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

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Connecting with Seniors across the Commonwealth Posted on Nov 12

Connecting with Seniors across the Commonwealth

Posted by: Secretary Ann L. Hartstein, Executive Office of Elder Affairs Having been involved with seniors most of my professional life, I am deeply committed to the idea that if I want to know what people are thinking and what they want, I have to   …Continue Reading Connecting with Seniors across the Commonwealth

Talking with teens in Springfield Posted on Oct 29

Talking with teens in Springfield

Posted by: Elizabeth Clay, Director of Grassroots Governance Last Wednesday afternoon, we met with thirty Springfield Coalition Youth Ambassadors from different neighborhoods in Springfield as a part of the fall listening tour. They told us what they liked about living in Springfield and Massachusetts in   …Continue Reading Talking with teens in Springfield

National Day of Service and Remembrance Posted on Sep 11

National Day of Service and Remembrance

Deval Patrick Governor, Commonwealth of Massachusetts View Governor’s Bio Today, I am remembering the sons and daughters of our Commonwealth and the thousands of others who were lost eight years ago in the tragedy of September 11th, 2001. That day, forever etched in our collective   …Continue Reading National Day of Service and Remembrance