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Governor Baker authorizes $200 million for roadway construction projects Posted on Apr 15

Governor Baker authorizes $200 million for roadway construction projects

On Thursday, April 14, Governor Charlie Baker authorized $200 million in Chapter 90 transportation funds for municipalities across the Commonwealth as construction season approaches. These projects will include roadway improvements as well as bridge projects and landscaping. “Fulfilling the state’s commitment to support municipalities and   …Continue Reading Governor Baker authorizes $200 million for roadway construction projects

Governor Baker files legislation to “weed whack” outdated state rules, streamline local government Posted on Dec 9

Governor Baker files legislation to "weed whack" outdated state rules, streamline local government

On Monday, December 7th, Governor Charlie Baker and Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito stood before a large and frequently cheering crowd of local officials to introduce the bill, “An Act to Modernize Municipal Finance and Government.” The historic bill will truly modernize the interactions between state   …Continue Reading Governor Baker files legislation to “weed whack” outdated state rules, streamline local government