Governor Deval Patrick http://wamc.org en Massachusetts May Shelter Unaccompanied Children http://wamc.org/post/massachusetts-may-shelter-unaccompanied-children <p>Governor Deval Patrick says he is weighing a request by the Obama administration about whether Massachusetts could agree to shelter some of the unaccompanied children crossing the nation's southern border illegally. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 00:04:00 +0000 Jim Levulis 95023 at http://wamc.org Massachusetts May Shelter Unaccompanied Children Patrick Heads To Final Convention As Governor http://wamc.org/post/patrick-heads-final-convention-governor <p><a href="http://www.mass.gov/governor/" target="_blank">Deval Patrick</a> will attend his final <a href="http://massdems.org/convention/the-convention/" target="_blank">Democratic State Convention</a> as Massachusetts’ governor Friday in Worcester.</p><p>Patrick says he had butterflies during his first convention 10 years ago and is experiencing a different kind of nervousness heading into this year’s in Worcester.</p> Fri, 13 Jun 2014 09:06:00 +0000 Jim Levulis 92494 at http://wamc.org Patrick Heads To Final Convention As Governor Survey Will Consider Regionalizing Healthcare In Northern Berkshire http://wamc.org/post/survey-will-consider-regionalizing-healthcare-northern-berkshire <p>Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick was in Lee Monday morning to break ground on a road construction project. The Democrat also answered questions about healthcare in Northern Berkshire following the March 28th closure of North Adams Regional Hospital.</p> Tue, 10 Jun 2014 00:54:00 +0000 Jim Levulis 92230 at http://wamc.org Survey Will Consider Regionalizing Healthcare In Northern Berkshire Mass. Gov. Patrick Hopes International Travel Will Lead To More Economic Growth Stateside http://wamc.org/post/mass-gov-patrick-hopes-international-travel-will-lead-more-economic-growth-stateside <p>Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick was in Lee Monday morning to break ground on a road construction project. The Democrat returned to the commonwealth last week after a trip to Israel and the United Arab Emirates.</p><p>Gov. Patrick marked work on a two-mile, $4.4 million construction project on Tyringham Road. The Democrat spoke about his one-week trip which included a return to Israel.</p> Mon, 09 Jun 2014 21:43:51 +0000 Jim Levulis 92229 at http://wamc.org Mass. Gov. Patrick Hopes International Travel Will Lead To More Economic Growth Stateside Mass. Gov. Patrick To Push For Ban On Non-Compete Deals http://wamc.org/post/mass-gov-patrick-push-ban-non-compete-deals <p><a href="http://www.mass.gov/governor/" target="_blank">Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick</a> is praising an economic development bill proposed by Democratic House leaders but says he will urge legislators to restore a provision that would discourage non-compete agreements in the private sector.</p> Sat, 07 Jun 2014 00:38:00 +0000 Jim Levulis 92078 at http://wamc.org Mass. Gov. Patrick To Push For Ban On Non-Compete Deals 5/30/14 Panel http://wamc.org/post/53014-panel <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, and Legislative Director of the New York Public Interest Research Group, Blair Horner.</p><p>Topics include:<br />Working Families Party<br />Deval Patrick<br />Veteran's Affairs<br />First Lady's School Lunch Plan Setback<br />Clippers sold</p><p> Fri, 30 May 2014 13:00:00 +0000 Ray Graf 91609 at http://wamc.org 5/30/14 Panel Mass. Gov. Patrick Taps Sullivan As Chief Of Staff http://wamc.org/post/mass-gov-patrick-taps-sullivan-chief-staff <p><a href="http://www.mass.gov/governor/" target="_blank">&nbsp;Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick</a> will have a new chief of staff for the final months of his administration.</p> Thu, 22 May 2014 17:42:05 +0000 Jim Levulis 91054 at http://wamc.org Mass. Gov. Patrick Taps Sullivan As Chief Of Staff Congressional Corner With Tim Vercellotti http://wamc.org/post/congressional-corner-tim-vercellotti-13 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Deval Patrick is in his final months as governor of Massachusetts.</p><p>In today’s Congressional Corner, Tim Vercellotti, director of the Western New England University poll and professor of political science, tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that Patrick has enviable popularity ratings.</p><p> Thu, 08 May 2014 14:50:00 +0000 Alan Chartock 89959 at http://wamc.org Congressional Corner With Tim Vercellotti MA Gov. Patrick's Economic Development Package Aimed At Innovation http://wamc.org/post/ma-gov-patricks-economic-development-package-aimed-innovation <p>Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick recently unveiled an <a href="http://www.mass.gov/governor/pressoffice/pressreleases/2014/0410-governor-patrick-announces-economic-development-package.html" target="_blank">economic development plan</a> designed to support middle skill job training for the innovative economy and boost the desirability to live in the state’s Gateway Cities through land redevelopment and affordable housing programs. Sun, 13 Apr 2014 16:26:00 +0000 Jim Levulis 88011 at http://wamc.org MA Gov. Patrick's Economic Development Package Aimed At Innovation Massachusetts House Leaders Propose Leaner Budget Than Gov. Patrick's http://wamc.org/post/massachusetts-house-leaders-propose-leaner-budget-gov-patricks <p>The Massachusetts House Ways and Means Committee released its proposed state budget this week. It calls for slightly less spending than the $32.6 million budget proposed by Governor Deval Patrick.&nbsp;&nbsp; WAMC’s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill spoke with State Representative Stephen Kulik of Worthington, who is vice-chair of the committee.</p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 16:58:00 +0000 Paul Tuthill 88005 at http://wamc.org Massachusetts House Leaders Propose Leaner Budget Than Gov. Patrick's