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Governor Baker takes inventory on the reforms, progress and future of the MBTA

Governor Baker takes inventory on the reforms, progress and future of the MBTA posted on Jul 25

It’s been a year since Governor Baker acted, with the support of the Legislature, to create the Fiscal and Management Control Board for the MBTA following the system meltdown during the snowstorms of February 2015. During remarks to members of the media, Governor Baker summed   …Continue Reading Governor Baker takes inventory on the reforms, progress and future of the MBTA

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Administration expands addiction program for women at Taunton State Hospital posted on Jul 25

Administration expands addiction program for women at Taunton State Hospital

Honoring their pledge to advance addiction treatment and recovery options in Massachusetts, Governor Charlie Baker and Lt. Governor Karyn Polito participated in the opening of the second phase of the Women’s Recovery from Addiction Program (WRAP) facility at Taunton State Hospital. The recent renovations, located in the   …Continue Reading Administration expands addiction program for women at Taunton State Hospital

THE WEEK: Governor Baker highlights housing, signs veterans bill; Lt. Governor Polito visits Hingham, Fall River posted on Jul 15

THE WEEK: Governor Baker highlights housing, signs veterans bill; Lt. Governor Polito visits Hingham, Fall River

During the second week of July, Governor Charlie Baker brought attention to two developments, one transit-oriented housing project that just broke ground and another that is turning unused state assets into positive economic growth. Governor Baker also signed The H.O.M.E. Act, legislation providing additional support for members of   …Continue Reading THE WEEK: Governor Baker highlights housing, signs veterans bill; Lt. Governor Polito visits Hingham, Fall River

Lt. Governor Polito helps launch motor vehicle public safety campaign posted on Jun 28

Lt. Governor Polito helps launch motor vehicle public safety campaign

On June 28, just prior to the long Independence Day weekend, Lt. Governor Karyn Polito joined the Highway Safety Division of the Executive Office of Public Safety and Security to announce a series of education and enforcement campaigns focused on several critical issues: teen driving, bicycle and   …Continue Reading Lt. Governor Polito helps launch motor vehicle public safety campaign

#BakerPolitoCMass: Governor, Lt. Governor and Cabinet Showcase Central Massachusetts posted on Jun 24

#BakerPolitoCMass: Governor, Lt. Governor and Cabinet Showcase Central Massachusetts

Governor Charlie Baker, Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito and their cabinet secretaries convened in Worcester on Friday, June 24, for their weekly cabinet meeting, before hitting the roads of Central Massachusetts to showcase initiatives, announce grants, and gather feedback as part of the Baker-Polito Administration’s commitment to making every part of   …Continue Reading #BakerPolitoCMass: Governor, Lt. Governor and Cabinet Showcase Central Massachusetts

Governor Baker calls for increased penalties for assaulting police officers posted on Jun 24

If you assault a police officer and cause serious bodily harm, you will face a felony charge if legislation filed by Governor Charlie Baker becomes law. The bill gives the courts an enhanced ability to deal with individuals who have demonstrated a flagrant disregard for   …Continue Reading Governor Baker calls for increased penalties for assaulting police officers