Governor Deval Patrick

New England News
8:04 pm
Wed July 16, 2014

Massachusetts May Shelter Unaccompanied Children

Gov. Deval Patrick (D-MA0
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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.

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New England News
5:06 am
Fri June 13, 2014

Patrick Heads To Final Convention As Governor

Gov. Deval Patrick speaking at Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts in North Adams in April.
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Deval Patrick will attend his final Democratic State Convention as Massachusetts’ governor Friday in Worcester.

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.

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New England News
8:54 pm
Mon June 9, 2014

Survey Will Consider Regionalizing Healthcare In Northern Berkshire

North Adams Regional Hospital closed March 28. Berkshire Medical Center opened a satellite emergency facility there on May 19.
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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.

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New England News
5:43 pm
Mon June 9, 2014

Mass. Gov. Patrick Hopes International Travel Will Lead To More Economic Growth Stateside

Mass. Gov. Deval Patrick, right, speaks with State Senator Ben Downing of Pittsfield and State Representative Smitty Pignatelli of Lenox, behind Downing, in Lee Monday morning.
Credit Jim Levulis / WAMC

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.

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.

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New England News
8:38 pm
Fri June 6, 2014

Mass. Gov. Patrick To Push For Ban On Non-Compete Deals

Gov. Deval Patrick (D-MA)

Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick 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.

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The Roundtable
9:00 am
Fri May 30, 2014

5/30/14 Panel


  Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, and Legislative Director of the New York Public Interest Research Group, Blair Horner.

Topics include:
Working Families Party
Deval Patrick
Veteran's Affairs
First Lady's School Lunch Plan Setback
Clippers sold

New England News
1:42 pm
Thu May 22, 2014

Mass. Gov. Patrick Taps Sullivan As Chief Of Staff

Rick Sullivan, left, will become Mass. Gov. Deval Patrick's chief of staff.

 Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick will have a new chief of staff for the final months of his administration.

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Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Thu May 8, 2014

Congressional Corner With Tim Vercellotti

    Deval Patrick is in his final months as governor of Massachusetts.

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.

New England News
12:26 pm
Sun April 13, 2014

MA Gov. Patrick's Economic Development Package Aimed At Innovation

Massachusetts Housing and Economic Development Secretary Greg Bialecki speaking at Interprint Inc. in Pittsfield, Mass. in March.
Credit Jim Levulis / WAMC

Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick recently unveiled an economic development plan 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.

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New England News
12:58 pm
Fri April 11, 2014

Massachusetts House Leaders Propose Leaner Budget Than Gov. Patrick's

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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.   WAMC’s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill spoke with State Representative Stephen Kulik of Worthington, who is vice-chair of the committee.

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