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State Officials Encouraged By Revised Job Numbers
Massachusetts officials are beaming about the latest revised job numbers compiled by the Federal Government.  
Mass. Secretary of Housing and Economic Development, Greg Bialecki was a guest Thursday on WBSM's Mid-Day Live" program.  He said the job growth last year was ve…
Lawmaker Wants To Expand Services At Taunton State
State Rep. Chris Markey of Dartmouth wants the state to expand services at Taunton State Hospital.  Right now,  there are a small number of beds there to serve the mentally ill. 
Rep. Markey thinks Taunton State would also be a great place to offer serves for women with addiction issue…
Patrick: No Reset Of Medical Marijuana Proposals
Gov. Deval Patrick says he does not believe the process of selecting medical marijuana dispensaries should start again from scratch.
 
    Patrick told reporters on Monday that none of the 20 applicants approved so far have been granted licenses to operate dispensaries and won&apos…
Governors Want Obama To Reconsider National Guard Cuts
The governors of Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island are stepping up calls on President Barack Obama to scale back the proposed shrinking of the Army National Guard.
Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick, Connecticut's Dannel Malloy and Rhode Island's Lincoln Chafee joined 44 other governors who s…
Southcoast Gears For 10-14 Inches Of Snow
Another winter storm is hitting Southern New England, bringing with it heavy snow, strong winds and blizzard conditions near the Massachusetts coast.  The National Weather Service says the heaviest snowfalls of 10 to 14 inches will occur in Eastern Massachusetts and parts of Rhode Island...
Patrick Unveils Initiative To Reduce Recidivism Rate In Mass.
Gov. Deval Patrick has unveiled what he's calling a landmark initiative aimed at reducing recidivism among high-risk young men.
 
    Patrick said Wednesday that the proposal will cut crime, save taxpayers money, and improve outcomes for hundreds of young men leaving the juven…
Patrick Outlines Priorities For Final Year In Office
Deval Patrick looked back at his legacy and ahead to his last year in office as he delivered his final State of the State address.
 
    Patrick pledged to continue to make government more effective, calling for an overhaul of Massachusetts' unemployment insurance system and v…
New Bedford Man Files Complaint Against MCAD Chairman
A New Bedford man is still pushing for the establishment of a museum in Plymouth, honoring four black Revolutionary War soldiers as the nation's first patriots. 
Eddie Johnson has accused the town of Plymouth of discrimination for not welcoming the project. 
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Patrick Names Task Force On School Safety
Gov. Deval Patrick has asked a task force to develop a model plan that Massachusetts school districts can use to keep students, teachers and staff safe in emergency situations.
 
    Patrick signed an executive order on Thursday at a school in Revere creating the task force...
Patrick Proposes Climate Change Initiatives
 
Gov. Deval Patrick has unvieled a series of state initiatives he says will help prepare Massachusetts for the challenges posed by climate change on public health, energy, transportation and basic infrastructure.
The plan includes a $40 million grant program administered by the Massachusetts Departme…

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