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Improving the Business Climate for Licensed Professionals Posted on Jan 8

Expanding a regulatory reform effort that has already made doing business easier for thousands of businesses, Governor Patrick announced legislation to streamline and improve the licensing process and business climate for thousands of professional licensees throughout Massachusetts. The legislation is part of the Patrick-Murray Administration’s   …Continue Reading Improving the Business Climate for Licensed Professionals

Massachusetts Takes Aim at Red Tape Posted on Mar 5

Today Governor Deval Patrick will announce a strategy to reduce unnecessary regulatory burdens on Massachusetts businesses. The announcement will take place this afternoon at a meeting of The Alliance for Business Leadership. For more information about this strategy, here is an except from today’s Wall Street Journal:     …Continue Reading Massachusetts Takes Aim at Red Tape

2011 BIO Convention | Day One Posted on Jun 28

2011 BIO Convention | Day One

 Governor Patrick joins Pfizer in Massachusetts earlier this month. (Holland Hinman/Governor’s Office) Governor Patrick today arrived at the 2011 BIO International Convention in Washington, DC. BIO is a worldwide conference bringing together leaders in the life sciences industries, government and academia.  The Governor is meeting   …Continue Reading 2011 BIO Convention | Day One

Innovation Economy Partnership 2011: Israel – Day One Posted on Mar 7

Innovation Economy Partnership 2011: Israel – Day One

Governor Patrick and a delegation of leaders from Massachusetts’ business and academic communities have completed their first day in Tel Aviv, Israel, kicking off the Massachusetts Innovation Economy Partnership Mission. The members of the delegation have hit the ground running – here’s a quick recap of   …Continue Reading Innovation Economy Partnership 2011: Israel – Day One

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: 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

Dear Students: Stay Here Posted on Oct 4

Dear Students: Stay Here

October 4, 2010 Students of Massachusetts: My path to Massachusetts may be similar to your own. I’m originally from elsewhere, the South Side of Chicago. I came here as a teenager when a program called “A Better Chance” offered me just that – a chance   …Continue Reading Dear Students: Stay Here

Next stop, South Coast. Tell us what you think! Posted on Sep 28

Next stop, South Coast. Tell us what you think!

Posted by: Elizabeth Clay, Director of Grassroots Governance We had a great young adults discussion last Wednesday in Springfield- thanks to everyone who joined us. Topics spanned affordable housing, education and transportation between Greater Springfield and the  colleges in Hampshire county. For young entrepreneurs and   …Continue Reading Next stop, South Coast. Tell us what you think!

Are you planning on staying here? Thinking of leaving? Posted on Sep 21

Are you planning on staying here? Thinking of leaving?

Deval Patrick Governor, Commonwealth of Massachusetts View Governor’s Bio Young adulthood is an especially exciting time, filled with new opportunities and independence.  It can also be a particularly anxious time: not only are you embarking on a life of your own, you’re also often adjusting   …Continue Reading Are you planning on staying here? Thinking of leaving?