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On Earth Day, Governor Baker Signs Comprehensive Climate Change Legislation

Governor Charlie Baker today signed comprehensive climate change legislation that codifies into law the Baker-Polito Administration’s commitment to achieve Net Zero emissions in 2050 and furthers the Commonwealth’s nation leading efforts to combat climate change and protect vulnerable communities. The new law, Senate Bill 9 – An Act Creating a […]

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Massachusetts Announces New Destination Development Capital Grant Program for Tourism Venues

The Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development (EOHED) through the Massachusetts Office of Travel and Tourism (MOTT) has announced the FY22 Destination Development Capital (DDC) Grant Program.  This new competitive grant program will award funds to strengthen the economy of Massachusetts through destination development projects that enhance tourism sustainability, […]

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Baker-Polito Administration Announces Nearly $1.6 million in Travel & Tourism Recovery Grants to 59 Organizations

Today, Lt. Governor Karyn Polito, Housing and Economic Development Secretary Mike Kennealy, and Massachusetts Office of Travel & Tourism (MOTT) Executive Director Keiko Matsudo Orrall announced $1,587,791 in awards to 59 tourism organizations, chambers of commerce, and municipalities as part of the newly created Travel and Tourism Recovery (TTR) Grant […]

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Massachusetts Offers Family-Friendly Self-Guided Trip Tips for April School Vacation + Earth Day

The Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) announced that the agency will offer family-friendly Trip-Tip self-guided adventures for 22 state park locations during the traditional April school vacation week and Earth Day, which falls on April 22. The self-guided opportunities can be experienced at any time starting on Saturday, April […]

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Massachusetts Announces Regional Pilot Project Grant Awards to Support Economic Recovery

Today, the Baker-Polito Administration announced 37 grants totaling $5 million were awarded to cities, towns, and non-profit entities through the Regional Pilot Project Grant Program.  This program was established to support recovery solutions based on the specific economic needs of individual regions of the Commonwealth and was designed to fund […]

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Baker-Polito Administration Awards $819 Million in Loans and Grants to Fund Wastewater and Drinking Water Infrastructure Projects

The Baker-Polito Administration today announced that 113 projects, impacting communities across the Commonwealth, are eligible to receive approximately $819 million in low-interest-rate loans and grants to fund construction, planning and asset management projects designed to improve water quality, upgrade or replace aging drinking water and wastewater infrastructure and cut treatment […]

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Massachusetts Clean Energy Industry Report Finds 10 Consecutive Years of Growth for Clean Energy Industry

The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) today announced that the Commonwealth’s clean energy sector continued its trend of upward growth in 2019, adding 2,132 workers to the clean energy workforce between 2018 and 2019. The figures, released as part of MassCEC’s 2020 Massachusetts Clean Energy Industry Report, found that the […]

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Governor Baker Signs Bipartisan Legislation to Combat Climate Change While Growing Massachusetts’ Economy

Governor Charlie Baker today signed comprehensive climate change legislation that codifies into law the Baker-Polito Administration’s commitment to achieve Net Zero emissions in 2050 and furthers the Commonwealth’s nation leading efforts to combat climate change and protect vulnerable communities. The new law, Senate Bill 9 – An Act Creating a […]

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Baker-Polito Administration Awards More Than $14 Million in Grants to 295 Additional Businesses for COVID Relief

On March 25, 2021, the Baker-Polito Administration announced approximately $14.6 million in awards for 295 additional businesses in the eleventh round of COVID relief grants administered by the Massachusetts Growth Capital Corporation (MGCC). As in prior rounds, each grant recipient meets sector or demographic priorities set for the grant programs […]

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