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In Brief: Irish Taoiseach Kenny, Project Repat, MBTA Life Saving Electricians, National Guard Deployment

In Brief: Irish Taoiseach Kenny, Project Repat, MBTA Life Saving Electricians, National Guard Deployment posted on Mar 23

Governor Baker and Lt. Governor Polito welcome Irish Taoiseach and Ambassador to State House Governor Baker and Lt. Governor Polito welcomed Irish Taoiseach (Prime Minister) Enda Kenny to Massachusetts on Monday, March 13th. Taoiseach Kenny, who was accompanied by Irish Ambassador to the United State   …Continue Reading In Brief: Irish Taoiseach Kenny, Project Repat, MBTA Life Saving Electricians, National Guard Deployment

Governor Baker, Lt. Governor Polito convene cabinet in Merrimack Valley

Governor Baker, Lt. Governor Polito convene cabinet in Merrimack Valley posted on Mar 7

On Friday, March 3, Governor Charlie Baker, Lt. Governor Karyn Polito, and their cabinet secretaries convened on the campus of the University of Massachusetts Lowell for their weekly cabinet meeting. In addition to the cabinet meeting, they attended several events and meetings throughout the Merrimack   …Continue Reading Governor Baker, Lt. Governor Polito convene cabinet in Merrimack Valley

MBTA expands ride-sharing pilot program for those with disabilities

MBTA expands ride-sharing pilot program for those with disabilities posted on Mar 1

On Tuesday, Governor Baker and MBTA Chief Administrator Brian Shortsleeve celebrated the 10,000th ride of the MBTA/RIDE pilot with Uber and Lyft. They welcomed pilot user Joshua Boissoneau to Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, his place of work, where he routinely uses the pilot program to get   …Continue Reading MBTA expands ride-sharing pilot program for those with disabilities

Governor Baker launches Black Advisory Commission

Governor Baker launches Black Advisory Commission posted on Feb 28

Governor Baker along with Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito and representatives from across the Commonwealth celebrated Black History Month with the swearing-in ceremony for the Black Advisory Commission. Chaired by Deborah Enos, former CEO of Neighborhood Health Plan, the newly-formed commission will advise the Governor and   …Continue Reading Governor Baker launches Black Advisory Commission

U.S. News and World Report: Massachusetts is #1 posted on Feb 28

U.S. News and World Report has named Massachusetts the best state in the nation. JUST REVEALED: Massachusetts has been ranked the #1 state in the U.S., according to the 2017 @usnews #BestStates list pic.twitter.com/sE2Y0HWwFZ — CBS This Morning (@CBSThisMorning) February 28, 2017 In a top 5 that   …Continue Reading U.S. News and World Report: Massachusetts is #1

In Framingham visits, Lt. Governor Polito highlights Mass2-1-1 service and STEM learning at Framingham State

In Framingham visits, Lt. Governor Polito highlights Mass2-1-1 service and STEM learning at Framingham State posted on Feb 24

On Wednesday, Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito was in Framingham for a number of events, including highlighting the resource hotline Mass2-1-1, marking the grand re-opening of one of the state’s largest food pantries, and seeing some of what Framingham State has to offer for students in   …Continue Reading In Framingham visits, Lt. Governor Polito highlights Mass2-1-1 service and STEM learning at Framingham State

Governor Baker visits Solar City to talk S.M.A.R.T.

Governor Baker visits Solar City to talk S.M.A.R.T. posted on Feb 24

Governor Charlie Baker, joined by Energy and Environmental Affairs Secretary Matt Beaton and Department of Energy Resources Commissioner Judith Judson, took a trip out to Marlborough to tour Solar City’s regional office to see firsthand the Commonwealth’s burgeoning clean energy industry and highlight the next solar energy   …Continue Reading Governor Baker visits Solar City to talk S.M.A.R.T.

Lt. Governor Polito talks small bridges, best practices, and partnerships in Western Massachusetts

Lt. Governor Polito talks small bridges, best practices, and partnerships in Western Massachusetts posted on Feb 22

  Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito took a trip out to Berkshire County on Thursday to meet up with local officials to discuss issues and upcoming plans for the western region of the Commonwealth. The trip included a tour of small businesses in Pittsfield, MA, the   …Continue Reading Lt. Governor Polito talks small bridges, best practices, and partnerships in Western Massachusetts

On Gloucester Harbor, Governor Baker announces $39 million in life sciences and STEM grants

On Gloucester Harbor, Governor Baker announces $39 million in life sciences and STEM grants posted on Feb 17

On the campus of the Gloucester Marine Genomic Institute (GMGI), surrounded by students and some fishy specimens, Governor Charlie Baker reaffirmed that Massachusetts is the most innovative state in the nation, and a global leader in the life sciences. And in order advance that primacy,   …Continue Reading On Gloucester Harbor, Governor Baker announces $39 million in life sciences and STEM grants

In Brief: Health Connector's record enrollment, Justice Elspeth Cypher nominated to SJC, MBTA passes snow test

In Brief: Health Connector’s record enrollment, Justice Elspeth Cypher nominated to SJC, MBTA passes snow test posted on Feb 10

Governor Baker marks Health Connector’s record enrollment and strong customer service On Monday, Governor Baker visited the Health Connector team as they announced the results of The Connector’s recent Open Enrollment period that ended last week. The Connector successfully managed the highest enrollment totals of the   …Continue Reading In Brief: Health Connector’s record enrollment, Justice Elspeth Cypher nominated to SJC, MBTA passes snow test