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Bay State Briefs: Fire Fighters, CHAMPS and Social Workers Posted on Apr 1

Bay State Briefs: Fire Fighters, CHAMPS and Social Workers

Welcome to another episode of Bay State Briefs! If you’re watching on Friday, April 1st, press YouTube’s “1911” button for some April Fools’ Day fun! This week Governor Patrick visited a tutoring program in Lynn and Marblehead, fire fighters in Boston and welcomed social workers   …Continue Reading Bay State Briefs: Fire Fighters, CHAMPS and Social Workers

Bay State Briefs: Travel Abroad and Tourism At Home Posted on Mar 25

The Bay State Briefs is back! Check out this episode to learn more about the Governor’s economic development mission to Israel and the UK, a conference on tourism in Massachusetts, a new community colleges program and much more. Click here to read Governor Patrick’s remarks   …Continue Reading Bay State Briefs: Travel Abroad and Tourism At Home

The (Updated) Patrick-Murray Agenda Posted on Mar 24

The (Updated) Patrick-Murray Agenda

We have some new online tools to help you stay up-to-date with our progress on the Governor’s agenda and get a sense for how each policy proposal fits into the broader goals that Governor Patrick laid out in his second Inaugural Address. Learning more about the   …Continue Reading The (Updated) Patrick-Murray Agenda

Providing access and opportunity, with help from stimulus Posted on Mar 22

Providing access and opportunity, with help from stimulus

Jeffrey Simon Director, MA Recovery & Reinvestment Office View Jeffrey’s Bio There were two developments in Massachusetts recently that readers might have overlooked but both of these projects will have enormous impact on a significant number of people in the state. The first is that   …Continue Reading Providing access and opportunity, with help from stimulus

Innovation Economy Partnership 2011: UK – Day Three Posted on Mar 16

Innovation Economy Partnership 2011: UK – Day Three

Governor Patrick meets with Speaker of the House of Commons John Bercow, (Photo credit: Matt Campion, Britsh Consulate General Boston) Today, Governor Patrick and delegation members focused on a series of meetings with members of the British Parliament and representatives of the government to discuss economic   …Continue Reading Innovation Economy Partnership 2011: UK – Day Three

Innovation Economy Partnership 2011: UK – Day Two Posted on Mar 15

Innovation Economy Partnership 2011: UK – Day Two

Governor Patrick and global stem cell leaders sign an agreement between Massachusetts and the UK to share best practices for stem cell banking. (Kim Haberlin, EOHED) Lots more news today out of the UK. The Governor and members of the delegation traveled to the National Institute for   …Continue Reading Innovation Economy Partnership 2011: UK – Day Two

Making a Difference: ABCD Corps Shines Posted on Mar 14

Making a Difference: ABCD Corps Shines

Cynthia Orellana Director, Commonwealth Corps Last Wednesday I had the opportunity to meet with 13 very inspiring and committed Commonwealth Corps members serving with Action for Boston Community Development, Inc. (ABCD). We sat down to talk about their service experience, what they have learned so   …Continue Reading Making a Difference: ABCD Corps Shines

Innovation Economy Partnership 2011: UK – Day One Posted on Mar 14

Innovation Economy Partnership 2011: UK – Day One

Governor Patrick meets United States Ambassador to Great Britain Louis Susman On to the UK! Yesterday, Governor Patrick and members of the delegation arrived in the United Kingdom and were greeted by British Consul General Dr. Phil Budden at Heathrow Airport. Today is their first full   …Continue Reading Innovation Economy Partnership 2011: UK – Day One

The Week in Israel: Innovation Mission Part 1 Wrap Up Posted on Mar 11

Today is the last day in Israel for many members of the Massachusetts delegation. Check out a slideshow of photos from the trip above and catch up on our coverage of each day with our previous blog posts: Day One: MassChallenge kickoff in Tel Aviv (now   …Continue Reading The Week in Israel: Innovation Mission Part 1 Wrap Up

Innovation Economy Partnership 2011: Israel – Day Four Posted on Mar 10

Innovation Economy Partnership 2011: Israel – Day Four

Governor Patrick meets Israeli President Shimon Peres. It was another busy day in Israel for Governor Patrick and the rest of the Massachusetts Innovation Economy Partnership Mission. The delegation spent the day in Jerusalem, holding meetings with senior government officials and Israeli entrepreneurs. The delegation   …Continue Reading Innovation Economy Partnership 2011: Israel – Day Four