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Monthly Archives: April 2017

Governor Baker files bill to increase affordable housing development, extend tax credits Posted on Apr 24

Governor Baker files bill to increase affordable housing development, extend tax credits

In order to advance the administration’s efforts to provide more affordable housing options and access to economic opportunity, Governor Baker has filed legislation to create nearly $1.3 billion in capacity to support affordable and mixed-income housing, while also giving state government and local partners important   …Continue Reading Governor Baker files bill to increase affordable housing development, extend tax credits

EARTH WEEK: Governor Baker announces affordable access to clean energy and efficiency programs Posted on Apr 21

EARTH WEEK: Governor Baker announces affordable access to clean energy and efficiency programs

Standing in front of a Newton Housing Authority complex that has been upgraded with clean energy technologies and as part of the Commonwealth’s Earth Week celebration, Governor Baker and state energy, environmental, and housing officials, announced a suite of six new programs aimed at making it   …Continue Reading EARTH WEEK: Governor Baker announces affordable access to clean energy and efficiency programs

Governor Baker launches council to guide administration policy to support healthy aging Posted on Apr 14

Governor Baker launches council to guide administration policy to support healthy aging

At MIT AgeLab in Cambridge, Governor Charlie Baker signed an Executive Order establishing the state’s first Governor’s Council to Address Aging in Massachusetts. The Council will develop a plan to improve public and private efforts to support healthy aging in Massachusetts, to achieve the goal   …Continue Reading Governor Baker launches council to guide administration policy to support healthy aging

With $5 million state investment in digital health, Lt. Governor Polito helps launch WPI lab Posted on Apr 13

With $5 million state investment in digital health, Lt. Governor Polito helps launch WPI lab

Massachusetts is a global leader in innovative healthcare technology and leads the nation in delivering medical devices, treatments and technologies. On Thursday, the Baker-Polito administration continued to cement that commitment to research and development as Lt. Governor Karyn Polito joined WPI President Dr. Laurie Leshin   …Continue Reading With $5 million state investment in digital health, Lt. Governor Polito helps launch WPI lab

#SavingByShaving: Governor Baker gets a haircut to support pancreatic cancer research Posted on Apr 13

#SavingByShaving: Governor Baker gets a haircut to support pancreatic cancer research

For the third year in a row, Governor Charlie Baker got a buzz-cut at Granite Telecommunication’s annual “Saving By Shaving” event to raise awareness for Dana Farber and to support pancreatic cancer research. He was joined by Secretary of Energy and Environmental Affairs Matthew Beaton,   …Continue Reading #SavingByShaving: Governor Baker gets a haircut to support pancreatic cancer research