State spending is under control, except for health care

Boston Globe, February 4, 2016
When Governor Charlie Baker released his latest budget proposal last week, he was clear about his goal for state spending: “You got to get to the point where your spending is going up at a rate that’s consistent with the growth in your economy.” Read more »

Language of addiction itself can hurt, advocates say

Boston Globe, February 4, 2016
Windia Rodriguez remembers the sting of the words hurled at her during a hospital stay a few years ago. “Crackhead.’’ “Addict.’’ Especially, she recalls the scorn in the voices that pronounced her “just an addict.” Read more »

Hunt Scholarship application released; deadline Apr. 4

MA League of CHCs, February 1, 2016
The Massachusetts League of Community Health Centers is pleased to announce the availability of the Hunt Scholarship. This $2,000 cash scholarship is awarded to a student at the undergraduate level who displays a genuine interest in community and public health through either academic study or volunteer service. Read more »


December 2015