July 1, 2019

WGBH: MBTA Fare Hikes Ripped As Paying More For Less

By Chris Lisinski One rider that activists reached was Rep. Jon Santiago, who stopped to speak with Wu on his way to the State House. Santiago had previously joined with colleagues in the Boston delegation to pen a letter opposing the hikes. He told the News Service that, despite promises of better service and plans to make key infrastructure upgrades, …

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April 13, 2019

AP: In health care debate, price control techniques weighed

By Bob Salsberg State Rep. Jon Santiago, a Boston emergency room doctor, recalled an elderly patient named Mike who recently came to the hospital with life-threatening complications from diabetes. Conversations with the man’s family revealed he had not been keeping up with his insulin — it was too expensive.

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