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Our 2nd Annual Performance Management Conference Posted on May 3

Our 2nd Annual Performance Management Conference

Mark Fine, Director of Strategic Planning and Performance Improvement, Executive Office for Administration and Finance At the end of March, the Commonwealth held its 2nd annual performance management conference (MassResults: Building a Results-oriented Government), hosted by the Collins Center for Public Management at UMass Boston.   …Continue Reading Our 2nd Annual Performance Management Conference

Welcome to a New School Year Posted on Sep 4

Welcome to a New School Year

Governor Deval Patrick  Visit Official Website As schools across the Commonwealth open their doors this week, I’d like to welcome students, teachers and staff to the start of a new school year.  New beginnings are often both exciting and challenging, and this one will be   …Continue Reading Welcome to a New School Year

Bay State Briefs: Students from North Attleboro, Road Crews in Tewksbury and International Innovation Posted on Feb 11

It’s been another busy week in the Governor’s office. What do students from North Attleboro, biopharmaceuticals in Billerica and the British Ambassador to the United States have in common? Watch this week’s Bay State Brief to find out: Here are a few other highlights from   …Continue Reading Bay State Briefs: Students from North Attleboro, Road Crews in Tewksbury and International Innovation

Innovation in Education: Gateway Cities, 2010 in Review Posted on Feb 9

Education remains a top priority for the Patrick-Murray administration. It has to be. As the Governor says, it’s our “global calling card” – people around the world know Massachusetts for its strong education and smart students. And the good news keeps coming in – today   …Continue Reading Innovation in Education: Gateway Cities, 2010 in Review

There are 3,000 youth waiting for you! Posted on Jan 20

There are 3,000 youth waiting for you!

Cynthia Orellana Director, Commonwealth Corps   As I reflect upon my youth, I can remember the different supportive adults who were there to lend an ear and guide me through moments of discovery and help me become much of who I am today.  For many young   …Continue Reading There are 3,000 youth waiting for you!

Inauguration Live Updates Posted on Jan 6

1:23 pm The Governor and Lt. Governor have left the Chamber. The Open House will begin at 1:30 at the Grand Staircase in the State House. This is free and open to the public. 1:21pm Governor Patrick and Lt. Governor Murray are making their way   …Continue Reading Inauguration Live Updates

Governor Patrick’s First Term in Review Posted on Jan 6

We hope you enjoy this video featuring highlights of Governor Patrick’s first term in office. As we start a second term, we look forward to continuing to work to move the Commonwealth and it’s residents forward.

Bay State Briefs: August 13, 2010 Posted on Aug 18

Bay State Briefs: August 13, 2010

Matt Bennett Production Manager and Photographer, Office of the Governor   Have you seen “Bay State Briefs” on YouTube? Each episode highlights recent accomplishments of the Patrick-Murray administration. The August 13 episode takes a look at recent economic development projects such as the SouthField East-West   …Continue Reading Bay State Briefs: August 13, 2010

Creating More Jobs: Our Small Business Jobs Bill Posted on Feb 10

Creating More Jobs: Our Small Business Jobs Bill

Deval Patrick Governor, Commonwealth of Massachusetts View Governor’s Bio This morning I addressed the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce to outline our new Small Business Jobs Bill. From the very beginning of our administration, our number one goal has been to create jobs and a   …Continue Reading Creating More Jobs: Our Small Business Jobs Bill