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Council Voting on $1B Boston Children's Hospital Expansion

The vote is expected to draw protests from the group, Friends of Prouty Garden

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    Council Votes on Boston Children's Hospital Expansion

    The Massachusetts Public Health Council will vote Thursday on a $1 billion proposed expansion to Boston Children's Hospital (Published Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016)

    The Massachusetts Public Health Council will vote Thursday on a $1 billion proposed expansion to Boston Children's Hospital. 

    The vote is expected to draw protests from the group, Friends of Prouty Garden. 

    The expansion includes a new building on the Longwood campus, which jeopardizes the future of the Prouty Garden. 

    The green-space is considered an escape for patients and their families. 

    The vote is the last step for the hospital to gain state approval. 

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