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"Unless the rule is overturned, we Catholics will be compelled and must be prepared either to violate our consciences, or to drop health coverage for our employees," Boston Cardinal warned in a letter to parishioners. On Friday, the Obama administration said it was compromising on the controversial rule. (AP)
"Unless the rule is overturned, we Catholics will be compelled and must be prepared either to violate our consciences, or to drop health coverage for our employees," Boston Cardinal warned in a letter to parishioners. On Friday, the Obama administration said it was compromising on the controversial rule. (AP)

President Obama announced Friday that he is adjusting the requirement that organizations like hospitals and schools with religious affiliations provide insurance coverage for contraception.

Meanwhile, the bank foreclosure settlement agreed to this week will bring over $300 million of relief to struggling Massachusetts homeowners.

Plus, Massachusetts was granted a waiver from No Child Left Behind. And House Speaker Robert DeLeo and Gov. Deval Patrick appear headed for a showdown over new tax revenues.

Radio Boston reviews the week that was.

Guests:

  • Craig Sandler, general manager, State House News Service
  • Dante Ramos, deputy editorial page editor, the Boston Globe

This program aired on February 10, 2012.

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