After bank failures, Mass. lawmakers propose solutions

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This is the Radio Boston rundown for March 16, 2023. Deborah Becker is our host.

  • Some lawmakers are proposing tighter regulations on banks after the collapse of Silicon Valley Bank. Massachusetts Congressman Seth Moulton joins to discuss.
  • The first round of the men's March Madness basketball tournament begins today. As online betting grows, how are young and underage gamblers affected? Massachusetts Gaming Commissioner Eileen O'Brien join us.
  • One of the Boston's most pressing is homelessness. Howard Koh and Maggie Sullivan work with the Initiative on Health and Homelessness at Harvard's Chan School of Public Health. They join us to discuss new approaches to this persistent issue.

This program aired on March 16, 2023.


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