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Monthly Archives: June 2016

Lt. Governor Polito helps launch motor vehicle public safety campaign Posted on Jun 28

Lt. Governor Polito helps launch motor vehicle public safety campaign

On June 28, just prior to the long Independence Day weekend, Lt. Governor Karyn Polito joined the Highway Safety Division of the Executive Office of Public Safety and Security to announce a series of education and enforcement campaigns focused on several critical issues: teen driving, bicycle and   …Continue Reading Lt. Governor Polito helps launch motor vehicle public safety campaign

#BakerPolitoCMass: Governor, Lt. Governor and Cabinet Showcase Central Massachusetts Posted on Jun 24

#BakerPolitoCMass: Governor, Lt. Governor and Cabinet Showcase Central Massachusetts

Governor Charlie Baker, Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito and their cabinet secretaries convened in Worcester on Friday, June 24, for their weekly cabinet meeting, before hitting the roads of Central Massachusetts to showcase initiatives, announce grants, and gather feedback as part of the Baker-Polito Administration’s commitment to making every part of   …Continue Reading #BakerPolitoCMass: Governor, Lt. Governor and Cabinet Showcase Central Massachusetts

Governor Baker calls for increased penalties for assaulting police officers Posted on Jun 24

If you assault a police officer and cause serious bodily harm, you will face a felony charge if legislation filed by Governor Charlie Baker becomes law. The bill gives the courts an enhanced ability to deal with individuals who have demonstrated a flagrant disregard for   …Continue Reading Governor Baker calls for increased penalties for assaulting police officers

Gov. Baker, Lt. Gov. Polito announce grants to support community development Posted on Jun 22

Gov. Baker, Lt. Gov. Polito announce grants to support community development

Among the cities and towns receiving a piece of $28 million from the Community Development Block Grant program was Easthampton, and City Planner Jessica Allan told MassLive.com that it’s “a really wonderful way to improve neighborhoods that have a higher concentration of low- and moderate-income neighbors.” Governor Baker   …Continue Reading Gov. Baker, Lt. Gov. Polito announce grants to support community development

In historic opportunity, Governor Baker nominates three highly-qualified judges to SJC Posted on Jun 16

In historic opportunity, Governor Baker nominates three highly-qualified judges to SJC

In a historic and unprecedented opportunity to uphold the tradition of excellence of the Commonwealth’s highest court, Governor Charlie Baker nominated Superior Court Justices Kimberly Budd, Frank Gaziano and David Lowy to serve as Associate Justices of the Supreme Judicial Court. The nominees and their families   …Continue Reading In historic opportunity, Governor Baker nominates three highly-qualified judges to SJC

Governor Baker praises UMass Medical School during commencement address Posted on Jun 6

Governor Baker praises UMass Medical School during commencement address

From the front page of the newspaper to the evening news, there is no avoiding the opioid epidemic facing the Commonwealth. The severity of the public health crisis was ever present at the University of Massachusetts Medical School’s commencement on Sunday where Governor Baker was one   …Continue Reading Governor Baker praises UMass Medical School during commencement address