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Governor Healey, Secretary Santiago Issue Statement on Passing of Navy SEAL Christopher Chambers  

1/23/2024 Governor Maura Healey and Lt. Governor Kim Driscoll

Press Release

Healey-Driscoll Administration and Broad Coalition of Stakeholders Testify in Support of Veterans Legislative Package  

1/23/2024 Governor Maura Healey and Lt. Governor Kim Driscoll

An Act Honoring, Empowering, and Recognizing Our Servicemembers and Veterans (HERO Act) will positively impact hundreds of thousands of veterans living in Massachusetts.

Press Release

Executive Office of Veterans Services Names Christine Baldini as New Superintendent of Chelsea Veterans Home  

1/16/2024 Executive Office of Veterans Services

New leadership era begins as progress continues with VA survey and final move.

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Executive Office of Veterans Services Host First-Ever Veterans Education Conference at Worcester State University  

1/16/2024 Executive Office of Veterans Services

Executive Office of Veterans Services (EOVS) hosted its first-ever EOVS-led Veterans Education Conference at Worcester State University.

Press Release

State Supplier Diversity Office Announces Partnership with National Organization to Increase Opportunities for Veteran-Owned Businesses  

1/12/2024 Governor Maura Healey and Lt. Governor Kim Driscoll

MOU will streamline process for veterans to have their businesses certified for state contracting

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Healey-Driscoll Administration Holds First Regional Cabinet Meeting in Amherst 

12/05/2023 Governor Maura Healey and Lt. Governor Kim Driscoll

Following the meeting, Cabinet members took a tour of UMass Amherst’s Life Sciences Laboratories with Chancellor Javier Reyes

Press Statement

Governor Healey, Secretary Santiago Issue Statement on Passing of Staff Sgt. Jacob Galliher  

12/01/2023 Governor Maura Healey and Lt. Governor Kim Driscoll

Press Release

Healey-Driscoll Administration Unveils Historic Legislative Package for Veterans in Massachusetts  

11/09/2023 Governor Maura Healey and Lt. Governor Kim Driscoll

Press Release

Healey-Driscoll Administration Swears In Members of the Governor's Advisory Council on Veterans Services and Governor's Advisory Committee on Women Veterans 

11/06/2023 Governor Maura Healey and Lt. Governor Kim Driscoll

Maura T. Healey, in conjunction with Executive Office of Veterans Services Secretary Jon Santiago, swore in members of the Governor's Advisory Council on Veterans Services (GVAC) and the Governor's Advisory Committee on Women Veterans (WVAC) this morning.

Press Release

Executive Office of Veterans Services Announces First 20 Residents Move into Veterans Home at Chelsea 

10/18/2023 Executive Office of Veterans Services

Home Award Department of Public Health Licensure and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Certification

Press Release

Executive Office of Veterans Services (EOVS) Announces Statewide Logo Redesign Contest 

9/06/2023 Executive Office of Veterans Services

Contest to Reflect Newly Formed Secretariat’s Dedication to Massachusetts Veterans and their Families

Press Release

New Appointments to the Veteran’s Reintegration Advisory Committee (VRAC) 

9/06/2023 Executive Office of Veterans Services

Massachusetts Executive Office of Veterans Services Announces New Appointments to the Veteran’s Reintegration Advisory Committee to explore the impact of community peer liaisons on veterans' successful reintegration into society.

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Healey-Driscoll Administration Breaks Ground on Transformational Holyoke Veterans Home Reconstruction Project  

8/14/2023 Governor Maura Healey and Lt. Governor Kim Driscoll