Gov. Deval Patrick

New Law Protects Mass. Domestic Workers
People who hire nannies, caregivers and other domestic workers in Massachusetts must now adhere to established labor standards and other worker protections.
The bill signed into law by Gov. Deval Patrick defines domestic workers as individuals who provide in-home services including housekeeping, laun…
Patrick Addresses UMass Law School Grads
UMass Dartmouth's final Commencement ceremony of the weekend was held Monday morning where 78 students from the UMass School of Law at Dartmouth received their degrees.
Governor Deval Patrick was the Commencement speaker. He told the graduates they are the embodiment of the American Dream...
UMass Dartmouth Commencements Are This Weekend
UMass Dartmouth is holding four commencement ceremonies over a three-day period, and the University has compiled an impressive list of speakers for the events.
For example, one of the speakers on Saturday is the U.S. Secretary of Energy and Fall River native Ernest Moniz...
Patrick Defends Ban On Zohydro
Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick is defending the state's first-in-the-nation ban on Zohydro, a powerful new painkiller, as it faces a federal court lawsuit challenging its constitutionality.
On Tuesday, a federal judge suggested Patrick might have been ``out of line'' in issuing a Mar…
Gov. Patrick Won’t Second Guess Florida State Attorney Findings
Gov. Deval Patrick says he's in no position to second guess an investigation clearing an FBI agent of criminal charges in the fatal shooting last year of a friend of one of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects.
The Florida State Attorney's office said Ibragim Todashev flipped a coffee table at an FBI…
Patrick: No V-P Run In 2016
Gov. Deval Patrick said he's not interested in running for vice president in 2016 _ even if Hillary Clinton calls.
Patrick made the comment during his monthly radio show on WGBH-FM Thursday.
Patrick, who has repeatedly said he's not interested pursuing the presidency in 2016, described runni…
Gov. Patrick Delivers $36 Billion Budget To State Lawmakers
Gov. Deval Patrick is delivering his final $36.4 billion state budget plan to Beacon Hill lawmakers, which proposes increasing spending by 4.9 percent over the current fiscal year.
 
    Patrick said the 2015 fiscal year spending plan expands early education, helps close the achiev…
USNS Fall River To Be Launched Saturday
The U.S Navy, with help from the Governor of Massachusetts and his wife will send off a new ship named after the City of Fall River.
A launch ceremony will be held Saturday in Alabama for the USNS Fall River, and both Deval Patrick and his wife, Diane will be present for the event...
Patrick: Mass. Prepared For Serious Snowstorm
Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick says state government has prepared for what he calls a "serious and significant snowstorm."
Up to a foot or more of snow is forecast in some areas accompanied by frigid temperatures with wind chills as low as 25-degrees below zero.
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