Governor Patrick announces new online tool to show impact of investment proposals on a family’s budget
Approximately half of Massachusetts residents will pay less, or the same under Governor Patrick’s proposal to grow jobs and opportunity
Gov. Deval Patrick’s proposed state budget would quadruple funding for citizenship programs to $1 million. The proposed 2014 budget has not yet been passed by the Mass. House of Representatives and state Senate.
The Massachusetts Department of Transportation Registry of Motor Vehicles Division has transitioned to a new website making it the first motor vehicle administration in the nation poised to accept advertising in order to generate new revenue.
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.
For pilgrims seeking to worship freely, for slaves seeking freedom, for immigrants seeking a better way, for your mothers and fathers and grandmothers and grandfathers seeking a toehold in the middle class, Massachusetts has beckoned seekers as a land of opportunity.
Governor Patrick files gun safety legislation, proposes $5 million increase for mental health services
Seeking to put an end to the gun violence that impacts too many families and neighborhoods across the Commonwealth, Governor Deval Patrick today will file commonsense gun safety legislation to enhance background checks, close licensing loopholes, reduce access to high-powered rounds of ammunition and prevent illegal firearm possession. Additionally, in the FY14 budget he files next week, the Governor will include a $5 million increase for Department of Mental Health (DMH) programs that promote public safety and increase public awareness that mental health treatment is available and effective. Today’s package builds on gun safety measures the Governor has filed over the years and coincides with the legislative momentum building here and across the country to strengthen gun laws following the tragic shootings in Newtown, CT last month.