Governor Charlie Baker

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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 […]

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Charlie Baker Vows to Offset Federal Cuts to Planned Parenthood with State Funding

Gov. Charlie Baker has pledged to use state funds to offset any federal cuts made to Planned Parenthood clinics in Massachusetts, as his fellow Republicans in […]

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Massachusetts High Schoolers Rank First in Advanced Placement Scores

With its stellar public school system and world-class universities, Massachusetts is to education what the Patriots are to professional football, but the bay state’s high […]

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Seth Moulton Says He Has “No Plans” to Challenge Charlie Baker

Though a handful of Democratic pols have dipped their toes in the waters of 2018, not one has formally launched a bid to challenge Gov. […]

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Everyone Is Missing the Point About Sanctuary Cities

If we have learned anything in this first month of the Trump presidency, it’s how malleable the term “sanctuary” can be, with respect to protections […]

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Charlie Baker Appears to Get Booed at Patriots Parade

Gov. Baker declares Feb. 7 as New England Patriots day! pic.twitter.com/MzXQ8Yk3Ic — 7News Boston WHDH (@7News) February 7, 2017 Thousands of fans staved off the […]

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Charlie Baker Tries to Reason with Trump on Immigration

As fired-up activists in Massachusetts continue going for the jugular—challenging the Trump administration’s immigration policy on the street, in airports, and in the courts—Republican Gov. Charlie […]

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Where Is Charlie Baker?

“Where is Charlie Baker?” That’s what protesters this weekend asked in unison at rallies in Copley Square and in front of the State House, as […]

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The NRA Is Suing Maura Healey and Charlie Baker

Attorney General Maura Healey’s decision to close a loophole regarding the sale of assault weapons has produced some consequences. The Massachusetts chapter of the National […]

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Gov. Baker Slashed Funding for Opioid, HIV, and Elder Care Programs

A series of budget cuts proposed by the Baker administration may put some Massachusetts health organizations—including some of the state’s hallmark programs—in peril. In December, […]

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City, State Officials Getting Serious About General Electric’s Free Helipad

The taxpayer-funded helipad included in the $145 million deal that lured General Electric to Boston is inching closer to reality. City and state officials announced […]

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Even Charlie Baker Couldn’t Believe How Hard the Celtics Got Dunked on

Marvin Williams with authority for #BuzzCity! pic.twitter.com/T4apSQOGFL — NBA (@NBA) January 17, 2017 Charlie Baker is a big basketball guy. An all-conference player for Needham […]

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Charlie Baker Writes Letter to Congress Defending Parts of Obamacare

In a letter to House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy this week, Gov. Charlie Baker urged Congress to keep key provisions of the Affordable Care Act, […]

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Baker Administration Accused of Denying Motel Rooms to Homeless Mothers

On the campaign trail, Gov. Charlie Baker vowed to end the practice of placing homeless families in hotels and motels at the state’s expense when shelters […]

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Charlie Baker’s Team Is Open to a Tax for Drivers ‘Down the Road’

Gov. Charlie Baker ran for office, and won, on a platform that included a pledge not to add any new taxes. But according to emails […]