Gov. Deval Patrick


Baker Seeks $200M For Road And Bridge Projects

Gov. Charlie Baker is asking lawmakers to approve an additional $200 million in state aid for local road and bridge projects.


Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick (WBZ-TV)

No Pay Hike For Mass. State Legislators

State legislators will not be getting a pay raise as they begin a new two-year session, at least not yet.


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

Rosenberg Elected Mass. Senate President, DeLeo Re-Elected As House Speaker

Winthrop Democrat Robert DeLeo was re-elected to serve as House Speaker.


Gov. Deval Patrick unveiled his portrait at the State House Sunday. (WBZ-TV)

Gov. Deval Patrick Unveiled Official State Portrait

Gov. Deval Patrick is preparing to unveil his official state portrait.


Aaron Hernandez in Fall River Superior Court, June 18, 2014. (WBZ-TV)

New Top Prosecutor Named For Aaron Hernandez Trial

Thomas M. Quinn III was named acting district attorney after Sam Sutter left his position to become the mayor of Fall River.


(Image Credit: Sam Sutter for Mayor of Fall River Facebook page)

Sam Sutter Sworn In As New Fall River Mayor

Sam Sutter, the news mayor in Massachusetts, took oath as Fall River’s mayor on Tuesday morning.


Gov. Deval Patrick. (WBZ-TV)

Gov. Deval Patrick Reflects On His Tenure, Legacy

“I am an optimist,” Gov. Deval Patrick said in his first inauguration speech, “but not a foolish one.”


Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick (WBZ-TV)

Gov. Deval Patrick: Protests Should Help Bridge Fears

Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick says he hopes the national focus on police killings of unarmed black men leads to “a broader and deeper understanding.”


Mark Wahlberg at the premier of his movie "The Gambler." (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images)

Mark Wahlberg’s Plea Highlights Risk Of Issuing Pardons

Actor Mark Wahlberg’s plea for a pardon has focused fresh attention on excusing criminal acts — something governors rarely do because it’s so politically risky.


(Photo credit should read Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images)

Gov. Patrick To Announce Plan For Reducing Mass. Homelessness

Massachusetts officials have their sights on a plan to use private-sector funding to help reduce the number of chronically homeless people in the state.