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Memorial Day 2015 posted on May 25

Governor Charlie Baker: “We gather with loved ones this weekend in honor of our fallen heroes who courageously, and beyond shadow of doubt, made the ultimate sacrifice to defend the freedoms and liberty we hold so dear. Our communities, our Commonwealth and our country will   …Continue Reading Memorial Day 2015

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Giving the People a Reliable and Affordable MBTA posted on May 12

Giving the People a Reliable and Affordable MBTA

The MBTA is a major part of our circulatory system. It pumps life throughout our neighborhoods, our cities, and our towns. It carries us back and forth to work, to school, to the hospital, to our parks, to our restaurants and theaters, to our main   …Continue Reading Giving the People a Reliable and Affordable MBTA

Our Week: New England Governors Energy Summit, Remembering the Armenian Genocide, Opening Day in Dorchester, and Combating Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence posted on May 1

Last Thursday, Governor Charlie Baker traveled to Connecticut to meet with the other New England governors to discuss the energy needs of the region. Governor Baker also participated in a ceremony at the State House commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Armenian genocide. On Saturday,   …Continue Reading Our Week: New England Governors Energy Summit, Remembering the Armenian Genocide, Opening Day in Dorchester, and Combating Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence

Re-Launching the Governor’s Council on Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence posted on Apr 27

Re-Launching the Governor’s Council on Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence

Governor Baker and Lieutenant Governor Polito, joined by Attorney General Maura Healey, unveiled an executive order to re-launch the Governor’s Council to address sexual assault and domestic violence. The executive order elevates the council to the Governor’s Office and names Lt. Governor Karyn Polito as the   …Continue Reading Re-Launching the Governor’s Council on Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence

Our Week: Parkway Little League, Alzheimer’s Disease Forum, LED Conversion, and MBTA Reform posted on Apr 24

This week Governor Baker helped open the new AT&T Store of the Future on Boylston Street in Boston, joined Mayor Walsh in throwing out the first pitch for the Parkway Little League Opening Day in West Roxbury, and spoke at a symposium on Alzheimer’s Disease   …Continue Reading Our Week: Parkway Little League, Alzheimer’s Disease Forum, LED Conversion, and MBTA Reform

Earth Day: Celebrating LED Light Conversion posted on Apr 22

Earth Day: Celebrating LED Light Conversion

Though we should all consider every day to be Earth Day, April 22 is set aside as a day to highlight environmental protection. This year, Governor Baker joined Energy and Environmental Affairs Secretary Matthew Beaton at Lynn Heritage State Park to celebrate the initiation of Phase I of   …Continue Reading Earth Day: Celebrating LED Light Conversion