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Governor Patrick’s Budget Plan Concerns Some

Governor Patrick's 35-billion dollar budget proposal will likely meet with resistance from lawmakers on Beacon Hill.

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Governor Patrick Names William ‘Mo’ Cowan As Interim Senator

Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick has appointed his former Chief-of-Staff as interim U.S. Senator for the seat being vacated by Secretary of State-Designate John Kerry.

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Will Governor Patrick Select Victoria Reggie Kennedy as Interim Senator?

With the news breaking that Senator John Kerry has officially been named, that means Wednesday, Gov. Patrick will appoint an interim U.S. Senator!

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State Official Touts Patrick’s Budget in New Bedford

Top officials from Gov. Deval Patrick's administration are fanning out across the state to sell the public on his package of tax hikes and increased spending on education and transportation.

Secretary of Energy and Environmental Affairs, Rick Sullivan spoke in New Bedford today, highlighting several ongoing projects in New Bedford as beneficiaries of Patrick's budget proposal

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Massachusetts Governor Considering Parole for Teenaged Murderers

Gov. Patrick is floating the idea that teenagers between 14-18 convicted of first degree murder be considered for parole after serving at least 15 years in prison.

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Governor Patrick Tells Massachusetts’ Mayors To Back His Spending Plan

Governor Deval Patrick is encouraging the Commonwealth's Mayors to get behind his budget proposal.

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Gov. Patrick Looks To Raise Juvenile Age, Eliminate Life Without Parole for Minors

A proposal put forth by Gov. Deval Patrick looks to raise the age of what is considered a juvenile from 17 to 18 years old, while eliminating mandatory life sentences without parole for teens under 18 in the state

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Patrick Urges Support For Southcoast Rail Funding Plan

Gov. Deval Patrick is making a strong case for the Southcoast Rail Project, and he wants others to do the same.  Patrick met Friday at the Whaling Museum with local elected officials and labor leaders, urging them to lobby for the proejct

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Governor Patrick Talks Southcoast Rail and Tax Plan with Pete and Neal [INTERVIEW]

Governor Deval Patrick will be in New Bedford today to talk about commuter rail. He spoke with Pete and Neal this morning about that, the proposed income tax increase, his plans for the future, and the inauguration on Monday.

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Patrick Requests Tax Changes in New Budget

The lengthy state budget process is set to officially begin with the filing by Gov. Deval Patrick of his spending plan for the next fiscal year.

Patrick has already revealed several key aspects of the budget that will be sent to the Legislature on Wednesday

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