Mary Beth Heffernan
Mary 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. Deval Patrick is planning a major shake-up in his administration as he heads into the final two years of his second term.
State 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.
Supporters say the program is important to help identify illegal immigrants arrested for crimes.
Gov. Deval Patrick has decided Massachusetts won’t participate in a federal program that checks the immigration status of people who are arrested.
Massachusetts’ 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.