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Patrick Says Decision To Lock Down Boston “Tough Call.”
Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick says the decision to lock down much of greater Boston during the search for the surviving suspect in the marathon bombing was a ``tough call'' but one he's glad was made.
Patrick reflected on the April 19, 2013, shelter-in-place request during a recent …
Governor Urges Compromise On Minimum Wage Bill
Gov. Deval Patrick says he's confident House and Senate lawmakers will hammer out a compromise on minimum wage legislation that has run into parliamentary roadblocks on Beacon Hill.
Patrick said the difference between the House and Senate bills isn't great...
Gov. Patrick Announces $25M For New Housing Units
Associated Press - Gov. Deval Patrick has announced more than $25 million to create over 335 new units of supportive housing for veterans, homeless and very low income families.
Patrick made the announcement Tuesday during a stop at the site of a planned veterans' housing project in Haverhill...
Gov. Patrick Goes To Washington
Gov. Deval Patrick is heading to Washington to participate in a two-day National Governors Association winter meeting.
 
    On Sunday, Patrick is scheduled to participate in an education and workforce committee, including meeting with U.S. S...
Patrick Proposes Changes To Criminal Justice System
Gov. Deval Patrick is proposing a series of changes to the state's criminal justice system, including a renewed focus on substance abuse treatment, limiting the use of restraints on mentally ill inmates, and banning the placement of handcuffs on pregnant prisoners while in labor...
State Lawmakers Begin Budget Review
Massachusetts House and Senate lawmakers are kicking off their annual budget deliberations with a hearing on Gov. Deval Patrick’s $36.2 billion spending plan for the 2015 fiscal year.
House and Senate Ways and Means committees will hear testimony from members of the Patrick administration and other t…
Gov. Patrick Wants Outside Review Of DCF
Gov. Deval Patrick says the failure of the Department of Children and Families to keep track of a 5-year-old Fitchburg boy was inexcusable, but has provided the state with an opportunity to re-examine the agency.
 
    Patrick met on Monday with representatives of the Child Welfare…

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