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A budget signed, a budget filed, and an MBTA board created Posted on Jul 18

A budget signed, a budget filed, and an MBTA board created

On Friday, July 17, Governor Charlie Baker put pen to paper on his first state budget, signing the $38.117 billion budget into law with Lt. Governor Polito, Secretary Lepore, and Secretary Pollack around him. In a break from previous budget cycles, the FY16 plan holds   …Continue Reading A budget signed, a budget filed, and an MBTA board created

Craisins, Creams, and College Hockey Posted on Jun 10

Craisins, Creams, and College Hockey

In a day filled with white lab coats, hard hats, and hairnets, Governor Charlie Baker visited two Massachusetts businesses that have been vital contributors to our state’s unique and vibrant economy. Ocean Spray Cranberries and Garelick Farms, two companies that originated in Massachusetts, produce several   …Continue Reading Craisins, Creams, and College Hockey

Reforming the MBTA, Planning for Next Winter Posted on Jun 5

Reforming the MBTA, Planning for Next Winter

The unrelenting snow of this past winter revealed significant problems in our public transportation system, and our legislation “An Act for a Reliable, Sustainable MBTA” includes several reforms to address more overarching issues that have left Massachusetts without the world-class public transportation system it deserves.   …Continue Reading Reforming the MBTA, Planning for Next Winter

Our Week: National Guard Muster, One Boston Day, MassEcon, and Prostate Cancer Awareness Posted on Apr 17

This week Governor Baker faced off against Boston Mayor Marty Walsh in Roxbury at the annual Shamrock Shootout Tournament, addressed the 378th National Guard Muster in Salem, presented the Soldiers Medal to Capt. Stephen Fiola and Sgt. 1st Class Bernard Madore for their heroic actions during   …Continue Reading Our Week: National Guard Muster, One Boston Day, MassEcon, and Prostate Cancer Awareness