The State Organization Index provides an alphabetical listing of government organizations, including commissions, departments, and bureaus.
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Constitutional officers and independent agencies and commissions are part of the Executive Branch. However, they are not subject to oversight or control by the Executive Branch.
Governor Charlie Baker, Lt. Governor Karyn Polito, and members of their administration are committed to making Massachusetts the best place to live, work, and raise a family.
The Governor's Council provides advice and consent on gubernatorial appointments, pardons and commutations, and warrants for the state treasury.
Attorney General Maura Healey is the chief lawyer and law enforcement officer of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
Our mission at the Office of the State Treasurer and Receiver General of Massachusetts is to prudently manage and safeguard the state's public deposits and investments.
The Office of State Auditor Suzanne M. Bump (OSA) conducts audits, investigations, and studies to promote accountability and transparency, improve performance, and make government work better.
Berkshire District Attorney David F. Capeless
"My office is committed to honoring our sacred public trust: to seek justice – by holding the guilty accountable while protecting the innocent and ensuring dignity for victims and their families. Justice is served only when we act with integrity and professionalism, and in a manner that is both fair and even-handed."
The District Attorney for the Cape & Islands District represents the Commonwealth in the prosecution of all criminal offenses that occur within the Jurisdiction. The District Attorney for the Cape & Islands District also has civil jurisdiction in narrowly defined areas, most notably the forfeiture of drug proceeds under General Laws, Chapter 94C. Cases are prosecuted at all levels of the state judicial system including the Supreme Judicial Court, the Appeals Court, and the Trial Court Departments of the Superior, District, and Juvenile courts.
Essex District Attorney Jonathan W. Blodgett is committed to holding criminals accountable, securing justice for victims of crime and providing services and drug treatment to non-violent offenders.
Michael W. Morrissey was elected in 2010 as Norfolk District Attorney.
Prior to his election, he served as the State Senator from the Norfolk and Plymouth District from 1992 to 2010. In addition, he served in the Massachusetts House of Representatives from 1977 to 1992.
During his legislative tenure, where he chaired six major committees including the Committee on Public Safety, District Attorney Morrissey was instrumental in passing laws that provided the legal tools to prevent and prosecute crime; toughen drunken driving and domestic violence laws; protect seniors from fraud; protect children from sex offenders and cyber bullying and he authored one of the toughest laws against cocaine trafficking.
District Attorney Morrissey is committed to strengthening prevention programs in all areas of crime, having served for 10 years on the Governor’s Anti-Crime Council and on the Board of Directors of DOVE (Domestic Violence Ended) where he was instrumental in helping DOVE acquire their first shelter in Quincy, Massachusetts. In addition, District Attorney Morrissey is committed to both aggressive law enforcement and community-based prevention efforts designed to curb the opiate crisis that has besiege many cities and towns in Massachusetts.
A University of Massachusetts at Amherst graduate, District Attorney Morrissey earned a Juris Doctor from Suffolk Law School and a Masters in Public Administration from Western New England College. He was the founding and managing partner of Boyle, Morrissey & Campo, P.C., which grew to more than 50 people with offices in three states. District Attorney Morrissey is a lifelong Quincy resident and is married to Joanne Ross Morrissey. They have two children, Colby and James.
Welcome to the Cannabis Control Commission
Welcome to the Office of the Comptroller of the Commonwealth.
Our mission is to promote accountability, integrity, and clarity in Commonwealth business, fiscal, and administrative enterprises.
DPPC protects adults with disabilities from the abusive acts or omissions of their caregivers through investigation oversight, public awareness, and prevention.
Our mission is to eradicate discrimination in the Commonwealth by investigating and prosecuting Complaints of Discrimination that occur in Employment, Housing, Public Places, Access to Education, Lending, and Credit. We also offer training to help prevent discrimination from occurring.
The MCSW is a state-established body charged with reviewing the status of women in Massachusetts and offering recommendations regarding policy that would improve access to opportunities and equality.
MDAA is an independent state agency whose mission is to support the eleven elected Massachusetts District Attorneys and their staff, including approximately 785 prosecutors and 260 victim-witness advocates.
MSA improves public safety by promoting greater understanding of issues impacting sheriffs' offices and by bringing together law enforcement and criminal justice professionals.
The Office of the Inspector General is an independent agency that promotes good government by preventing and detecting the misuse of public funds and public property. The Office conducts confidential investigations, improves transparency in government, helps government run more effectively and educates government employees and the public.
The State Ethics Commission is an independent state agency that administers and enforces the provisions of the conflict of interest law and financial disclosure law.
Oversees the administration and investment management of funds set aside by the Commonwealth and participating local governmental entities to address the liability associated with their retiree health care costs.