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Mass. Fishermen To Receive Federal Disaster Assistance

 

The federal Small Business Administration has decided to provide federal disaster assistance to Massachusetts fishermen hard hit by reductions in catch limits and groundfish stocks.
 
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Patrick Signs “Tech Tax” Repeal

Gov. Deval Patrick has signed a bill repealing a less than two-month-old tax on computer and software services.
 
    The governor's press office announced the signing in a one-sentence release Friday

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Deval Patrick Now Longest Serving Mass. Governor

Mass. Governor Patrick leading Trade Mission to Canada

Gov. Deval Patrick plans to lead a trade mission to Canada next month.

The governor and a delegation of state and business leaders will visit Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal during the four-day trip starting Oct

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TSM - MBTA Train in New Bedford on Monday
TSM - MBTA Train in New Bedford on Monday

Army Corps Approves Stoughton Route For Southcoast Rail

Commuter rail service to the Southcoast is one step closer. 

The Army Corps of Engineers has designated a route through Stoughton as the "preferred route" to extend commuter rail from Boston to New Bedford and Fall River

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Gov. Patrick Marks Anniversary Of MLK’s “Dream” Speech

Gov. Deval Patrick says the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King's ``I Have a Dream'' speech is a time to reflect on the progress that has been made in bridging the nation's racial divide, but also on the challenges that still lie ahead

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Gov. Patrick Says “No” To Run For President

 

Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick wants to make it clear to everyone that he will not be a candidate for President in 2016. 

Speaking to reporters yesterday at the University of Massachusetts-Boston, Patrick said his current plan is to complete his second term as governor, return to the private sector and spend time with family and friends. 

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Patrick, Mitchell Attend Markey Swearing-In

Ed Markey is the new senator from Massachusetts.  Vice President Joe Biden administered the oath of office to Democrat Markey.

Markey spent years on the other side of the Capitol as a congressman from Massachusetts

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Mass. Democrats Critical Of Supreme Court’s Ruling On Voting Rights

 Gov. Deval Patrick and other top Massachusetts Democrats are criticizing the Supreme Court's ruling on the landmark Voting Rights Act.
 
    The justices ruled 5-4 Tuesday that a key provision of the law cannot be enforced unless Congress creates an up-to-date formula for deciding which states and localities still need federal monitoring

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Lawmakers Grill Administration Officials About Indian Casino Compact

A revised casino agreement between Gov. Deval Patrick and the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe is facing tough questions from a legislative committee.
 
    The compact, if approved by lawmakers, would replace an earlier agreement that was rejected by the federal Bureau of Indian Affairs.
 

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tsm - Gov. Patrick joins Mayor Mitchell and others for ceremonial Groundbreaking

Groundbreaking Marks Start Of Marine Commerce Terminal

A ceremonial groundbreaking on a South End pier Monday, marked the start of construction of a $100-million, Marine Commerce Terminal in New Bedford.

Gov. Deval Patrick says offshore wind projects in the U-S will create 20,000 jobs, and some of those jobs will be right here in New Bedford

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