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Earth Week 2016: Baker-Polito Administration awards grants for green projects Posted on Apr 26

Earth Week 2016: Baker-Polito Administration awards grants for green projects

  There was plenty going on as the Baker-Polito Administration celebrated Earth Week 2016 (April 17-23). Over the course of the week, the Administration awarded millions of dollars in grants to communities across the Commonwealth to support a variety of green initiatives. These projects have   …Continue Reading Earth Week 2016: Baker-Polito Administration awards grants for green projects

Hydropower bill receives bipartisan support from former EEA secretaries Posted on Mar 23

Hydropower bill receives bipartisan support from former EEA secretaries

On Tuesday, March 22, Governor Charlie Baker received bipartisan support from three former secretaries of Energy and Environmental Affairs for the Baker-Polito Administration’s efforts to diversify the Commonwealth’s energy portfolio with the generation of hydropower. “I appreciate the support from our state’s former top energy   …Continue Reading Hydropower bill receives bipartisan support from former EEA secretaries

ANNOTATED: Governor Baker’s “State of the Commonwealth” Address Posted on Jan 29

ANNOTATED: Governor Baker’s “State of the Commonwealth” Address

“Mr. Speaker. Mr. President. Members of the House and Senate. Fellow Constitutional Officers. And Members of the Governor’s Council. “Mr. Chief Justice and Members of the Judiciary. Members of the Cabinet and my Administration. “Senators Warren and Markey. Members of Congress. Sheriffs. District Attorneys. Mayors.   …Continue Reading ANNOTATED: Governor Baker’s “State of the Commonwealth” Address

Diversifying Our Energy Portfolio, Supporting Coastal Communities Posted on Aug 26

Diversifying Our Energy Portfolio, Supporting Coastal Communities

In a continued effort to stabilize New England’s electricity rates while meeting the Commonwealth’s Global Warming Solutions Act (GWSA) goals, the Baker-Polito Administration has filed two bills this summer to diversify the state’s energy portfolio. In July, legislation was filed to facilitate the procurement of cost-effective,   …Continue Reading Diversifying Our Energy Portfolio, Supporting Coastal Communities