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Governor Patrick meets with Colombian start-ups and government representatives to further Massachusetts-Colombia partnerships
Governor Deval Patrick met with several representatives from Colombian start-up companies, a follow-up to the Governor’s February trade mission to Colombia where he met with Catalina Ortiz, President of iNNpulsa Colombia, to discuss ways in which Massachusetts and Colombia can partner in the innovation economy sectors.
Patrick-Murray administration announces military friendly guidelines for members of the armed forces, veterans and their spouses seeking professional licenses in Massachusetts
Lieutenant Governor Timothy Murray announced that all state agencies that oversee professional licensing within the Patrick-Murray Administration have established guidelines to assist members of the armed forces, veterans and their spouses as they prepare and apply for jobs in Massachusetts.
Mayor Thomas M. Menino and 14 Mayors from across Massachusetts today released a PSA encouraging citizens to demand Congress take immediate action to prevent gun violence. The Mayors are members of the national Mayors Against Illegal Guns coalition that now includes more than 900 mayors from 45 states and more than 1.4 million grassroots supporters. The PSA can be viewed here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B8x2TuJ1lD8. Local access channels of the participating Mayors have been provided with the ad, as well as Comcast, Charter, RCN cable companies and local broadcast media.
Lieutenant Governor Murray today announced the release of the Massachusetts Interagency Council on Housing and Homelessness’ Integrated Plan to Prevent and End Homelessness Among Veterans. Joined by Massachusetts Department of Veterans’ Services Secretary Coleman Nee, Department of Housing and Community Development Undersecretary Aaron Gornstein, officials from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), the Massachusetts Interagency Council on Housing and Homelessness (ICHH) and veteran service providers, Lieutenant Governor Murray outlined the report prior to touring the New England Center for Homeless Veterans.
Governor Patrick makes the case for investing in our communities now to grow jobs and opportunity across the Commonwealth
Governor Deval Patrick testified before the Joint Committee on Ways and Means FY14 Budget Hearing to make the case for his proposed investments in transportation and education that will unlock opportunity in every corner of the Commonwealth.