Connecticut’s online healthcare marketplace continues to tout its success in rolling out the Affordable Care Act. It’s using technological savvy to reach its current goal of enrolling 70,000 people in ACA recognized private or government funded plans.
Coming off a record breaking season with more than $2 million in ticket sales, Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival has unveiled the performers who will take to its stages in 2015. For public radio listeners, things will sound off with a familiar voice telling you to stay “stay with us.”
A business-backed advocacy group warns Massachusetts Governor-elect Charlie Baker may have to make unpopular budget cuts when he takes office next month.
The Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation projects the state is facing a $750 million budget deficit --a figure strongly disputed by the Patrick administration, which insists the mid-fiscal year gap is much smaller. Michael Widmer, president of the MTF, said Baker will face tough choices right after taking office.
"There are no easy pockets of money to be saved and there is precious little time," said Widmer.
A decision on the fate of the only Catholic high school in Springfield, Massachusetts won’t be announced until after the first of the year. Advocates for rebuilding the historic Cathedral High School, destroyed by a tornado more than three years ago, continue a public campaign.