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Fallon Rice – Governor’s Youth Council Posted on Aug 21

Written by: Fallon Rice of the Governor’s Youth Council   My name is Fallon Rice and I have been on the Governor’s Statewide Youth Council since November of 2011. I have always been involved in my community, and through that have made connections with many   …Continue Reading Fallon Rice – Governor’s Youth Council

Kit Freddura – Governor’s Youth Council Posted on Aug 21

Written by: Kit Freddura of the Governor’s Youth Council   The Governor’s Statewide Youth Council popped into my life very unexpectedly. One day my guidance counselor pulled me aside after class and handed me a packet about the Council. I had never heard of it before   …Continue Reading Kit Freddura – Governor’s Youth Council

Transit center promotes development in Franklin County Posted on May 10

Transit center promotes development in Franklin County

Jeffrey Simon Director, MA Recovery & Reinvestment Office View Jeffrey’s Bio Recently, I had the pleasure of attending the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the John W. Olver Transit Center in Greenfield with Governor Patrick, Lt. Governor Murray, and U.S. Representatives John Olver and Jim McGovern. This   …Continue Reading Transit center promotes development in Franklin County

Massachusetts Takes Aim at Red Tape Posted on Mar 5

Today Governor Deval Patrick will announce a strategy to reduce unnecessary regulatory burdens on Massachusetts businesses. The announcement will take place this afternoon at a meeting of The Alliance for Business Leadership. For more information about this strategy, here is an except from today’s Wall Street Journal:     …Continue Reading Massachusetts Takes Aim at Red Tape

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

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