November 22, 2018

Physicians take on the NRA: This is our lane

By Jon Santiago As a result of the NRA telling physicians to “stay in their lane,” Representative Elect Dr. Jon Santiago stepped up to articulate the reasons why physicians should get involved in the gun violence debate. “As physicians, surgeons, and frontline providers, we are well within our right to advocate for stricter regulations on guns and greater funding for …

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August 30, 2018

The Boston Globe Endorses Jon: “Easily the Most Impressive [Challenger]”

By The Boston Globe Editorial Board “Of the Boston challengers this year, Santiago is easily the most impressive. Raised in Roxbury, he graduated from Yale School of Medicine, served in the Peace Corps, won a Fulbright scholarship — and, oh, is also a captain in the Army Reserves. The opioid emergency, he says, is his priority. He experiences the crisis …

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August 29, 2018

The South End News Endorsement: “Uniquely Situated to Offer Solutions”

By My South End “Income inequality, opioid addiction, managing growth while protecting affordable housing are issues that need immediate attention and strong leadership. Dr. Jon Santiago has made these issues the centerpiece of his campaign. Elected officials and government leaders are turning to doctors for assistance in battling addiction and to reduce the health impact that poverty and inequality can …

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August 23, 2018

The Boston Guardian Endorses Jon

By The Boston Guardian We need more legislators with first hand experience on the front lines of the opioid epidemic and who understand the realities of healthcare delivery which now accounts for 40 percent of the state budget.

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July 4, 2018

Jon Challenges the Slow Pace of Change in the State House

By Yawu Miller Making the case for new blood in the office, Boston Medical Center physician Jonathan Santiago expresses frustration with the slow pace of change in the state’s House of Representatives, which has held up progressive legislation that sailed through the Senate, such as a recent school funding bill and a comprehensive environmental protection bill that aimed to expand …

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