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Why Massachusetts Hasn’t Sent the National Guard to Puerto Rico

On Monday, Setti Warren, Newton mayor and Democratic candidate for governor, issued a challenge to Gov. Charlie Baker: send Massachusetts’ National Guard to Puerto Rico, […]

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Charlie Baker and Other State Leaders Are Denouncing Nazis

Update: Here it is: Happening now: @MassGovernor denounces white nationalist and neo-nazi ideology with new proclamation #wcvb pic.twitter.com/1JBZJiOPNq — Katie Thompson (@KThompson_WCVB) August 17, 2017 Earlier: It’s […]

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Baker’s ICE Cooperation Bill Isn’t Sitting Well

Seizing the opportunity to link the governor to Trump, opponents of Charlie Baker’s ICE cooperation bill are condemning the idea. Baker says his is a sensible […]

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Charlie Baker Has Signed the Marijuana Law Reform

After months of debate, lawmakers’ update to the marijuana law passed by voters in November is finally done. Gov. Charlie Baker signature made it final Friday […]

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New England Republicans Are Speaking Out Against the Senate’s Health Bill

After the release of a CBO report that said millions would lose health coverage under the Senate’s proposed Obamacare repeal bill, Republicans in New England […]

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Charlie Baker Joins Bipartisan Governors Slamming TrumpCare

Calling a humane and affordable healthcare plan a “bipartisan responsibility,” Charlie Baker is among a group of seven Democrat and Republican governors calling on Senate […]

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Charlie Baker Strongly Opposes a Sanctuary State Law

As a debate rages in Boston over blocking the use of state money to help federal immigration authorities, Charlie Baker has come out strongly against […]

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Charlie Baker Supports Removing Massachusetts’ Only Confederate Memorial

As states across the country grapple with the question of whether to remove their Confederate monuments, Gov. Charlie Baker indicated he would support ridding Massachusetts—a bastion of the antislavery movement—of […]

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Charlie Baker Wants to Raise a Cool $30 Million

As the group of Democrats vying to challenge Gov. Charlie Baker begins stepping forward, the Republican governor has set a lofty fundraising goal: $30 million. That target, […]

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Charlie Baker Is “Disappointed” after Republicans Pass the AHCA

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker says he is “disappointed” after his Republican colleagues in the House voted Thursday in  the AHCA, the bill that would repeal Obamacare […]

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Massachusetts’ Environment Is Under Much Greater Threat Than You Think

There’s no way around it, says Ken Kimmell, former head of the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP). The Trump administration’s planned cuts to the Environmental […]

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Charlie Baker Is the Most Popular Governor in America Again

Once again, Gov. Charlie Baker is the most popular governor in America, according to a new poll released Tuesday by Morning Consult. The Massachusetts governor had […]

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Democrat Jay Gonzalez Vows to Make Governor Subject to Public Records Law

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jay Gonzalez has pledged to make the governor subject to public records law. That sound you hear is the frantic din of […]

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Baker Drops Weekend Commuter Rail Cuts, Will “Explore Alternatives”

The Baker administration will no longer consider the elimination of weekend commuter rail service and door-to-door rides for the disabled, and will instead “explore alternatives” […]

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Massachusetts Could Become the Only State Whose Governor’s Records Aren’t Open

Massachusetts leads the nation in all manner of things, from the best universities to the most cutting-edge hospitals. But there’s one area where the Bay […]