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Governor Baker signs legislation giving local government additional tools Posted on Aug 10

Governor Baker signs legislation giving local government additional tools

On Tuesday, August 9th, Governor Baker signed into law H. 4565, An Act modernizing municipal finance and government, in a ceremony attended by dozens of local officials, legislators, and other stakeholders. The bill, known commonly as the Municipal Modernization Bill, is based on four foundational goals, designed   …Continue Reading Governor Baker signs legislation giving local government additional tools

Governor Baker files legislation to “weed whack” outdated state rules, streamline local government Posted on Dec 9

Governor Baker files legislation to "weed whack" outdated state rules, streamline local government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truly modernize the interactions between state   …Continue Reading Governor Baker files legislation to “weed whack” outdated state rules, streamline local government

Our Week: Parkway Little League, Alzheimer’s Disease Forum, LED Conversion, and MBTA Reform Posted on Apr 24

This week Governor Baker helped open the new AT&T Store of the Future on Boylston Street in Boston, joined Mayor Walsh in throwing out the first pitch for the Parkway Little League Opening Day in West Roxbury, and spoke at a symposium on Alzheimer’s Disease   …Continue Reading Our Week: Parkway Little League, Alzheimer’s Disease Forum, LED Conversion, and MBTA Reform