The ballot question that legalized marijuana, the state budget, the opioid crisis, education and the Bay State Business Link initiative are the topics MA House Speaker, Robert DeLeo, and Jenny Johnson discuss on this edition of Comcast Newsmakers.
Researchers are studying a range of medical issues from mental illness to heart and kidney diseases from data collected from Veterans. Dr. Terence Keane with the VA Boston Healthcare System explains the goals of Million Veteran Program.
For Part 2 of our conversation with Dr. Keane, click here.
Interview recorded on September 26, 2017 at Suffolk University.
When disaster struck Puerto Rico many stepped in to aid with recovery.Jeffrey Sanchez, MA State Representative and Chair of the MA House Ways and Means Committee has been a local leader in support of the ongoing efforts.
For Part 2 of our conversation with Rep. Jeffrey Sanchez click here.
Interview recorded on November 21, 2017 at Suffolk University.
In 2015, Mayor Martin J. Walsh created the Mayor’s Office of Recovery Services; which is focused on substance use disorder and addiction issues in Boston. ORS Policy Director, Brendan Little explains how people can access addiction recovery services.
Boston City Councilor at-large Annissa Essaibi George is tackling some tough problems for her Boston constituents. Education, homelessness and availability of affordable housing are a few of the topics discussed on Comcast Newsmakers with Jenny Johnson.