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Arts Equity Summit 2020: Creating Culture Shifts

This year’s Arts Equity Summit, Creating Cultural Shifts, is being held virtually this year, due to COVID-19.  The summit runs from April 24-26, 2020.  Register here. Friday, April 24: Celebrating our arts community. Visual and performing artists  present work via a digital release party. Saturday, April 25: Critical conversations towards […]

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Baker-Polito Administration Issues Letter Establishing Net Zero Emissions Target

The Baker-Polito Administration today issued its formal determination letter establishing net zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions as the Commonwealth’s new legal emissions limit for 2050.  The release of the letter follows a month-long public comment period during which the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) received input and […]

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Baker-Polito Administration Announces Implementation Of CARES Act Unemployment Benefits For Self-Employed, Gig Economy And Other Workers

The Baker-Polito Administration announced today that Massachusetts residents who are not eligible for regular unemployment benefits can now apply online for the new Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) program. The new federal PUA program provides up to 39 weeks of unemployment benefits who are unable to work because of a COVID-19-related […]

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Massachusetts Celebrates Virtual Patriots Day

Monday, April 20 is Patriots Day in Massachusetts, a state-wide holiday created in 1894 to commemorate the Revolutionary War battles in Lexington and Concord. The battlefield reenactments that typically take place each year are cancelled in 2020 because of the COVID-19 pandemic.   Instead enjoy these virtual activities that capture the […]

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Massachusetts Establishes a new Field Medical Station at Joint Base Cape Cod in Buzzards Bay

Governor Charlie Baker and Lt. Governor Karyn Polito today joined Massachusetts National Guard Adjutant Major General Gary W. Keefe to tour the ongoing work to establish a new Field Medical Station at Joint Base Cape Cod in Buzzards Bay. The administration also announced expanded COVID-19 response efforts reporting data to […]

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