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These offices include Massachusetts governor, lieutenant governor, secretary of state and Dover's state representative. Attendance of specific candidates will be updated on our Facebook page (Dover MA Democratic Committee) as commitments are received. The Democratic candidates for Dover's ...
In 2016, Governor Baker signed bipartisan energy diversification legislation authorizing the largest procurement of clean energy generation in Massachusetts' history, including approximately 1,600 MW of offshore wind energy and approximately 9,450,000 megawatts hours (MWh) of clean ...

The three major candidates are Mr. Diehl, a state representative from Whitman who co-chaired Donald Trump's campaign in Massachusetts in 2016; Ms. ... The governor and lieutenant governor, Mr. Baker and Ms. Polito, are expected to easily secure a slot on the ballot as they seek a second term. GOP
News that the University of Massachusetts Amherst plans to purchase Mount Ida's multi-million dollar debt and acquire its Newton campus has drawn criticism that the UMass system is favoring its flagship school over UMass Boston. Of those critical voices is former Mass. higher education official ...
One of the three Democrats mounting a challenge to Republican Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker is dropping from the race. Former Newton ... Warren had picked up several key endorsements, including from former governor and Democratic presidential nominee Michael Dukakis. Warren says ...
BOSTON (WHDH) - Former Newton Mayor Setti Warren announced Thursday morning that he is dropping out of the race for governor in Massachusetts. Warren got into the race to help with economic inequality, he wrote on Facebook. His decision to drop out, he said, was because the kind of ...

Massachusetts Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito paid a visit to the Berkshires this week to talk about one of the region's top priorities: broadband. Polito ... "So, as the lieutenant governor said in the meeting, there's 44 Last Mile towns, and my job has been as a liaison to help find solutions for the 44.".
WASHINGTON - Today, author Bill McKibben, 350 Action, a national organization working to change the politics of climate change, and 350 Mass Action, endorsed Democratic candidate Bob Massie for Massachusetts Governor. He outlined his plans to address the climate crisis in 350 ...
The congregation of the Westborough Gurdwara thanked Governor Baker, the Lieutenant Governor Poliito, and the Secretary of Commonwealth Galvin, who signed the proclamation, along with State Representative Ferguson of Worcester, MA. Jang Bahadur Singh remarked, “The Sikhs are vibrant ...
HAMPDEN, Mass. (WWLP) - Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito was in two western Massachusetts communities Tuesday to sign Community Compact agreements. The compacts are projects and goals established by the communities, with the state signing on to help facilitate or find funding for the projects.
BOSTON – Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker has ordered that the United States flag and the Commonwealth flag be lowered to half-staff at all state buildings effective immediately, until the day of interment, in honor of Massachusetts State Representative James Miceli (19th Middlesex District, ...
But prominent Massachusetts Republicans are criticizing Baker for what they see as an effort to distance himself from the Trump administration ahead of his reelection campaign. Mary Lou Daxland, president of the state's Republican Assembly, told the Boston Herald that Baker's move was “insulting.”.
BOSTON — Vice President Mike Pence is traveling to Boston Tuesday for two fundraisers — including one for the Republican National Committee, which is expected to haul in $500,000. But Massachusetts' Republican governor won't be at either of them. Gov. Charlie Baker told reporters Monday that he ...
The following is a press release from the Governor's office. ***. BOSTON – Today, April 2, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker, Lt. Governor Karyn Polito and Massachusetts State Police Colonel Kerry Gilpin announced numerous reforms to State Police policies and procedures to increase oversight and ...
The Massachusetts Department of Health's voting body has given the official green light to a major merger that would see the CareGroup system, which includes Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Lahey Health and a stand-alone hospital in Newburyport become one new large system.
Massachusetts is threatening to sue the Trump administration over what officials view as an attempt to sabotage the 2020 U.S. Census in favor of Republicans and at the expense of Democrats. The commonwealth's Secretary of State William Galvin believes the Trump administration plans to politicize the ...
The state's economic development programs assist businesses spread throughout the state, the governor said. "A lot of this other stuff involves economic development initiatives and projects and housing and downtown development projects that are all over Massachusetts," Baker said. "I mean it's literally ...

All five members of the Massachusetts education leadership team will now be men: the Secretary of Education; the commissioners of early education, elementary and secondary education, and higher education; and the president of the public university system. Meanwhile, females make up the vast majority ...
SPRINGFIELD -- CRRC is about to open its rail car factory in East Springfield, MGM Springfield is seven months from opening its resort casino in the South End and now homegrown MassMutual will add jobs at its headquarters on State Street. "That is a lot of momentum, and it gets noticed," said Richard K.
When Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker took office in three years ago, there was some doubt as to whether or not the new governor, a Republican, would show the same commitment to solar as did former governor Deval Patrick. Baker quickly dispelled those doubts by not only doubling Patrick's goal ...
A lawyer for Hefner said in an email on Monday that Hefner "did not have independent access to his husband's official email. Nor did he have any undue influence over his husband's official actions, as is evident even from the allegations reported in the Boston Globe article." The Republican governor called ...
While it was a quick removal of Wynn from the Republican Party, the fate of the Wynn Boston Harbor Casino in Everett is up in the air. Construction is still going on at the Everett location, which is set to open next year. Senator Elizabeth Warren says it all lies in the hands of the Massachusetts Gaming ...
Baker is not only more popular than any other politician in solidly Democratic Massachusetts, he's the most popular governor in the nation. ... When Baker refused to support Trump in the presidential race, many Republicans went out of their way to avoid openly criticizing the governor. He has a lock on his ...
You have been a top education official in both Massachusetts and Connecticut. What are some of the ... It's an important question: What is it about Massachusetts that hasn't been able to be repeated in Connecticut? ... The balance of power between Connecticut's state board and the governor is all one way.
The Longmeadow Democratic Town Committee hosted the three Democratic candidates for Governor Wednesday night. Committeee chair Candy Glazer, second from with the candidates Jay Gonzalez,left, Bob Massie and Setti Warren, right.The event was held at the Greenwood Center. (MARK ...
BOSTON (AP) — The state's top elections official is reaching out to the public for advice as he tries to set a date for next year's state primary. The primary is normally held seven weeks before the November general election, which in 2018 would be Sept. 18. But that day also marks the start of the Jewish ...
The brother-in-law of former Democratic Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick has been held without bail for 120 days after a judge determined he could pose a public danger following his arrest on sexual assault charges. Bernard Sigh appeared in court Thursday, three days after pleading not guilty to assault ...
The brother-in-law of former Massachusetts governor Deval Patrick is being held without the right to bail after he was arraigned Monday in Quincy District Court on charges of domestic assault and battery and assault with the intent to rape, the Boston Globe reported. Bernard Sigh, 65, was arrested over the ...
Calling the governor a “Republican-in-name-only,” Lively contended that Baker has hurt conservative values, legislated as a “de-facto big government pro-abortion Democrat” and “plundered the treasury of the Republican Party to wage war on conservatives.” Further, Lively argued, the incumbent governor ...
Sigh and that conviction were the focus of a 2014 lawsuit involving the former governor. Saundra Edwards, a former chairperson of the Massachusetts Sex Offender Registry Board, claimed that Patrick had unfairly fired her over the board's review of whether Sigh needed to register as a sex offender.
Charlie Baker of Massachusetts is the most popular governor in the land, a wonky Republican with a business background presiding over one of the nation's most liberal states. Now some Connecticut Republicans are looking to their neighbor to the north for a template of how to win the governor's race in ...
If a Democrat wins the Massachusetts governorship in 2018, natural gas companies should not expect an ally in office. All three Democrats challenging Republican Gov. Charlie Baker said they generally oppose the construction of new natural gas pipelines. "We don't need to lock in fading fossil fuel ...
Since 1994, the cranberry has been the official berry of Massachusetts, and in 2003 became the official state fruit of Wisconsin, which is now ...
Mass. Becomes First State To Ban Bump Stocks After Las Vegas Shooting ... Lantigua, the former mayor and state representative, left Lawrence ...
Official designation would be sweet for maple syrup fans ... as Winton Pitcoff of the Massachusetts Maple Producers Association tells the Herald ...
Charlie Baker is planning to sign an executive order re-establishing the Governor's Task Force on Hate Crimes and then swear in its members ...
Stefanini, a lawyer, served five terms as a state representative and ... as a member of the Massachusetts Governor's STEM Advisory Council ...
In 1906, Republican Charles Evans Hughes was elected governor of ... to 206 for the former Massachusetts governor; Obama also received 51 ...
(CNN) Massachusetts is the first state to ban the gun accessories used by the ... Massachusetts Lt. Governor Karyn Polito, acting for Governor ...
Asked about allegations of "vote-farming" in Boston, Massachusetts elections overseer Bill Galvin said the city's elections department has a ...
Today, the Massachusetts state House of Representatives and ... It is important that Governor Baker line item veto the gun measure out of the ...
During a recent visit to Nevada, Massachusetts Gov. ... "Just recently, Governor Baker was in Nevada for whatever reason, and he was kind ...
In addition, 56 percent of Massachusetts graduates met all four ACT ... of the highest ACT scores in the nation," Governor Charlie Baker said.
CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – Thursday was a busy day for state leaders, Governor Charlie Baker and Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito.
FRAMINGHAM, MA– Governor Charlie Baker has proclaimed September 2017 to beEmergency Preparedness Monthto highlight the ...
“We need a governor and a lieutenant governor who will be leaders in the resistance to Trump. It's time to stand up and fight back for the ...
Massachusetts political leaders vowed to try to protect young immigrants after the Trump administration announced that it was abolishing the ...
Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker says President Trump's ... According to Baker, 8,000 of the dreamers live in Massachusetts and “are ...
Texas Governor Greg Abbott says that help is on the way, and some of that help was offered Saturday by Massachusetts Governor Charlie ...
The legislation, An Act Establishing the Massachusetts Pregnant Workers Fairness Act, will prohibit workplace and hiring discrimination related ...


 

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