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Gov. Patrick Finalizing Compact With Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe

 

Gov. Deval Patrick says he is close to finalizing a new casino compact with the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe but plans to run it by federal officials before submitting it for final approval.

The governor is trying to avoid a repeat of last year's event, when an agreement he signed with the tribe was approved by the Legislature, only to be rejected later by the federal Bureau of Indian Affairs.

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Patrick: Sequestration Could Cost Mass. “Hundreds Of Millions”

Gov. Deval Patrick says automatic federal spending cuts could potentially cost Massachusetts hundreds of millions of dollars, and he's putting the blame squarely on Republicans for the failure to reach a deal.

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John Kerry Confirmed As Secretary Of State – Governor Patrick To Name Interim Senator

 

With his Senate confirmation as Secretary of State, the race will now begin in Massachusetts to succeed Senator John Kerry.  In the meantime, Governor Deval Patrick will appoint an interim Senator on Wednesday to fill the seat until a special election is held.

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Governor Details Fiscal 2014 Budget

Gov. Deval Patrick is detailing his proposed $34.8 billion state budget, which he says focuses on nurturing the Massachusetts economy.

 
    The spending plan unveiled Wednesday includes $1

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Patrick Stresses Education, Transporation During State Of The State Address

During his State Of The State address Wednesday night, Gov. Deval Patrick provided
details on how he plans to pay for ambitious transportation and education programs over the next few years. 

Patrick says hiking the income tax by 1%, and cutting back the sales tax by nearly 2% should generate two billion dollars in new spending

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Mass Gov. To Unveil Plan To Improve Education Access

Gov. Deval Patrick is unveiling a school investment plan he says will expand and improve access to education for students from birth through high school.

Patrick says the plan, which totals $550 million in its first year and increases to nearly $1 billion annually over the next four years, will help ensure a high-knowledge, well-skilled workforce

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SouthCoast Rail Project Part Of State’s Transportation Finance Plan

The Patrick Administration has including $1.8 billion for the Southcoast Rail Project, as part of a ten year, $13 billion, transportation finance plan.  State Transportation Secretary Richard Davey says the state's key tranportation issues must be addressed

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Murray: Administration Still “100%” Behind Southcoast Rail

The Patrick Administration wants its transporation experts to devise a plan on how to pay for the Southcoast Rail Project. 

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Dam Repair Bill Signed By Patrick

Gov. Deval Patrick has signed a bill designed to make it easier for cities and towns to shore up or get rid of crumbling dams and seawalls.
 
    The measure approved in the final days of the last legislative session would set aside $17 million for the repair or removal of unsafe, abandoned or useless dams while also helping strengthen the state's coastal infrastructure

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Patrick Says Frank Is “On The List”

 

 

Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick says newly-retired Rep. Barney Frank would make a ``great interim senator'' but adds that he has also talked to other people about filling the post.

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