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Bay State Briefs: Health Care on the Road, Teen Equality and White Ribbon Day Posted on Mar 4

Bay State Briefs: Health Care on the Road, Teen Equality and White Ribbon Day

Time for your Bay State in Brief for the week! Watch our weekly episode below to learn more about the Governor’s health care proposal and his events this past week. The Governor spent the first part of the week in Washington, DC, attending the annual   …Continue Reading Bay State Briefs: Health Care on the Road, Teen Equality and White Ribbon Day

Bay State Briefs: Visiting Waltham, Barnstable High School & Rallying for Jobs Posted on Feb 25

It’s been another busy week in the Governor’s Office! This week, Governor Patrick travelled throughout the state promoting job creation and meeting with locals as they voice their concerns. On Tuesday, the Governor visited Career Opportunities in Hyannis to connect with unemployed youths and adults   …Continue Reading Bay State Briefs: Visiting Waltham, Barnstable High School & Rallying for Jobs

Bay State Briefs: Chinese New Year, Our National Guard and the Cost of Health Care Posted on Feb 18

Welcome back to the Weekly Wrap Up and your Bay State Brief for the week. It’s been an important week for the Patrick-Murray Administration. Catch our Bay State Brief below to hit the road with Governor and Lt. Governor as they make stops around the   …Continue Reading Bay State Briefs: Chinese New Year, Our National Guard and the Cost of Health Care

Bay State Briefs: Visiting Ashland, Brockton & West Bridgewater, Year Up & Remembering the Haiti Earthquake Posted on Feb 4

Welcome to the Weekly Wrap-Up, a new feature from the Office of Governor Deval Patrick. Each week, we’ll take a few minutes to debrief you on what Governor Patrick has done this week. We’ll kick off each wrap-up with another episode of our Golden Globe   …Continue Reading Bay State Briefs: Visiting Ashland, Brockton & West Bridgewater, Year Up & Remembering the Haiti Earthquake

Bay State Briefs: November 15-19 Posted on Nov 24

Bay State Briefs: November 15-19

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 November 15-19 episode takes a look at Yawkey Commuter Rail Station, the Commonwealth’s first net-zero energy   …Continue Reading Bay State Briefs: November 15-19

Helping Homeless Women Veterans Posted on May 6

Helping Homeless Women Veterans

Mary Kate Feeney Constituent Services Aide, Office of the Governor   Recently, Governor Patrick has held town meetings around the Commonwealth.  While the Governor attempts to answer every question, time constraints do get in the way. For the next several posts I’ll be answering some   …Continue Reading Helping Homeless Women Veterans

Improving Health Insurance for College Students Posted on Apr 7

Improving Health Insurance for College Students

David Morales Commissioner, Division of Health Care Finance and Policy   This week, Governor Patrick announced the culmination of an unprecedented collaborative effort amongst state and community colleges and state agencies to improve access to affordable student health insurance in Massachusetts.  As early as this August, state   …Continue Reading Improving Health Insurance for College Students