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Lt. Governor Polito recognizes Domestic Violence Awareness Month, awards $2.8 million to combat violence against women Posted on Oct 17

Lt. Governor Polito recognizes Domestic Violence Awareness Month, awards $2.8 million to combat violence against women

Recognizing October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Lt. Governor Karyn Polito joined Undersecretary of Law Enforcement Jennifer Queally, members of the the Governor Baker’s Council to Address Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence, legislators, and advocates at a Statehouse event awarding nearly $3 million in grants to combat   …Continue Reading Lt. Governor Polito recognizes Domestic Violence Awareness Month, awards $2.8 million to combat violence against women

Lt. Governor Polito Announces New State Police Unit, DCF Policies Targeting Human Trafficking Posted on Apr 6

Lt. Governor Polito Announces New State Police Unit, DCF Policies Targeting Human Trafficking

On Tuesday, April 5, Governor Charlie Baker and Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito announced new policies in targeting human trafficking throughout the Commonwealth, working in cooperation with Massachusetts State Police and Department of Children and Families (DCF). The new policies include the creation of Massachusetts State   …Continue Reading Lt. Governor Polito Announces New State Police Unit, DCF Policies Targeting Human Trafficking

Our Week: New England Governors Energy Summit, Remembering the Armenian Genocide, Opening Day in Dorchester, and Combating Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Posted on May 1

Last Thursday, Governor Charlie Baker traveled to Connecticut to meet with the other New England governors to discuss the energy needs of the region. Governor Baker also participated in a ceremony at the State House commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Armenian genocide. On Saturday,   …Continue Reading Our Week: New England Governors Energy Summit, Remembering the Armenian Genocide, Opening Day in Dorchester, and Combating Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence

Re-Launching the Governor’s Council on Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Posted on Apr 27

Re-Launching the Governor's Council on Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence

Governor Baker and Lieutenant Governor Polito, joined by Attorney General Maura Healey, unveiled an executive order to re-launch the Governor’s Council to address sexual assault and domestic violence. The executive order elevates the council to the Governor’s Office and names Lt. Governor Karyn Polito as the   …Continue Reading Re-Launching the Governor’s Council on Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence