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

Monthly Archives: October 2010

Lakeville, MA: A town tells its stimulus story Posted on Oct 22

Lakeville, MA: A town tells its stimulus story

Jeffrey Simon Director, MA Recovery & Reinvestment Office View Jeffrey’s Bio If anyone doubts the breathtaking range of projects being funded by stimulus, they should have come with me on my recent visit to Lakeville. This picturesque, once rural South Coast town is struggling, like   …Continue Reading Lakeville, MA: A town tells its stimulus story

Growing life sciences in the Commonwealth Posted on Oct 15

Since the very beginning of the Patrick-Murray Administration, growing and supporting the life sciences in the Commonwealth has been one of our top priorities. From the creation of the Life Sciences Center to recent expansions by Shire, Cubist Pharmaceuticals and Organogenesis, Massachusetts remains a leader   …Continue Reading Growing life sciences in the Commonwealth

Dear Students: Stay Here Posted on Oct 4

Dear Students: Stay Here

October 4, 2010 Students of Massachusetts: My path to Massachusetts may be similar to your own. I’m originally from elsewhere, the South Side of Chicago. I came here as a teenager when a program called “A Better Chance” offered me just that – a chance   …Continue Reading Dear Students: Stay Here