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Boston Globe
Boffo year for backers of public, campaign record disclosurepushing for greater disclosure of public and campaign information on Beacon Hil
Boffo year for backers of public, campaign record disclosure
Boston Globe / Posted 6 hours ago
pushing for greater disclosure of public and campaign information on Beacon Hill. Just weeks after Republican Gov. Charlie Baker signed into law the first major overhaul of the state’s public records law in more than four decades, the... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Boffo year for backers of public, campaign record disclosurepushing for greater disclosure of public and campaign information on Beacon Hil
Boffo year for backers of public, campaign record disclosure
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 10 hours ago
pushing for greater disclosure of public and campaign information on Beacon Hill. Just weeks after Republican Gov. Charlie Baker signed the first major overhaul of the state's public records law in more than four decades, the Massachusetts... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Fallen Police Officer Ashley Guindon honored at Fenway WestfieldBaker now wants lawmakers to consider bringing back the death penalty for convi
Fallen Police Officer Ashley Guindon honored at Fenway Westfield
WWLP Springfield / Posted 18 hours ago
Baker now wants lawmakers to consider bringing back the death penalty for convicted cop killers.For cop killers, Governor Charlie Baker wants return of death penalty Officer Guindon’s uncle, West Springfield Detective Tom Guindon, told 22News he... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Officials break ground on new fishery pipeline projectofficials broke ground on a water pipeline project that will preserve the fish
Officials break ground on new fishery pipeline project
WWLP Springfield / Posted 23 hours ago
officials broke ground on a water pipeline project that will preserve the fish population for generations to come. Gov. Charlie Baker was among the officials in attendance for the groundbreaking. The project will be a 20-inch wide water... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
New regulations could affect Uber drivers and passengersraising prices to cover the cost. Governor Baker believes it’s time to regulat
New regulations could affect Uber drivers and passengers
WWLP Springfield / Posted 23 hours ago
raising prices to cover the cost. Governor Baker believes it’s time to regulate companies like Uber and Lyft. Governor Charlie Baker, (R) Massachusetts stated, “We filed that legislation, boy, almost a year ago. So, I think it’s really... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
WMass lawmakers support Baker’s bill to toughen penalties for assaulting policeBOSTON (WWLP) – Governor Charlie Baker is taking steps to protect Massachusetts
WMass lawmakers support Baker’s bill to toughen penalties for assaulting police
WWLP Springfield / Posted 23 hours ago
BOSTON (WWLP) – Governor Charlie Baker is taking steps to protect Massachusetts police officers from attack. He said, “Not just a push or a shove, but literally something that translates into bodily harm on a police officer – makes that a... Read more
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Boston Globe
As market fears grow, worries over Mass. budgettaxes the state brings in as “businesses come to grips with this new economic o
As market fears grow, worries over Mass. budget
Boston Globe / Posted 23 hours ago
taxes the state brings in as “businesses come to grips with this new economic order.” The administration of Governor Charlie Baker announced earlier this month that even though the state’s economy was humming along, tax revenue for the fiscal... Read more
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Boston Herald
Charlie Baker pushes bill to increase penalties against cop-attackersGov. Charlie Baker wants state lawmakers to quickly take up his new legislation
Charlie Baker pushes bill to increase penalties against cop-attackers
Boston Herald / Posted yesterday
Gov. Charlie Baker wants state lawmakers to quickly take up his new legislation that will unleash harsher penalties on suspects who seriously injure a police officer — a tough-on-crime measure that comes in the wake of the murder of an Auburn­ police... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Governor Baker’s plan for inmates and their lives after prisonLUDLOW, Mass. (WWLP) – Governor Charlie Baker wants to expand a western Massach
Governor Baker’s plan for inmates and their lives after prison
WWLP Springfield / Posted yesterday
LUDLOW, Mass. (WWLP) – Governor Charlie Baker wants to expand a western Massachusetts system that helps inmates transition back into society. Governor Baker’s proposed spending $1-million to expand the re-entry model developed at the Hampden County... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Baker files bill to make assaulting police officers a felonyAuburn Police Officer Ronald Tarentino (Photo Courtesy: Massachusetts State Pol
Baker files bill to make assaulting police officers a felony
WWLP Springfield / Posted yesterday
Auburn Police Officer Ronald Tarentino (Photo Courtesy: Massachusetts State Police) BOSTON (WWLP) – Governor Charlie Baker is calling for tougher penalties to protect police officers from attack. Governor Baker filed legislation Thursday to make... Read more
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Boston Globe
GE gets personal (medicine) at Marlborough siteagainst cancer is a really big idea, and it would change in very significant wa
GE gets personal (medicine) at Marlborough site
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
against cancer is a really big idea, and it would change in very significant ways the way we think about cancer,” Governor Charlie Baker said after touring the site. Baker said the approach fits in with the innovation fueling the state’s... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Gov. Baker visits Friendly’s headquarters in WilbrahamWILBRAHAM, Mass. (WWLP) – Governor Charlie Baker spent the day in western Massa
Gov. Baker visits Friendly’s headquarters in Wilbraham
WWLP Springfield / Posted yesterday
WILBRAHAM, Mass. (WWLP) – Governor Charlie Baker spent the day in western Massachusetts, and made time for an ice cream break. Governor Baker told me he made sure to eat a light lunch because he knew there would be a lot of ice cream waiting for him... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Gov. Baker connects with WMass business leaders, developers(AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File) BOSTON (WWLP) – Governor Charlie Baker delivere
Gov. Baker connects with WMass business leaders, developers
WWLP Springfield / Posted yesterday
(AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File) BOSTON (WWLP) – Governor Charlie Baker delivered his keynote address before more than 400 business leaders at the 2016 Western Massachusetts Developers Conference. The conference, held at the Mass Mutual Center in... Read more
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Boston Globe
June 23, 2016BILL FOR TOUGHER PENALTY FOR COP ASSAULT, via Katie Lannan of the State House N
June 23, 2016
Boston Globe / Posted 2 days ago
BILL FOR TOUGHER PENALTY FOR COP ASSAULT, via Katie Lannan of the State House News Service: “A bill filed Thursday by Gov. Charlie Baker would elevate assault of a police officer from a misdemeanor offense to a felony and require judges to sentence... Read more
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Boston Globe
Slowdown on transgender bill might actually good news for advocatesvoters (43,167 if they wanted the law immediately suspended, pending the voters
Slowdown on transgender bill might actually good news for advocates
Boston Globe / Posted 2 days ago
voters (43,167 if they wanted the law immediately suspended, pending the voters’ decision) within 90 days after Governor Charlie Baker put his expected signature on the legislation. That’s tough but not impossible. But their problem is a tight... Read more
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The Herald News
Community Preservation Act preserves the past and futurepeople get the CPA, that means you have to request a general appropriation to m
Community Preservation Act preserves the past and future
The Herald News / Posted 2 days ago
people get the CPA, that means you have to request a general appropriation to make up the difference,” DiCara said. Gov. Charlie Baker, the House and the Senate each included a $10 million allocation to supplement the CPA fund in their fiscal... Read more
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Boston Herald
Baker cites Auburn officer's death in push for felony cop assault billInspired by last month’s shooting of an Auburn police officer, Gov. Charlie Bak
Baker cites Auburn officer's death in push for felony cop assault bill
Boston Herald / Posted 2 days ago
Inspired by last month’s shooting of an Auburn police officer, Gov. Charlie Baker hopes that new legislation he will file today will make it harder for dangerous repeat offenders to get back on the streets while increasing the penalties for those... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Baker bill adds support for tougher laws protecting policefor tougher laws protecting police By Katie Lannan STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE BO
Baker bill adds support for tougher laws protecting police
Lowell Sun / Posted 2 days ago
for tougher laws protecting police By Katie Lannan STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE BOSTON -- A bill filed Thursday by Gov. Charlie Baker would elevate assault of a police officer from a misdemeanor offense to a felony and require judges to sentence... Read more
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Boston Globe
Gov. Baker files bill to increase penalty for assaulting police officerGov. Charlie Baker filed legislation on Thursday that would increase the punish
Gov. Baker files bill to increase penalty for assaulting police officer
Boston Globe / Posted 2 days ago
Gov. Charlie Baker filed legislation on Thursday that would increase the punishment for assaulting a police officer from a misdemeanor to a felony and create a mandatory minimum sentence for the crime. “Police officers have difficult, dangerous... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Baker seeks to toughen penalties on people who assault copsBOSTON (AP) - Gov. Charlie Baker has filed legislation to toughen laws and boos
Baker seeks to toughen penalties on people who assault cops
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 2 days ago
BOSTON (AP) - Gov. Charlie Baker has filed legislation to toughen laws and boost potential penalties for people charged with assaulting a police officer, a month after an Auburn officer was slain by a man with history of scuffles with law... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Baker seeks to toughen penalties on people who assault copsBOSTON (AP) — Gov. Charlie Baker has filed legislation to toughen laws and boos
Baker seeks to toughen penalties on people who assault cops
WWLP Springfield / Posted 2 days ago
BOSTON (AP) — Gov. Charlie Baker has filed legislation to toughen laws and boost potential penalties for people charged with assaulting a police officer, a month after an Auburn officer was slain by a man with history of scuffles with law... Read more
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Boston Globe
Chelmsford firm Kronos lands $8M in state subsidies for relocation to Lowellarea. Toward that end, Ash and his staff developed the most lucrative package
Chelmsford firm Kronos lands $8M in state subsidies for relocation to Lowell
Boston Globe / Posted 2 days ago
area. Toward that end, Ash and his staff developed the most lucrative package of state tax credits yet under Governor Charlie Baker for Kronos Inc. The Chelmsford-based human resources software and services firm plans to relocate to Lowell and... Read more
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The Herald News
Could South Coast Rail stop in Middleboro?had no information to share about Middleboro. At noon Monday, the MBTA Fiscal M
Could South Coast Rail stop in Middleboro?
The Herald News / Posted 2 days ago
had no information to share about Middleboro. At noon Monday, the MBTA Fiscal Management Control Board, established by Gov. Charlie Baker a year ago to help improve major problems with maintenance and finances for the state rail system, listed a... Read more
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Boston Herald
Charlie Baker seeks 
felony charge in assault on copsinjure a cop would face up to 10 years in prison — and be ruled out from a prob
Charlie Baker seeks 
felony charge in assault on cops
Boston Herald / Posted 2 days ago
injure a cop would face up to 10 years in prison — and be ruled out from a probation-only sentence — under legislation Gov. Charlie Baker is slated to file today, in the wake of the murder of an Auburn­ police officer at the hands of a criminal with... Read more
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Boston Globe
State Senate to unveil ‘pro-Uber’ legislation regulating ride-for-hire vehiclesto operate with impunity borders on neglect.” Reached late Wednesday night, Ti
State Senate to unveil ‘pro-Uber’ legislation regulating ride-for-hire vehicles
Boston Globe / Posted 2 days ago
to operate with impunity borders on neglect.” Reached late Wednesday night, Tim Buckley, a senior adviser for Governor Charlie Baker, said “the administration looks forward to reviewing the bill.” Spokesmen for Speaker Robert A. DeLeo and... Read more
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Boston Globe
Dumped into study, terror watch list gun bill draws new interestin San Bernardino that left 14 people dead, Ehrlich’s bill was co-sponsored by
Dumped into study, terror watch list gun bill draws new interest
Boston Globe / Posted 2 days ago
in San Bernardino that left 14 people dead, Ehrlich’s bill was co-sponsored by a bipartisan group of 54 lawmakers. Governor Charlie Baker threw his support behind the measure as well. But after a hearing on the bill in late January, the Joint... Read more
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Boston Globe
Kraft’s plan for a Dorchester soccer stadium’s no easy windeclined to comment Wednesday, but is reported to have discussed past stadium p
Kraft’s plan for a Dorchester soccer stadium’s no easy win
Boston Globe / Posted 2 days ago
declined to comment Wednesday, but is reported to have discussed past stadium plans with Kraft. A spokesman for Governor Charlie Baker noted the discussions are in early stages, and said only that the administration is open to new economic... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Dukakis, Pollack find common ground on North-South Rail Linkin the same timeframe,” Pollack concurred. She said, “We’re putting it back on
Dukakis, Pollack find common ground on North-South Rail Link
WWLP Springfield / Posted 2 days ago
in the same timeframe,” Pollack concurred. She said, “We’re putting it back on the table and we’re studying it.” Gov. Charlie Baker has expressed skepticism about the cost and benefits of the North-South Rail Link, a train tunnel below Boston... Read more
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Boston Globe
Mass. Naval reservist based in Africa diesClement and our thoughts and prayers remain with his family and their loved one
Mass. Naval reservist based in Africa dies
Boston Globe / Posted 2 days ago
Clement and our thoughts and prayers remain with his family and their loved ones during this very difficult time,” Governor Charlie Baker said in a statement. His comments were echoed by US Representative Stephen F. Lynch, a South Boston Democrat... Read more
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Boston Globe
June 22, 2016KILL TRANSGENDER BILL, via Politico’s Lauren Dezenski: “Conservative activists
June 22, 2016
Boston Globe / Posted 2 days ago
KILL TRANSGENDER BILL, via Politico’s Lauren Dezenski: “Conservative activists are waging a last-ditch effort to get Gov. Charlie Baker to veto a transgender public accommodations bill. ...” http://politi.co/28Q9fAx LEPAGE LATEST, via the AP in... Read more
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The Herald News
Backers to file signatures for pot legalization questionThe marijuana legalization effort still faces formidable opposition from top el
Backers to file signatures for pot legalization question
The Herald News / Posted 3 days ago
The marijuana legalization effort still faces formidable opposition from top elected officials, including Republican Gov. Charlie Baker, Democratic Attorney General Maura Healey and Boston Mayor Marty Walsh, also a Democrat. Reasons cited by... Read more
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The Herald News
Former Fall River attorney nominated to judgeshipA former Fall River attorney has been nominated as a district court judge. Gov.
Former Fall River attorney nominated to judgeship
The Herald News / Posted 3 days ago
A former Fall River attorney has been nominated as a district court judge. Gov. Charlie Baker announced the nomination of Douglas J. Darnbrough Wednesday morning. Currently an assistant clerk magistrate in Taunton District Court, Darnbrough had... Read more
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Boston Globe
Elizabeth Warren is among those being vetted by Hillary Clinton campaign as possible running matejoined the White House, where she would be tethered to Clinton’s agenda. Shoul
Elizabeth Warren is among those being vetted by Hillary Clinton campaign as possible running mate
Boston Globe / Posted 3 days ago
joined the White House, where she would be tethered to Clinton’s agenda. Should Warren be selected, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker, a Republican, would appoint a replacement to her seat. However, there would need to be a special election held... Read more
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Boston Globe
Many states govern Uber exactly the way it wants. Will Massachusetts?company’s state-by-state legislative campaign. Last year, Uber and Lyft suppor
Many states govern Uber exactly the way it wants. Will Massachusetts?
Boston Globe / Posted 3 days ago
company’s state-by-state legislative campaign. Last year, Uber and Lyft supported a bill in Massachusetts proposed by Gov. Charlie Baker that largely borrowed from the model legislation, though it included a second, state-run background check on... Read more
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Boston Herald
Greenway cuts coming, Charlie Baker saysGov. Charlie Baker said he is committed to eventually cutting off taxpayer fund
Greenway cuts coming, Charlie Baker says
Boston Herald / Posted 3 days ago
Gov. Charlie Baker said he is committed to eventually cutting off taxpayer funds to the controversial nonprofit that manages the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway in the “not too distant future” after more questions have emerged about how the... Read more
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Boston Herald
Greenway cuts coming, Baker saysGov. Charlie Baker said he is committed to eventually cutting off taxpayer fund
Greenway cuts coming, Baker says
Boston Herald / Posted 3 days ago
Gov. Charlie Baker said he is committed to eventually cutting off taxpayer funds to the controversial nonprofit that manages the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway in the “not too distant future” after more questions have emerged about how the... Read more
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Boston Globe
Baker, HHS chief describe stigma as barrier to solving opioid crisisFacing a deadly surge of opioid deaths — about 1,500 last year — and thousands
Baker, HHS chief describe stigma as barrier to solving opioid crisis
Boston Globe / Posted 3 days ago
Facing a deadly surge of opioid deaths — about 1,500 last year — and thousands more overdoses, Governor Charlie Baker and the Legislature have expanded funding for treatment beds. They’ve mandated new verbal drug risk screenings for schoolchildren.... Read more
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Boston Globe
Greenway Conservancy appoints investigator following critical reportsaid the conservancy’s board of trustees includes several government appointees
Greenway Conservancy appoints investigator following critical report
Boston Globe / Posted 3 days ago
said the conservancy’s board of trustees includes several government appointees, including members selected by Governor Charlie Baker, Mayor Martin J. Walsh, and other government officials. “That board is ensuring that we are well-managed and... Read more
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Gawker
Everything We Know About the Shady "Draper Sterling" Getting Paid by the Trump Campaignand as a chief architect for the voter contact strategy in the 2014 Massachuset
Everything We Know About the Shady "Draper Sterling" Getting Paid by the Trump Campaign
Gawker / Posted 4 days ago
and as a chief architect for the voter contact strategy in the 2014 Massachusetts election cycle on behalf of Republican Charlie Baker. Governor Baker was elected by a margin of 40,000 votes. Asked about his connection to Draper Sterling and... Read more
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Fortune
Here’s the Guy Behind Trump’s Weird Mad Man Connectionconsulting firm was Paul Holzer, who is best known in Massachusetts political c
Here’s the Guy Behind Trump’s Weird Mad Man Connection
Fortune / Posted 4 days ago
consulting firm was Paul Holzer, who is best known in Massachusetts political circles for his work helping to elect Gov. Charlie Baker. Adkins and Holzer currently are co-founders of a nonprofit biotech startup called XenoTherapeutics, which is... Read more
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Daily Mail
Trump spent $35,000 on advertising through company named after Mad Menin the curious web of connections surrounding Adkins as he worked on the succes
Trump spent $35,000 on advertising through company named after Mad Men
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
in the curious web of connections surrounding Adkins as he worked on the successful run for governor of Massachusetts by Charlie Baker, a former health industry executive. Trump has paid $3,000 to both Holzer and Adkins for what his election... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Pro-pot group to file final signatures for ballotup to 1 ounce of marijuana. It would also create a 3.75 percent excise tax on r
Pro-pot group to file final signatures for ballot
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 4 days ago
up to 1 ounce of marijuana. It would also create a 3.75 percent excise tax on retail marijuana sales. Republican Gov. Charlie Baker and Democratic Attorney General Maura Healey are among those opposing legalization. Copyright 2016 The... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Pro-pot group to file final signatures for ballotallow people 21 or older to possess up to 1 ounce of marijuana. It would also c
Pro-pot group to file final signatures for ballot
Lowell Sun / Posted 4 days ago
allow people 21 or older to possess up to 1 ounce of marijuana. It would also create a 3.75 percent excise tax on retail marijuana sales. Republican Gov. Charlie Baker and Democratic Attorney General Maura Healey are among those opposing legalizati... Read more
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Boston Globe
Baker files interim spending plan as budget talks continueBOSTON (AP) — Gov. Charlie Baker has filed a temporary budget to keep state gov
Baker files interim spending plan as budget talks continue
Boston Globe / Posted 4 days ago
BOSTON (AP) — Gov. Charlie Baker has filed a temporary budget to keep state government running through the end of next month while lawmakers work to come up with a final spending plan. In a letter to the House and Senate, the Republican governor... Read more
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Boston Globe
7 Mass. politicians who have more campaign cash than Donald Trumpaccording to federal and state campaign finance records: • Sen. Elizabeth Warr
7 Mass. politicians who have more campaign cash than Donald Trump
Boston Globe / Posted 4 days ago
according to federal and state campaign finance records: • Sen. Elizabeth Warren — $3,636,707 (as of March 31) • Gov. Charlie Baker — $3,584,038 (as of June 15) • Rep. Richard Neal — $2,727,433 (as of March 31) • Rep. Joseph Kennedy III —... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Baker files interim spending plan as budget talks continueBOSTON (AP) - Gov. Charlie Baker has filed a temporary budget to keep state gov
Baker files interim spending plan as budget talks continue
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 4 days ago
BOSTON (AP) - Gov. Charlie Baker has filed a temporary budget to keep state government running through the end of next month while lawmakers work to come up with a final spending plan. In a letter to the House and Senate, the Republican governor... Read more
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examiner.com
Could a Clinton-Perez ticket convince progressives to back Clinton?in the senate, avoiding a special election in Massachussetts and a temporary ap
Could a Clinton-Perez ticket convince progressives to back Clinton?
examiner.com / Posted 4 days ago
in the senate, avoiding a special election in Massachussetts and a temporary apointee selected by Republican Governor Charlie Baker. Warren herself even believes Perez would make a great VP. Selecting a more moderate candidate such as Tim... Read more
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Business Wire
Veolia North America Moving Headquarters to Bostonto welcome Veolia North America and their pioneering, creative, and diverse wor
Veolia North America Moving Headquarters to Boston
Business Wire / Posted 4 days ago
to welcome Veolia North America and their pioneering, creative, and diverse workforce to Massachusetts,” said Governor Charlie Baker. “The Commonwealth’s innovative economy, top universities and leadership in addressing environmental and energy... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Beacon Hill hopes to shield local aid, school aid from cutsdebate as Massachusetts House and Senate negotiators scrambled to come up with
Beacon Hill hopes to shield local aid, school aid from cuts
Lowell Sun / Posted 4 days ago
debate as Massachusetts House and Senate negotiators scrambled to come up with a revised budget to send to Republican Gov. Charlie Baker. Baker told reporters Monday that while he agreed "everything should be part of the discussion," many... Read more
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Boston Globe
Beacon Hill might play the Grinch who stole the sales-tax holiday2015 sales-tax holiday saved consumers — and cost the state — an estimated $26
Beacon Hill might play the Grinch who stole the sales-tax holiday
Boston Globe / Posted 4 days ago
2015 sales-tax holiday saved consumers — and cost the state — an estimated $26 million, the Globe reported. Governor Charlie Baker said skipping the holiday “ought to be part of the conversation.” Senate President Stanley Rosenberg said the... Read more
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