Gov. Deval Patrick

Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick (WBZ-TV)

Governor Says Brother-In-Law’s Case Was Factor In Sex Offender Board Shake-Up

Gov. Deval Patrick said a number of factors, including the handling of a case involving his brother-in-law, led to the decision to dismiss two top officials at the state’s sex offender registry board.



Mass. Governor Hopes To Talk Again With Feuding Market Basket Cousins

Gov. Deval Patrick said he will likely speak to Arthur T. Demoulas and Arthur S. Demoulas Wednesday as negotiations in the Market Basket saga reach a “critical point.”


Gov. Deval Patrick is urging Market Basket workers to go back to work while a deal is worked out on a sale. (WBZ-TV)

Gov. Patrick Urges Market Basket Workers To Return While Deal Gets Done

Patrick said he has spoken to both sides and they have an understanding or are very close to a sale price.


(Photo credit ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Mass. Governor Signs Legislation Overhauling State Gun Laws

The bill stiffens penalties for some gun-based crimes, creates a Web portal for real-time background checks in private gun sales, and calls for creation of a firearms trafficking unit in the state


(Photo: Spencer Crispino / Governor's Office)

Gun Law Overhaul Among Bills Awaiting Mass. Governor’s Signature

Gov. Deval Patrick has a handful of bills on his desk awaiting his signature, including a proposed overhaul of Massachusetts’ gun laws.


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)

Federal Officials: No Need For Mass. To House Unaccompanied Immigrant Kids

Federal officials told Gov. Deval Patrick that due to fewer unaccompanied children apprehended at the border, they no longer are seeking facilities for temporary shelters.


Sen. Barry Finegold of Andover is supporting Market Basket employees and has called for a boycott of the supermarket chain. (WBZ-TV)

Market Basket Battle Becoming Issue In Mass. Political Races

Some politicians have joined with protesting Market Basket workers while others are sitting on the fence in what’s become a touchy election-year issue.


Boston Globe political reporter Jim O'Sullivan (WBZ-TV)

Keller @ Large: Boston Globe Political Reporter Jim O’Sullivan

WBZ-TV political analyst Jon Keller sits down with Boston Globe political reporter Jim O’Sullivan on Keller @ Large.


Boston Archbishop Cardinal Sean O'Malley at St. Peter's Basilica on March 6, 2013 in Vatican City. (Photo by Franco Origlia/Getty Images)

Cardinal Blasts New Mass. Abortion Clinic Law

The head of the Roman Catholic church in Boston is criticizing state lawmakers for acting “with unseemly haste” to tighten security around abortion clinics.


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

Mass. Governor Signs New Abortion Clinic Bill

Gov. Deval Patrick has signed a bill designed to tighten security around abortion clinics in Massachusetts.





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