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Dear Harvard: Deval Patrick Gives a Good Graduation Speech

Former Governor Deval Patrick was selected to speak at Harvard’s commencement ceremony this spring, following in the recent footsteps Oprah Winfrey and Michael Bloomberg. Patrick just finished […]

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Former Gov. Deval Patrick Will Be ‘Visiting Innovation Fellow’ at MIT

With his eight years in office behind him, former Governor Deval Patrick will take on a new role at MIT’s Innovation Initiative beginning in the […]

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Simmie Knox: Meet the Artist Who Painted the State House Portrait of Governor Patrick

Simmie Knox has been in the presence of presidents, judges, senators, and congressmen, and used his paintbrush and oil painting techniques to portray their likeness and […]

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President Obama Calls Boston Public Radio, Says He’s Former Somerville Resident

President Barack Obama and Governor Deval Patrick are long-time friends. That’s why on Thursday, when Patrick took part in his final “Ask the Governor” segment on […]

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Mayor Walsh and Governor Patrick Expected to Attend Event Pushing for Olympics to Come to Boston

Mayor Marty Walsh and Governor Deval Patrick are planning to spend time with 30 Olympic athletes who have ties to Massachusetts during a special event […]

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The Deval Patrick Problem

Nobody on the Democratic ticket wants to criticize Deval—which is playing right into Charlie Baker’s hands.

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Gun Owners Angry That Governor Didn’t Invite Them to Firearms Bill Signing [Updated]

Update: According to members of the Gun Owners Action League, the governor’s office called and apologized for not inviting them to a ceremony Wednesday when new gun […]

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Massachusetts Will Not House Children Fleeing Central America [Updated]

Update: Massachusetts will not need to house unaccompanied immigrant children who have crowded the southern United States border, seeking refuge from their crime-ridden countries in Central […]

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Group Will Rally in Favor of Housing Children Fleeing Central America

Supporters backing a possible plan in Massachusetts to house unaccompanied immigrant children rushing toward the southern United States border are organizing a rally in Copley Square […]

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Gov. Patrick Signs Bill to Protect Patients Accessing Abortion Clinics

A bill to put protections in place for patients visiting abortion clinics and other health facilities throughout the state was signed into law by Governor Deval Patrick […]

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Massachusetts Liquor Stores Can Soon Sell Alcohol Before Noon on Sundays

Governor Deval Patrick, who’s wrapping up a final stretch of signing legislation that’s spilling out of the State House doors this session, inked a bill […]

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No Shark Fin Soup For You

Governor Deval Patrick is sinking his teeth into a new law that will put an end to the possession and sale of shark fins in Massachusetts. […]

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Despite Court Ruling, the Back-and-Forth Over ‘Buffer Zones’ Continues

In the weeks since the Supreme Court struck down the “buffer zone” law that separated pro-life protesters from patients trying to gain access to abortion […]

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Minimum Wage Will Go Up to $11 in the Next Three Years [Updated]

UPDATE: On Thursday, Governor Deval Patrick signed legislation that will raise the minimum wage for workers to $11 over the next three years, making Massachusetts a […]

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House Speaker’s Economic Development Bill Doesn’t Address Non-Competes

While Governor Deval Patrick is taking care of business abroad, House Speaker Robert DeLeo unveiled his own version of an economic development bill that, unlike […]