Governor Deval Patrick
Gov. Deval Patrick has met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and other top political leaders as he continues a trade mission aimed at strengthening economic ties between Massachusetts and Israel.
Unions representing state and municipal workers are offering their own proposal to cut the cost of health care spending by cities and towns.
Gov. Deval Patrick has nominated four people, including a victims’ advocate, to the state Parole Board which has been in turmoil.
With all the long, hard hours that road clearing crews have put in this winter, some workers got a “thank you” from the governor on Thursday.
Things may now be coming together on Beacon Hill to pave the way to insurance cost savings for cities and towns.
Massachusetts lawmakers take their oath of office for the new legislative session Wednesday and immediately face a slew of woes, from budget gaps and soaring health care costs to the contentious question of casino gambling.
As I watched today, while a family, a community and a proud profession buried one of it’s own, it was difficult to ignore the outrage combined with the sadness. Woburn Police Officer John “Jack” Maguire did not need to die last week and it’s time our society woke up as to why Officer Maguire is dead.
Timothy Cahill’s former running mate is showing sympathy for some people who gave him money before he defected from the independent campaign for governor in October.
Massachusetts House Speaker Robert DeLeo is vowing to lead “reform efforts” for the Probation Department in the wake of a scathing report on the department’s hiring practices.
Two University of Massachusetts trustees have updated Gov. Deval Patrick on their search for a new system president, amid a report that a former congressman is one of the leading candidates.