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In Brief: Irish Taoiseach Kenny, Project Repat, MBTA Life Saving Electricians, National Guard Deployment

In Brief: Irish Taoiseach Kenny, Project Repat, MBTA Life Saving Electricians, National Guard Deployment posted on Mar 23

Governor Baker and Lt. Governor Polito welcome Irish Taoiseach and Ambassador to State House Governor Baker and Lt. Governor Polito welcomed Irish Taoiseach (Prime Minister) Enda Kenny to Massachusetts on Monday, March 13th. Taoiseach Kenny, who was accompanied by Irish Ambassador to the United State   …Continue Reading In Brief: Irish Taoiseach Kenny, Project Repat, MBTA Life Saving Electricians, National Guard Deployment

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Governor Baker, Lt. Governor Polito convene cabinet in Merrimack Valley posted on Mar 7

Governor Baker, Lt. Governor Polito convene cabinet in Merrimack Valley

On Friday, March 3, Governor Charlie Baker, Lt. Governor Karyn Polito, and their cabinet secretaries convened on the campus of the University of Massachusetts Lowell for their weekly cabinet meeting. In addition to the cabinet meeting, they attended several events and meetings throughout the Merrimack   …Continue Reading Governor Baker, Lt. Governor Polito convene cabinet in Merrimack Valley

MBTA expands ride-sharing pilot program for those with disabilities posted on Mar 1

MBTA expands ride-sharing pilot program for those with disabilities

On Tuesday, Governor Baker and MBTA Chief Administrator Brian Shortsleeve celebrated the 10,000th ride of the MBTA/RIDE pilot with Uber and Lyft. They welcomed pilot user Joshua Boissoneau to Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, his place of work, where he routinely uses the pilot program to get   …Continue Reading MBTA expands ride-sharing pilot program for those with disabilities

Governor Baker launches Black Advisory Commission posted on Feb 28

Governor Baker launches Black Advisory Commission

Governor Baker along with Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito and representatives from across the Commonwealth celebrated Black History Month with the swearing-in ceremony for the Black Advisory Commission. Chaired by Deborah Enos, former CEO of Neighborhood Health Plan, the newly-formed commission will advise the Governor and   …Continue Reading Governor Baker launches Black Advisory Commission

U.S. News and World Report: Massachusetts is #1 posted on Feb 28

U.S. News and World Report has named Massachusetts the best state in the nation. JUST REVEALED: Massachusetts has been ranked the #1 state in the U.S., according to the 2017 @usnews #BestStates list pic.twitter.com/sE2Y0HWwFZ — CBS This Morning (@CBSThisMorning) February 28, 2017 In a top 5 that   …Continue Reading U.S. News and World Report: Massachusetts is #1

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

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

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