Gov. Deval Patrick

Governor's Daughter Engaged
Gov. Deval Patrick's daughter is getting married. Patrick and his wife Diane
announced Friday that their daughter Katherine Wintersmith Patrick is engaged to Alisha Marie Lemieux of New Bedford.
Katherine Patrick is a graduate of Smith College and is studying for her doctorate in psychology at th…
Agreement Close
The governors of Massachusetts and New Hampshire say they're ``optimistic'' the long-running Market Basket dispute will be resolved with an agreement to sell the company to ousted CEO Arthur T. Demoulas.
Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick and New Hampshire Gov...
Major Bills Studied
Gov. Deval Patrick says he's pleased lawmakers were able to pass several major bills, but wants time to review them before deciding which to sign into law.
Patrick made his comments Friday morning just hours after lawmakers wrapping up work on their two-year formal session, blowing past a Thursd…
Super PAC Bill
A bill designed to tighten reporting requirements for independent political expenditures, including those made by political action committees known as super PACs is heading to Gov. Deval Patrick's desk.
Under the bill given final approval Thursday, corporations, labor unions and political committees …
Millions For Repairs?
Massachusetts lawmakers are hoping to spend as much as $40 million to upgrade the House and Senate chambers at the Statehouse.
House Speaker Robert DeLeo says he's seeking up to $20 million for repairs to the 160-seat House chambers, including what he called wiring and flooring issues...
Candidates Speak Up
Gov. Deval Patrick's offer to shelter unaccompanied children crossing the nation's southern border is drawing a range of reactions from those hoping to fill his job.
The three Democratic candidates for governor _ Martha Coakley, Donald Berwick and Steve Grossman _ have all praised Patrick f…
Patrick On Lowell Fire
Gov. Deval Patrick says the fire that killed seven people in Lowell could prompt a discussion about current fire safety laws, such as whether older buildings should be retrofitted with sprinkler systems.
Patrick also said Friday that he had spoken with the city's mayor and the state's fire marshal to…
Compounding Crackdown
Gov. Deval Patrick has signed a law overhauling state oversight of compounding pharmacies in Massachusetts.
The measure had been in the works for nearly two years since a nationwide meningitis outbreak linked to the now-closed New England Compounding Center in Framingham. A t...

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