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Governor Deval Patrick

Deval Laurdine Patrick (born July 31, 1956) is an American politician, civil rights lawyer and business executive who serves as the 71st Governor of Massachusetts.

Governor Deval Patrick visiting the Merrimack Valley Sandbox Accelerator yesterday! Congratulations for the grant...
With State Government closed tomorrow due to the dangerous weather conditions, Governor Deval Patrick strongly urged that private business follow suit. Therefore, with the safety of our staff and members as our first priority, the East Boston Y will remain closed though 1:00pm tomorrow (Friday, January 3). There will be no Child Care at 215 Bremen Street or Out of School Time Care at 54 Ashley Street. In addition, there will be no group exercise classes on Friday or Child Watch. Please check here for updates. Stay safe and warm during this first blizzard of 2014!
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Is MA Governor Deval Patrick skating with you guys? He has his weekend home in Richmond.
Governor Deval Patrick on Friday said that more senior officials at the state Department of Children and Families may be disciplined in the case of a missing 5-year-old Fitchburg boy who was allegedly beaten by his mother’s boyfriend and is now feared dead. A social worker at the Department of Child...
President Obama on Thursday granted a rare commutation to the first cousin of Governor Deval Patrick, allowing the release of a man who in 1994 was given a life sentence on cocaine drug charges. Patrick said that he does not recall ever meeting his first cousin Reynolds Allen Wintersmith Jr., 39, an...
Governor Deval Patrick defended the head of the state’s child welfare department Thursday after the agency has come under sharp criticism for neglecting a troubled Fitchburg family, but he said the commissioner must determine whether other supervisors shared responsibility for the failures. Amid pub...
Looking forward to taking the girls to The Governor's Holiday Party tonight. Found it really annoying when Haley would quote Governor Deval Patrick saying, " Finish what you started" with regards to laundry and housework, but overall great message! ;)
Excellent op-ed by Farah Stockman in today's Boston Globe questioning whether the Boston City Council should approve a 25% pay raise for Boston police over six years: Here’s a fun fact that didn’t come up in yesterday’s City Council hearing: 141 cops in Boston earned a bigger paycheck than the mayor did last year. That’s right. Mayor Menino earns $175,000. If you count base pay, the Quinn Bill education bonus, details, and overtime, 141 cops earned more. Another fact: Nearly a third of all Boston police officers earned more than Governor Deval Patrick. The governor earned $137,000 last year. About 600 cops took home more. No one disputes that police officers, many of whom work long hours and face danger in their jobs, deserve to be well-paid for what they do. But take a good look at police salaries, and you’ll find that they already are. Boston police officers are among the best-paid public employees, not only in the city, but in the country. Eighty-six earned more than Secretary of State John K ...
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Governor Patrick Announces Investments to Create Growth and Opportunity in Attleboro. ATTLEBORO – Thursday, November 7, 2013 – Governor Deval Patrick today celebrated the grand opening of the Greater Attleboro Regional Transit Authority (GARTA) Intermodal Center, which will create more accessible transportation options for residents of Attleboro and its surrounding communities and unlock the potential for transit-oriented development in the region. During today’s ceremony, Governor Patrick also announced over $3.9 million in additional funding for the city of Attleboro through the MassWorks Infrastructure Grant Program to help support the development of Riverfront Drive, a road that will provide a critical connection to the Intermodal Center. The Governor also committed to assisting the city of Attleboro with the expansion of its riverfront park and trail along the Ten Mile River through the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs’ (EEA) Gateway City Parks Program. The new park will c ...
"Governor Deval Patrick is who I want to be when I grow up." The President Great line. Yes Congressman David Cicilline?
The following Governors are lawyers OBLIGATED under Rule 1.6 to ignore the Constitutional Rights of citizens while ignoring judicial corruption, crimes and misconduct, and the failure to prosecute crimes of the judiciary and of the legal professionals who might implicate the judiciary. Governor Sean Parnell of Alaska (Puget Sound School of Law) Governor Mike Beebe of Arkansas (University of Arkansas) Governor Jerry Brown of California (Yale) Governor Dan Malloy of Connecticut (Boston College) Governor Rick Scott of Florida (Southern Methodist University) Governor Nathan Deal of Georgia (Walter F. George School of Law) Governor Pat Quinn of Illinois (Northwestern University) Governor Mike Pence of Indiana (Indiana University) Governor Sam Brownback of Kansas (University of Kansas) Governor Steven L. Beshear of Kentucky (University of Kentucky) Governor Deval Patrick of Massachusetts (Harvard) Governor Rick Snyder of Michigan (University of Michigan) Governor Jeremiah W. Nixon of Missouri (University of Mis ...
Check out the latest from MassINC Gateway Cities Journal - A great review of their conversation between Governor Deval Patrick and Desh Deshpande! "More importantly they have realized that entrepreneurship happens everywhere not just in the big cities. With their support, we have been working in gateway cities like Lawrence and Lowell through the Merrimack Valley Sandbox to encourage entrepreneurs, seed innovative ideas and help launch new enterprises." - Desh Deshpande
Remarks by the President and Governor Deval Patrick on the Affordable Care Act
In a speech to the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce this morning, Governor Deval Patrick hinted at a plan to...
Governor Deval Patrick has signed off on the sales tax holiday for next weekend, August 10th and 11th.
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Happy birthday to Governor Deval Patrick! Here's an early of the Governor speaking at our 2010 Annual...
It's great news that Governor Deval Patrick wants to see train service from NYC to the Berkshires restored.
Patrick has no plans for re-election: Governor Deval Patrick has seventeen months left in his governorship and...
A Reason to Believe by Governor Deval Patrick - Official Book Trailer: via
Tune this evening for another program about Berkshire train, I'm told, with Governor Deval Patrick talking about...
Hundreds demand that Governor Deval Patrick close Brayton Point power plant in Somerset: Hundreds of pro...
Governor Deval Patrick makes good on Stanley Cup wager with Gov. Quinn by volunteering at Greater…
The Board of Directors of First Night Boston announced Thursday that the agency does not currently have the funds to continue planning First Night Boston 2014 and will be forced to cease operations
News Item: Gov. Paul LePage on Thursday said a Democratic lawmaker, Sen. Troy Jackson of Aroostook County, “claims to be for the people but he’s the first one to give it to the people without providing Vaseline.”
Below is an email from Pat Fiero, a MoveOn member in Leverett, Massachusetts. Pat started a petition on the MoveOn website, where anyone can start their own online petition. Dear Massachusetts MoveOn member, The Food and Drug Administration does not require safety testing of new genetically modified foods (GMOs). Instead, they rely on corporations' profits from their sale of such foods to determine GMOs' safety for us. Contrary to industry claims, GMOs have not been proven safe, and a growing body of independent, peer-reviewed studies have linked their consumption to allergies, infertility, immune system problems, gastrointestinal disruption, cancer, and a host of other diseases. GMO crops can easily contaminate non-GMO crops, threatening organic agriculture. Moreover, their use is linked to increases in toxic pesticide use and the emergence of "superweeds." Further, the absence of labeling on GMOs prohibits those with specific ethical or religious practices from making informed food choices. More than 60 ...
Thank you to Governor Deval Patrick and Education Secretary Matt Malone for visiting Salem High this afternoon.
Don't want to be a downer, but, given the karma generated disrespecting Wes Welker, I'm thinking the Pats go 6 and 10, Brady doesn't finish the year, Gronk has yet another surgery that lays him up until 2014 (if he doesn't get a groin strain from Bibi Jones,) Kraft DOESN'T get his ring back from Vladimir "I could kill a guy with this ring" Putin (Dracula was also named Vladimir), Tebow takes over after the Bledsoe-esque injury to Tom and has his best season yet, and Hernandez gets life.
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This afternoon, the House of Representatives failed to pass a farm bill by a vote of 195-234. After a lengthy debate yesterday and this morning on fa
Governor Deval Patrick opened up the day and now we're hearing from House Speaker DeLeo and UMass Chancellor Marty Meehan
The U.S. Army Ranger killed in an apparent parachuting mishap was a 21-year-old veteran from Massachusetts who recently returned from Afghanistan, officials said Saturday.
LAWYERS WE LOVE: Governor Deval Patrick is the first African American Governor of the Commonwealth of…
As the trial of reputed mobster Whitey Bulger unfolds in federal court, Boston is mesmerized by stories of lurid gangland slayings that occurred decades ago. But the gang violence that’s happening right now in Boston elicits mostly shrugs. Shootings in Boston’s poor neighborhoods are no match for th...
Gov. Deval Patrick joined Jim and Margery once again for the monthly Ask the Governor segment.Charlie Baker, former Massachusetts gubernatorial candidate
What an amazing Conference call that I had with Governor Deval Patrick! He gave us real insight and amazing advice for last 6days of the campaign.
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In the next couple of months two U.S. Senate seats will be decided by special elections in Massachusetts & New Jersery. With the current 100 congressional members divided by Democrat (51 seats)Republican (47 seats)Other Parties: 1 Independent; 1 Independent Democrat (both caucus with the Democrats). Will the elections give democrats a larger margin in the Senate or will the political divide deepen? Join me tomorrow morning for a conversation about the upcoming special elections and learn why Oregon should care? The 2013 United States Senate special election in Massachusetts will be held on June 25, 2013, in order to fill the Massachusetts Class II United States Senate seat for the remainder of the term ending January 3, 2015. The vacancy that prompted the special election was created by the resignation of Senator John Kerry, in order to become U.S. Secretary of State. On January 30, 2013, Governor Deval Patrick chose his former Chief of Staff Mo Cowan to serve as interim U.S. Senator. Cowan declined to .. ...
I just signed a petition to The Massachusetts State House, The Massachusetts State Senate, and Governor Deval Patrick: We, the undersigned citizens of the commonwealth, call upon your leadership to enact legislation requiring the labeling of all foods that contain genetically engineered ingredients…
Standing ovation for Governor Deval Patrick's leadership in water innovation
Representative Jeffrey Sánchez should be ASHAMED of himself for supporting the "welfare reform" bill that is about to pass the Massachusetts House. This bill places even more hurdles in front of the most vulnerable part of our population (including a great deal of his constituents here in Jamaica Plain) to solve ... what exactly? "Welfare fraud" which constitutes less than a tenth of a percent of the EBT budget? This bill would be a doubling-down on the failed welfare "reform" policies instituted in the 90's at the federal level, and only perpetuates the systemic discrimination that people in poverty face in Massachusetts and American culture at large. Oh, and Representative Sanchez is a Democrat, along with 113 other Democrats supporting this ludicrous plan. Jamaica Plain and Massachusetts deserve more progressive leadership in the legislature. For shame, Mr. Sanchez. For shame, Massachusetts Democrats. I call on Governor Deval Patrick to veto this ridiculous bill.
"Great meeting today with Governor Deval Patrick. The Governor listened intently and said he will be on the...
What else would you expect from the Imperial President! He has an unlimited EBT card that he received from Mass. Governor Deval Patrick!
Kyle with Governor Deval Patrick and the New England Partiots Linebacker Rob Ninkovich at Project 351
Spent an amazing day with some amazing Mohawk 8th graders yesterday at the Project 351 reunion at Gillette Stadium.hung out with great kids, Governor Deval Patrick, and Patriots players past and present.and got to meet some amazing chaperones/volunteers from every town in the Commonwealth. This group of kids are amazing and so focused on community service, they packed meals for 50 homeless families to last 10 weeks, and packed kits of art supplies for homeless kids too! Very cool to meet up with my cousin Barbara Alpert, who provided our group with awesome food and hospitality from the Patriots! Then to top off an awesome day.went to a super graduation party at the Cusimano's, with another bunch of great 8th graders! Have a lot of faith in the future with these kids.
Honoring 351 youth leaders from across the Commonwealth with special guests Governor Deval Patrick and…
Give it up for Governor Deval Patrick and Rob Ninkovich. Go Pats.
We have just been notified that Governor Deval Patrick will be coming to Berkshire Brigades HQ at 3:00 pm tomorrow, Sat., June 15, not 1:00 p.m. as previously advertised. Sorry for the inconvenience but we still hope you can attend. BBHQ is located at 44 North St., Pittsfield (second floor). It's a great space!
Gov. Deval Patrick and education officials to honor MA Teacher of the Year: Governor Deval Patrick and Secreta...
Eagle Radio News Headlines Friday, June 14, 2013 Haverhill Mayor Fiorentini told councilors last night that crime in the city is down and morale in the Fire Department is up, during the Councils annual review of proposed spending for the fire and police departments. - Londonderry, NH police report Lisa Wallace, a former nursery school director, who had sole control over the finances for the nursery school at St. Mark the Evangelist in Londonderry is accused of stealing thousands of dollars from a Londonderry church. - A memorial service was held at the Massachusetts State House yesterday for former Governor Paul Cellucci, who died last weekend from Lou Gehrig's Disease. Among the mourners who spoke were Governor Deval Patrick and former Governor Bill Weld - Retired State Police Colonel Thomas Foley has taken the stand in the Whitey Bulger trial. Foley was cross-examined about the credibility of John Martorano, a hitman who's expected to testify against the reputed underworld boss. - NH Senator Kelly Ayo . ...
The Massachusetts political establishment honored the life of former governor Argeo Paul Cellucci today in a memorial at the State House. The casket carrying the former governor processed into the State House shortly past noon, past a string of dignitaries that included Governor Deval Patrick and fo...
By Jueseppi B. Remarks by the President at Markey for Senate Rally -- Boston, MA Boston Mayor Thomas Menino, Governor Deval Patrick an...
Boston Mayor Thomas Menino, Governor Deval Patrick and Ed Markey greet President Obama at Logan. Look at the line of people waiting for the president's motorcade to arrive.
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Press Release Calling on Gov to Distribute Chapter 90 Funding Yesterday the Senate Republican Caucus distributed the following press release regarding a letter the caucus sent to the Governor urging him to release the full amount of Chapter 90 funding for cities and towns: Senate GOP Caucus calls for release of Chapter 90 funding Letter urges Governor to distribute full $300 million to cities and towns BOSTON – The Massachusetts Senate Republican Caucus is calling on Governor Deval Patrick to change his course and release the remaining half of the $300 million in Chapter 90 bond funding unanimously approved by the Legislature for critical infrastructure maintenance and repair funding for cities and towns. Patrick recently signed the legislation appropriating the Chapter 90 money, but has thus far refused to release half of it. In a letter hand-delivered to the Governor’s office on Monday afternoon, the Caucus warned Patrick that “Your conditional release of only half of the funds not only puts our . ...
Governor Deval Patrick was at the burial ceremony for my friend today. He spoke, saying that she was his first serious girlfriend at age 16. Her mother told us on Sunday that he had a HUGE crush on her when they were young. The ceremony was beautiful. I am really going to miss her.
June 19th join Anthem Entertainment at The State Room for "an evening of empowerment" to support Easter Seals with Honorary Chair, Governor Deval Patrick
Massachusetts members (and anyone else who would like to send an email to Governor Patrick), we need your help! With Father's Day approaching, we'd like to request our National Parents Organization members send a Personal Father’s Day Message to Governor Deval Patrick's office regarding the importance of shared parenting for a child after separation/divorce. The Governor’s Task Force on family law is completing its work. This is one more chance to tell him what the children of Massachusetts need. With over 5,000 members strong in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, WE NEED YOUR HELP!!! Please take 5-8 minutes and do the following 3 action items: -Draft a 2 paragraph message conveying how current Commonwealth of Massachusetts Custody Laws have negatively affected your child's access to both parents equally. - Clear and concise is best here! -Attach a picture of you & your child. - VERY IMPORTANT PART!!! -Email Governor Deval Patrick at copy us at parentswith the subject line "Wh ...
Governor Deval Patrick today kicked-off Commonwealth Housing Week by announcing a new compact that creates a goal of providing 10,000 mortgage loans to first-time homebuyers over the next five years. The Home Ownership Compact includes a commitment among lenders to originate a specific number of mor... featured in NBC s Science of Love
By Ann Fitzgerald A group of Kenyan Americans led by Mburu Muhoro of Boston, Massachusetts are increasingly getting concerned about the risks and consequences of the recent election of ICC inductees into high office in Kenya . Uhuru Kenyatta, was declared president in suspicious circumstances which culminated in a Supreme Court case. Wary of a break out of any future genocide in Kenya, the architects of this new effort are in the formative stages of petitioning President Obama and Governor Deval patrick to help them obtain the contents detailing President Uhuru’s life while he was at Amherst. Uhuru, son of Kenya’s first President is currently an ICC inductee, who was recently humiliated by the British media when he was described as a Criminal President by British leading dailies. British Prime Minister David Cameron is reported to have declined a photo-op with Uhuru, an ICC inductee. The Kenyan Americans involved with planning this civic push; hope to find clues if any that could have served as a warn ...
FAIRHAVEN — The two industrial wind turbines were ordered shut down at night immediately, following a joint vote of selectmen and the Board of Health Monday. The turbines will not be allowed to operate from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m.
Hm. This might be awkward. He’s the Governor of Massachusetts, but he just had a street named after him back in Chicago. So, who do you think Gov. Patrick will be rooting for when the Bruins take on the Black Hawks in the Stanley Cup final? Hear what he told us on Fox 25 News at 10!
Today is Non-Profit Awareness Day, with a ceremony taking place this morning at the State House. The event will be co-chaired by Governor Deval Patrick, Speaker Robert DeLeo and Senate President Therese Murray. It's a day to celebrate all the good that non-profits do!
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Has Elizabeth Warren done anything but politic since she has been in office? What about Mo? I just can't believe that we elected such a big mouth, do nothing to represent us in the US Senate. When will we learn? Thank you Deval Patrick for putting your next Lt. Governor in as our interim Senator. You did a great job as usual and i know you'll tell us all about it!
Here is another example of such ignore news: U.S. authorities are still piecing together how the two brothers behind April's Boston Marathon bombing -- Tamerlan Tsarnaev and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev -- became Islamic terrorists. Tamerlan had traveled to al Qaeda hotbeds in southern Russia, where authorities believe he may have met with known jihadists. Closer to home, he and his brother attended a Boston-area mosque with radical ties. "The fact is that these fellows attended, blocks from their house, a radical mosque that has been the center of controversy in Boston for 10 years," said Charles Jacobs, who heads Americans for Peace and Tolerance, a group that has closely monitored Islamic radicalism in the Boston area. Jacobs told CBN News the Islamic Society of Boston mosque in Cambridge has seen convicted Islamic terrorists pass through its doors. "The founder of that mosque, blocks from where the Tsarnaevs lived and where they prayed, was Abdulrahman Alamoudi," he said. "He is the model of deception in America ...
DAILY STATE HOUSE SCHEDULE - MONDAY, JUNE 10, 2013 GOV. DEVAL PATRICK 11:00.Makes an announcement relative to new housing opportunities across the Commonwealth.169 Glenway Street, Dorchester 12:00.Swears in Paul Yorkis to the Board of Registration of Real Estate Appraisers. (PHOTO ONLY).Governor?s Office 1:00.Administers the ceremonial oath of office to Patrick Stanton, the new Associate Ju...
Last night while attending the Mo. Democrats Dinner, there was some serious speeches given. Governor Deval Patrick was so poised and well spoken, the content of his message was so deep and inspiring it has truly helped me to reopen my eyes and become even more aware and focused. My Attorney Chris Koster, also had a Firery speech as did Senator Claire McCaskill. Speaking of AG Koster, this man, "To Me" looked like a young aspiring John F. Kennedy. That's my opinion only. All Positive.
I know that this will disappoint some of My Republican Friends and I don't want to be misunderstood but while I will be voting for Gabriel Gomez since He is a far better choice than Ed Markey ,I shall not work or contribute to Him since I view Him as nothing more than a Democratic Straw. For You true believers point to Me a true Republican that voted and donated for Obama not once but twice and have pandered to a Democratic Governor like Deval Patrick ? I'll await You answers.
Gov. Deval Patrick: 'I got quite drunk' after bombing manhunt
Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick in St. Louis: Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick was the keynote speaker at a...
Yesterday morning I had the honor of participating in a "Portfolio" presentation panel for students that will be graduating from Young Achievers Pilot School in Boston. This was by far a more fulfilling experience than proctoring the MCAS which I had to do at a former school. I commented to the other panelist and to the students, who by the way did an excellent job in their presentations, that it would be so helpful if our Governor would consider participating in these presentations, where students have to showcase what they have learned, as well as defend their work in front of a panel of teachers, family member, student and community advocate. By doing so the Governor would be able to appreciate alternative forms of assessment. These assessments have been proven to be better indicators of a student academic achievement than the one size fits all bubble filler. Governor Deval Patrick and Legislators who are in the midst of deciding the fate of the state mandated standardized tests, please consider lo ...
With Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick, who just showed amazing leadership in the Boston Marathon attack, talking about the message that both political parties need to talk about what "they are for" instead of what "they are against." Stand up for what you believe in. Amen.
Listening to Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick speak,very enlightening and powerful
"Massachusetts lost a favored son and devoted public servant today. A lawyer, legislator, governor and diplomat, Paul Cellucci was also a kind man and a friend. Diane and I join with countless others in sending our thoughts and prayers out to Jan, their daughters and the entire Cellucci family in this time of loss."
“Mass. Governor Deval Patrick: I got "quite drunk" after marathon bombing manhunt
Massachusetts governor admits he got "quite drunk" after Boston Marathon manhunt
Governor Deval Patrick and the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center (MLSC) has announced over $100 million in grants for life-sciences-related capital projects in Massachusetts, including $95 million for the University of Massachusetts (UMass) Amherst and $5.5 million for the Pioneer Valley Life Scien...
Gov. Deval Patrick returned to his old neighborhood in Chicago yesterday where a section of the street he grew up on was renamed after him — but some living there now had one question: Who is…
Governor Pat Quinn today was joined on the corner of 53rd and Wabash by Chicago 3rd Ward Alderman Pat Dowell in annnouncing an honorary street named
Gov. Deval Patrick went to his rural home the day after the surviving Boston Marathon bombing suspect was captured and got "quite drunk" alone in a restaurant, he said during a candid conversation at a Boston area marketing firm.
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Mass Gov. Deval Patrick gets drunk after bombing capture.
Not being funny, but can someone tell me the big to do with Governor Deval Patrick Street Honoring press conference? With all the drama will have in Chicago, this is first time I've seen all the elected officials and so called leaders together with the Governor. When it comes to school closings and violence...where are they? You want to see street honoring, visit Harvey, IL. Mayor Eric Mayor Eric Kellogg has streets named after people who actually live and contribute in the community. I'm just sayin!
Cam Neely, team president and alternate governor. Does that mean Deval Patrick is fired?
'Drunk' Governor: Deval Patrick got drunk after Boston bombing manhunt
MA Governor Deval Patrick, a rising star in the Democratic party, had a street named after him today with Gov.
Washington Park names honorary street after Massachusetts Governor: Governor Deval Patrick was on...
South Side street renamed for Massachusetts governor: Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick was honored on the South...
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This is outrageous! I just ordered a pizza to be delivered to my house and Governor Deval Patrick shows up to my house with my pizza. And then he has the nerve to ask me where's his tip. This government of ours is outrageous!
Great to see Governor Deval Patrick, a true southsider, get his own honorary street at 53rd and Wabash
Chicago honors Gov. Patrick today by renaming block: When the governor of Illinois recently called Gov. Deval ...
National Black Wall Street Chicago is pleased to congratulate 3rd Ward Alderman Pat Dowell for her honorary street re-naming today at 1:00 PM on 53rd & Wabash in honor of the former Chicagoan who lived there on that block, Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick. Joining the celebration with Governor Patrick will be Governor Pat Quinn and our Congressional Delegation of Danny Davis, Bobby Rush, Robin Kelly and others.
Governor Deval Patrick got 'quite drunk' after the surviving Boston bombing suspect was captured | Mail Online
Politicians typically don't talk much about getting plastered. This one did:
Gov. Deval Patrick said he got 'quite drunk' after the manhunt for the bombing suspect:
Gov. Deval Patrick gave a candid, behind-the-scenes look at the horrific days after the Boston Marathon bombings, telling employees at a Cambridge marketing firm yesterday he got “quite drunk” the day after...
What does Massachusetts governor Deval Patrick have in common with attorney general and traitor, (perjurer) Eric Holder??? They were both in Comrade Clinton's Injustice Department. Hey look at the drunk governor. Hey he needs to be removed for DUI.
In a meeting with a Cambridge, Mass., marketing firm, Gov. Deval Patrick revealed that he got "quite drunk" alone at a restaurant after the capture of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
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It was a very drunk governor Deval Patrick who sat in a restaurant in the Berkshires for some alone time in the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombings and en
After Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was arrested following an exhaustive manhunt, Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick left town and got "quite drunk" at a Berkshires restaurant.
The newly named “Drunk Governor” Deval Patrick of Massachusetts is now being recognized by his home-city of Chicago, Illinois. A ceremony will take place on Friday at 2 p.m. as a portion of Wabash Avenue will now be known as Honorary Deval Patrick Way in respects to the local politician. Patrick gre...
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Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick this week admitted to celebrating the capture of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects by getting drunk. According to a Boston Herald report, the governor was speaking to a Cambridge-area marketing company this week when he admitted how tremendously relieved he was when Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was captured on April 19. Patrick stated that he had received lots of criticism (even from President Obama) for locking down parts of Boston into what was essentially martial law while the search for Tsarnaev was ongoing. Patrick stated that after the suspect was caught, he retreated to his rural home in he Berkshires. There, he had dinner alone at a local restaurant, seated far from other customers to read a book on his tablet. The restaurant’s owner, he stated, kept bringing him “things to drink as a celebration.” Patrick admitted that by the end of his meal he was “quite drunk.” As part of the mini-confessional, Patrick also admitted that his “shelter in place” order fo ...
Four years ago Massachusetts had sen Kennedy and sen Kerry now we will have warren and markey.and we think this is good? How far have we fallen.
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JUNE 6, 2013 - Pittsfield, MA – At their organizational meeting following the Greylock Annual Meeting held March 19, 2013, the Greylock Federal Credit Union Board of Directors elected three new officers for the positions of Chairman, Vice Chairman, and Clerk/Treasurer, for one-year terms. Newly elected board Chairman is Gerard E. Burke. Jerry has been a member of the board since 1999, and during the past 14 years, has served on a number of board committees. He is President/CEO of Hillcrest Educational Centers and holds a bachelor’s degree in Special Education from Fitchburg State College, amaster’s degree in Counseling Psychology from Anna Maria College and a master’s of business administration from Western New England College. Jerry’s community involvement includes membership in both the Massachusetts and Berkshire Business Roundtables and recent service as board chairman of the Berkshire Chamber of Commerce. Jerry is also a board member of the Massachusetts Association of Approved 766 Private ...
Talking to the Governor of MA, Patrick Deval, about our PLANNED juice cafe in BK..three years later Juice Hugger Cafe is a premier destination in BK.
Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick claims he got drunk the day after the Boston Marathon bombers were captured. Dude, the day after was 4/20. You were supposed to get high, not drunk!
Democrat governor wants elected official to pay to see EBT files By Boston Herald (MA) June 6, 2013 6:40 am Republican state Rep. Shaunna O'Connell -- stonewalled for months by the Patrick administration over her demand for a full accounting on welfare recipients with huge EBT card balances -- is now being told to fork over $800 if she wants the public data. "I have never heard of such a thing, as a legislator," O'Connell (R-Taunton) told the Herald last night, vowing to pay the fee even as she slammed the Department of Transitional Assistance for stalling her. "I think they owe this information, not just to me but to the taxpayers," she said. Shocked by a receipt showing one EBT user carrying a $7,000 balance, O'Connell in January first requested months worth of food stamp and cash benefit balances from the DTA. But after state officials repeatedly ignored her, she twice scaled back her request, including in an April letter asking for all balances from August, September and November 2012, and January thr ...
Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick got “quite drunk” by himself a day after the manhunt for the Boston Marathon bombing suspects concluded, according to a report Thursday. The Boston Herald reported that the Bay State Democrat went to the Berkshires for a swim and a solo dinner, the Saturd...
Final post for National Running Day .. When your trust is all but shattered When your faith is all but killed You can give up, bitter and battered Or you can slowly start to build..
Princeton Municipal Light Department manager Brian Allen has written to Governor Deval Patrick, noting that the failed wind turbine project has contributed significantly to the town’s high utility costs. He is seeking financial support from the state.
"My only career advice for young people is to have confidence in your ability to adapt. Don't worry about making a decision because it might close off opportunities, believe that you can adapt to whatever happens." - Governor Deval Patrick
Very excited for Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick coming in to the HubSpot office today for a HubTalk to our company on leadership, responding to tragedy, and growing innovation in Massachusetts!
Very excited to be playing tonight for an event benefiting the Massachusetts Immigrant and Refugee Advocacy Coalition and honoring Governor Deval Patrick.
Two days ago the New Jersey Office of Legislative Services issued an opinion saying the newly appointed U.S. Senator could serve until November of 2014, instead of five months this year. However, Gov. Chris Christie announced yesterday that a special election will be held this October. Christie's decision was a real disappointment for the GOP. Why did he do it? Because he knew New Jersey has one of the most liberal state Supreme Courts in the country, and they were certain to call for an election this year. We do not know the identity of the GOP Senate nominee, but this will be a difficult race.
Guess who will be the Keynote speaker at The Mattapan Tech Fundraising banquet on June 30 and win a prize ?
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GROSSMAN PUSHES NEW EBT TECHNOLOGY TO COMBAT FRAUD AND ABUSE Will Accept Contract Recommendation but Emphasizes Strong Oversight in Implementation Noting that the Treasury “had insisted on providing Massachusetts with new and dramatically enhanced technologies to guard against fraud,” Treasurer Steven Grossman today announced that, when presented, he would accept a joint Treasury-Department of Transitional Assistance (DTA) selection committee’s recommendation to choose the Xerox Corporation as the vendor for a pending contract to manage DTA’s electronic benefits card (EBT) program. The Treasurer warned, however, that “technology is only as effective as the people who use it. The taxpayers demand a firm commitment to proper oversight and implementation.” The Treasurer said, “I am prepared to be a strong partner with Governor Deval Patrick, Health and Human Services Secretary John Polanowicz, and interim DTA director Stacey Monahan in their ongoing reform initiatives. The new technology will p ...
The MFF Tough Ruckers were presented awards yesterday afternoon at both Boston Common and the State House by Governor Deval Patrick and General Grass in honor of their service during the Boston Marathon Bombing.
Join Red Hat executives and staff for a 5k run through the streets of Boston. To honor those affected by the tragic events at the 2013 running of the Boston Marathon, Red Hat customers, partners, and community members alike are encouraged run together and show their support on Wednesday, June 12 at…
Massachusetts Environmental Police are facing a deluge of criticism over their fatal shooting of a black bear in West Newton on Sunday, but the agency is defending its decision. “That decision was unfortunate. We don’t make those decisions lightly, and it’s always a last resort for us. It would have...
So yesterday was one of the most incredible days of my life! What an honor to literally be apart of The Ancient & Honorable Artillery Company of Massachusetts 375th annual ceremony in Boston Common. The original ceremony took place on the first Monday in June back in 1638, when the Company was founded. Now, every year on the first Monday in June, they continue the tradition. The Lincoln Minute Men marched along with the Ancients and many other Military companies from all over the world in the parade and we got to fire out muskets in the streets of Boston! We all filed into the Boston Common for the ceremony which our Governor Deval Patrick even attended! After the ceremony, we were invited to attend the 375th Anniversary banquet at the fancy Park Plaza Hotel's Grand Ballroom in Boston - I was lucky enough to wine and dine with hundreds of Generals, Colonel's and important Military figures from around the world. What an honor! They treated us like one of their own. In-Be-tween the events, some of the other ...
Tuesday Focus: Pray for those in Authority over you 1 Timothy 2:1-4 First of all, then, I urge that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and thanksgivings be made for all people, for kings and all who are in high positions, that we may lead a peaceful and quiet life, godly and dignified in every way. This is good, and it is pleasing in the sight of God our Savior, who desires all people to be saved and to come to the knowledge of the truth. Personal: Praying for your bosses Church: Pastors, Elders, Deacons Caleb Ingersoll, Andy Katzmire, Kienan Reilly, Harry Beard Olex Barchuk, Jim Coffey, Laura Gray, Christy Katzmire Diana Parker, Sharon Holuk, Meghan Isabella, Caleb Isabella Peabody/North Shore/US: Mayor (Peabody: Edward A. Bettencourt, Jr.), Congress (MA Senators: Elizabeth Warren/William Cowan), Governor Deval Patrick, President Barack Obama. World: Germany – Resource here. [another resource for today-- Billy Graham Library pamphlet on how to pray for our political leaders. Click here for link. -a ...
On This Week, Arianna called for Holder to resign and said there is no way Holder can keep his job given what he has done and how arrogant he has been. Arian...
A year ago, Governor Deval Patrick said he wouldn’t do anything “that makes vulnerable people beg for their benefits.” In a society that increasingly demonizes the poor, that’s a challenging mission - even in Massachusetts with its strong safety-net tradition. From a policy perspective, the findings...
Yeah just had to let Governor Deval Patrick know my full name as I turned groupie on him and his wife tonight at dinner lol
"If there's a a there there we need to deal with it." - Governor Deval Patrick
Gov. Patrick defends welfare system: Governor Deval Patrick is defending the state welfare system, saying some...
Given the recent revelation that EBT cards have been given to dead people, Governor Deval Patrick has issued an executive order changing the word that the letter E stands for in EBT. Instead of standing for Electronic Benefits Transfer, EBT will now stand for Eternal Benefits Transfer. When asked why the change, Governor Patrick replied, "It seemed like the Christian thing to do."
The state Republican Party has filed a public records request for documents that might show whether public resources were used in landing Lieutenant Governor Timothy P. Murray the private sector position Murray will assume next week. Murray and aides to Governor Deval Patrick have denied that the ad...
From Mass. Governor Deval Patrick signed a bill that will allow Sean Collier to be posthumously appointed to a suburban Boston police department where he'd been offered a job before his untimely death at the hands of the Boston bombers.
Gabriel Gomez is an ambitious guy. In January, with Massachusetts senator John Kerry all but certain to be confirmed as secretary of state, the 47-year-old Gomez wrote a letter to Governor Deval Patrick. Between Kerry’s resignation and the special election to fill his seat in the Senate, Patrick, a…
We are still looking for volunteers for the Jefferson Jackson Dinner June 8th in St.Louis at the Renaissance Hotel. We will need you from 4pm to 8pm at that time you'll be able to come in and have dinner and listen to our speakers. This is what we are looking for: 10-15 people to be stationed around the hotel to direct traffic to the check in area, we'll need 4-5 people for VIP reception check-in, we'll need 10-14 people for Main Event Check in, we'll need 15-20 seating escourts in the main event hall, we'll need 5 people to volunteer at the silent auction, and we'll need 4-6 people for the photoline collecting information & taking pictures and at the end of the night the volunteers will be able to get in a group photo with Governor Deval Patrick of Masschusetts
Dad asked, "So who will Christian Bale play in the movie?" I said Governor Deval Patrick, because that's how Hollywood rolls.
"Massachusetts Invented America" -- Governor Deval Patrick... Speech at the Cathedral of the Holy Cross, today in...
Love Massachusetts Governor DeVal Patrick. He's grown into his job well.
Governor Deval Patrick gave a rousing speech. Proud to be a Bostonian today. Tough act for to follow
Governor Deval Patrick: We will have accountability without vengeance. Vigilance without fear.
"We will have accountability without vengeance," MA Governor Deval Patrick at interfaith service for Boston Marathon bombing victims.
"we will have accountability without vengence, vigilance without fear..." -Mass Governor Deval Patrick at interfaith svce
For those who don't know, Gov. Deval Patrick is the best governor to be known to this great nation, I suggest you get to know him.
"Massachusetts invented America. " - MA Governor Deval Patrick at the memorial service.
Governor Deval Patrick, for the win, at the Interfaith Ceremony in Boston. Perfect tone, perfect words. Perfect.
Mass Governor Deval Patrick is looking more and more like a strong competitor to Hillary Clinton in 2016
Governor Deval Patrick: "Massachusetts invented America," and it will lead after this tragedy as well
Wonderful job Governor Deval Patrick of Massachusetts. Be thankful in everything!
"The grace this tragedy exposed is the best of who we are." MA Governor Deval Patrick at ceremony for Boston Marathon Victims
Mass. Governor Deval Patrick invokes the spirit of Dr. King in speech at Boston Memorial: "Darkness cannot drive out darkness."
Governor deval Patrick is giving a good speech
MA Governor Deval Patrick: Giving thanks for so many people who helped and supported, including Boston Mayor and POTUS.
MA Governor Deval Patrick: "Darkness cannot drive out darkness, only light can do that."
Governor Deval Patrick expresses thankfulness even in the midst of despair.
"Let us not lose touch with our civic faith...Massachusetts invented America." - Governor Deval Patrick
Deval Patrick is really an awesome governor message on Thankfulness is so apt and touching.
NESN is currently live with governor Deval Patrick's comments at a live interfaith service. President Obama's remarks to follow.
Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick, who drew applause during the services.
Glad to see Governor Deval Patrick turned this interfaith service around from thanking God to thanking the people.
Live video: Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick speaking now at Boston bombing memorial
MA Governor Deval Patrick is praising the first responders: police, firefighters, EMTs, volunteers who all ran to help, despite the danger.
Governor Deval Patrick says he is thankful for Mayor Menino "who checked himself out of the hospital" to help those in need.
Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick and Boston Mayor Tom Menino have announced the formation of The One Fund...
MA Governor Deval Patrick: I was taught: "In everything give thanks: that's not always easy to do."
Governor Deval Patrick stands on the podium, giving the emergency workers at the interfaith prayer
Boston/ Massachusetts has every right to be proud of their Governor, Deval Patrick. I am.
Governor Deval Patrick says he is thankful for everyone who "performed at their very best"
Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick speaks next. The President is expected to speak after him at the Boston Marathon Interfaith Service.
President Obama, Massachusetts governor Deval Patrick to speak at interfaith service to be aired live on NESN at approximately 11:45 a.m. ET
Turns out CNN got suspect confused with Governor Deval Patrick
Governor Deval Patrick is on with Lawrence. I'm never going to bed
Thank you Governor Deval Patrick for recognizing the RHS Cheering Team winning Nationals😊 it's means a lot!
House budget rejects Patrick's pre-K plan, dealing another setback to his agenda:
The Fellows in the office of Governor Deval Patrick! cc
Video highlights: Governor Deval Patrick at event about inclusion
Patrick hopes for agreement with Legislature on major tax hike to fund ...: Governor Deval Patrick said t...
Governor Deval Patrick pressures lawmakers over taxes, transportation spending -
It's on: "Governor Deval Patrick vows to veto $500m transportation plan pushed by lawmakers"
Gridlock deepens on Beacon Hill over transportation: Governor Deval Patrick and Democra...
Governor Deval Patrick has also provided a letter of support for Teen Week!
LIVE right now….MA Governor Deval Patrick is on the Garden Guys sharing his gardening secrets and what he really...
Join the Garden Guys at 3pm EDT with special guest, MA Governor Deval Patrick, who returns to our show to share...
OTM LIKES!! The Gov's Transportation package is bigger and better for the entire Commonwealth and he's willing to...
A potential game-changer: Patrick’s plan to expand access to early childhood education.
.joined us this morning. On the budget proposal, he says he's looking for compromise, not a standoff:
Gov. Patrick knows that ambitious investment in public transit is essential to MA, vows to veto $500 mil plan!
Gov. Patrick: ‘Looking For A Compromise’ On Budget Plan: But the governor is threatening to veto a plan from l...
Front page of Patrick rips rival transit package by
The House-Senate budget IGNORES EDUCATION initiatives (...but they sure loved casinos.)
Thank you MT Patrick will veto small transportation package.
The House-Senate budget has been widely criticized as unresponsive to need for tangible transpo improvement
Under Patrick's plan, we tax income more & sales less. It's a more progressive plan that fund transpo & edu
This morning's MassTLC Annual Meeting was excellent! More than 500 people came out to hear Governor Deval Patrick...
"Policy only matters at the point at which it touches people." - Governor Deval Patrick
Little Giant Ladders
What do you, Robert Kraft and Governor Deval Patrick have in common? You are all going to be at the MassTLC...
Governor Deval Patrick still pushing his tax proposal trying to belittle Representatives and Senators who disagree with his tax hikes. He told the public higher ed students to “engage with members of the Legislature who are nervous and uncomfortable about the so-called tax vote. Remind them that taxes are the price of civilization.” “There are going to be people who are deeply concerned that this vote may jeopardize their reelection. That is a political reality for a lot of good people in this building. Don’t belittle that,” Patrick added. Governor, it is not about being nervous, uncomfortable or being concerned about jeopardizing my re-election. THE PEOPLE CAN NOT AFFORD IT! Don't insult me and my colleagues who will stand up for the middle class who are just trying to get by!!
UMass tuition, fees could be frozen via
Governor Deval Patrick has put out maps by Legislative Districts detailing the transportation projects and some local funding that would occur if his tax package were to pass. Below is a link to the Governor's map for the 15th Essex District (Rep. Linda Dean Campbell)
No tuition or fee hikes at if growth proposal passes.
UMass president says tuition, fees could be frozen if tax plan is signed into law
Gov. Patrick is detailing how money from his tax increase would be spent on education and transportation in each community of the state.
MASS., MASHPEE WAMPANOAGS HAVE ‘FRAMEWORK’ FOR REVISED CASINO COMPACT Boston - - With regulators on the cusp of opening up the southeast region of the state to commercial casino developers, Gov. Deval Patrick and the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe have a “framework” of a compact they plan to show federal officials in the hopes of avoiding another rejection, according to the governor. “We’re in negotiations,” Patrick told reporters on Tuesday. “We’ve got a model we’re trying to work through with the tribe, and we have a hope – I think it’s either by the end of this week or early next week – to be able to go down to the Bureau of Indian Affairs and show them the framework so that we can get some preliminary feedback from them and we don’t go through the process we did the last time of thinking we had a deal that was going to satisfy them. It’s hard.” After Patrick and the Legislature approved a gaming compact with the Mashpee that would have sent 21.5 percent of tribal gaming revenu ...
Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick Wins "Green Governor of the Year" award via
I just signed a petition to John Fischer, Mass Dept of Environmental Protection and Governor Deval Patrick: Do not lift the moratorium on incinerators in Massachusetts as long as there are far better alternatives to incineration.
No hikes in fees and tuition at UMass if Patrick tax plan approved, Caret says.
UMass fees and tuition will be frozen - if Patrick tax plan approved.
UMass president says tuition and fees could be frozen if Governor Deval Patrick’s tax plan is OK’d: Un...
Congrats to Governor Deval Patrick for being named Green Governor of the Year! "Patrick earned the honor by driving bipartisan environmental initiatives, public-private partnerships, and visionary legislation that raise the bar for energy efficiency; expand renewable energy infrastructure and usage; grow the clean tech industry and create new jobs; promote green building; and support ecosystem conservation."
Today's Schedule: Welcoming new legislators with Governor Deval Patrick then participating as a panelist at the Women and Public Policy Program Annual Luncheon.
Governor, Deval Patrick visits the Neponset Valley Chamber of Commerce to discuss his 2014 budget proposal which aims to raise nearly $2 billion a year to make…
Governor Deval Patrick stopped by SCATV to talk with SCATV Executive Director Wendy Blom about his vision for the State and his new tax proposals.
February 26, 2013 — An eminent psychologist and scholar who currently serves as provost and senior vice president at Oklahoma State University has been named the 24th president of the University of Wyoming.
After campaigning on low taxes and spending cuts, McDonnell has created a legacy that simply does not belong in the Republican Party. McDonnell championed the largest tax increase in state history...
STATE CAPITOL BRIEFS - AFTERNOON EDITION - MONDAY, FEB. 25, 2013 STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE NEWTON ATTORNEY FALCHUK PLANS RUN FOR GOVERNOR The race to succeed Gov. Deval Patrick in two years got a new entrant on Monday when Evan Falchuck announced plans to run as a third party candidate under flag of the United Independent Party. Falchuk, a 43-year-old attorney from Newton and vice chairman of the Boston-based glob...
My backyard fence is down due to the VERY high winds in Austin today.
WEIFORCHANGE would like to announce that we have just mailed our letter to Governor Deval Patrick for the Mirror Education Initiative Plan. This plan will ensure that the Boston Public School system will mirror the same academia as METCO!
From Radio Boston: MBTA General Manager Beverly Scott has been in the top job for a little more than two months. Since she's taken the reins, Governor Deval Patrick has unveiled his vision for a major transportation overhaul, and a heavy snowstorm forced the network to shut down for more than 48 hours. Dr. Scott joins us this afternoon to talk about her vision for the MBTA, the system's financial and operational woes and the Governor's plan to fix the aging system. What do you want to ask her?
DEVAL PATRICK! It`s the 21st Century. So why is DEVAL PATRICK (D-Mass) the Only BLACK Legally Elected Governor in America? Gov Patrick`s Election & Re-election proves Massachusetts is a very Progressive State on the cutting edge of Global Leadership as it relates to Diversity, Voting Rights, Education, Quality Early Childhood Education, Employment & FAIR Hiring Practices, Criminal Justice, Housing, Small Business.
Republican Gov. Bobby Jindal (La.) on Sunday proposed delay the implementation of President Obama’s healthcare reform law to help offset the looming sequester cuts. “The president needs to step up to the plate and say to Congress, 'Here's how you can cut $85 billion."' I've got an idea for him,” said Jindal on NBC’s “Meet the Press.” “Just delay the Medicaid expansions, delay the health care exchanges so they can work with states on waivers, on flexibility. You could save tens of billions of dollars there by-- and you're not even cutting a program that's started yet. Just delay it for a few years.” Jindal has been a strong critic of the president’s signature healthcare reform bill, and has said his state will not participate in the law’s Medicaid expansion. The Louisiana governor’s comments come ahead of the $85 billion in across-the-board sequester cuts set to take effect on Friday. President Obama has made a public push to pressure GOP lawmakers into backing a plan to offset the au ...
From the Boston Globe: More than 1,000 high school students from across Massachusetts marched from Faneuil Hall to the State House Thursday, calling for increased funding for youth jobs and asking that more companies create summer positions for teens. “This is important for me to be here, begging these legislators for more jobs, because we are the future,” said Sheraine Blake, 18, a senior at the Boston Community Leadership Academy, as she stood on the State House steps. “And to save kids from being out on the street and doing things they shouldn’t be doing, why not open up more jobs for us?” “It will cut down on drugs and all the violence,” she added. The students, who hailed from at least a dozen cities and towns, chanted “We want jobs” as they wound through downtown on their way to the State House. Once there, they were briefed on how to approach elected officials about their concerns. State Representative Elizabeth A. “Liz” Malia, a Democrat who represents Jamaica Plain, met with ...
Today's Schedule: Leadership meeting with Governor Deval Patrick and Speaker DeLeo this afternoon.
A top fiscal aide for the governor said it is important to look at the tax package as a whole.
Uncle Sam's Misguided Children shared the following link and had this to say about it: Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick’s latest brilliant idea has inevitably caused outrage among many of the state’s 6.5 million residents as well as legislators and some news outfits. Patrick has so far allocated $430,000 a year to operate the free wheels for welfare recipients program.
South Station (Boston, MA) critical component in Patrick transportation plan When South Station opened in 1899, it had 28 tracks that sprawled from Atlantic Avenue to Fort Point Channel. Today, with only 13 tracks, trains idle outside the station while they wait for other trains to vacate berths, causing maddening delays. Governor Deval Patrick wants to change that with an $850 million South Station expansion project, one of the major components of his sweeping transportation plan that includes projects across the state costing billions.
With the President and Congress’s plan to pass comprehensive health care reform reaching increasingly high levels of unpopularity, and reconciliation becoming an impediment, the leadership of the Senate is rumored to be preparing a new secret plan to railroad the bill through the Senate in record ti...
Initiatives to End Homelessnes FY 2013 Budget Recommendation: Issues in Brief Deval L. Patrick, Governor Timothy P. Murray, Lt. Governor The Patrick-Murray Administration is committed to reforming the ways in which the state responds to homelessness and housing scarcity in Massachusetts. Facing an unprecedented level of demand for shelter and other emergency housing services, the Patrick-Murray Administration has sought to reform the state’s housing and homeless programs to best target limited resources to families and individuals in the most appropriate, cost-efficient and effective fashion. The Governor’s budget recommendation for FY 2013 proposes further changes to these programs and services while making critical investments in state affordable housing programs. FY 2013 Budget Recommendations The Governor’s FY 2013 budget recommendation builds upon past successes and starts the next chapter of reform to the Commonwealth’s response to family homelessness and housing instability. These effort .. ...
“The president hasn’t campaigned and hasn’t wanted to govern constantly being in conflict with congressional Republicans,” said Patrick. “From the very beginning, it was the leadership of the Republicans who said their No. 1 agenda was to make this president a one-term president. When he won a second term, their No. 1 agenda is to slow down the recovery of our economy and that needs to be called out. It is a fact.” - Gov. Deval Patrick (D-Mass.) Occupy Democrats and SHARE!
Governor Deval Patrick’s transportation policy proposals make one thing very clear: when this man leaves office in January 2015 he wants his legacy to be about transportation. In 2009 Patrick presided over one of the more challenging reorganizations of state...
Gov. Deval Patrick challenged Republican leadership today to stop pushing President Obama over this week’s threatened $1 billion in federal sequestration budget cuts and “put it to a vote.”
This morning on Meet the Press, a program that used to actually be relevant before it became just an extension of the liberal extremists, Louisiana Governor, Bobby Jindal just kicked the butts of Massachusetts’ Governor Deval Patrick and David Gregory and put them in their places. As usual, Gregory and his shill (I mean liberal guest) tried tag teaming the conservative and still, were soundly made to look silly, completely partisan AND uninformed. Gregory has ruined what used to be an impactful and sound informational forum and turned it into nothing more than a clown show.
Watching Piyush Jindal on MTP BS'ing about the sequester. He is spouting off the usual GOP talking points Gov. Deval Patrick, as usual, is the adult in the room. And that includes David Gregory.
Deval Patrick, son of Pat Patrick (Sun Ra Arkestra), is a rising star in the Democratic Party (currently Mass. Governor). Maybe Ra's music will make it into the White House someday!!
Just finished watching Governors Bobby Jindal (R, LA), and Deval Patrick (D, MA) on Meet the Press. When Bobby Jindal is not preaching, "I hate democrats and I hate the POTUS", he actually sounds pretty reasonable.
Governor Deval Patrick will be on Meet the Press this morning!
On "Meet the Press" tomorrow, Governor Deval Patrick will be the guest. He will be speaking about Massachusetts past, present, and future. Should be a very good discussion, I do believe.
Interesting, Governor Andrew Cuomo of New York is running an ad saying his proposed budget won't raise taxes and will create jobs. Governor Deval Patrick of Massachusetts wants to raise the state income tax by 1% and cut the sales tax marginally. He too says his plan will create jobs. Who is right?
Call John McCain at (202) 224-2235 Let him know his blatant disrespect towards a shooting victims mother is not going to be tolerated!!! We stand together for the good of all people, NOT the NRA. Alex Teve's parents deserve better than this! And so does he along with the others who died by senseless violence and assault weapons.
There is good news for in Massachusetts-based transgender students and and their parents.
Our Governor, Deval Patrick, will be on MEET THE PRESS tomorrow!
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Our nation wastes more energy than it uses – yes, 57% of the energy flowing into our economy, whether from oil, coal, natural gas, or renewables, is simply wasted as heat, noise and leaks.
Wherever you stand on the 2nd Amendment and Bill of Rights, President Obama, Governor Deval Patrick and other politicians would do themselves a favor by watching the crowd reaction at the Westford MA, town meeting. The crowd cheered when the selectmen unanimously reversed their earlier move to attempt a town weapons restriction. Politically, this issue is a losing one for democrats. President Clinton pointed this out when he mentioned that a huge number of people see the 2nd Amendment of Bill of Rights as a single voting issue. To be accurate, we could take this a step further and note that millions of people are willing to DIE for this right. A large number of sheriffs have written to President Obama stating that they will not only not enforce firearms bans, but they will arrest Federal agents who enter their state in an attempt to do so. This isn't like other issues. City-democrats and others have incorrectly characterized this as a red state/ blue state issue. It's not. Liberal strongholds like ...
Governor Patrick announces "The Way Forward: A 21st Century Transportation Plan" and details the investments necessary to stabilize today's transportation sy...
Gabriel E. Gomez, the Cohasset businessman running as a Republican in the US Senate special election, lobbied Democratic Governor Deval Patrick to give him the temporary appointment to the seat after John F. Kerry resigned to become secretary of state. Gomez’ campaign confirmed that Gomez, a wealth...
The Department of Public Health is moving forward with the development of Massachusetts's medical-marijuana regulations, despite efforts by state legislators to rewrite the law (see "Introducing Senator Buzzkill's New Pot Bill," January 11). During an interview with the Phoenix last Thursday, Govern...
“Alberta’s commitment to strong environmental policy, clean technology development, a healthy energy sector, economic growth and plentiful job opportunities for the middle class parallels what we have heard from the President and other U.S. leaders,” said Premier Redford. “The challenge for policy a...
In the very last moment of this year's Massachusetts special legislative session, on Dec 31st, the bill to license Naturopathic Doctors in the state passed both the House and Senate. The bill is now headed to Governor Deval Patrick's desk to be signed into law.
You are invited to Springfield for this important event with Governor Deval Patrick and Professor Whitney Battle-Baptiste, who we are honored to have as a new member of the Lift Ev'ry Voice committee.
Aregbsola Day 2 @ Harvard : this time Ogbeni Osun talked himself into the Governor of Massachussetts' hearth and Gov. Deval Patrick gave him a proclamation.
We burn or bury more than half of our waste in Massachusetts, but we don't have to -- we can reduce, reuse and recycle all the way to zero waste. Governor Patrick needs to end the delays and release the Solid Waste Master Plan.
Supporting, protecting, and providing opportunities for our children—these are among the most important things we do through government.
If you know what's what, you'll be in Dover tomorrow at 9:30am to stop the Delaware from falling off the fiscal cliff :-) (certain exceptions may apply)
Running for public office in Boston isn’t easy. The rigors of a typical campaign — shaking hands, kissing babies, slogging from pancake breakfasts to charity dinners — is enough to put a dent in even the most resilient candidate.
Make no mistake about it, right now Governor Deval Patrick and Barack Obama are on a war path to take away your right to keep and bear arms in Massachusetts. You’ve heard their threats for weeks -- but now the gun-grabbing lawmakers in Boston are preparing to act. Fresh off exploiting another tragedy, they aren’t going to waste any time trampling on your right to keep and bear arms. When I saw the schemes Governor Patrick and his anti-gun legislative allies were planning to ram through the General Assembly -- my jaw hit the floor! We’re talking about: H.47 -- Governor’s Anti-Gun Act of 2013. This bill would... *** Enact a strict gun and magazine ban, outlawing the possession of magazines and firearms that can hold more than seven rounds of ammunition; *** Strip more otherwise law-abiding citizens and gun owners of their Second Amendment rights -- nationwide -- by forwarding "mental health" medical records and virtually any other information to the federal government; *** Strip all law-abiding citi ...
To All Residents of Massachusetts The Massachusetts Probate Law under Chapter 195 from 2007 to present is not legal that means my aunts last will and testament my mothers and fathers and including mine I have repealed the law to include all people with disabilites under MGL Chapter 195 which I repealed with my state representative Alice Hanlon Peisch of Wellesley Mass on January 17, 2013 all masslaws now have to comply with the Americans With Disabilities Act 1990 to present MGL 195 did not comply with ADA 1990 Under The Massachusetts State Constitution I have the right to repeal any law Which President John Adams Wrote in 1780 help protect every resident in Massachusetts General Laws including the probate Law Equal Rights Under The Law is the law of the land it does not say equal rights under the law except people with disabilities does it Massachusetts Legislature and Governor Deval Patrick .
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This is a message I just received from a University student: "I was doing some research on the LNG terminals and was so astounded to read that some years ago in the US, Gov. Deval Patrick, Governor of Massachusetts, has co-sponsored a bill to limit a LNG import terminal to a distance of 1.5km from the nearest residential home, elderly housing complex, school, hospital, health care facility, business or development. Translated on Marsaxlokk, the 1.5km literally impinges on ¼ of Marsxlokk!"
DAILY STATE HOUSE SCHEDULE - TUESDAY, FEB. 19, 2013 GOV. DEVAL PATRICK .Due to in-country security, locations and times for the Governor’s meetings and events in Colombia are not available. .Meets with the President of Colombia Juan Manuel Santos Calderon and Minister of Foreign Affairs Maria Angela Holguin Cuellar. .Makes an announcement relative to the innovation economy with the Presiden...
Deval Patrick proposes huge tax increase for home sellers. See below.: Huge tax hit coming for home sellers Just when you thought it was safe to sell your home again, along comes our cash-strapped state government to mess things up! Gov. Deval Patrick's bevy of proposed tax hikes includes plans to tax whatever gains home sellers manage to eke out in a real estate market just starting to turn around. The governor's proposed state budget includes plans to forced home sellers to cough up more than $239 million with a 6.25 percent tax on home-sale gains. That could mean a tax hit of $4,256 for the average seller. And that number could top $30,000 for a married couple who sells their home after accruing decades of gains worth a half a million or more. In fact, fair or not, the proposal has already earned the governor a rather unfortunate nickname on the comment board of this blog - "Governor Devalue." Currently, sellers are spared paying taxes on up to $250,000 in gains from the sale of a house, a number that ...
The federal income tax and the Federal Reserve are both 100 years old and doing immeasurable harm.
Getting Ready To refile new Charges against Bertucci, Italian Restaurant Corp Northboro Mass/ Framingham Bertucci, when attorneys in wellesley mass dont call the EEOC Case by my Charge no. 523-2013-00202 my politics is none of bertucci, bussiness but watch me amend The Americans With Disabilities Act 1990 Title 1 Employment on Employers I am advacating right now wth the Governor of New York State and the Governor of Florida including my Govrnor Deval Patrick Here is what I am asking for under ADA 1990 Title 1 Employment Aginst Bertucci, $300,000 plus Emotional Distress plus attorneys fees under ada 1990 bertcci, has more then 500 more employees the cap for damages under ADA 1990 is $300,000 I have made a complaint against with Attorney General Martha Coakley get these Attorneys in Wellesley Mass for violating my Constitutional Rights because they support cooporations over people with disabilities who have constitutional rights i may not have deep pockets but i can afford attorney if you think i am mad as ...
"Once you take personal responsibility for your choices, once you let your values lead you, the journey itself – can be wondrous. Eventually you’ll connect with those who share your vision…and that is reward enough.” -Governor Deval Patrick
Leave to our Illustrious Governor of Massachusetts Deval Patrick with his new tax plan. He wants to increase they Income Tax from 5.25% to 6.25%, and drop the Sale Tax from 6.25% to 4.25%. He would also eliminate 44 Tax Deductions on Income Tax. Here is how it was put it. Patrick has proposed raising the income tax to 6.25 percent and lowering the sales tax to 4.5 percent. Combined with other measures to alter the tax code, Shor said half of Massachusetts residents would see no change or a reduction in their tax burden, while wealthier residents would pay more. Let translate. If you work we are going to take more money from you if you don't work and are on welfare and don't pay Income Tax, we are going give you even a better free ride. Half of Massachusetts residents would see no change, I wonder which Half!
In today's Boston Globe there was a listing of highest state salaries - 4th highest goes to Derek Kellogg the basketball coach at UMASS at $628,624 a year. 9th highest goes to Charles Molnar, the football coach at UMASS at $401,250 a year. UMASS holds all the top 10 positions. Deval Patrick, the Governor of MA who makes $139,832, didn't even crack the top 1,500 state salaries. Sports coaches making more than the Governor and state police? I have three boys. Perhaps I need to encourage them to all be Division I coaches.
BOSTON (AP) — Gov. Deval Patrick and state economic development officials are on a trade visit this weekend to Columbia.
"Governor Deval Patrick files a motion with the Probate Court in Massachusetts to vacate the 1987 settlement...
BOSTON – Senator Brian A. Joyce applauded Governor Deval Patrick and his administration for filing a motion in Probate and Family Court to vacate a court order that has been in place since 1987 allowing the Judge Rotenberg Center (JRC) in Canton to continue to use aversive therapies, like painful el...
Just one day before he gets on the plane, Governor Deval Patrick today announced he is leading a nine-person delegation to Colombia to strengthen business ties between Massachusetts and the South American country. For the first time during his years in office, First Lady Diane Patrick will join the…
Hey there: Watch channel 8 QATV tonight following a Talk with Governor Deval Patrick at 7:00pm is ALL Friends Cabaret with Diane Purdy and Musician's TOO MUCH at 7:30pm.
Gov. Deval Patrick stopped in to our "This is STCC" studios for a sit down with me. We talk education, taxes, and his future plans.
BOSTON (AP) -- Gov. Deval Patrick will be leading a Massachusetts trade mission to Colombia.Read more...
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It is time that we had a new governor in this state. Deval Patrick is yet again reducing the amount of health care insurance that we have. More money and less benefits. Now our insurance will go up another $1000 a year with no increase in coverage. My insurance GIC doesn't pay *** and frankly any hospital or health care bill I have such be forwarded directly to the Governor's office! Let them pay my bill.
Who spent 35 million dollars tring to get re-elected to be in the 113 congress that started 6 weeks ago on 1/3/2013 but now claims he does not want to be part of the problem that is congress since jan 3rd because before that he wanted to be our Senator for 6 years. Are you as confused as I am about this claim? But now he has the perfect job for him he claims, being a talking head and preaching to his choir on The FOX channel. maybe he will get a cameo on the Simpsons? The Massachusettes darling Scott (I changed my mind) Brown. LOL
Governor Deval Patrick will be speaking Live at North Reading Town Hall for 11am. Check it out live on the govt channel. It's the same channel for the Board of Selectman meetings.
Congrats to my colleague Bob Uhlmann for being nominated by Governor Deval Patrick as a Superior Court judge!
Senator Jennifer Flanagan and Representative Dennis Rosa have accepted our invitation to attend the 27-February member meeting to answer questions about the gun control legislation submitted by Rep. David Linsky (Natick) and Governor Deval Patrick. This is a great opportunity to give them feedback they can take directly back to Beacon Hill - PLEASE MAKE AN EFFORT TO ATTEND!
Governor Deval Patrick has lifted the driving ban effective at 4 pm today. Please be safe and stay off the roads if it is still unsafe, though.
Have a look at MA Governor Deval Patrick's interpreter. Guaranteed to garner a lot of attention!
In the first move of its kind in 35 years, Governor Deval Patrick has declared a state of emergency and a driving ban on all passenger cars in Massachusetts.
Governor Deval Patrick declares state of emergency and bans travel on roads
The text of Governor Deval Patrick's Executive Order banning Motor Vehicle Traffic after 4pm is posted below.
The Wording of Governor Deval Patrick's Travel Ban (Executive Order) is featured below. ◦There shall be a...
Anticipating “extreme danger conditions” throughout the Commonwealth, Governor Deval Patrick declared a State of Emergency just after noon on Friday, and
Politics is like a box of chocolates -- left out in the summer sun. This story could have come from papal intrigue in early church history or the House of Borgia. Senate Democrats can't do the right things because incumbents, including Arkansas's Mark Pryor, risk being defeated on issues such as gun control and immigration. The Senate majority is at risk, in other words. Harry Reid and Nancy Pelosi now have to maneuver stealthily to protect vulnerable Democrats in gun-crazy states -- like Arkansas. • By Paul West, Washington Bureau Los Angeles Times WASHINGTON — Action in Washington over the next few months on gun control, immigration and fiscal policy will set the stage for a fierce midterm election battle next year, with control of Congress the ultimate prize. Republicans are expected to keep their majority in the House, and history would suggest they might expand their numbers in the sixth year of a two-term presidency. But the Democrats' hold on the Senate is at risk, with competitive 2014 contest ...
Massachusetts and eight other Northeast states are nearly halving the amount of carbon dioxide power plants are allowed to emit – a dramatic reduction that is expected to bring in hundreds of millions of dollars to the state while combating global warming.
An old blizzard fighter like me takes weather warnings witha grain of salt. After the "Big One" in 1966, nothing bothers me much anymore. But. in Taxachusetts, it's another matter altogether. Governor Deval Patrick has pushed the Commonwealth's "Official Panic Button" (kept in the basement of the Old North Church). Women are urged to tear their petticoats into bandages, every SUV in the state has been drawn into a gigantic circle and babies are being floated down the Charles River in little reed boats (just like baby Moses was). The state's one remaining functional snowplow has been rescued from mothballed storage and the Mass State Police are desperately searching for what they term "that plow thingy that goes on the front". Dontcha just love it when flatlanders panic? I do.
Coalition Director Terry Moran accepts the Visionary Award on behalf of Governor Deval Patrick
Nobody sees the elephant in the living room???!!! O.K. I'm not defending the "teflon Governor" Deval Patrick as I really believe when you're in a position like that, the first question you should ask before giving any crony a job is "do you have skeletons in your closet that are going to come back and bite my *** " "You don't have to tell me what they are, but if they show up, I'll make sure you're persecuted to the full extent of the law." Man he has a lot of crooked friends. I don't think even I have that many, but then again, I'm not sure my friends have ever been given enough power to pad their expense accounts and engage in nepotism. That being said, how many here (raise your hands) are unaware that town, city, state and federal governments have yearly budgets. Part of that is to allocate x amount of dollars for "office supplies." Now if you're allowed, say $10K and you only spend $8K, then the next year, they won't give you $10K. So at the end of the year if there is money left over, bosses tell peo ...
Deval Patrick, our company is "AT the Ready" for the storm. You best have your plows, salt trucks, etc, "AT the Ready" too. Or don't complain when we can't get to work or even get down someone's street to restore service. Last time we have this much snow coming, our people actually had to shovel their way to get to people's houses (no lie). The Commonwealth better have their act together this time around.
It scares me knowing that most of these kids in high school now are going to be able to vote next election... Most predict a woman: Elizabet Warren (Not gonna happen) I predict: Deval Patrick (Democrat; Governor of Mass.) ...smh, shouldn't be, but it will be...
Second chance for Patrick nominee for judgeship BOSTON — Gov. Deval Patrick is expected this week to renominate Shannon Frison, associate justice of the Boston Municipal Court to be a trial judge in the Superior Court. New Governor’s Councillors Robert L. Jubinville of Milton and Michael Albano of Longmeadow have discovered that misinformation sabotaged her nomination in December. Her nomination was tabled after the governor and Council received reports from other judges that she did not help out with busy sessions and that other judges had to take on her work when she went out on military leave. Jubinville said Frison got "a raw deal” based on 'blatantly false' allegations. He said she has never taken a day off the bench for military work and does take on extra work when needed. Frison has served as an officer and lawyer in the U.S. Marine Corps, where she took criminal and civil litigation assignments in Hawaii and North Carolina. She was a senior associate at Dwyer and Collora. Frison graduated f ...
APPEALS COURT NOMINEE MALDONADO DESCRIBED AS “SUPERSTAR” By Colleen Quinn STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE STATE HOUSE, BOSTON, FEB. 6, 2013….The Governor’s Council on Wednesday heaped praise on District Court Judge Diana Maldonado, who is poised to become the first Hispanic judge appointed to the Massachusetts Appeals Court. Gov. Deval Patrick picked Maldonado, a former assistant federal defender at the Massachusetts ...
The Intel Hub Institute for Political Economy February 6, 2013 Introduction by Paul Craig Roberts The article below is the most comprehensive analysis available of “Obamacare” – the Patient Protect...
Matt Cooney meets Governor Deval Patrick with Peter Zawadski today at BATV!
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