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Regulatory Reform Initiative: Overview posted on May 11

Nearly half of all employed people in Massachusetts are working in small businesses, and these small businesses represent the best opportunities for economic growth and prosperity in the Commonwealth. To ensure that state government is creating the conditions for small businesses to thrive, the Patrick-Murray   …Continue Reading Regulatory Reform Initiative: Overview

The Massachusetts Creative Economy posted on Oct 5

On September 22, 2011, Massachusetts Secretary of Housing and Economic Development Greg Bialecki announced the appointment of Helena Fruscio to the position of Creative Economy Industry Director for the Commonwealth. This is great news for the many people who urged the Patrick-Murray Administration to continue its   …Continue Reading The Massachusetts Creative Economy

A message from Governor Deval Patrick to Massachusetts College Students posted on Oct 4

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 to attend school.   …Continue Reading A message from Governor Deval Patrick to Massachusetts College Students

Innovation Month Proclamation from Governor Deval Patrick posted on Jun 1

The following is the full text of a proclamation by Governor Deval L. Patrick   Whereas Innovative ideas start here. For almost four hundred years, Massachusetts’ social, cultural, technological, scientific, manufacturing, and design innovators have advanced the Commonwealth’s economic prosperity and quality of life. Whereas   …Continue Reading Innovation Month Proclamation from Governor Deval Patrick

Massachusetts a magnet for federal funding

Massachusetts a magnet for federal funding posted on May 28

Posted by: Secretary Gregory Bialecki, Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development The Patrick-Murray Administration partnered with The Boston Foundation on Thursday, May 29th to kick off the Foundation’s FY2011 John LaWare Leadership Forum series, which will focus on job growth and long term economic   …Continue Reading Massachusetts a magnet for federal funding

Governor Declares April 13, 2010 Robotics Innovation Day posted on Apr 13

The following is the full text of a proclamation by Governor Deval L. Patrick     Whereas Robotics is a leading innovation industry and the Massachusetts robotics cluster is one of the largest in the world with more than eighty companies having a combined billion dollars   …Continue Reading Governor Declares April 13, 2010 Robotics Innovation Day

Health Information Technology: Creating Jobs, Reducing Costs, and Improving Quality

Health Information Technology: Creating Jobs, Reducing Costs, and Improving Quality posted on Apr 12

Posted by: Secretary Gregory Bialecki, Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development I wanted to make you aware of a national conference, hosted by Governor Deval L. Patrick , “Health Information Technology: Creating Jobs, Reducing Costs, and Improving Quality.”  As you know, Massachusetts is a   …Continue Reading Health Information Technology: Creating Jobs, Reducing Costs, and Improving Quality

Governor Declares February 23rd, 2010 Entrepreneurship Day in Massachusetts

Governor Declares February 23rd, 2010 Entrepreneurship Day in Massachusetts posted on Feb 24

At the Mass “It’s All Here” Start Here event, attended by hundreds of entrepreneurs and business leaders, Governor Patrick declared February 23 “Massachusetts Entrepreneurship Day,” and officially broke ground on the new Cambridge Innovation Center space which, thanks to new growth and high demand, will   …Continue Reading Governor Declares February 23rd, 2010 Entrepreneurship Day in Massachusetts

Delivering on the themes of the Economic Summit

Delivering on the themes of the Economic Summit posted on Feb 12

Posted by: Secretary Gregory Bialecki, Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development Last October, when Governor Patrick brought together nearly 150 corporate, academic, and non-profit leaders for an Economic Summit, we worked together to find solutions together on how we could best define and accelerate   …Continue Reading Delivering on the themes of the Economic Summit

A Further Outline of the Patrick Administration’s Innovation Agenda

A Further Outline of the Patrick Administration’s Innovation Agenda posted on Dec 14

Posted by: Secretary Gregory Bialecki, Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development A few months ago I described the basic principles of the Patrick Administration’s “innovation agenda”.  We have done a lot of work since then, and I thought it would be helpful to describe   …Continue Reading A Further Outline of the Patrick Administration’s Innovation Agenda