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Governor Patrick discusses importance of college affordability to future growth at Student Financial Aid Day

Governor Deval Patrick today addressed hundreds of college students at Student Financial Aid Day before they fanned out across the State House seeking legislative support to increase state funding for financial aid programs. Governor Patrick’s FY14 proposed budget creates opportunity for students and their families across the Commonwealth by making college more affordable and accessible. Continue reading

Governor Patrick joins business leaders to discuss how to grow jobs and expand economic opportunity across the Commonweatlh

Governor Deval Patrick today addressed the Neponset Valley Chamber of Commerce, continuing the conversation on how investing in education, innovation and infrastructure will spur job growth and economic opportunity and create a better Commonwealth in the near-term and for the next generation. Since his State of the Commonwealth address in January, Governor Patrick has traveled throughout the Commonwealth meeting with legislators, local officials, business leaders and residents to discuss the future of the Commonwealth, and what we will leave for the next generation. Continue reading

Patrick-Murray administration awarded $44 million from Obama administration to advance health care cost containment goals

Governor Deval Patrick today announced that Massachusetts has been awarded more than $44 million from the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to advance the Commonwealth’s nation leading health care cost containment efforts. Continue reading