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Lawmakers frustrated by Massachusetts vaccine rollout push for equity director in new bill

1 month ago   |   By Boston Herald

Beacon Hill lawmakers frustrated by the state's lumpy and lagging vaccine rollout are increasingly taking matters into their own hands.
Growing concern over unequal access to coronavirus vaccines in communities disproportionately hard hit by the pandemic led a group of four lawmakers to file a bill on Thursday that would require the Baker administration to appoint a director of vaccine equity and outreach and launch a multilingual awareness campaign.
“There is no just and equitable recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic without prioritizing the communities who remain most vulnerable due to...
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