Provider Price Variation Commission Holds First Meeting at the State House

Senator Welch and Representative Jeffrey Sanchez of Boston lead the first meeting of the newly formed Provider Price Variation Commission, whose goal is to identify the factors contributing to price variation in physician, hospital, diagnostic testing, and ancillary services. Watch more about the commission here, courtesy of 22WWLP.

Senate Passes Bill to Encourage Economic Development

BOSTON—Yesterday the Senate passed comprehensive economic development legislation including investments, initiatives and incentives to promote development and workforce training, create jobs and stimulate the Commonwealth’s economy. The legislation strengthens existing programs and authorizes $743.9M in capital spending over a period of three years for a range of economic development initiatives supporting workers, businesses and communities.