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Remembering and Looking Forward: Black History Month Posted on Feb 8

Remembering and Looking Forward: Black History Month

Throughout the month of February, the Patrick-Murray Administration will host a series of events and discussions across the Commonwealth to celebrate Black History Month, commemorating the past, present and future of African-American culture in Massachusetts. Part of the celebration is a video highlighting the contributions   …Continue Reading Remembering and Looking Forward: Black History Month

State of the Commonwealth 2012 Posted on Jan 25

State of the Commonwealth 2012

On January 23, 2012, Governor Deval Patrick delivered his fourth State of the Commonwealth address. In his address he promoted an ambitious agenda on getting people back to work, lowering health care costs and strengthening public safety. In each of these areas, the Governor again   …Continue Reading State of the Commonwealth 2012

Join Us on January 25 to Black Out Bullying Posted on Jan 13

Hi, my name is Emaan Syed and I am the Essex County representative on the Governor’s Youth Council.  I live in North Andover and am studying at Umass Amherst. The Council narrowed down two main issues we wanted to focus on during our term; youth   …Continue Reading Join Us on January 25 to Black Out Bullying

The Annual State House Menorah Lighting Posted on Dec 19

The Annual State House Menorah Lighting

The holiday season continues tomorrow in Nurses’ Hall with the Annual State House Menorah Lighting.  Governor Patrick will join Senate President Murray and Speaker DeLeo, along with the other Constitutional Officers, in celebrating the first night of Hanukkah. Each year this event is hosted by   …Continue Reading The Annual State House Menorah Lighting

Holiday Festivities at the State House Posted on Dec 9

Holiday Festivities at the State House

Rose Arruda Event Outreach Department of Argiculture  Squeals of delight will once again echo through Nurses’ Hall to the front lawn of the State House during the Annual Tree Lighting event on Monday, December 12, as nearly 150 children (and many adults) will gather for   …Continue Reading Holiday Festivities at the State House

Hiring and Supporting Massachusetts Veterans Throughout the Year Posted on Nov 15

Hiring and Supporting Massachusetts Veterans Throughout the Year

Tim Murray Lt. Governor, Commonwealth of Massachusetts View Lt. Governor’s Bio Massachusetts leads the nation in providing services for veterans and military families thanks to the strong commitment of our taxpayers, policy makers and advocates.  During the month of November, more attention may be given   …Continue Reading Hiring and Supporting Massachusetts Veterans Throughout the Year

Remarks from Northeast Shingo Prize’s 2011 Annual Continuous Improvement Conference Posted on Oct 6

Remarks from Northeast Shingo Prize’s 2011 Annual Continuous Improvement Conference

Tim Murray Lt. Governor, Commonwealth of Massachusetts View Lt. Governor’s Bio Lieutenant Governor Timothy Murray was a featured speaker at today’s Northeast Shingo Prize’s 2011 Annual Continuous Improvement Conference. The theme of this year’s conference was “Made Lean in America,” which focused on how Lean   …Continue Reading Remarks from Northeast Shingo Prize’s 2011 Annual Continuous Improvement Conference

The Latest on Health Care Costs Posted on Jul 14

The Latest on Health Care Costs

Governor Patrick at a recent Summer Conversations forum in Milford. (Matt Bennett) The Governor and Lt. Governor are in the midst of their Summer Conversations tour, holding public forums with Massachusetts residents in communities across the Commonwealth. At each stop, one issue keeps coming up:   …Continue Reading The Latest on Health Care Costs

Raising Awareness to Help Unemployed Homeowners Posted on Jul 8

Raising Awareness to Help Unemployed Homeowners

Tim Murray Lt. Governor, Commonwealth of Massachusetts View Lt. Governor’s Bio Governor Patrick and I know there are homeowners across Massachusetts who have been impacted by the national economic downturn, resulting in missed mortgage payments and threats of foreclosure. Our administration continues to look for   …Continue Reading Raising Awareness to Help Unemployed Homeowners

2011 BIO Convention | Day Two Posted on Jun 29

2011 BIO Convention | Day Two

 Governor Patrick celebrating Vertex Pharmaceuticals’ expansion earlier this month. (Holland Hinman/Governor’s Office) Governor Patrick today continued participating in the 2011 International BIO Convention, promoting Massachusetts’ life sciences leadership and our strengths in the innovation economy.  After a breakfast with international corporate leaders and a roundtable discussion   …Continue Reading 2011 BIO Convention | Day Two