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Experiencing Germany’s Innovation Economy Posted on Sep 28

Experiencing Germany’s Innovation Economy

Tim Murray Lt. Governor, Commonwealth of Massachusetts View Lt. Governor’s Bio Berlin is a diverse city with tremendous history.  After visiting Germany’s Federal Parliament, the Reichstag, I had a series of meetings that not only helped to capture this diversity but also opened up doors   …Continue Reading Experiencing Germany’s Innovation Economy

Learning about Germany’s Health Care System Posted on Sep 27

Learning about Germany’s Health Care System

Tim Murray Lt. Governor, Commonwealth of Massachusetts View Lt. Governor’s Bio While our Administration launched a new tool to help address health care cost containment in Massachusetts, I had the opportunity to meet representatives from the German Federal Ministry of Health to discuss Germany’s universal   …Continue Reading Learning about Germany’s Health Care System

Touring & Visiting Infrastructure Projects in Leipzig Posted on Sep 26

Touring & Visiting Infrastructure Projects in Leipzig

Tim Murray Lt. Governor, Commonwealth of Massachusetts View Lt. Governor’s Bio Today, the delegation and I received a comprehensive overview of infrastructure projects in Leipzig, the largest city in the state of Saxony.  Similar to Dresden, Leipzig has focused on economic renewal and redevelopment over   …Continue Reading Touring & Visiting Infrastructure Projects in Leipzig

Local Government in Saxony, Germany Posted on Sep 26

Local Government in Saxony, Germany

Tim Murray Lt. Governor, Commonwealth of Massachusetts View Lt. Governor’s Bio Today, the delegation of lieutenant governors and I met the Burgomeister (town mayor) of the Village of Lommatzsch.  Like municipalities back in the United States, towns in Saxony also face challenges within the community   …Continue Reading Local Government in Saxony, Germany

Dresden: Meeting BU Students, Touring the Technical University & NOVATIC Posted on Sep 24

Dresden: Meeting BU Students, Touring the Technical University & NOVATIC

Tim Murray Lt. Governor, Commonwealth of Massachusetts View Lt. Governor’s Bio Dresden is a beautiful city, located between the banks of the Elbe River. After the fire storms that swept through miles of Dresden during World War II and the collapse of the Berlin Wall   …Continue Reading Dresden: Meeting BU Students, Touring the Technical University & NOVATIC

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