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Governor Baker moves to leverage vacant or underutilized state land for economic development, affordable housing Posted on Feb 10

Governor Baker moves to leverage vacant or underutilized state land for economic development, affordable housing

Last October, Governor Baker outlined the Administration’s strategy for developing unused or underutilized Commonwealth properties into new opportunities for affordable or market-rate housing, reducing government expenses, or economic development, among other uses. And on Tuesday, February 10, Governor Baker and Boston Mayor Walsh announced one such   …Continue Reading Governor Baker moves to leverage vacant or underutilized state land for economic development, affordable housing

Governor Baker on Opioid Addiction: “The Status Quo is Unacceptable” Posted on Nov 16

Governor Baker on Opioid Addiction: "The Status Quo is Unacceptable"

On Monday, November 16, 2015, Governor Charlie Baker testified before the Joint Committee on Mental Health and Substance Abuse, alongside Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh and Christopher Barry-Smith, First Assistant Attorney General from Attorney General Maura Healey’s office, in support of the Governor’s bill, “An Act   …Continue Reading Governor Baker on Opioid Addiction: “The Status Quo is Unacceptable”

From Mayor Walsh to Sheriff Koutoujian, Governor Baker’s opioid legislation gaining support Posted on Oct 30

From Mayor Walsh to Sheriff Koutoujian, Governor Baker's opioid legislation gaining support

Since announcing his landmark legislation to help stem the tide of the opioid epidemic, Governor Charlie Baker has found support from Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh, the law enforcement community and more. In short, the Baker-Polito Administration’s proposal would limit first time opioid prescriptions to   …Continue Reading From Mayor Walsh to Sheriff Koutoujian, Governor Baker’s opioid legislation gaining support