Author Archives: Eric R Dahlberg

Op-ed: Delaying the implementation of Obamacare makes sense

( – promoted by Rob “EaBo Clipper” Eno) Friends, Josh Archambault of the Pioneer Institute and I recently offered some thoughts on the implementation of the national health reform law in an op-ed in the Manchester Union-Leader. Check it out and let us know what you think: Another View: Delaying the implementation of Obamacare makes sense

By ERIC DAHLBERG and…

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Senator Brown has the right idea on improving national health reform law

Friends, Josh Archambault of the Pioneer Institute and I recently submitted the following op-ed to the Boston Herald in support of Senator Brown’s proposal to make national health reform more flexible for the states.  It appears in today’s paper. Dose of flexibility needed: Obamacare mustn’t bind states

By Eric Dahlberg and Josh Archambault

Friday, December 10, 2010 Last month, Republican…

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Letter in today’s Lowell Sun: Cities and towns need Charlie Baker

Friends, East Longmeadow Selectman Jack Villamaino and I submitted the following letter to the Lowell Sun – it appears in today’s edition: Cities and towns need Charlie Baker

The Lowell Sun

Updated: 10/14/2010 06:36:23 AM EDT As Election Day approaches, each of our gubernatorial candidates is busy positioning himself or herself as the best agent to reform our broken state…

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My letter in the Lowell Sun: Legislators should have approved ‘plan design’

( – promoted by Rob “EaBo Clipper” Eno) Friends – I submitted the letter below following the release of the Legislature’s conference committee budget document for FY11 – a huge opportunity for reform was missed. Eric Legislators should have approved ‘plan design’

The Lowell Sun The Legislature’s conference committee budget for fiscal 2011 misses a $100 million opportunity to deliver…

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Lowell Sun covers idea to consolidate roles of fire and police chiefs to save money

Friends – this wasn’t originally my idea, but I think it’s worth considering.  We may determine in the end that it’s unworkable, but considering it can’t hurt. I welcome your input. Eric Chelmsford selectman sees potential savings with public-safety director

By Rita Savard, rsavard@lowellsun.com

Updated: 05/06/2010 06:35:53 AM EDT CHELMSFORD — In the mid-’90s, it was a concept that divided…

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My letter in the Globe: Mass experience refutes claim that health insurance mandate lowers costs

Friends – my letter appears in today’s Boston Globe: Contain costs of health premiums

April 26, 2010 THE ASSOCIATED Press story on “4 million may face fine under health law” (Page A8, April 23) regarding the coming national health insurance mandate states that Democrats in Washington who support the mandate “point out that getting young, healthy Americans in the insurance…

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