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Baker-Polito Administration Announces Transition at the Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development

Photo (l-r), Secretary Ash, Governor Baker, Lieutenant Governor Polito and Incoming Secretary Kennealy Governor Charlie Baker and Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito announced the departure of Housing and Economic Development (HED) Secretary Jay Ash, and introduced as incoming Secretary current HED Assistant Secretary for Business Growth, Mike Kennealy. Secretary Kennealy will […]

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Economic Development Incentive Awards to Six Companies Create and Retain over 8,000 jobs in Massachusetts

Wayfair Boston Office  The Baker-Polito Administration and the Economic Assistance Coordinating Council (EACC) approved six projects for participation in the Economic Development Incentive Program (EDIP). These projects are expected to create 3,703 net new jobs, retain 4,313 jobs throughout Massachusetts and leverage more than $82 million in private investment. Governor […]

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Export Leaders Discuss U.S. Trade Policy at Annual Export Expo in Boston

U.S. Economic Sanctions Panel: Peter Liston, Barb Secor, Alexandra Lopez-Casero and moderator Gwendolyn Jaramillo.  Over 300 export leaders and companies from throughout the state and region attended the annual Export Expo held on December 8 at the Massachusetts Transportation Building in Park Square, Boston. Organized by the Massachusetts Export Center, […]

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MassEcon Presents 15th Annual Team Massachusetts Economic Impact Awards

Nearly 400 people attended MassEcon’s 15th Annual Team Massachusetts Economic Impact Awards, which honored 15 enterprising companies from across the Commonwealth for their outstanding contributions of investment, job growth, facility expansion, and community involvement. MassEcon is the state’s private sector partner in promoting business growth in Massachusetts. The luncheon was […]

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Economic Development Incentives Support Creation of 890 New Jobs in Massachusetts

Jason Ouhrabka, owner of Korber Hats in Fall River The Baker-Polito Administration approved nine economic development projects for state or local incentives under the Economic Development Incentive Program (EDIP). The Economic Assistance Coordinating Council (EACC) certified five projects that will be eligible to receive state tax credits and as well […]

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MASSECON IS CELEBRATED ON ITS 25TH YEAR

Susan Houston of MassEcon receives a Governor’s Proclamation from EOHED Secretary Jay Ash As it celebrates its 25th anniversary in 2018, MassEcon is receiving well-deserved praise from government and business leaders throughout Massachusetts. Under the leadership of Susan Houston, MassEcon has become one of the state’s premier nonprofit business organizations, […]

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Baker-Polito Administration Announces 2018 Navigational Dredging Pilot Program Awards

The Baker-Polito Administration announced $3.6 million in grants through the 2018 Navigational Dredging Pilot Program. The awards support ten projects in eleven communities for the upcoming dredging season. The projects are expected to remove nearly 188,000 cubic yards of harbor sediment. Governor Charlie Baker called the new program “the direct […]

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