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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 […]


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 […]

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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, […]