The Medford state senator and Kristina Egan, director of the Transportation for Massachusetts coalition, discuss the state of Massachusetts' transportation infrastructure.
Tuesday, February 26
As the state looks at ways to fund its transportation infrastructure, Medford State Sen. Patricia Jehlen and Kristina Egan, director of the Transportation for Massachusetts coalition, explain why they feel the effort is necessary. Here's their letter: Investing in Transportation is Investing in Our Future Transportation is key to Massachusetts’ economic future – but it is currently at risk. Updating our roadways ensures safety and saves millions of dollars in taxpayer dollars in the long run. One example is the historic “Fast 14” project, which repaired fourteen crumbling bridges on Interstate 93 in Medford. This project, completed in under a year, would have taken at least four years and cost millions more if conventional methods had …
Sen. Patricia Jehlen warns Medford residents that the annual Medicare enrollment period is earlier than usual this year and to review all the options.
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
The annual Medicare enrollment period is earlier than usual this year, starting October 15 and lasting through December 7. During this window, and only during this window, you can review your Medicare Advantage and prescription drug plans’ coverage options. While reviewing your Medicare coverage is not necessarily an exciting prospect, it is certainly important. Ensuring that you are in the most cost-effective plan for your medical needs can save you hundreds of dollars. Medicare can be complicated; it’s important to understand what is actually covered. You should start by reviewing Medicare Parts A and B and seeing how they match your needs. Next, see if a Medicare Advantage plan or Medicare Supplement plan fits your health care …