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Gov. Baker Rolls Out New ‘Green’ Rules for Massachusetts
BOSTON (AP) - Gov. Charlie Baker's administration is rolling out a new set of rules on greenhouse gas emissions.
The regulations to be announced Friday are aimed at bringing Massachusetts into compliance with an ambitious state law that calls for a 25 percent reduction in emissions by the end of…
Baker to Sign Bill Doubling Line of Duty Death Benefit
BOSTON (AP) - Gov. Charlie Baker is planning to sign legislation doubling the line of duty death benefit for families of first responders.
The bill will increase the benefit from $150,000 to $300,000. The change is included in a supplemental spending bill for the current 2017 fiscal year...
Gov. Baker Says Don’t Prejudge Trump Administration
BOSTON (AP) _ Republican Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker, who did not vote for Donald Trump, is urging the president-elect's critics not to prejudge the incoming administration or key appointees to federal posts.
Baker said Tuesday after returning from the Republican Governor's Association meeting i…
Governor Baker Announces Snow Removal Plan
24/7 News Source - Governor Charlie Baker it's time to "get the Commonwealth back to work" and the kids back to school. He says the historic snowfall totals call for "unprecedented action."
At a noon briefing, Baker announced the state's action plan,…
Baker Orders State Government Hiring Freeze
Gov. Charlie Baker has ordered an immediate hiring freeze across state government as one of his first steps toward reducing a state budget deficit.
The Republican also announced on Friday _ his first full day in office _ that he has ordered cabinet secretaries to begin program-by-program reviews of a…
Baker Says Fisherman Story From 2010 Campaign
BOSTON (AP) — Republican gubernatorial candidate Charlie Baker has acknowledged that an emotional story he told about a struggling fisherman during a debate Tuesday night dates to the 2010 campaign.
During the debate, Baker and Democratic opponent Martha Coakley were asked about the last time t…