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

Monthly Archives: February 2011

Bay State Briefs: Visiting Waltham, Barnstable High School & Rallying for Jobs Posted on Feb 25

It’s been another busy week in the Governor’s Office! This week, Governor Patrick travelled throughout the state promoting job creation and meeting with locals as they voice their concerns. On Tuesday, the Governor visited Career Opportunities in Hyannis to connect with unemployed youths and adults   …Continue Reading Bay State Briefs: Visiting Waltham, Barnstable High School & Rallying for Jobs

Bay State Briefs: Chinese New Year, Our National Guard and the Cost of Health Care Posted on Feb 18

Welcome back to the Weekly Wrap Up and your Bay State Brief for the week. It’s been an important week for the Patrick-Murray Administration. Catch our Bay State Brief below to hit the road with Governor and Lt. Governor as they make stops around the   …Continue Reading Bay State Briefs: Chinese New Year, Our National Guard and the Cost of Health Care

Stimulus turns two: Why it matters Posted on Feb 17

Stimulus turns two: Why it matters

Jeffrey Simon Director, MA Recovery & Reinvestment Office View Jeffrey’s Bio The second anniversary of stimulus means many different things to many different people. From Republicans to Democrats to the media to the pundits, everyone seems to have an opinion on what exactly this watershed   …Continue Reading Stimulus turns two: Why it matters

Making Quality Health Care More Affordable Posted on Feb 17

Making Quality Health Care More Affordable

This morning, in a speech to the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce, Governor Patrick laid out his plan to work in partnership with the health care community to bring down health care costs for consumers. His plan will help caregivers find innovative, lower cost ways to   …Continue Reading Making Quality Health Care More Affordable

Bay State Briefs: Students from North Attleboro, Road Crews in Tewksbury and International Innovation Posted on Feb 11

It’s been another busy week in the Governor’s office. What do students from North Attleboro, biopharmaceuticals in Billerica and the British Ambassador to the United States have in common? Watch this week’s Bay State Brief to find out: Here are a few other highlights from   …Continue Reading Bay State Briefs: Students from North Attleboro, Road Crews in Tewksbury and International Innovation

Innovation in Education: Gateway Cities, 2010 in Review Posted on Feb 9

Education remains a top priority for the Patrick-Murray administration. It has to be. As the Governor says, it’s our “global calling card” – people around the world know Massachusetts for its strong education and smart students. And the good news keeps coming in – today   …Continue Reading Innovation in Education: Gateway Cities, 2010 in Review

Bay State Briefs: Visiting Ashland, Brockton & West Bridgewater, Year Up & Remembering the Haiti Earthquake Posted on Feb 4

Welcome to the Weekly Wrap-Up, a new feature from the Office of Governor Deval Patrick. Each week, we’ll take a few minutes to debrief you on what Governor Patrick has done this week. We’ll kick off each wrap-up with another episode of our Golden Globe   …Continue Reading Bay State Briefs: Visiting Ashland, Brockton & West Bridgewater, Year Up & Remembering the Haiti Earthquake