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Patrick-Murray Administration Announces Continued MCAS Improvement

BOSTON /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Tenth graders made across-the-board gains on last year's MCAS exam, and 83 percent of students have already met the state's...

Governor Patrick Announces Efforts To Boost Commonwealth's Clean Energy Workforce

BOSTON /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- As part of his Massachusetts Recovery Plan to secure the state’s economic future, Governor Deval Patrick today announced nearly $1...

Patrick-Murray Administration Announces $200,000 Federal Award Providing Assistance To Homeless Veterans

BOSTON /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- The Patrick-Murray Administration has announced that the Massachusetts Department of Veterans’ Services (DVS) has been awarded a U.S. Department of...

Governor Patrick, Congressional Delegation Commit More Than $65 Million In State & Federal Funds To Move Assembly Square Project Forward

SOMERVILLE, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -– As part of his Massachusetts Recovery Plan to secure the state’s economic future, Governor Deval Patrick today announced a...

New England Governors Pursuing Joint Regional Vision For High Speed Rail

BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -– The New England Governors today announced they are working together on a coordinated regional vision for high speed rail...

Governor Patrick Announces State Will Save $10 Million On Energy Costs

BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -– Governor Deval Patrick announced on Thursday that the Patrick-Murray Administration has worked to save an estimated $10 million on...

Massachusetts To Receive $64.3 Million In Federal Recovery Funds For Commuter Rail, Transit Improvements

BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -– Massachusetts will receive more than $64.3 million from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act to support improvements to public...

Lieutenant Governor Murray Leads Listening Tour with Municipal Cabinet

HARWICH, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -– Building on the Patrick-Murray Administration’s commitment to civic engagement and governing for the long-term, Lieutenant Governor Timothy P. Murray...

Tax credit exchange funds to jump start developments, create jobs

BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -– Massachusetts will receive $50.8 million from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act to finance new construction and the rehabilitation...
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Governor Patrick Awards Economic Development Grant To Town Of Lenox

LENOX, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- As part of his Massachusetts Recovery Plan to secure the state’s economic future, Governor Deval Patrick announced July 9...

Governor Patrick Nominates Highly Respected Attorney To The Superior Court

BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -– Governor Patrick today announced the nomination of Kimberly S. Budd, an experienced criminal and civil practitioner, to the Superior...

Standing with Senate President Murray & Speaker DeLeo, Governor approves comprehensive action to end abuses, restore public trust

BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -– Governor Deval Patrick, joined by Senate President Therese Murray and House Speaker Robert DeLeo, today signed landmark pension reform...

Patrick-Murray Administration Receives $185M In Federal Recovery Act Funds For Water Treatment Projects

BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -– Lieutenant Governor Timothy P. Murray and state environmental officials today joined U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa P. Jackson...

Lieutenant Governor Murray Announces A Two Week Statewide Tour On Military And Veterans Issues

BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -– Lieutenant Governor Timothy P. Murray on Monday announced the details of the Patrick-Murray Administration’s 2009 MASS Veterans Tour: Massachusetts...

Patrick-Murray Administration To File Bill To Strengthen Protections For Crime Victims

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Following a meeting of the Governor’s Advisory Council on Domestic and Sexual Violence in New Bedford, Lieutenant Governor...
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Governor Patrick Releases Updated Budget Proposal for Fiscal Year 2010

BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -– Governor Deval Patrick today released a new Fiscal Year 2010 budget proposal following a dramatic and unanticipated revenue decline...

Charlie Allen Restorations Project Wins 2009 CHC Historic Preservation Award

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- An 1870s Shingle Style home that was renovated and restored by Charlie Allen Restorations (CAR), the Cambridge, MA-firm specializing...

Governor Patrick Appoints New Secretary of Elder Affairs

BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -– Governor Patrick today announced he has appointed Ann L. Hartstein as the new Secretary of Elder Affairs. She...

Gov. Patrick Invites citizens to continue conversation about reform and revenue with the Administration and each other

BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -– Governor Deval Patrick today launched an online community forum, inviting citizens to continue the conversation started during the administration’s...

Governor Patrick Announces Summer Town Hall Meeting Tour

BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Keeping to his commitment to encourage civic engagement and to be Governor of the whole Commonwealth, Governor Deval Patrick...

Governor Patrick Takes Steps to Secure Federal Recovery Funding for Broadband Expansion

NEW SALEM, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -– As part of his Massachusetts Recovery Plan to secure the state's economic future, Governor Deval Patrick today held...

Governor Patrick Calls For Department Of Public Utilities To Adopt Cell Phone Ban

BOSTON, Mass. /Masschusetts Newswire/ -– Governor Deval Patrick today called upon the Department of Public Utilities to use its authority for oversight of transportation...

Governor Patrick Joins New Governors’ Climate Coalition to Build Clean Energy Economy

BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -– Governor Deval Patrick today announced the formation of the Governors’ Energy and Climate Coalition, a bipartisan group of state...
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Secretary Chu, Governor Patrick Announce $25 Million For Massachusetts Wind Technology Testing Center

Boston, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -– U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu and Governor Deval Patrick today announced the Department of Energy’s intent to award...

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