Patrick's Picks Hines For SJC, Would Be First Black Woman To ServeGov. Deval Patrick has nominated state appeals court judge Geraldine Hines to fill an upcoming vacancy on the state's highest court.
Gov. Patrick Pushing To Lift Cap On Liquor LicensesMassachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick is pushing legislation to give cities and towns more control over the number of liquor licenses in their communities.
Massachusetts Gov. Patrick Leading Trade Mission Trip To Israel & UAEMassachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick is heading out of the country on a trade mission to Israel and the United Arab Emirates.
'Scary' Surge In Caseloads Reported At Massachusetts DCFState lawmakers are sounding new alarms about a growing crisis in caseloads at the Department of Children and Families.
Patrick Nominates Gants As Massachusetts' Chief Justice Gov. Deval Patrick has nominated Supreme Judicial Court Justice Ralph Gants to serve as the chief justice of the state's highest court.
Patrick Signs Bill To Increase Police & Fire Line Of Duty Death BenefitsGov. Deval Patrick has signed a bill increasing the state's line-of-duty death benefit for the families of public safety officers.
Patrick Among Governors Calling On President To Reduce National Guard CutsThe governors of Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island are stepping up calls on President Barack Obama to scale back the proposed shrinking of the Army National Guard.
Gov. Patrick To Attend Governors' Meeting In DCGov. Deval Patrick is heading to Washington to participate in a two-day National Governors Association winter meeting.
Patrick Says He Refused To Accept DCF Chief Roche's ResignationGov. Deval Patrick said the head of the embattled Department of Children and Families has offered her resignation, but he refused to accept it.
State Using $3 Million To Target Educational Achievement Gap In Mass. Gov. Deval Patrick's administration is giving more than $3 million in grants to Massachusetts cities in what officials say is an effort to close a persistent achievement gap in public education.
Patrick Apologizes, Sees Fix For Failed Mass. Health Care WebsiteGov. Deval Patrick apologized Thursday to frustrated Massachusetts residents who have struggled to sign up for health coverage because of a problem-plagued state website and outlined a series of steps aimed at correcting the glitches.