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MassWorks: Investing in local infrastructure, unlocking jobs, housing and economic development Posted on Nov 18

MassWorks: Investing in local infrastructure, unlocking jobs, housing and economic development

From large Gateway Cities to small, rural communities, the Baker-Polito Administration is investing in public infrastructure upgrades unlocking private investments to support housing production, economic development, and job creation. Infrastructure projects awarded in the 2016 MassWorks Infrastructure Grant program round (34 grants in 33 communities) will   …Continue Reading MassWorks: Investing in local infrastructure, unlocking jobs, housing and economic development

Governor Baker signs legislation requiring preservation of sexual assault evidence Posted on Oct 25

Governor Baker signs legislation requiring preservation of sexual assault evidence

After signing H. 4364, An Act relative to the preservation of evidence for victims of rape and sexual assault, Governor Baker handed the pen he used to Amanda Nguyen. Nguyen is the president and founder of Rise, an organization that advocates for the rights of   …Continue Reading Governor Baker signs legislation requiring preservation of sexual assault evidence

PHOTOS: Governor Baker visits with Springfield, Holyoke students to talk college affordability, dual enrollment Posted on Oct 6

PHOTOS: Governor Baker visits with Springfield, Holyoke students to talk college affordability, dual enrollment

On Tuesday, Governor Charlie Baker headed out west to talk with Springfield High School seniors about college affordability and the Commonwealth Commitment program during the Go Higher! College Assembly. He also joined Education Secretary Jim Peyser, Commissioner Mitchell Chester, Receiver Stephen Zrike, Mayor Alex Morse, and   …Continue Reading PHOTOS: Governor Baker visits with Springfield, Holyoke students to talk college affordability, dual enrollment

At Animal Rescue League, Governor Baker highlights regulatory reform progress Posted on Oct 4

At Animal Rescue League, Governor Baker highlights regulatory reform progress

Nikki the rabbit and Mischief the cat were two of the animals introduced to Governor Baker, Lt. Governor Polito, and Administration and Finance Secretary Kristen Lepore during a visit to the Animal Rescue League of Boston (ARL) on Monday. State officials were there to highlight significant changes   …Continue Reading At Animal Rescue League, Governor Baker highlights regulatory reform progress

In Brief: ALS ONE plate, Nashoba Valley Winery, youth residential center, protections for people with disabilities Posted on Sep 30

In Brief: ALS ONE plate, Nashoba Valley Winery, youth residential center, protections for people with disabilities

New ALS ONE license plate launched Flanked by a mock-up of a new charitable Massachusetts license plate, Governor Baker and Lt. Governor Polito joined leaders in ALS research and care from across the Commonwealth to celebrate the unity and commitment to work together to expedite   …Continue Reading In Brief: ALS ONE plate, Nashoba Valley Winery, youth residential center, protections for people with disabilities

Governor Baker, Lt. Governor Polito announce investments to further bolster manufacturing workforce Posted on Sep 29

Governor Baker, Lt. Governor Polito announce investments to further bolster manufacturing workforce

Standing before hundreds of leaders and managers from the Commonwealth’s manufacturing industry, Governor Baker and Lt. Governor both spoke to the strong future the industry has here with a hat tip to Massachusetts’s long history of “making things.” On the occasion of the third Advanced Manufacturing Summit,   …Continue Reading Governor Baker, Lt. Governor Polito announce investments to further bolster manufacturing workforce

Governor Baker, MBTA launch innovative program to enlist Uber, Lyft to better serve paratransit customers Posted on Sep 16

Governor Baker, MBTA launch innovative program to enlist Uber, Lyft to better serve paratransit customers

On the campus of the Perkins School for the Blind, Governor Baker, Transportation Secretary Stephanie Pollack, and MBTA managers launched a first-of-its-kind innovative pilot program with ride-share companies Uber and Lyft to save costs and deliver more options for on-demand service to customers of the   …Continue Reading Governor Baker, MBTA launch innovative program to enlist Uber, Lyft to better serve paratransit customers

Baker-Polito Administration program advances public-private partnerships to modernize public housing Posted on Sep 15

Baker-Polito Administration program advances public-private partnerships to modernize public housing

On Wednesday, Governor Baker and Undersecretary Chrystal Kornegay were in Chelsea to launch an innovative new housing program and award its first two grants totaling $600,000. The Partnership to Expand Housing Opportunities program invites local housing authorities with state public housing units to partner with a   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration program advances public-private partnerships to modernize public housing

At Quincy Walgreens, Governor Baker announces medication disposal program Posted on Sep 8

At Quincy Walgreens, Governor Baker announces medication disposal program

Governor Baker, joined by state and local officials, announced that Walgreens is the first pharmacy in Massachusetts to launch a new safe and convenient medication disposal program to reduce prescription drug misuse during a visit to a Quincy store with one of the new kiosks. Walgreens   …Continue Reading At Quincy Walgreens, Governor Baker announces medication disposal program

In Brief: STEM at BHCC, Springfield Rail Car Factory, MassWorks in Plymouth, Seaport Council in Fairhaven, Campus Fire Safety Posted on Sep 2

In Brief: STEM at BHCC, Springfield Rail Car Factory, MassWorks in Plymouth, Seaport Council in Fairhaven, Campus Fire Safety

Governor Baker, Lt. Governor Polito visit STEM Starter Academy Governor Baker and Lt. Governor Polito both got a chance to visit the first day of the STEM Starter Academy at Bunker Hill Community College on Monday, August 22, 2016. Governor Baker, Lieutenant Governor Polito, House Speaker   …Continue Reading In Brief: STEM at BHCC, Springfield Rail Car Factory, MassWorks in Plymouth, Seaport Council in Fairhaven, Campus Fire Safety