... Senate bill includes $114 million in MassHealth savings for fiscal 2020, Spilka estimates ...... "Rising health care costs are crowding out our shared priorities" - Sen. Spilka ...... Several of Baker's ideas, price variation commission recommendations in Senate bill, Rosenberg says ...... The goal on health care is to "get a significant bill to the governor's desk," Rosenberg says ...... Access, quality, cost, outcomes guided Senate's formulation of health care bill, Rosenberg says ...... Welch: Senate health care bill based on "common sense" and "realistic expectations" ...... Marine Fisheries Advisory Committee nominations accepted through Nov. 27 ...... Senate working group to hold Oct. 23 public hearing on draft health care legislation ...... House votes 151-3 to attach restrictions on gun discharge rates to supplemental budget bill ...... Haverhill's Vargas, North Adams' Barrett survive Dem primaries in race for open House seats ...... As tax reform heats up, Neal is Boston Chamber's guest on Oct. 27 ...
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VOTES PROVIDE INSIGHT INTO SANCHEZ'S PREFERENCES

[Story Developing] Rep. Jeffrey Sanchez, the incoming chairman of the House Committee on Ways and Means, supported gay marriage when activists mounted a campaign against it, steadfastly opposed the legalization of casino gambling, and consistently favored tax increases when they were up for a vote.

"He has supported every issue of importance to the LGBT community since arriving in the State House," said Arline Isaacson, who lobbied to protect the Supreme Judicial Court's 2003 ruling allowing for same-sex marriage. She said, "He didn't have to evolve like some people. He was there immediately. He was in the right place immediately."


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