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Gov. Patrick has a handful on his plate in the next few hours, including making a decision on what he will do with the 'three strikes' bill after the Massachusetts Legislature rejected his amendments. (Office of Governor Patrick/flickr)
Gov. Patrick has a handful on his plate in the next few hours, including making a decision on what he will do with the 'three strikes' bill after the Massachusetts Legislature rejected his amendments. (Office of Governor Patrick/flickr)

Building on it's "first-in-the nation" health insurance reform plan, Massachusetts is about to become the first state to tackle the growing problem of high health care costs in a serious way.

With the clock ticking down on the current legislative session, lawmakers are debating a compromise bill that would make Massachusetts the fist state to limit how much health care costs could rise.

Guests:

  • Bianca Vazquez Toness, WBUR reporter

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This segment aired on July 31, 2012.

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