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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

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

Giving the People a Reliable and Affordable MBTA Posted on May 12

Giving the People a Reliable and Affordable MBTA

The MBTA is a major part of our circulatory system. It pumps life throughout our neighborhoods, our cities, and our towns. It carries us back and forth to work, to school, to the hospital, to our parks, to our restaurants and theaters, to our main   …Continue Reading Giving the People a Reliable and Affordable MBTA

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