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Encouraging citizen participation in government and public policy with occasional posts from the Governor of Massachusetts

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Remarks from Northeast Shingo Prize’s 2011 Annual Continuous Improvement Conference Posted on Oct 6

Remarks from Northeast Shingo Prize’s 2011 Annual Continuous Improvement Conference

Tim Murray Lt. Governor, Commonwealth of Massachusetts View Lt. Governor’s Bio Lieutenant Governor Timothy Murray was a featured speaker at today’s Northeast Shingo Prize’s 2011 Annual Continuous Improvement Conference. The theme of this year’s conference was “Made Lean in America,” which focused on how Lean   …Continue Reading Remarks from Northeast Shingo Prize’s 2011 Annual Continuous Improvement Conference

Dear Students: Stay Here Posted on Oct 4

Dear Students: Stay Here

October 4, 2010 Students of Massachusetts: My path to Massachusetts may be similar to your own. I’m originally from elsewhere, the South Side of Chicago. I came here as a teenager when a program called “A Better Chance” offered me just that – a chance   …Continue Reading Dear Students: Stay Here

PACE: Greater New Bedford’s Response to Poverty Posted on Aug 23

PACE: Greater New Bedford’s Response to Poverty

Jeffrey Simon Director, MA Recovery & Reinvestment Office View Jeffrey’s Bio From the moment I walked into People Acting in Community Endeavors (PACE), an anti poverty agency in New Bedford, I could tell that there was something special about the place. Maybe it was how   …Continue Reading PACE: Greater New Bedford’s Response to Poverty

Delivering Food, Friendship and Care Posted on Apr 23

Delivering Food, Friendship and Care

Jeffrey Simon Director, MA Recovery & Reinvestment Office View Jeffrey’s Bio For my next visit on my stimulus tour of the state I went to Berkshire County. I really lucked out and after all of the rain we have had I got 2 beautiful days.   …Continue Reading Delivering Food, Friendship and Care

Engage with the MA Recovery and Reinvestment Office Posted on Nov 9

Engage with the MA Recovery and Reinvestment Office

Jeffrey Simon Director, MA Recovery & Reinvestment Office View Jeffrey’s Bio Greetings, I’m Jeffrey Simon.  I head up the Massachusetts Recovery and Reinvestment Office.  Governor Patrick has assigned our office the task of overseeing the federal stimulus program here in Massachusetts.  I’d like to fill   …Continue Reading Engage with the MA Recovery and Reinvestment Office