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  • Governor Baker Acts to Deliver Reliable Public Transit with MBTA Reform Legislation

    Gov. Baker Acts to Deliver Reliable Public Transit with MBTA Reform Legislation

    Governor Charlie Baker has filed An Act for a Reliable, Sustainable MBTA. The legislation would establish a Fiscal Management and Control Board (FMCB) and Chief Administrator to oversee operations and finances through 2018, create capital plans, introduce reporting and audit requirements, and lift procurement restrictions for the MBTA.

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  • Baker-Polito Administration Re-Launch Governor’s Council on Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence

    Baker-Polito Administration Re-Launch Governor’s Council on Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence

    Governor Baker and Lieutenant Governor Polito, joined by Attorney General Maura Healey, unveiled an executive order to re-launch the Governor’s Council to address sexual assault and domestic violence.

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  • Baker-Polito Administration Announces LED Conversion Project

    Baker-Polito Administration Announces LED Conversion Project

    In celebration of Earth Day, the Baker-Polito Administration announced that more than 4,500 street and outdoor lights across the Commonwealth will be converted to energy efficient Light Emitting Diode (LED) lighting and associated fixtures.

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  • MBTA Panel Calls for Fiscal Control Board, Multi-Year Plans To Fix Broken System

    MBTA Panel Calls for Fiscal Control Board, Multi-Year Plans To Fix Broken System

    Governor Charlie Baker released a detailed report compiled by the MBTA special panel and outlined a plan of action to reform and improve the MBTA. 

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  • Governor Baker Meets With Scouts From Yankee Clipper Council

    Governor Baker Meets With Scouts From Yankee Clipper Council

    Governor Baker met with Boy Scouts from the Yankee Clipper Council following their Report to the Commonwealth in the Senate Chamber. See this and other photos on our Instagram account.

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  • Baker-Polito Administration Announces Winter Recovery Assistance Program

    Baker-Polito Administration Announces Winter Recovery Assistance Program

    Baker-Polito Administration launched the Winter Recovery Assistance Program, a $30 million targeted effort to assist cities and towns with repairs to roads and bridges under municipal jurisdiction.

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  • Governor Baker Signs Executive Order to Target Chronic Unemployment

    Governor Baker Signs Executive Order to Target Chronic Unemployment

    Governor Charlie Baker signed an Executive Order to establish a task force on Economic Opportunity for Populations Facing Chronically High Rates of Unemployment.

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  • Governor Baker Releases Fiscal Year 2016 Budget Proposal

    Governor Baker Releases Fiscal Year 2016 Budget Proposal

    The Baker-Polito Administration filed a budget proposal for Fiscal Year 2016 that includes increased investments in local aid, education, homelessness and reliable transportation, while instituting reforms to curb overall spending, and holds the line on new taxes and fees.

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