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Governor Baker and Boston Mayor Walsh announce expanded early college program

Governor Baker and Boston Mayor Walsh announce expanded early college program posted on May 23

Governor Charlie Baker and Mayor Martin J. Walsh joined Massachusetts Maritime Academy and Boston Public School officials to announce the expansion of a dual enrollment program that will guarantee admission to the maritime college. College officials also pledged to fully-fund financial aid needs for qualified   …Continue Reading Governor Baker and Boston Mayor Walsh announce expanded early college program

Governor Baker talks technology and the Massachusetts digital economy on Bloomberg TV posted on May 10

On Monday, Governor Charlie Baker discussed the Massachusetts tech industry with Bloomberg’s Caroline Hyde on “Bloomberg Technology.”

An annual spring tradition, Governor Baker and local students stock trout at Jamaica Pond

An annual spring tradition, Governor Baker and local students stock trout at Jamaica Pond posted on Apr 28

Governor Charlie Baker joined Energy and Environmental Affairs Secretary Matthew Beaton, Department of Fish and Game Commissioner George Peterson, local legislators, City of Boston officials and students from Mary Curley Elementary to help the Division of Fisheries and Wildlife stock Jamaica Pond in Boston with   …Continue Reading An annual spring tradition, Governor Baker and local students stock trout at Jamaica Pond

Baker-Polito Administration Proposes Modernizing the Laws that Govern Explicit Images posted on Apr 26

The Baker-Polito Administration filed legislation modernizing the laws governing the distribution of sexually explicit images and empowering District Attorneys with additional tools to protect children. Governor Charlie Baker and Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito announced the filing of An Act Relative to the Harmful Distribution of   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration Proposes Modernizing the Laws that Govern Explicit Images

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Governor Baker signs legislation doubling Line of Duty Death benefit

Governor Baker signs legislation doubling Line of Duty Death benefit posted on Mar 31

Governor Baker and the Legislature announced on Tuesday, March 28th, the signing of a mid-year supplemental budget bill that included a provision to permanently double the line of death benefit for families of first responders from $150,000 to $300,000. This comes in the wake of   …Continue Reading Governor Baker signs legislation doubling Line of Duty Death benefit