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TSM - Gov. Patrick (second from left) tours UMass Library after announcement of new Academic building on Dartmouth Campus
TSM - Gov. Patrick (second from left) tours UMass Library after announcement of new Academic building on Dartmouth Campus

Patrick Announces New Academic Building For UMass Dartmouth

 

Another new building is being planned for UMass Dartmouth.

Governor Deval Patrick on Thursday announced his administration was setting aside $55 million for a new academic building on campus.

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Senate Joins House In Repealing “Tech Tax”

The Massachusetts Legislature has repealed a new tax on computer and software services that had been in effect less than two months.  
 
    Thursday's 38-0 Senate vote came a day after the House backed the repeal by a 156-1 vote

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Tribal Casino Compact Advances On Beacon Hill

After being stalled on Beacon Hill for months, a casino compact between Gov. Deval Patrick and the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe is getting a push forward.
 
    A legislative committee on Tuesday voted in favor of the compact and sent it the full House and Senate for final approval

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Jim Phillips - TSM
Jim Phillips - TSM

UMass System Sees Increased Funding

UMass Dartmouth is putting increased funding to use after Governor Deval Patrick signed the state budget Friday. The finalized budget includes $479 million in funding for the five UMass campuses, a $39 million increase over last year's funding level

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

Landfill Plan Drawing Fire from Dartmouth Officials

The fight continues against plans to cap the Smith-Robinson Landfill on Old Fall River Road.

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getty images - The One Fund Administrator Kenneth Feinberg (L) speaks as Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick (R) looks on.
getty images - The One Fund Administrator Kenneth Feinberg (L) speaks as Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick (R) looks on.

The One Fund Boston Raises $20 Million for Bombing Victims

Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick and Boston Mayor Thomas Menino say donations to the One Fund Boston, benefiting victims of the Boston Marathon bombings, have reached $20 million.
 
    Patrick, Menino and the fund's administrator, Kenneth Feinberg, announced details at a news conference on Tuesday

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Mass. State House / Getty Images

Straus Named To Conference Committee On Transportation Bill

A Southcoast lawmaker, Mattapoisett Democrat William Straus,  has been named to a conference committee to resolve differences between the House and Senate verisons of a State Transportation bill. 

Both branches this month approved legislation that calls for $500-million in transportation spending

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City Council Rips State Leaders on Transportation Funding

Legislative leaders and local state representatives were taken to task Thursday by the City Council, over their treatment of the Southcoast Rail project.

 

Several councilors blasted House leadership and local representatives for supporting a weakened transportation bill, that does little for advancing Southcoast Rail. Cou

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Getty Images

Officials Discuss Mass. Casino Compact with Feds

The State and the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe may be moving closer to finalizing a revised casino compact.

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