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.
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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Youth Homelessness – Jack Duffy-Protentis – November 2013 posted on Nov 13
I was in the 3rd grade when my parents told me that I was losing my eye sight. I remember feeling relieved that the reason I was struggling in school was because of this thing called Stargardt’s Disease; and not because I was not smart. …Continue Reading Youth Homelessness – Jack Duffy-Protentis – November 2013
Raycela Dasher – Bristol County -October 2013 posted on Nov 13
As I looked at the stack of papers laid before me, I took a deep breath and prepared to write. These papers were more than just another assignment or application. These papers were a chance of a lifetime. As I looked to the top of …Continue Reading Raycela Dasher – Bristol County -October 2013
Education and youth homelessness // Written by: Mary Kate Roffey of the GSYC posted on Oct 4
Education and youth homelessness are two of the Governor’s Statewide Youth Council’s initiatives. Throughout the month of August, the GSYC decided to hold ‘Back to School’ drives to collect school supplies for homeless youth. This project allowed the GSYC to make progress on both issues …Continue Reading Education and youth homelessness // Written by: Mary Kate Roffey of the GSYC