Stories about: sales tax in Massachusetts

Decisions at the ballot box

James Mandell, MD, CEO

James Mandell, MD, is chief executive officer at Children’s Hospital Boston. In the following post he weighs in on some issues facing Massachusetts voters on Tuesday.

The weather is getting cooler and the leaves are blowing about—a sure sign that fall has arrived in New England. Another staple of the season are the seemingly incessant TV advertisements and phone calls reminding us of an upcoming election. While campaigns can be tiresome, it helps to remember how fortunate we are to live in a democracy that guarantees every American a voice in the direction of our country.

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