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Deval Patrick

U.S. Customs officer helps two young boys at the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Nogales Placement Center on June 18, 2014, in Nogales, Arizona. (Photo by Ross D. Franklin-Pool/Getty Images)

Patrick Offers Camp Edwards, Westover Air Base As Temporary Shelters For Illegal Immigrant Children

Gov. Deval Patrick announced Friday he’s proposing two locations in Massachusetts to temporarily shelter unaccompanied children who crossed the southern border into the U.S. illegally.

07/18/2014

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Bill Would Allow Parole For Juvenile Murderers

A compromise version of a bill that would allow parole for juveniles convicted of first-degree murder has been released by a House and Senate committee.

07/15/2014

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Gov. Patrick: Lowell Fire Could Prompt Call For Better Fire Safety Laws

Patrick said the fire could prompt a call for better laws to protect people in apartments.

07/11/2014

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

Gov. Patrick Signs Compounding Pharmacy Oversight Bill

The bill was signed two years after a deadly nationwide meningitis outbreak linked to a compounding pharmacy in Massachusetts.

07/10/2014

Abortion protesters returned to a Boston abortion clinic on Saturday. WBZ-TV.

Mass. Governor Expects New Abortion Buffer Zone Bill Soon

Gov. Deval Patrick says he expects to have a bill on his desksoon to strengthen security around Massachusetts abortion clinics.

07/02/2014

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Massachusetts To Cover Gender Identity Treatment

The Patrick administration is seeking to extend health care coverage for medically necessary treatment for gender identity or gender dysphoria including hormone therapy and gender-reassignment surgery.

06/20/2014

Mark Fisher. (WBZ-TV)

Mass. Governor Hopeful: GOP Offered $1 Million Bribe To Quit Race

Tea party-affiliated candidate Mark Fisher is claiming state GOP committee members tried to bribe him with $1 million to drop his campaign for governor.

05/08/2014

Mark Fisher is a candidate for governor. (WBZ-TV)

Massachusetts GOP: We’ll Certify Mark Fisher In Race

The Massachusetts Republican Party has offered to certify tea party-affiliated candidate Mark Fisher as gubernatorial candidate — a move that could pave the way for a contested GOP primary.

05/07/2014

Olga Roche. (WBZ-TV)

Patrick Says Olga Roche To Stay At DCF For ‘A Period Of Time’

Olga Roche may have resigned Tuesday as the commissioner of the Department of Children and Families, but she’s still working there.

04/30/2014

Gov. Deval Patrick speaks to reporters, April 29, 2014. (WBZ-TV)

Keller @ Large: ‘I’ve Seen Witch Hunts, This Was No Witch Hunt’

For the governor to repeatedly site some sort of “witch hunt” as the real source of the problem here is really outrageous.

04/29/2014

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