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Lt. Governor Polito promotes STEM internships at annual summit in Worcester Posted on Nov 4

Lt. Governor Polito promotes STEM internships at annual summit in Worcester

  On Tuesday, November 1, Lt. Governor Polito joined STEM leaders, including STEM Council Co-Chair Congressman Joseph P. Kennedy III and about 1,400 educators, employers, and policy-makers at the DCU Center. The annual Massachusetts STEM Summit promotes Science, Technology, Engineering and Math education and workforce development from early childhood through   …Continue Reading Lt. Governor Polito promotes STEM internships at annual summit in Worcester

Billion dollar economic development package spurs opportunities for all Posted on Aug 11

Billion dollar economic development package spurs opportunities for all

When Governor Baker announced the Administration’s “Opportunities for All” economic development legislation in January, he outlined goals for fostering strong communities, continuing to build a highly-trained workforce, and continuing the Commonwealth’s commitment to welcoming emerging technologies. The $1 billion economic development package was passed unanimously   …Continue Reading Billion dollar economic development package spurs opportunities for all

Governor Baker reviews MBTA rail tie replacement work, awards workforce development grants Posted on May 3

Governor Baker reviews MBTA rail tie replacement work, awards workforce development grants

The last week of April saw Governor Baker travel to Gillette Stadium to be the first governor to attend the MASSBUYS Expo, review the progress of a major MBTA project on the Framingham-Worcester Commuter Rail Line, as well as announce the grant award recipients for   …Continue Reading Governor Baker reviews MBTA rail tie replacement work, awards workforce development grants

Governor Baker makes addiction, manufacturing, vocational education visits Posted on Mar 17

Governor Baker makes addiction, manufacturing, vocational education visits

On Tuesday, March 15, Governor Charlie Baker took part in a roundtable to discuss reforms contributing to opioid treatment initiatives with his Opioid Working Group at Hope House in Boston. Later, the Governor traveled to the SouthCoast to tour the largest men’s tailored clothing manufacturer   …Continue Reading Governor Baker makes addiction, manufacturing, vocational education visits

Governor Baker announces $9.3 Million towards VocTech training, equipment Posted on Feb 29

Governor Baker announces $9.3 Million towards VocTech training, equipment

On Thursday, February 25, Governor Charlie Baker and Lt. Governor Karyn Polito announced $9.3 million in workforce skills equipment grants to 35 high schools, community colleges and vocational training providers across the Commonwealth during a press conference at the State House. The funding will be   …Continue Reading Governor Baker announces $9.3 Million towards VocTech training, equipment

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

Baker-Polito Administration files “Opportunities for All” economic development legislation Posted on Jan 29

Baker-Polito Administration files “Opportunities for All” economic development legislation

Joined by Housing and Economic Development Secretary Jay Ash, Governor Charlie Baker and Lt. Governor Karyn Polito announced the filing of a bill to advance job creation and economic growth on Thursday, January 29, 2016. The bill will accomplish this by empowering communities and regions to   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration files “Opportunities for All” economic development legislation

Tweet Stream: Baker-Polito Administration’s #WMass Cabinet Meeting and Visits Posted on Dec 20

Tweet Stream: Baker-Polito Administration's #WMass Cabinet Meeting and Visits

Governor Charlie Baker, Lt. Governor Karyn Polito and cabinet secretaries convened in Springfield on Friday, December 18, for their weekly cabinet meeting, followed by a series of events across Hampden, Hampshire, Franklin, and Berkshire counties showcasing regional initiatives and seeking community input as part of Governor   …Continue Reading Tweet Stream: Baker-Polito Administration’s #WMass Cabinet Meeting and Visits