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Baker-Polito Administration Announces Plans for Continued Reopening 

2/25/2021 Office of Governor Charlie Baker and Lt. Governor Karyn Polito

Massachusetts will advance to Step 2 of Phase III on March 1; Phase IV planned to start March 22

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Baker-Polito Administration Announces Nearly $4 Million for Local Projects to Enhance Maritime Economy 

2/24/2021 Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development

Lt. Governor Polito opens 2021 round of the Massachusetts Dredging Program

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Governor Baker Signs Executive Order to Support Military Families Transferring to Massachusetts 

2/17/2021 Office of Governor Charlie Baker and Lt. Governor Karyn Polito

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Baker-Polito Administration Awards $64 Million in Grants to 1,312 Additional Businesses for COVID Relief 

2/11/2021 Office of Governor Charlie Baker and Lt. Governor Karyn Polito

Latest round brings total direct financial support of $514 million to 11,212 businesses

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Governor Baker Signs Economic Development Legislation 

2/09/2021 Office of Governor Charlie Baker and Lt. Governor Karyn Polito

$626 million capital bill focuses on housing, business competitiveness, and community development; Most significant reforms to zoning in decades

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Baker-Polito Administration Awards Nearly $174 Million in Grants to 4,043 Additional Small Businesses for COVID Relief, Increases Capacity Limits for Businesses and Other Activities 

2/04/2021 Office of Governor Charlie Baker and Lt. Governor Karyn Polito

Over $450 million in direct financial support has been awarded to 9,900 small businesses; Capacity limits for most sectors increased to 40%

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Baker-Polito Administration Awards Over $45 Million in Grants to 1,100 New Small Businesses Through COVID Relief Program 

1/28/2021 Office of Governor Charlie Baker and Lt. Governor Karyn Polito

To date, over $277 million in direct financial support has been distributed to more than 5,800 small businesses

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Baker-Polito Administration Awards Another $37 Million in Grants to 638 Businesses, Extends Capacity Limits and Lifts Early Closing Requirement for Businesses  

1/21/2021 Office of Governor Charlie Baker and Lt. Governor Karyn Polito

25% Capacity Limits for Most Sectors Extended for Two Weeks, Early Closing Order & Stay At Home Advisory Rescinded

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Baker-Polito Administration Launches Community One Stop for Growth 

1/21/2021 Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development

New, single portal replaces 10 existing, separate application processes; Provides simpler, easier access to important economic development programs key to recovery

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Baker-Polito Administration Awards Another $78.5 Million in Additional Grants to 1,595 Businesses Most Impacted by the Pandemic 

1/13/2021 Governor's Press Office

MGCC grants have now reached 4,119 businesses; grant awards total approximately $195 million out of $668 million fund set up to support small businesses

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Baker-Polito Administration and Massachusetts Life Sciences Center Announce More Than $1.5 Million to Support Development and Acceleration of Coronavirus Testing Solutions 

1/08/2021 Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development

MLSC’s Accelerating Coronavirus Testing Solutions program supports alternatives to current testing stopgaps, broadens access and availability of testing, and provides further validation of tests already available

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Baker-Polito Administration Announces Extension of Capacity and Gathering Limits, New Guidance for Hospital ICU Staffing, Elective Surgeries 

1/07/2021 Office of Governor Charlie Baker and Lt. Governor Karyn Polito

Capacity Limits for Most Industries, Gathering Limits Extended Until at Least January 24

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Baker-Polito Administration Launches Programs to Boost Internet Connectivity 

1/05/2021 Office of Governor Charlie Baker and Lt. Governor Karyn Polito

Statewide Effort to Assist Job Seekers and Unserved Residents, Drive Economic Recovery

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Baker-Polito Administration Awards $67.4 Million in Additional Grants to 1,366 Businesses Most Impacted by the Pandemic 

12/31/2020 Office of Governor Charlie Baker and Lt. Governor Karyn Polito

Applications for new relief program targeting specific industries now being accepted

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Baker-Polito Administration Awards $1.25 Million in Brownfields Funding for Five Projects 

12/23/2020 Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development

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