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In Brief: Shannon Grants, Career Education, Human Trafficking, DOC Auto Tech, Lahey Hospital, LG on Cape Cod

In Brief: Shannon Grants, Career Education, Human Trafficking, DOC Auto Tech, Lahey Hospital, LG on Cape Cod posted on Jan 13

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

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Baker-Polito Administration’s “Open for Business” initiative finds better and smarter uses for state-owned property posted on Dec 23

Baker-Polito Administration’s “Open for Business” initiative finds better and smarter uses for state-owned property

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

Governor Baker in Israel #MAIsrael posted on Dec 7

Governor Baker in Israel #MAIsrael

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

Lt. Governor Polito, Congressman Kennedy, Dr. Leiden: Training the next generation in science and technology posted on Nov 21

Lt. Governor Polito, Congressman Kennedy, Dr. Leiden: Training the next generation in science and technology

Training the next generation in science and technology By Karyn Polito, Joe Kennedy III and Jeffrey Leiden NOVEMBER 21, 2016 in The Boston Globe WHEN GLADY BAEZ came to her Vertex Pharmaceuticals internship as a high school junior, she was uncertain of her future. While   …Continue Reading Lt. Governor Polito, Congressman Kennedy, Dr. Leiden: Training the next generation in science and technology

MassWorks: Investing in local infrastructure, unlocking jobs, housing and economic development posted on Nov 18

MassWorks: Investing in local infrastructure, unlocking jobs, housing and economic development

From large Gateway Cities to small, rural communities, the Baker-Polito Administration is investing in public infrastructure upgrades unlocking private investments to support housing production, economic development, and job creation. Infrastructure projects awarded in the 2016 MassWorks Infrastructure Grant program round (34 grants in 33 communities) will   …Continue Reading MassWorks: Investing in local infrastructure, unlocking jobs, housing and economic development

Lt. Governor Polito promotes STEM internships at annual summit in Worcester posted on Nov 4

Lt. Governor Polito promotes STEM internships at annual summit in Worcester

  On Tuesday, November 1, Lt. Governor Polito joined STEM leaders, including STEM Council Co-Chair Congressman Joseph P. Kennedy III and about 1,400 educators, employers, and policy-makers at the DCU Center. The annual Massachusetts STEM Summit promotes Science, Technology, Engineering and Math education and workforce development from early childhood through   …Continue Reading Lt. Governor Polito promotes STEM internships at annual summit in Worcester