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State of the Commonwealth 2013 Preview Posted on Jan 16

State of the Commonwealth 2013 Preview

Governor Patrick delivering last year’s State of the Commonwealth. (Photo: Scott Eisen/Governor’s Office) This evening Governor Deval Patrick delivers his fifth State of the Commonwealth Address.  In his address, the Governor will call for a renewed investment in education and transportation to create opportunity across   …Continue Reading State of the Commonwealth 2013 Preview

Guten Tag from Dresden, Germany Posted on Sep 24

Guten Tag from Dresden, Germany

Tim Murray Lt. Governor, Commonwealth of Massachusetts View Lt. Governor’s Bio Guten Tag from Dresden, Germany! As Chair of the National Lieutenant Governors Association (NLGA), it is a tremendous opportunity to visit another country and promote the great synergies between Massachusetts and Germany.  Like Massachusetts,   …Continue Reading Guten Tag from Dresden, Germany

First Graders from Orchard Gardens Visit the White House Posted on Feb 29

First Graders from Orchard Gardens Visit the White House

President Barack Obama and Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick listen as Orchard Gardens Elementary School students recite Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech in the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House, Feb. 28, 2012.  (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza) On   …Continue Reading First Graders from Orchard Gardens Visit the White House

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

Massachusetts Shines in STEM – Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Posted on Jan 5

Adam Freudberg Director of Operations and Policy Advisor in the Office of Lt. Governor Timothy P. Murray Massachusetts is a leader in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education, workforce development, and job creation.  By working in partnership with government, academia, and industry, we are   …Continue Reading Massachusetts Shines in STEM – Science, Technology, Engineering and Math

Educating the next generation in solar energy Posted on Sep 12

Educating the next generation in solar energy

Jeffrey Simon Director, MA Recovery & Reinvestment Office View Jeffrey’s Bio One of the things that I love about Recovery Act-funded projects is the innovative way in which they often tackle more than one issue. I’m thinking specifically of a few stimulus-funded solar photovoltaic projects   …Continue Reading Educating the next generation in solar energy

Bay State Briefs: Youth Violence Prevention, Meeting the Summer Interns, Rebuilding Western MA & Vertex Posted on Jun 28

Welcome to another episode of Bay State Briefs This week, the Governor discusses youth violence prevention initiatives in Roxbury, meets his summer interns, honors 100 outstanding college bound high schoolers, discusses storm recovery and rebuilding in Western Massachusetts and celebrates the groundbreaking of the new   …Continue Reading Bay State Briefs: Youth Violence Prevention, Meeting the Summer Interns, Rebuilding Western MA & Vertex

Education Reform Update Posted on Jun 10

Education Reform Update

Governor Patrick with students at Stoneham High School. (Matt Bennett/Governor’s Office) There’s been a lot of activity on the education front lately, with the Governor and Lt. Governor’s team focused on implementing last year’s Education Reform bill and making sure that a great school is   …Continue Reading Education Reform Update