Engage!

Encouraging citizen participation in government and public policy with occasional posts from the Governor of Massachusetts

Monthly Archives: April 2010

Delivering Food, Friendship and Care Posted on Apr 23

Delivering Food, Friendship and Care

Jeffrey Simon Director, MA Recovery & Reinvestment Office View Jeffrey’s Bio For my next visit on my stimulus tour of the state I went to Berkshire County. I really lucked out and after all of the rain we have had I got 2 beautiful days.   …Continue Reading Delivering Food, Friendship and Care

An Alternative Route to a High School Degree Posted on Apr 8

An Alternative Route to a High School Degree

Jeffrey Simon Director, MA Recovery & Reinvestment Office View Jeffrey’s Bio The next stop on my stimulus tour was the Prospect Program Alternative Middle High School in Gardner. I was immediately taken by the charm of this old school building — with its high ceilings,   …Continue Reading An Alternative Route to a High School Degree

Improving Health Insurance for College Students Posted on Apr 7

Improving Health Insurance for College Students

David Morales Commissioner, Division of Health Care Finance and Policy   This week, Governor Patrick announced the culmination of an unprecedented collaborative effort amongst state and community colleges and state agencies to improve access to affordable student health insurance in Massachusetts.  As early as this August, state   …Continue Reading Improving Health Insurance for College Students