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Baystate Business: Millionaires Tax (Radio)

Jun 8, 2021Bloomberg Business Radio, Council in the News

June 8, 2021
Bloomberg Baystate Business (Radio)
Hosts: Joe Shortsleeve, Kim Carrigan and Anne Mostue | Producer: Dan Pierce

Bloomberg Baystate Business for Tuesday, June 8th, 2021 | Click HERE to listen

– Bloomberg News reporter Alyza Sebenius on the recovery of ransom money in the Colonial Pipeline hack, and other related news (3:40)

– Dr. David Roberts, President of Salem Hospital, on their decision to raise the minimum wage of their employees to $15 per hour (14:45)

– Bloomberg News reporter and Boston Bureau Chief Carey Goldberg on how those clear plastic dividers so popular early in the pandemic may have been worse than useless (24:47)

– Bloomberg News weather reporter Brian Sullivan on the heat wave gripping the region (32:39)

– Nancy Gardella, executive director of the Martha’s Vineyard Chamber of Commerce, on the housing crunch on the island, and other issues (41:02)

– Janet Wu interviews luxury hotel developer Dick Friedman about his next location (50:26)

– Bloomberg News health care reporter Robert Langreth on the approval of Biogen’s Alzheimer’s drug and what it means for the fight against the disease and the drug approval process (1:00:37)

– Bloomberg Opinion columnist Max Nisen on why he disagrees with the decision to approve the Biogen drug (1:07:54)

– Chris Anderson, President of the Mass High Tech Council, on their letter to the legislature arguing against the millionaires tax (1:15:45)

– Paul Craney, Mass Fiscal Alliance, on the study they commissioned from the Beacon Hill Institute about the millionaires tax (1:26:04)

Increasingly, the Massachusetts High Technology Council is stepping up to create, execute, and lead critical statewide competitiveness strategies. Fostering a vision for our innovation economy under the MassVision2050 banner, the Council solidifies its position as a thought leader providing valuable insights to navigate emerging technologies, facilitates long-term planning, and reinforces the Council's commitment to excellence and action in the evolving Massachusetts tech-driven economy.

To learn more, contact Council President Chris Anderson.