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THE WEEK: Governor Baker highlights housing, signs veterans bill; Lt. Governor Polito visits Hingham, Fall River Posted on Jul 15

THE WEEK: Governor Baker highlights housing, signs veterans bill; Lt. Governor Polito visits Hingham, Fall River

During the second week of July, Governor Charlie Baker brought attention to two developments, one transit-oriented housing project that just broke ground and another that is turning unused state assets into positive economic growth. Governor Baker also signed The H.O.M.E. Act, legislation providing additional support for members of   …Continue Reading THE WEEK: Governor Baker highlights housing, signs veterans bill; Lt. Governor Polito visits Hingham, Fall River

ANNOTATED: Governor Baker’s “State of the Commonwealth” Address Posted on Jan 29

ANNOTATED: Governor Baker’s “State of the Commonwealth” Address

“Mr. Speaker. Mr. President. Members of the House and Senate. Fellow Constitutional Officers. And Members of the Governor’s Council. “Mr. Chief Justice and Members of the Judiciary. Members of the Cabinet and my Administration. “Senators Warren and Markey. Members of Congress. Sheriffs. District Attorneys. Mayors.   …Continue Reading ANNOTATED: Governor Baker’s “State of the Commonwealth” Address

Governor Baker serves Thanksgiving meals, recognizes firefighters, signs Stolen Valor legislation Posted on Nov 23

Governor Baker serves Thanksgiving meals, recognizes firefighters, signs Stolen Valor legislation

On Sunday, November 22, Governor Charlie Baker and First Lady Lauren Baker were in Boston to volunteer with Boston Rescue Mission. As part of the 23rd Annual “Day of Thanks,” the Governor and First Lady joined the Reverend John Samaan, President and CEO of the Boston   …Continue Reading Governor Baker serves Thanksgiving meals, recognizes firefighters, signs Stolen Valor legislation

Governor Baker announces program to help veterans become homeowners, vouchers for homeless veterans Posted on Nov 12

Governor Baker announces program to help veterans become homeowners, vouchers for homeless veterans

On Veterans Day, Governor Charlie Baker, Lt. Governor Karyn Polito, Major General L. Scott Rice, and Secretary of Veterans’ Services Francisco Ureña expressed the Commonwealth’s gratitude to its veterans and Gold Star Families, including Congressional Medal of Honor recipient Thomas Hudner, during a ceremony in   …Continue Reading Governor Baker announces program to help veterans become homeowners, vouchers for homeless veterans

Governor Baker on Veterans Day: “Thank You from a Grateful Nation” Posted on Nov 11

Governor Baker on Veterans Day: “Thank You from a Grateful Nation”

Today at the Massachusetts State House, Governor Charlie Baker, Lt. Governor Karyn Polito, Major General L. Scott Rice, and Secretary of Veterans’ Services Francisco Ureña expressed the Commonwealth’s gratitude to its veterans and Gold Star Families, including Congressional Medal of Honor recipient Thomas Hudner. Governor   …Continue Reading Governor Baker on Veterans Day: “Thank You from a Grateful Nation”

Remembering our Vietnam Veterans, Gloucester’s Economic Development, and Listening to Small Business Owners Posted on Jul 10

Remembering our Vietnam Veterans, Gloucester’s Economic Development, and Listening to Small Business Owners

On Thursday morning, Governor Charlie Baker visited the City of Gloucester. On his first stop, he headed to the harborwalk section of downtown, visiting both a successful local business and a new business under construction: Cape Pond Ice and the Beauport Hotel. Both businesses are examples   …Continue Reading Remembering our Vietnam Veterans, Gloucester’s Economic Development, and Listening to Small Business Owners

Memorial Day 2015 Posted on May 25

Governor Charlie Baker: “We gather with loved ones this weekend in honor of our fallen heroes who courageously, and beyond shadow of doubt, made the ultimate sacrifice to defend the freedoms and liberty we hold so dear. Our communities, our Commonwealth and our country will   …Continue Reading Memorial Day 2015

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