State Flu Plans Topic of Summit

Lawmakers are considering a request for extra funds to fight a possible flu pandemic. Governor Mitt Romney filed supplemental legislation yesterday asking for $36.5 million to bolster planning efforts.

The governor announced the request after attending a summit of local, state and federal officials who focused on Massachusetts' readiness in the event of a pandemic.

This program aired on February 8, 2006. The audio for this program is not available.


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