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

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

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

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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

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

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

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

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