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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

More Jobs, Less New Unemployment Filings Posted on Mar 17

More Jobs, Less New Unemployment Filings

Governor Patrick in Lowell in February.  There is some very good job growth news in the employment figures released today by the Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development. In February, Massachusetts gained 15,400 new sector jobs and the unemployment rate sank to 8.2%. That’s   …Continue Reading More Jobs, Less New Unemployment Filings

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

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

A Haven For Kids Thrives in Brockton Posted on Aug 10

A Haven For Kids Thrives in Brockton

Jeffrey Simon Director, MA Recovery & Reinvestment Office View Jeffrey’s Bio Entering the world of the Boys & Girls Club of Brockton is stepping into a whirlwind of activity. There are kids everywhere – on the basketball courts, in the teen lounge, in the game   …Continue Reading A Haven For Kids Thrives in Brockton