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In Framingham visits, Lt. Governor Polito highlights Mass2-1-1 service and STEM learning at Framingham State

In Framingham visits, Lt. Governor Polito highlights Mass2-1-1 service and STEM learning at Framingham State posted on Feb 24

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

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Governor Baker visits Solar City to talk S.M.A.R.T. posted on Feb 24

Governor Baker visits Solar City to talk S.M.A.R.T.

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.

Lt. Governor Polito talks small bridges, best practices, and partnerships in Western Massachusetts posted on Feb 22

Lt. Governor Polito talks small bridges, best practices, and partnerships in Western Massachusetts

  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 Gloucester Harbor, Governor Baker announces $39 million in life sciences and STEM grants posted on Feb 17

On Gloucester Harbor, Governor Baker announces $39 million in life sciences and STEM grants

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

In Brief: Health Connector’s record enrollment, Justice Elspeth Cypher nominated to SJC, MBTA passes snow test posted on Feb 10

In Brief: Health Connector's record enrollment, Justice Elspeth Cypher nominated to SJC, MBTA passes snow test

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

In Brief: Budget Proposal Unveiled, Drinking Water Infrastructure, Haverhill 3-1-1, Complete Streets posted on Jan 31

In Brief: Budget Proposal Unveiled, Drinking Water Infrastructure, Haverhill 3-1-1, Complete Streets

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