1. Governor Pushes for Action on Health Costs

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    In a forum at the State House, Governor Patrick invited suggestions from all comers but made it clear he wants swift action on new ways to rein in the rising cost of health care in Massachusetts. Report for BNN News aired April 5, 2011.

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    • Unions Offer Plan to Save on Health Costs

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      A coalition of unions offers a plan that would allow cities and towns to lower the cost of health insurance for municipal employees. Following efforts by Governor Patrick and local officials such as Boston's Mayor Menino to place the employees under the less expensive Group Insurance Commission--currently used for state employees--unions offer concessions for three years, but insist on retaining the right to collective bargaining over defined health care benefits. Report for BNN News. Aired March 7, 2011.

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      • Election 2010: the View from Florian Hall

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        Report by Joe Rowland on election day at the polling place in Dorchester at Florian Hall--an area that went for Deval Patrick for Governor in 2006, but for Scott Brown in the special election in January.

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        • Globe Spotlight on Probation II

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          Interview with Boston Globe Spotlight Team member Marcella Bombardieri about the influence of State Rep. Thomas Petrolati over patronage hiring at the Mass. Probation Dept.

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          • Candidates for Governor Respond to AARP

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            Four candidates for governor of Massachusetts address issues of older voters in forum at Faneuil Hall sponsored by AARP. Report for BNN News by Joe Rowland. Aired October 20, 2010.

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            • Youth Host Candidates for Governor

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              Candidates for Governor answer questions about youth issues in forum at The English High School in Jamaica Plain. Report for BNN News by Joe Rowland. Aired October 14, 2010.

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              • Rivals for Governor Speak on Jobs Plans

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                Candidates for Governor of Massachusetts answer questions about their plans for jobs and training in a forum at Bunker Hill Community College sponsored by the Workforce Solutions Group. Report for BNN News by Joe Rowland. Aired September 29, 2010.

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                • Primary Election Analysis

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                  A look at the primary election results--from Boston races and statewide--with the news editor of the Dorchester Reporter, Gin Dumcius, and the director of research for the Pioneer Institute, Steve Poftak. Aired on BNN News September 15, 2010.

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                  • Candidate for State Auditor: Guy Glodis

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                    Interview with Democratic candidate for Mass. State Auditor, Guy Glodis. Aired on BNN News September 8, 2010.

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                    • Candidate for Congress: Stephen Lynch

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                      Pre-election interview with Stephen Lynch, running for re-election as US Rep. in the Massachusetts 9th District. Aired on BNN News September 1, 2010.

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