Governor Patrick Nominates Public Safety Secretary To JudgeshipMary Beth Heffernan has served in her current post since 2010, but was recently one of several cabinet secretaries to announce that they would not remain in the administration for the final two years of Patrick's second term in office
Gov. Patrick To Announce Cabinet Shake-UpGov. Deval Patrick is planning a major shake-up in his administration as he heads into the final two years of his second term.
Hiring Manager Never Saw Former Highway Safety Director's Driving RecordState officials are releasing new information about the 2007 hiring of Sheila Burgess, the former director of highway safety whose personal driving record included multiple accidents and traffic violations.
Feds To Launch Secure Communities Program In Mass.Supporters say the program is important to help identify illegal immigrants arrested for crimes.
Gov. Patrick Decides Mass. Won't Sign Onto Immigration Check ProgramGov. Deval Patrick has decided Massachusetts won't participate in a federal program that checks the immigration status of people who are arrested.
Lawmakers Weighing Mass. Probation Dept. ChangesMassachusetts' top judge and Gov. Deval Patrick's public safety secretary are pushing two very different proposed solutions for overhauling the state's beleaguered probation system.