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Why Is Charlie Baker Cutting $1.9 Million for Substance Abuse Treatment?

An emotional Gov. Charlie Baker broke down in tears as he signed landmark opioid legislation into law back in March, “the most comprehensive measure in the […]

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Charlie Baker Says Scott Brown is a ‘Worthwhile Candidate’ for Trump’s VA

As politicians continue making pilgrimages to meet with President-elect Donald Trump, hoping to secure top spots in his administration, Gov. Charlie Baker is lending kind […]

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Is It Still Too Early to Judge Donald Trump, Charlie Baker?

Upon his return to Massachusetts after cozying up to Vice President-Elect Mike Pence at the Republican Governors Association in Orlando, Gov. Charlie Baker told reporters that […]

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Baker Addresses an Anxious Massachusetts on its Future in Trump’s America

Speaking to a state where anxieties are high about the future under Donald Trump, Gov. Charlie Baker made the case for collaborating with the incoming […]

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Will Setti Warren Run for Governor?

It would mean taking on one of the most popular politicians in the country, but Newton Mayor Setti Warren may be on the path to […]

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Voters Reject Question 2, Charter School Cap Will Remain

The cap on charter school expansion in Massachusetts is here to stay—for now. Voters have rejected Question 2, the ballot measure that sought to lift the cap, […]

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Charlie Baker’s War Against the Morning Sun

Could we ditch daylight-saving time?

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Teacher Unions Call for SEC Investigation into Baker’s ‘Possible Pay-to-Play Scheme’

Update: Monday, 9:45 a.m. Madeloni and Gosnell have filed a formal complaint with the Securities and Exchange Commission, demanding the federal agency invesitgate Gov. Baker’s ties […]

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Charlie Baker Says Bob Kraft’s Dorchester Revs Stadium Could Be ‘Terrific’

You don’t often see Gov. Charlie Baker lend his stamp of approval without months of careful consideration, calculation, or your garden variety waiting-for-someone-else-to-step-in-it. (Remember, Baker […]

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Charlie Baker Has to Talk About Donald Trump, Again

Another day, another wild twist in the Donald Trump campaign for Republican Charlie Baker to answer for. This time, it was the unprecedented position Trump […]

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Charlie Baker Maintains He Still Isn’t Voting for Trump or Clinton

Despite an early disavowal of his party’s presidential nominee, Gov. Charlie Baker maintained that he still isn’t voting for Donald Trump, nor his Democratic opponent, […]

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Two More EEA Officials Are Out After Retaliation Probe

Two more top officials are to be replaced in the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs, the latest in a cascade of scandals in […]

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Another DCR Official Has Resigned

In the latest development of what has been a prolonged turmoil for Gov. Charlie Baker, another top official at the Department of Conservation and Recreation […]

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Report: A DCR Official Used His Lights and Sirens to Beat Traffic

The deputy commissioner of the DCR, the agency that’s become a thorn in Gov. Charlie Baker’s side since revelations about a questionable party on July […]

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Can Charlie Baker Save the MassGOP from Extinction?

Faced with the likes of Donald Trump and Curt Schilling, can Republican Governor Charlie Baker save the MassGOP from extinction?