charlie baker

David Tanklefsky
June 09, 2017 - 11:47 am
In a rare comment on pending legislation, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker announced his opposition to a so-called "sanctuary state" bill and waded into the passion-filled debate over undocumented immigration. "The safety and security of our communities is a top priority for our administration...
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David Tanklefsky
May 29, 2017 - 11:34 am
The 37,000 American flags that wave this weekend on Boston Common are one of the most prominent visual symbols of the sacrifices made by those who have served in the U.S. armed forces. Last week, volunteers from the Massachusetts Military Hero Fund placed the flags, representing soldiers from the...
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David Tanklefsky
May 08, 2017 - 12:57 pm
General Electric is officially breaking ground in Boston. In a ceremony Monday morning at its new "Innovation Point" campus, company CEO Jeffrey Immelt was joined by Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker and Boston Mayor Marty Walsh to celebrate the beginning of construction. "About a year ago when...
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David Tanklefsky
May 04, 2017 - 12:46 pm
Governor Charlie Baker and other state leaders are on hand for a ceremony dedicating the Cruiseport Boston facility in the Seaport to former Mayor Raymond Flynn. "Ambassador Flynn saw before many others the opportunity to build the economically vibrant seaport district of today," Governor Baker...
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USA Today
Brittany Jennings
March 30, 2017 - 12:30 pm
On Tuesday, Gov. Charlie Baker signed a bill doubling the line of duty death benefit for families of first responders. This bill applies to police officers, fire fighters, corrections officers and EMTs. The new bill will increase the benefit from $150,000 to $300,000. “The daily life of those of us...
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