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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 ...
Gov. Charles D. Baker Jr. visited Central Massachusetts Thursday in the same time slot as David Ortiz, but still managed to be a hit during his talk hosted by the Chamber of Central Mass. South in Southbridge. Mr. Baker asked the full house at the ...
"The solar industry applauds Massachusetts Governor Baker and the Department of Energy Resources, led by Commissioner Judith Judson, for their efforts to extend the Solar Renewable Energy Credit 2 program," said Sean Gallagher, Vice President of ...
Efforts to bring commuter rail service to Buzzards Bay were given a big boost this week, when the Massachusetts Department of Transportation announced it will pursue South Coast Rail service that will require construction of a new rail station in ...
"Massachusetts would lose people on insurance," Amherst State Representative Solomon Goldstein-Rose said. "Depending how much money we lose and how much we can compensate, we might keep most people on, but it's definitely going to have an ...
The Pioneer Institute, a public policy think tank, sent a letter to Baker's office recently that called on it to extend its public records reform initiative to the governor's ...
"The solar industry applauds Massachusetts Governor Baker and the Department of Energy Resources, led by Commissioner Judith Judson, for their efforts to extend the Solar Renewable Energy Credit 2 program," said Sean Gallagher, VP of State Affairs at ...
WARREN, Mass. (WWLP) - Republican Governor Charlie Baker says that he does not support the American health care Act, the bill being advanced by President Trump and GOP leaders in Congress.
Governor Charlie Baker requested $259-million in mid-year spending last month, but the House and Senate approved just over $140-million.
The state budget in Massachusetts appears to be facing a double whammy - surging enrollment and costs in MassHealth at a time when the federal government is poised to pull massive amounts of funding out of health care.
Governor Charlie Baker warned Tuesday that the GOP plan to repeal the federal health care law could put a half-million Massachusetts residents at risk of losing coverage, blow a $2 billion hole in the state budget, and threaten the state's first-in-the ...
Boston - Gov. Charlie Baker is backing away from a proposal to eliminate all weekend commuter rail service. The Republican said Monday that his administration is no longer supporting the plan following a week of heavy criticism.
Boston (AP) - Democratic Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey is asking Exxon Mobil to preserve all alias email accounts of company executives.
Charlie Baker was in rare form at The Standard-Times editorial board this week.More open and a better politician after two years in the governorship, Baker ...
Those snow accumulations, and the threat of 2 to 4 inches falling per hour at the peak of the storm, never quite materialized, and even the National Weather Service by that time was predicting far smaller totals for southeastern Massachusetts. Then ...


 

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