The State Organization Index provides an alphabetical listing of government organizations, including commissions, departments, and bureaus.
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EOHED supports the Commonwealth’s job creation and economic development by fostering an environment conducive to business creation and expansion, and helps to drive housing construction that addresses the needs of residents.
The Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development promotes vibrant communities, growing businesses, and a strong middle class.
DHCD oversees funding and resources to help people in Massachusetts live affordably and safely.
The Massachusetts Office of Business Development (MOBD) helps businesses relocating to Massachusetts and businesses wishing to expand their current operations here. Our staff operates in regions across the state, so we are able to provide you with on-the-ground knowledge and viable connections for your business. We work closely with the private and public sectors to coordinate a whole range of resources at your disposal.
The Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation protects and empowers consumers through advocacy and education, and ensures a fair playing field for the Massachusetts businesses its agencies regulate.
The Department of Telecommunications and Cable oversees the telecommunications and cable industries in Massachusetts, working to ensure that residents receive high-quality communications services at just and reasonable rates while promoting sustainable competition in the communications marketplace.
The Division of Banks (DOB) is the chartering authority and primary regulator for financial service providers in Massachusetts. DOB's primary mission is to ensure a sound, competitive, and accessible financial services environment throughout the Commonwealth.
The primary mission of the Division of Insurance is to monitor the solvency of its licensees in order to promote a healthy, responsive and willing marketplace for consumers who purchase insurance products. Protection of consumer interests is of prime importance to the Division and is safeguarded by providing accurate and unbiased information so consumers may make informed decisions and by intervening on behalf of consumers who believe they have been victimized by unfair business practices.
DPL, through our 39 boards, licenses and regulates individuals and businesses in some 167 trades and professions.
OPSI sets and oversees the implementation of infrastructure safety standards across Massachusetts.
The Massachusetts Office of International Trade and Investment (MOITI) promotes commerce with global partners in Massachusetts and around the world.
The Massachusetts Permit Regulatory Office was established to work with new and existing businesses to foster job creation by assisting with permitting, licensing, and regulatory processes.
The Office of Performance Management and Oversight measures the performance of all public and quasi-public entities engaged in economic development.
The Division is responsible for enforcing the accuracy requirements and other standards relating to weighing and measuring devices and the use thereof in the sale of food, fuels and other products. DOS regulates the sale of gasoline and sets standards for lubricating oils and antifreeze, including the inspection of all fuel dispensing equipment for required markings pertaining to grade and brand. The Division also tests and approves coin operated devices, licenses auctioneers, transient vendors, promoters, peddlers, motor fuel and oil retailers and registers auto damage repair shops. In addition the Division enforces the item pricing law and unit pricing regulations and item pricing waivers to retail food stores.