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

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

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

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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

Governor Baker signs legislation requiring preservation of sexual assault evidence posted on Oct 25

Governor Baker signs legislation requiring preservation of sexual assault evidence

After signing H. 4364, An Act relative to the preservation of evidence for victims of rape and sexual assault, Governor Baker handed the pen he used to Amanda Nguyen. Nguyen is the president and founder of Rise, an organization that advocates for the rights of   …Continue Reading Governor Baker signs legislation requiring preservation of sexual assault evidence

Lt. Governor Polito recognizes Domestic Violence Awareness Month, awards $2.8 million to combat violence against women posted on Oct 17

Lt. Governor Polito recognizes Domestic Violence Awareness Month, awards $2.8 million to combat violence against women

Recognizing October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Lt. Governor Karyn Polito joined Undersecretary of Law Enforcement Jennifer Queally, members of the the Governor Baker’s Council to Address Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence, legislators, and advocates at a Statehouse event awarding nearly $3 million in grants to combat   …Continue Reading Lt. Governor Polito recognizes Domestic Violence Awareness Month, awards $2.8 million to combat violence against women

PHOTOS: Governor Baker visits with Springfield, Holyoke students to talk college affordability, dual enrollment posted on Oct 6

PHOTOS: Governor Baker visits with Springfield, Holyoke students to talk college affordability, dual enrollment

On Tuesday, Governor Charlie Baker headed out west to talk with Springfield High School seniors about college affordability and the Commonwealth Commitment program during the Go Higher! College Assembly. He also joined Education Secretary Jim Peyser, Commissioner Mitchell Chester, Receiver Stephen Zrike, Mayor Alex Morse, and   …Continue Reading PHOTOS: Governor Baker visits with Springfield, Holyoke students to talk college affordability, dual enrollment