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

Monthly Archives: January 2011

Stimulus in action: Creating jobs, building homes Posted on Jan 21

Stimulus in action: Creating jobs, building homes

Jeffrey Simon Director, MA Recovery & Reinvestment Office View Jeffrey’s Bio Buried in The Boston Globe last week was a story that highlights everything that is right with the stimulus program. Titled, A Rental Revival , the article discusses the affordable housing “boom” that has struck   …Continue Reading Stimulus in action: Creating jobs, building homes

There are 3,000 youth waiting for you! Posted on Jan 20

There are 3,000 youth waiting for you!

Cynthia Orellana Director, Commonwealth Corps   As I reflect upon my youth, I can remember the different supportive adults who were there to lend an ear and guide me through moments of discovery and help me become much of who I am today.  For many young   …Continue Reading There are 3,000 youth waiting for you!

Inauguration Live Updates Posted on Jan 6

1:23 pm The Governor and Lt. Governor have left the Chamber. The Open House will begin at 1:30 at the Grand Staircase in the State House. This is free and open to the public. 1:21pm Governor Patrick and Lt. Governor Murray are making their way   …Continue Reading Inauguration Live Updates

Governor Patrick’s First Term in Review Posted on Jan 6

We hope you enjoy this video featuring highlights of Governor Patrick’s first term in office. As we start a second term, we look forward to continuing to work to move the Commonwealth and it’s residents forward.

Join Governor Patrick & Lt. Governor Murray at Inauguration Activities Posted on Jan 5

This year, Inauguration Day is Thursday, January 6th. Inauguration day marks the beginning of the second term of the Patrick-Murray Administration. On this important day, The Governor and Lt. Governor want to engage residents from across the Commonwealth, and encourage everyone to work towards the   …Continue Reading Join Governor Patrick & Lt. Governor Murray at Inauguration Activities