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Governor Patrick In London For Trade Mission

Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick is spending the day zipping around London as part of his latest trade mission.

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Govs Say Deal Imminent In Market Basket Dispute

The governors of Massachusetts and New Hampshire say they're ``optimistic'' the long-running Market Basket dispute will be resolved with an agreement to sell the company to ousted CEO Arthur T. Demoulas

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Gov. Patrick To Sign Bill Updating State’s Gun Laws

Gov. Deval Patrick has signed a sweeping overhaul of the state's gun laws.

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Patrick Reviews Last-Minute Bills

Gov. Deval Patrick says he's pleased lawmakers were able to pass several major bills, but wants time to review them before deciding which to sign into law.

Patrick made his comments Friday morning just hours after lawmakers wrapping up work on their two-year formal session, blowing past a Thursday midnight deadline

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Campaign Finance Bill Clears Mass. House And Senate

A bill designed to tighten reporting requirements for independent political expenditures, including those made by political action committees known as super PACs is heading to Gov. Deval Patrick's desk

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Lawmakers Seeking $40 Million To Renovate Statehouse

Massachusetts lawmakers are hoping to spend as much as $40 million to upgrade the House and Senate chambers at the Statehouse.

House Speaker Robert DeLeo says he's seeking up to $20 million for repairs to the 160-seat House chambers, including what he called wiring and flooring issues

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Gubenatorial Candidates Weigh-In On Migrant Children

Gov. Deval Patrick's offer to shelter unaccompanied children crossing the nation's southern border is drawing a range of reactions from those hoping to fill his job.

The three Democratic candidates for governor _ Martha Coakley, Donald Berwick and Steve Grossman _ have all praised Patrick for responding to a humanitarian crisis

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Patrick Says Review Of Fire Safety Laws Possible After Lowell Fire

Gov. Deval Patrick says the fire that killed seven people in Lowell could prompt a discussion about current fire safety laws, such as whether older buildings should be retrofitted with sprinkler systems

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Governor Signs Law Regulating Compounding Pharmacies

 

Gov. Deval Patrick has signed a law overhauling state oversight of compounding pharmacies in Massachusetts.

The measure had been in the works for nearly two years since a nationwide meningitis outbreak linked to the now-closed New England Compounding Center in Framingham. A t

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State Chips In $84 Million For Affordable Housing Projects

Two dozen affordable housing projects across Massachusetts will receive nearly $84 million from the state.

Gov. Deval Patrick said the money will help build or preserve more than 1,300 units of affordable housing while creating 2,000 construction jobs

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