Charlie Baker

(WBZ-TV)

Panel Calls Boston Transit Operating Costs Unsustainable

The T’s operating costs are growing at an average rate of 5.25 percent a year, twice the rate of inflation, the report states.

04/06/2015

(WBZ-TV)

Baker Looking Forward To Panel’s Report On MBTA

Gov. Charlie Baker is expecting big things from a special commission he appointed to look into the Boston area’s beleaguered public transit system.

04/02/2015

An electric car charging. (Photo by JACQUES DEMARTHON/AFP/Getty Images)

Baker Pumping $2M More Into Mass. Electric Car Program

Governor Charlie Baker is pumping an additional $2 million into a program designed to encourage Bay State residents to switch to electric vehicles.

04/02/2015

Gov. Charlie Baker (WBZ-TV)

Gov. Charlie Baker Getting Buzz Cut For A Good Cause

It’s no April Fools’ joke – the governor of Massachusetts is getting a buzz cut.

04/02/2015

Lt. Governor-elect Karyn Polito. (WBZ-TV)

Polito To Officiate At Same-Sex Marriage Of Senate Leader

Senate President Stan Rosenberg has confirmed that Republican Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito will officiate at his upcoming wedding to partner Bryon Heffner.

04/01/2015

Massachusetts State House. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Lawmakers Hear Pros, Cons Of Continuing Film Tax Credit

Baker wants to use the money that would be saved to double the state’s earned income tax credit that goes to low-income working families.

03/31/2015

A snow pile in Copley Square on February 16, 2015. (Photo credit: Julie Loncich-WBZ-TV)

Gov. Baker Asks For Snow Disaster Declaration

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.

03/27/2015

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Mass. Seeks $400M In Snow Disaster Relief

Gov. Baker’s administration plans to seek about $400 million in federal disaster assistance for the record-setting snowstorms that wreaked havoc on Massachusetts.

03/24/2015

Governor Charlie Baker discusses a plan to hire a Boston Olympics 2024 bid consultant. (WBZ-TV)

Massachusetts To Hire Consultant For Boston Olympics 2024 Bid

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.

03/23/2015

Gov. Charlie Baker. (WBZ-TV)

Gov. Baker Taking Family Vacation To Utah

Gov. Charlie Baker is taking a short break after spending his first ten weeks in office.

03/17/2015

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