Governor Patrick joins rally in support of transportation, education investments that will create growth and opportunity across the Commonwealth
Governor Deval Patrick today joined hundreds of teachers, parents, small business owners and others gathered at the State House this morning to urge support from legislators for the Governor’s investment proposal. The Governor thanked attendees for making their voices heard about the type of Commonwealth they want to live in, and emphasized the importance of investing now in transportation and education to unlock opportunity for residents in the near term and for future generations.
Governor Deval Patrick today appointed William “Mo” Cowan as interim United States Senator, filling the seat left vacant by Senator John Kerry. Governor Patrick also announced that the Special Election to fill Senator Kerry’s seat will be held on June 25. Cowan will serve as interim senator until a new senator is elected on that date.
Mayor Thomas M. Menino and the Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) joined with Governor Deval Patrick, New Jersey-based developer Roseland, RBS Citizens and other elected officials and members of the East Boston community Jan. 25 to celebrate the groundbreaking of Portside at Pier One, East Boston’s first new residential waterfront development in many years. The first of seven planned buildings is now underway, and will lead in the transformation of the underutilized shoreline which has spectacular views of the Boston skyline.
Gov. Deval Patrick unveiled an ambitious $550 million education plan on Jan. 15. The investments would infuse money into public education for students at all levels, from early education to college.
Mass. taxes will undergo changes if Gov. Deval Patrick’s plan goes through.
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