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

Monthly Archives: November 2010

Bay State Briefs: November 15-19 Posted on Nov 24

Bay State Briefs: November 15-19

Matt Bennett Production Manager and Photographer, Office of the Governor   Have you seen “Bay State Briefs” on YouTube? Each episode highlights recent accomplishments of the Patrick-Murray administration. The November 15-19 episode takes a look at Yawkey Commuter Rail Station, the Commonwealth’s first net-zero energy   …Continue Reading Bay State Briefs: November 15-19

Volunteering to Make a Difference this Holiday Season Posted on Nov 23

Volunteering to Make a Difference this Holiday Season

Cynthia Orellana Director, Commonwealth Corps   On November 16, Governor Patrick joined nearly 80 people – including staff members and the Commonwealth Corps – at the Greater Boston Food Bank. Together the group inspected, sorted, and repacked donated grocery products for distribution to hunger relief agencies throughout   …Continue Reading Volunteering to Make a Difference this Holiday Season

Stimulus revs it up: Growing a business, fueling the economy Posted on Nov 18

Stimulus revs it up: Growing a business, fueling the economy

Jeffrey Simon Director, MA Recovery & Reinvestment Office View Jeffrey’s Bio As readers of this blog know, I have been trekking across the state this past year, to see firsthand the impact stimulus funds have had on people, organizations and towns across the state. Today   …Continue Reading Stimulus revs it up: Growing a business, fueling the economy

Providing researchers with the tools to solve the problems of tomorrow Posted on Nov 5

Providing researchers with the tools to solve the problems of tomorrow

Jeffrey Simon Director, MA Recovery & Reinvestment Office View Jeffrey’s Bio Over the past year, I’ve visited an awe-inspiring range of projects and programs that have received stimulus awards and heard about the direct impact these awards will have on the people of the Commonwealth.   …Continue Reading Providing researchers with the tools to solve the problems of tomorrow