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Encouraging citizen participation in government and public policy with occasional posts from the Governor of Massachusetts

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Innovation Economy Partnership 2011: Israel – Day Three Posted on Mar 9

Innovation Economy Partnership 2011: Israel – Day Three

Governor Patrick and the Massachusetts delegation kicked off day three of the mission with a visit to Haifa University. There they met with university leadership and students to discuss the wealth of economic and educational ties between Israel and Massachusetts. The next stop was a   …Continue Reading Innovation Economy Partnership 2011: Israel – Day Three

Bay State Briefs: Visiting Ashland, Brockton & West Bridgewater, Year Up & Remembering the Haiti Earthquake Posted on Feb 4

Welcome to the Weekly Wrap-Up, a new feature from the Office of Governor Deval Patrick. Each week, we’ll take a few minutes to debrief you on what Governor Patrick has done this week. We’ll kick off each wrap-up with another episode of our Golden Globe   …Continue Reading Bay State Briefs: Visiting Ashland, Brockton & West Bridgewater, Year Up & Remembering the Haiti Earthquake

The Fight to End Homelessness Goes to Worcester Posted on Nov 18

The Fight to End Homelessness Goes to Worcester

    Posted by: Liz Curtis, Executive Director, Massachusetts Interagency Council on Housing and Homelessness On Monday, November 16th, a group of homeless service providers, advocates and state agency representatives from across the state came together for a Peer Learning Session in Worcester. The session   …Continue Reading The Fight to End Homelessness Goes to Worcester

Serve the Commonwealth on a Board or Commission: Find Out How Posted on Nov 12

Serve the Commonwealth on a Board or Commission: Find Out How

  Posted by: Madelyn Grant, Senior Assistant Director, Governor’s Office of Boards and Commissions “And I will be calling on you each one of you to stay engaged, to bring forward your solutions, not just your problems, to suggest a better way, to keep your   …Continue Reading Serve the Commonwealth on a Board or Commission: Find Out How

Connecting with Seniors across the Commonwealth Posted on Nov 12

Connecting with Seniors across the Commonwealth

Posted by: Secretary Ann L. Hartstein, Executive Office of Elder Affairs Having been involved with seniors most of my professional life, I am deeply committed to the idea that if I want to know what people are thinking and what they want, I have to   …Continue Reading Connecting with Seniors across the Commonwealth

Engage with the MA Recovery and Reinvestment Office Posted on Nov 9

Engage with the MA Recovery and Reinvestment Office

Jeffrey Simon Director, MA Recovery & Reinvestment Office View Jeffrey’s Bio Greetings, I’m Jeffrey Simon.  I head up the Massachusetts Recovery and Reinvestment Office.  Governor Patrick has assigned our office the task of overseeing the federal stimulus program here in Massachusetts.  I’d like to fill   …Continue Reading Engage with the MA Recovery and Reinvestment Office

Talking with teens in Springfield Posted on Oct 29

Talking with teens in Springfield

Posted by: Elizabeth Clay, Director of Grassroots Governance Last Wednesday afternoon, we met with thirty Springfield Coalition Youth Ambassadors from different neighborhoods in Springfield as a part of the fall listening tour. They told us what they liked about living in Springfield and Massachusetts in   …Continue Reading Talking with teens in Springfield