The House worked late into the night to pass new healthcare requirements for individuals and businesses. This, despite fierce criticism from leading business groups. But the fate of the bill is still uncertain.
Senate leaders say they don't expect to take up the measure until early next year, and Governor Mitt Romney continues his opposition to a healthcare mandate on employers.
Joining us with the latest is WBUR's Martha Bebinger.
This program aired on November 4, 2005. The audio for this program is not available.