Governor's Council

Assonet Judge Confirmed to State’s Highest Court
Judge Elspeth "Ellie" Cypher of Assonet was unanimously confirmed to the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts by the Governor's Council on Wednesday.
The 58-year-old former Bristol County prosecutor will replace Justice Margot Botsford, who will reach the mandatory retiremen…
Clemency Requests
The Governor's Council has commuted the sentence of a former Brockton woman and granted pardons to two other people, marking the first clemency votes in Massachusetts in more than a decade.
The eight-member council voted 6-2 on Wednesday to approve Gov...