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Earth Week 2016: Baker-Polito Administration awards grants for green projects Posted on Apr 26

Earth Week 2016: Baker-Polito Administration awards grants for green projects

  There was plenty going on as the Baker-Polito Administration celebrated Earth Week 2016 (April 17-23). Over the course of the week, the Administration awarded millions of dollars in grants to communities across the Commonwealth to support a variety of green initiatives. These projects have   …Continue Reading Earth Week 2016: Baker-Polito Administration awards grants for green projects

Governor Baker announces investments in nanoscale technology Posted on Apr 21

Governor Baker announces investments in nanoscale technology

On Tuesday, April 19, the Baker-Polito Administration announced a $3 million investment in a project led by Northeastern University to develop nanoscale objects that will change the economic development of the future. The grant to Northeastern’s George J. Kostas Research Institute for Homeland Security will   …Continue Reading Governor Baker announces investments in nanoscale technology

Lt. Governor Polito Announces New State Police Unit, DCF Policies Targeting Human Trafficking Posted on Apr 6

Lt. Governor Polito Announces New State Police Unit, DCF Policies Targeting Human Trafficking

On Tuesday, April 5, Governor Charlie Baker and Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito announced new policies in targeting human trafficking throughout the Commonwealth, working in cooperation with Massachusetts State Police and Department of Children and Families (DCF). The new policies include the creation of Massachusetts State   …Continue Reading Lt. Governor Polito Announces New State Police Unit, DCF Policies Targeting Human Trafficking

Governor Baker announces $9.3 Million towards VocTech training, equipment Posted on Feb 29

Governor Baker announces $9.3 Million towards VocTech training, equipment

On Thursday, February 25, Governor Charlie Baker and Lt. Governor Karyn Polito announced $9.3 million in workforce skills equipment grants to 35 high schools, community colleges and vocational training providers across the Commonwealth during a press conference at the State House. The funding will be   …Continue Reading Governor Baker announces $9.3 Million towards VocTech training, equipment

Baker-Polito Administration files “Opportunities for All” economic development legislation Posted on Jan 29

Baker-Polito Administration files “Opportunities for All” economic development legislation

Joined by Housing and Economic Development Secretary Jay Ash, Governor Charlie Baker and Lt. Governor Karyn Polito announced the filing of a bill to advance job creation and economic growth on Thursday, January 29, 2016. The bill will accomplish this by empowering communities and regions to   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration files “Opportunities for All” economic development legislation

Governor Baker announces inaugural grant funding to urban communities Posted on Jan 15

Governor Baker announces inaugural grant funding to urban communities

On Wednesday, January 13, Governor Charlie Baker and Lt. Governor Karyn Polito announced the inaugural round of awards from the Commonwealth’s Urban Agenda Grant Program during an event attended by dozens of town and city officials, as well as non-profit organization representatives. The combined $3 million in grant funding   …Continue Reading Governor Baker announces inaugural grant funding to urban communities

Tweet Stream: Baker-Polito Administration’s #WMass Cabinet Meeting and Visits Posted on Dec 20

Tweet Stream: Baker-Polito Administration's #WMass Cabinet Meeting and Visits

Governor Charlie Baker, Lt. Governor Karyn Polito and cabinet secretaries convened in Springfield on Friday, December 18, for their weekly cabinet meeting, followed by a series of events across Hampden, Hampshire, Franklin, and Berkshire counties showcasing regional initiatives and seeking community input as part of Governor   …Continue Reading Tweet Stream: Baker-Polito Administration’s #WMass Cabinet Meeting and Visits

Governor Baker files legislation to “weed whack” outdated state rules, streamline local government Posted on Dec 9

Governor Baker files legislation to "weed whack" outdated state rules, streamline local government

On Monday, December 7th, Governor Charlie Baker and Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito stood before a large and frequently cheering crowd of local officials to introduce the bill, “An Act to Modernize Municipal Finance and Government.” The historic bill will truly modernize the interactions between state   …Continue Reading Governor Baker files legislation to “weed whack” outdated state rules, streamline local government

During Western Massachusetts stops, Governor Baker talks Pre-K and Affordable Housing Posted on Sep 16

During Western Massachusetts stops, Governor Baker talks Pre-K and Affordable Housing

Governor Charlie Baker spent the day in Western Massachusetts on Tuesday, September 15th. He began his day with a visit to Lt. Clayre P. Sullivan School in Holyoke, MA to tour one of the 45 new preschool classrooms that are opening this school year with   …Continue Reading During Western Massachusetts stops, Governor Baker talks Pre-K and Affordable Housing

Tax Relief for Working Families Posted on Aug 7

Tax Relief for Working Families

It may be the first week of August and many might be on vacation, but Governor Charlie Baker and his signing pen have been active bringing tax relief to working families and consumers in Massachusetts. On Wednesday, Governor Baker signed into law the first increase   …Continue Reading Tax Relief for Working Families