Governor Charlie Baker

Charlie Baker speaks at the 2018 State of the Commonwealth
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Charlie Baker Will No Longer Send the National Guard to the Border

In light of a harsh new policy under Trump of separating immigrant families who cross into the country illegally, Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker, a Republican, says […]

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Scott Lively Is Suing the Massachusetts Republican Party, Charlie Baker

Scott Lively is (almost definitely) not going to be elected governor of Massachusetts, but that hasn’t stopped him from making Gov. Charlie Baker’s life difficult. […]

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11 Things to Know about Scott Lively, the Anti-Gay Pastor Challenging Charlie Baker

Scott Lively is not going to be the governor. You know it. He knows it. And the delegates at the MassGOP Convention, who helped him move […]

Setti Warren
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Former Newton Mayor Setti Warren Ends Gubernatorial Campaign

In a surprising move, former Newton mayor Setti Warren ended his gubernatorial campaign, citing a lack of resources in an email sent to supporters on […]

Officer Sean Gannon on a sunny day
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Cops from across the Country Expected at Slain Yarmouth Officer’s Wake

Gov. Charlie Baker is among the Massachusetts politicians reiterating their support for the death penalty following the killing of Yarmouth police officer Sean Gannon. Gannon […]

Tom Brady and Charlie Baker getting buzz-cuts
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Charlie Baker, Tom Brady Get Buzz Cuts for Charity

Politics can get hairy, but Charlie Baker does what he can to shave off the tension. On Thursday, Gov. Baker, along with surprise guest Tom Brady and […]

Charlie Baker speaks at the 2018 State of the Commonwealth
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Massachusetts Joins Northeastern States in Gun Safety Coalition

If someone is banned from buying a gun in Massachusetts, officials in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, and Rhode Island will all know about it. […]

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Stan Rosenberg Faces Murky Political Future after Hefner Email Reveal

Stan Rosenberg’s political future is looking more and more dire. Since the Boston Globe reported on Sunday that the former Senate president’s estranged husband, Bryon Hefner, had […]

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Gov. Charlie Baker Weighs In on Allegations Against Steve Wynn

In the wake of the Wall Street Journal’s bombshell story detailing a decades-long pattern of sexual misconduct, the casino mogul Steve Wynn has lost his […]

Charlie Baker speaks at the 2018 State of the Commonwealth
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Charlie Baker Focuses on Bipartisanship in State of the Commonwealth

America’s most popular governor is even getting accolades from some political opponents. Gov. Charlie Baker used Tuesday night’s State of the Commonwealth address to highlight […]

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Charlie Baker Maintains Remarkable Favorability Numbers

Like bad weather and delayed commuter rail trains, Gov. Charlie Baker’s popularity has become a fact of Massachusetts life. According to the latest WBUR poll, […]

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The Trump Effect

One year in, many of Boston’s biggest names are feeling the president’s influence—for better or for worse.

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Gubernatorial Candidate Jay Gonzalez Braves MBTA during Storm

Though ridership is, unsurprisingly down across Boston’s public transit system on Thursday, according to state Transportation Secretary Stephanie Pollack, ridership among gubernatorial candidates has seen a […]

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Speed Limit Reduced on Mass. Pike as Bomb Cyclone Arrives

The state Department of Transportation has lowered the speed limit on the entire length of the Massachusetts Turnpike to 40 miles per hour as the […]

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Group Aligned with Massachusetts Republicans Violated Finance Law

State regulators are forcing a second Republican-aligned political nonprofit into transparency after a review found the organization violated Massachusetts finance laws by failing to properly […]