Governor Charlie Baker

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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 […]

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Newton Officers Are Not among Those Headed to Puerto Rico

For days, Newton Mayor Setti Warren denounced Gov. Charlie Baker’s response to Hurricane Maria, but when it came time for police forces in Massachusetts to head for […]

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Massachusetts Is Sending Police Officers to Help in Puerto Rico

A team of 69 Massachusetts law-enforcement officers will be deployed to aid recovery efforts in hurricane-battered Puerto Rico, Gov. Charlie Baker’s office has announced. Personnel […]

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Massachusetts United for Puerto Rico Fund Sprints Toward $800,000 in Pledges

President Trump may be lambasting Puerto Rico for complicating the national budget, but Massachusetts residents are stepping up financially to help the island out. Officials […]

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Massachusetts Officials Launch Hurricane Maria Relief Fund

Massachusetts officials announced today the creation of the Massachusetts United for Puerto Rico fund to help streamline donations and relief efforts for the hurricane-battered island. […]

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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 […]