe Correspondents)
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