Governor's Council

Governor Patrick and his Administration have made progress on many initiatives through the work of councils, cabinets, commissions, and task forces.  These include efforts such as expanding and improving commuter rail and freight service; transforming housing programs to achieve the Commonwealth's goal of ending homelessness;enhancing and support our military installations; and improving services for veterans. Governor Patrick and his Administration also work closely on policies addressing municipalities, substance abuse prevention, and sexual and domestic violence prevention as well as improving the state's maritime ports and infrastructure through the Seaport Advisory Council, and leading a STEM education initiative through the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Advisory Council.