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  • Governor Baker, DCR kick off Summer Nights Initiative for city youth

    The Summer Nights Initiative, launched by the Baker-Polito Administration in 2015, increases programming and extends the hours of operations at select pools and athletic complexes in areas across the state.

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  • Baker-Polito Administration Celebrates Benefits of 150 Miles of New Trails for Walking and Biking

    Governor Baker and Lt. Governor Polito continue to prioritize a high level of access to our natural resources, and recognize the economic, recreational, environmental, transit and public health benefits of a state trail network.

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  • Baker-Polito Administration Awards $1.8 Million for Site Development Readiness

    In Orange, Lt. Governor Polito awarded $1.8 million for the inaugural round of the Site Readiness Fund Program to provide vital resources to municipalities, developers, and community development corporations to increase the inventory of development-ready sites.

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  • Baker-Polito Administration Proposes Life Sciences Initiative

    The Administration announced a legislative proposal to bolster Massachusetts’ leadership in the life sciences sector, which would provide up to $500 million over five years for strategic investments in public infrastructure, research and development, workforce training and education.

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  • Governor Holds Roundtable Discussion on Springfield Empowerment Zone

    Governor Baker and Education Secretary Peyser visited Forest Park Middle School in Springfield and met with teachers and administrators to hear about the schools’ successful turnaround efforts as part of the Springfield Empowerment Zone Partnership.

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  • Administration Highlights Impact of Investments in ‘Last Mile’ Broadband

    As part of Small Business Month, Governor Baker and Lt. Governor Polito tour downtown West Stockbridge small businesses that are benefiting from broadband upgrades made by Charter Communications and MBI's Last Mile Infrastructure Grant Program.

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  • Bill Proposed To Update Wiretap Law, Crack Down On Violent Crimes

    Governor Baker filed legislation to substantially update the wiretap statute to recognize the major evolution in communication technologies over the past 50 years and provide law enforcement with better resources to pursue violent and heinous crimes

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  • CITC Awards to 48 Community Development Corporations Announced

    The Baker-Polito Administration announced a total of $6 million in tax credit allocations through the CITC program to Community Development Corporations to improve economic opportunities for low- and moderate-income households and communities.

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