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

Monthly Archives: March 2011

Innovation Economy Partnership 2011: Israel – Day Three Posted on Mar 9

Innovation Economy Partnership 2011: Israel – Day Three

Governor Patrick and the Massachusetts delegation kicked off day three of the mission with a visit to Haifa University. There they met with university leadership and students to discuss the wealth of economic and educational ties between Israel and Massachusetts. The next stop was a   …Continue Reading Innovation Economy Partnership 2011: Israel – Day Three

Innovation Economy Partnership 2011: Israel – Day Two Posted on Mar 8

Innovation Economy Partnership 2011: Israel – Day Two

Here’s a rundown of day two of the Massachusetts Innovation Economy Partnership Mission. The Governor and the members of the delegation remain in Tel Aviv, Israel. 8:15 am | Governor Patrick and the delegation started the day by meeting with members of Israel’s Venture Capital   …Continue Reading Innovation Economy Partnership 2011: Israel – Day Two

Investing in clean energy: The cost-effective choice for a better future Posted on Mar 8

Investing in clean energy: The cost-effective choice for a better future

Jeffrey Simon Director, MA Recovery & Reinvestment Office View Jeffrey’s Bio The value of clean energy is probably incalculable when taking into account not only pure cost savings but also the impact on our environment, our health and our planet. But of course, researching these   …Continue Reading Investing in clean energy: The cost-effective choice for a better future

Innovation Economy Partnership 2011: Israel – Day One Posted on Mar 7

Innovation Economy Partnership 2011: Israel – Day One

Governor Patrick and a delegation of leaders from Massachusetts’ business and academic communities have completed their first day in Tel Aviv, Israel, kicking off the Massachusetts Innovation Economy Partnership Mission. The members of the delegation have hit the ground running – here’s a quick recap of   …Continue Reading Innovation Economy Partnership 2011: Israel – Day One

Bay State Briefs: Health Care on the Road, Teen Equality and White Ribbon Day Posted on Mar 4

Bay State Briefs: Health Care on the Road, Teen Equality and White Ribbon Day

Time for your Bay State in Brief for the week! Watch our weekly episode below to learn more about the Governor’s health care proposal and his events this past week. The Governor spent the first part of the week in Washington, DC, attending the annual   …Continue Reading Bay State Briefs: Health Care on the Road, Teen Equality and White Ribbon Day

Taking Health Care on the Road Posted on Mar 4

Taking Health Care on the Road

  Since announcing a plan to contain health care costs and expand access to quality, affordable health care, Governor Patrick has visited hospitals, community health centers and health care networks across the Commonwealth to gather input on his cost-containment plan from members of the medical   …Continue Reading Taking Health Care on the Road