On Wednesday, Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito was in Framingham for a number of events, including highlighting the resource hotline Mass2-1-1, marking the grand re-opening of one of the state’s largest food pantries, and seeing some of what Framingham State has to offer for students in …Continue Reading In Framingham visits, Lt. Governor Polito highlights Mass2-1-1 service and STEM learning at Framingham State
Governor Charlie Baker, joined by Energy and Environmental Affairs Secretary Matt Beaton and Department of Energy Resources Commissioner Judith Judson, took a trip out to Marlborough to tour Solar City’s regional office to see firsthand the Commonwealth’s burgeoning clean energy industry and highlight the next solar energy …Continue Reading Governor Baker visits Solar City to talk S.M.A.R.T.
Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito took a trip out to Berkshire County on Thursday to meet up with local officials to discuss issues and upcoming plans for the western region of the Commonwealth. The trip included a tour of small businesses in Pittsfield, MA, the …Continue Reading Lt. Governor Polito talks small bridges, best practices, and partnerships in Western Massachusetts
On the campus of the Gloucester Marine Genomic Institute (GMGI), surrounded by students and some fishy specimens, Governor Charlie Baker reaffirmed that Massachusetts is the most innovative state in the nation, and a global leader in the life sciences. And in order advance that primacy, …Continue Reading On Gloucester Harbor, Governor Baker announces $39 million in life sciences and STEM grants
Governor Baker marks Health Connector’s record enrollment and strong customer service On Monday, Governor Baker visited the Health Connector team as they announced the results of The Connector’s recent Open Enrollment period that ended last week. The Connector successfully managed the highest enrollment totals of the …Continue Reading In Brief: Health Connector’s record enrollment, Justice Elspeth Cypher nominated to SJC, MBTA passes snow test
Though the annual State of the Commonwealth address certainly was the capstone of the week, Governor Baker and Lt. Governor Polito made other important announcements, including the release of the administration’s budget proposal for the next fiscal year, and the awarding of the next round of …Continue Reading In Brief: Budget Proposal Unveiled, Drinking Water Infrastructure, Haverhill 3-1-1, Complete Streets
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Follow here as the Baker-Polito Administration embarks on a Economic Development Mission to Israel, focused on leveraging the Commonwealth’s unique and innovative economic climate to welcome Israel’s global leadership in the cybersecurity and digital health sectors. [View the story “Governor Baker in Israel #MAIsrael” on …Continue Reading Governor Baker in Israel #MAIsrael
For the last 14 months, officials from 10 different agencies spanning state government have gotten together to find the “highest and best use” of properties and assets “that literally have been doing nothing for a really long time.” Governor Baker briefed reporters on Thursday about the …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration’s “Open for Business” initiative finds better and smarter uses for state-owned property
Nearly $6 million in grants awarded to combat gang violence On Tuesday, Governor Baker and Secretary of Public Safety and Security Dan Bennett were joined by members of law enforcement, legislators, and community organizers as $5.7 million in competitive grant funds was released to communities and local …Continue Reading In Brief: Shannon Grants, Career Education, Human Trafficking, DOC Auto Tech, Lahey Hospital, LG on Cape Cod