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Encouraging citizen participation in government and public policy with occasional posts from the Governor of Massachusetts

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The Fight to End Homelessness Goes to Worcester Posted on Nov 18

The Fight to End Homelessness Goes to Worcester

    Posted by: Liz Curtis, Executive Director, Massachusetts Interagency Council on Housing and Homelessness On Monday, November 16th, a group of homeless service providers, advocates and state agency representatives from across the state came together for a Peer Learning Session in Worcester. The session   …Continue Reading The Fight to End Homelessness Goes to Worcester

Serve the Commonwealth on a Board or Commission: Find Out How Posted on Nov 12

Serve the Commonwealth on a Board or Commission: Find Out How

  Posted by: Madelyn Grant, Senior Assistant Director, Governor’s Office of Boards and Commissions “And I will be calling on you each one of you to stay engaged, to bring forward your solutions, not just your problems, to suggest a better way, to keep your   …Continue Reading Serve the Commonwealth on a Board or Commission: Find Out How

Connecting with Seniors across the Commonwealth Posted on Nov 12

Connecting with Seniors across the Commonwealth

Posted by: Secretary Ann L. Hartstein, Executive Office of Elder Affairs Having been involved with seniors most of my professional life, I am deeply committed to the idea that if I want to know what people are thinking and what they want, I have to   …Continue Reading Connecting with Seniors across the Commonwealth

About This Blog Posted on Sep 28

This blog has a simple aim- to give you information and tools to communicate with state government on issues that matter to you. For over a year, the Governor’s Office published the Civic Engagement Times to highlight the civic engagement initiatives across all of state   …Continue Reading About This Blog

What is Transportation Reform? Posted on Sep 22

What is Transportation Reform?

Posted by: Jeff Mullan Incoming MassDOT Secretary and CEO By now, you’ve heard about the transportation reform bill.  On November 1, that legislation takes effect.  It eliminates the Massachusetts Turnpike Authority, the Massachusetts Highway Department, the Executive Office of Transportation and Public Works, and the   …Continue Reading What is Transportation Reform?

Get Email Updates Posted on Aug 27

We do not currently maintain email sign-up, but there are services you can use, some of which are provided for free, others of which are provided at a cost to the user. For example, Feed My Inbox, is one service that will allow you to   …Continue Reading Get Email Updates

Feedback Posted on Jul 17

Thanks for visiting our feedback post!  While we’ll work hard to cover a wide variety of topics related to civic engagement, there may be some things you’d like to hear more about or you might just have a comment or tip you’d like to share   …Continue Reading Feedback