Governor Charlie Baker

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Charlie Baker Isn’t the Most Popular Governor in America Anymore

“Third-Most Popular Governor in America” doesn’t quite have the same ring to it. Gov. Charlie Baker, a moderate Republican in a solid blue state, was twice […]

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Head of Massachusetts Education Board Gave $100K to Pro-Charter Group

Paul Sagan, chairman of the Massachusetts Board of Elementary and Secondary Education, made a $100,000 donation to a pro-charter group that has expansion opponents clamoring for […]

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Charlie Baker Condemns DCR Golf Cart Rides at Private Party

The fallout continues for two Department of Conservation and Recreation officials, whose use of state resources for a private party has come under scrutiny. Gov. Charlie Baker […]

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Mike Pence Couldn’t Convince Charlie Baker to Vote Trump

Gov. Charlie Baker has made it abundantly clear he plans to blank his ballot this November. But that hasn’t stopped his fellow party members from […]

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Charlie Baker Is Staying Out Of Curt Schilling’s Senatorial Ambitions, For Now

In a not-quite-unexpected move, Gov. Charlie Baker this week wasn’t exactly endorsing Red Sox star and current walking caricature Curt Schilling, who has said he […]

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Charlie Baker Just Killed an 82-Year-Old Liquor Law

With the stroke of a pen, Gov. Charlie Baker just kiboshed a blue law that’s been on the books in Massachusetts for 82 years. Tucked […]

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New England Justice League, Unmasked!

Just in time for Boston Comic Con, we reveal our politicians’ true superhero identities.

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After Spectacularly Bad RNC, Charlie Baker Is Looking Smarter and Smarter

To borrow an apt phrase from Politico‘s Glenn Thrush, this year’s Republican National Convention was, without much hyperbole, a “nuclear dumpster fire.” From Melania Trump’s plagiarism […]

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MBTA Union Disputes Claim Armored Vehicles Had ‘Sunroofs’

Update, July 22, 7:29 p.m.: The Boston Globe reports MBTA union leaders are disputing the claim that sunroofs had been cut into armored vehicles used to transport […]

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Gov. Charlie Baker Responds to Deadly Bastille Day Attack in Nice

More than 80 people are dead after a truck tore through Bastille Day celebrations in the French coastal city of Nice. Witnesses say the driver careened down […]

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The Story Behind Trump’s $35,000 Payment to a Fictional New Hampshire Ad Agency Gets Stranger and Stranger

Sometimes truth is stranger than fiction. Other times, fiction is all tangled up with the truth like a pair of earbuds in your front pocket, and […]

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Charlie Baker Reverses Deval Patrick Policy on Illegal Immigration

Gov. Charlie Baker is making a major change to an illegal immigration policy instituted by Deval Patrick. According to the Boston Herald, the Baker administration […]

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At Long Last, Gov. Baker Says He Would Sign the Transgender Bill

Gov. Charlie Baker said Tuesday he would sign the transgender accommodations bill if it arrives on his desk, after months of criticism for his ambiguous […]

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Gov. Charlie Baker Supports Death Penalty for Cop Killers

Following the shooting death of an Auburn police officer during a routine traffic stop over the weekend, Gov. Charlie Baker reaffirmed his support for the […]

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Massachusetts’s Charlie Baker Is America’s Most Popular Governor

Massachusetts continues to rack up the superlatives. Not only is it home to arguably the best teams in sports, but we also have the most […]