There was plenty going on as the Baker-Polito Administration celebrated Earth Week 2016 (April 17-23). Over the course of the week, the Administration awarded millions of dollars in grants to communities across the Commonwealth to support a variety of green initiatives. These projects have …Continue Reading Earth Week 2016: Baker-Polito Administration awards grants for green projects
On Thursday, April 21, Governor Baker shared the stage on the campus of Middlesex Community College (MCC) with UMass President Marty Meehan, Worcester State President Barry Maloney, and MCC President Dr. James Mabry to announce an innovative college affordability and completion plan to help more students achieve …Continue Reading Governor Baker, higher education leaders announce college affordability & completion plan
On Tuesday, April 19, the Baker-Polito Administration announced a $3 million investment in a project led by Northeastern University to develop nanoscale objects that will change the economic development of the future. The grant to Northeastern’s George J. Kostas Research Institute for Homeland Security will …Continue Reading Governor Baker announces investments in nanoscale technology
On Thursday, April 14, Governor Charlie Baker authorized $200 million in Chapter 90 transportation funds for municipalities across the Commonwealth as construction season approaches. These projects will include roadway improvements as well as bridge projects and landscaping. “Fulfilling the state’s commitment to support municipalities and …Continue Reading Governor Baker authorizes $200 million for roadway construction projects
On Tuesday, April 5, Governor Charlie Baker and Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito announced new policies in targeting human trafficking throughout the Commonwealth, working in cooperation with Massachusetts State Police and Department of Children and Families (DCF). The new policies include the creation of Massachusetts State …Continue Reading Lt. Governor Polito Announces New State Police Unit, DCF Policies Targeting Human Trafficking
On Friday, April 1, Governor Charlie Baker was joined by US Secretary of Defense Ash Carter, US Senator Edward Markey, members of Congress and local educational and industrial partners to announce the nation’s first Revolutionary Fiber and Textile Manufacturing Innovation Institution. The announcement was made at …Continue Reading Massachusetts selected to host advanced fiber and textile institute
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