The governor of Massachusetts has formally asked the federal government to declare a disaster in 10 counties after a record-setting series of winter storms.
Gov. Baker’s administration plans to seek about $400 million in federal disaster assistance for the record-setting snowstorms that wreaked havoc on Massachusetts.
Republican Gov. Charlie Baker and Democratic leaders of the state Legislature announced Monday they would jointly hire an outside consultant to advise them on the bid to bring the 2024 Olympics to Boston, saying they wanted to assure that hosting the games wouldn’t unfairly burden taxpayers.
Gov. Charlie Baker is taking a short break after spending his first ten weeks in office.
Boston mayors have boycotted the event for 20 years over the gay rights issue.
Baker was also asked about his recent shakeup of the state Health Connector Board.
Secretary Galvin says the state’s presidential primary could be in jeopardy.
Gov. Baker, who was not told in advance of Patrick’s role, said he was more concerned about the many “unanswered questions” surrounding the Olympic bid.
The New England Patriots have joined thousands of business and organizations filing legal briefs at the Supreme Court in support of gay marriage.
Gov. Charlie Baker took the wraps off his first state budget on Wednesday.