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Check out this week’s Bay State Brief:

On Monday, Governor Patrick attended Brockton’s Annual Youth Summit. Later that day, Governor Patrick nominated Judge Barbara A. Lenk to serve as an Associate Justice to the Supreme Judicial Court. 

Tuesday, the Governor hosted a Health Care Reform Forum at the State House to discuss his plan for lowering the cost of quality health care. That afternoon, the Governor visited Brandeis University for the Global Trade Summit. The Governor discussed his trade mission and the administration’s work promoting Massachusetts businesses in the global economy. 

Thursday, Governor Patrick celebrated Agriculture Day at the State House with local farmers and representatives from the agricultural industry.

  Agriculture Day  

Here are just a few recent updates from around your state government blogosphere:

  • Richard Chacon of HHS commemorates the U.S. Refugee Act as a path for starting over. Last year, Massachusetts welcomed about 2,400 refugees to resettle in the state.
  • Marion Larson of the EEA talks about the Barred Owls that can be spotted in the state’s forests in the EEA’s Great Outdoors Blog.
 

 

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