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Charlie Baker Says He Doesn’t Support Roy Moore, Keeps Funneling Money to the RNC

Republican Gov. Charlie Baker has spent his tenure leading deep blue Massachusetts distancing himself from some of his GOP colleagues, most notably throughout his party’s alliance with […]

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Gov. Charlie Baker Trades Barbs with Suzanne Bump

The state audit of Massachusetts’ Department of Children and Families is not pretty. And neither is the fallout. The audit revealed widespread dysfunction within the agency, bringing […]

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Deval Patrick to Campaign for Doug Jones in Alabama

Massachusetts is getting awfully involved in the Alabama Senate race. Next week’s special election between Republican Roy Moore and Democrat Doug Jones is certainly the […]

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Stan Rosenberg Will Not Back Charlie Baker’s Reelection Bid

Republican Gov. Charlie Baker may be more liberal than most members of the GOP, but his bipartisan bent isn’t enough to sway state Senate President […]

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Gov. Charlie Baker Unveils Sweeping Opioid Legislation

Gov. Charlie Baker unveiled a widespread legislative package aimed at combating Massachusetts’ opioid crisis by focusing on treatment accessibility, drug abuse prevention, and educational expansion. […]

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Opioid-Related Deaths Down Across Massachusetts

Opioid-related fatalities are down by roughly 10 percent in Massachusetts so far this year, according to updated data released by the state Department of Public Health. […]

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Setti Warren Calls for Better Representation for Elders, Veterans

There are more than 355,000 veterans and more than 1 million senior citizens living in Massachusetts, but there are no direct liaisons advocating for their needs […]

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Massachusetts State House Passes Free Birth Control Bill

The Massachusetts House of Representatives resoundingly passed a bill ensuring access to free birth control on Wednesday in a stark reproach of policy enacted at […]

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Gov. Baker Reinstates State Hate-Crime Task Force

Following a spate of racist, anti-Semitic, and homophobic incidents in Massachusetts, Gov. Charlie Baker reinstated a state hate-crimes task force that has been dormant since […]

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The Republican Tax Plan Could Hurt Massachusetts Home Buyers

House Republicans have finally released their big tax overhaul plan on Thursday, and unsurprisingly, it did not go over well with the state’s lawmakers. If approved, […]

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Charlie Baker Is Still America’s Most Popular Governor

Though the Patriots may be Massachusetts’ most talked-about dynasty (currently!), there’s another consistent winner in the state who has a tight grip on his no. […]

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Beacon Hill Sexual Harassment Policies Under Review

As the insidious culture of sexual harassment permeating Beacon Hill continues to come to light, Gov. Charlie Baker has directed staff to review the administration’s zero-tolerance […]

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Massachusetts Officials Criticize Trump’s Opioid Announcement

President Donald Trump declared the opioid epidemic a national public health emergency yesterday, but many Massachusetts Democrats criticized him for not going far enough. Leaders […]

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Trump Administration Denies Massachusetts Health Care Funding Request

Massachusetts will not receive additional federal funds to stabilize state insurance rates next year, officials announced Tuesday. Back in September, Gov. Charlie Baker’s office set […]

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Governor Baker Announces Addiction Training Principles for Social Workers

Governor Charlie Baker unveiled guidelines for training social workers to tackle the opioid epidemic Tuesday, making Massachusetts the first in the nation to do so. The […]