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 meeting of the National Governors’ Association, working with our federal partners on job growth and testifying before the United States Congress on health care reform.
Over the weekend, the Governor joined a roundtable of the nation’s Governors in a discussion on ABC’s This Week about the “state of the states” and Massachusetts’ strategy for growing jobs, protecting education and expanding health care. Watch part of his appearance below:
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