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Massachusetts Announces Downtown Revitalization Awards

This week Lt. Governor Karyn Polito and Housing and Community Development Undersecretary Janelle Chan joined local officials to announce $300,000 in awards to 20 communities through the Massachusetts Downtown Initiative (MDI). MDI provides communities with $15,000 grants to pursue projects that support downtown development and encourage growth. Since 2015, the […]

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Massachusetts Announces Plan to Legalize Wagering on Professional Sports

Today, Governor Charlie Baker announced plans to file legislation that would permit people in Massachusetts to wager on professional sports. The proposal would utilize the existing regulatory structure for gaming licensing in Massachusetts, including enforcement powers of the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC), the prohibition on wagering by anyone under 21 […]

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Governor Charlie Baker Delivers Inaugural Address for Second Term

Today, Governor Charlie Baker delivered his second inaugural address from the House Chamber of the Massachusetts State House. See full transcript of the Governor’s remarks here. Among his remarks on the state’s economy: “Our regulatory reform project reduced the complexity of state government across the board, allowing our small businesses […]

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