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July 20, 2017

Lesser Proposal to Create EpiPen Bulk Purchase Program Signed Into Law

“This program will reduce health care costs and bring significant health benefits to the state — including the potential to save lives,” said Sen. Lesser BOSTON — On Monday, Governor Charlie Baker signed a budget, approved by both the House and Senate, which included a budget amendment sponsored by Senator Eric P. Lesser to create a bulk purchase program for …

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July 19, 2017

Sen. Lesser, Rep. Higgins Testify in Support of Their Proposed “Student Loan Bill of Rights”

“We cannot be reactive to this issue; we must be proactive and prevent these abuses,” said Sen. Lesser BOSTON — On Tuesday, Senator Eric P. Lesser and Representative Natalie Higgins of Leominster testified before the Joint Committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure in support of their bill to establish a “Student Loan Bill of Rights,” which would protect student …

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July 12, 2017

Senator Lesser, Mercy Medical Doctor Testify On His Plan to Create EpiPen Bulk Purchase Program

“Being able to afford EpiPens is a matter of life and death,” said Sen. Lesser BOSTON — On Tuesday, Senator Eric P. Lesser and Dr. Mark Kenton of Mercy Medical Center testified before the Joint Committee on Health Care Financing in support of Sen. Lesser’s bill to create an EpiPen bulk purchase program that would dramatically reduce the cost of …

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July 7, 2017

Senator Lesser Issues Statement after House Strips East-West Rail Study from Budget

SPRINGFIELD — Today the Conference Committee released its compromise budget, which stripped the amendment to study east-west rail from Boston to Springfield. The measure had been included in the Senate version of the budget. Following the House and Senate votes to pass the compromise budget, Senator Eric P. Lesser released the following statement: “I am disappointed that our proposal to …

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