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Monthly Archives: March 2016

Hydropower bill receives bipartisan support from former EEA secretaries Posted on Mar 23

Hydropower bill receives bipartisan support from former EEA secretaries

On Tuesday, March 22, Governor Charlie Baker received bipartisan support from three former secretaries of Energy and Environmental Affairs for the Baker-Polito Administration’s efforts to diversify the Commonwealth’s energy portfolio with the generation of hydropower. “I appreciate the support from our state’s former top energy   …Continue Reading Hydropower bill receives bipartisan support from former EEA secretaries

Governor Baker makes addiction, manufacturing, vocational education visits Posted on Mar 17

Governor Baker makes addiction, manufacturing, vocational education visits

On Tuesday, March 15, Governor Charlie Baker took part in a roundtable to discuss reforms contributing to opioid treatment initiatives with his Opioid Working Group at Hope House in Boston. Later, the Governor traveled to the SouthCoast to tour the largest men’s tailored clothing manufacturer   …Continue Reading Governor Baker makes addiction, manufacturing, vocational education visits

Governor Baker signs landmark opioid legislation into law Posted on Mar 17

Governor Baker signs landmark opioid legislation into law

On Monday, March 14, Governor Charlie Baker signed into law landmark legislation addressing the Commonwealth’s opioid epidemic. Joining the governor were members of the legislature, law enforcement, health care providers, community leaders, individuals in recovery and others. “I want to thank you all for sharing your   …Continue Reading Governor Baker signs landmark opioid legislation into law