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Baker-Polito Administration Announces Economic Incentives for Six Projects in Massachusetts

ABLE Machine Tool Sales, Inc. in Agawam, Massachusetts This week, the Baker-Polito Administration and the Economic Assistance Coordinating Council approved state and local incentives for six companies in Massachusetts through the Economic Development Incentive Program (EDIP). The six projects are expected to create 423 new jobs and retain 193 jobs […]

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Massachusetts Announces $5.9 Million for 2018 Community Tax Credit Awards

The Baker-Polito Administration announced $5.9 million in tax credit allocations to 46 Community Development Corporations (CDCs) and two Community Service Organizations (CSOs) through the state’s Community Investment Tax Credit (CITC) program. The CITC program provides eligible CDCs and CSOs with a tool to leverage support from stakeholders and local residents […]

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Mass Export Center Tour New Bedford’s Seafood Facilities with International Seafood Buyers

Photography By Sergio badmonkeypics@outlook.com Earlier this month, the Massachusetts Export Center showcased New Bedford to a group of international seafood buyers from Asia, Europe, the Middle East and South America on March 9, as a way of marketing the region’s seafood products and facilities. They visited BASE/ New England Seafood […]

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Baker-Polito Administration Awards $623,000 to 50+ Massachusetts Companies to Catalyze Export Activity

The Baker-Polito Administration has provided $623,000 in matching funds to help more than 50 Massachusetts companies market their products overseas. The State Trade and Export Promotion (STEP) program is funded in partnership with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), and administered in cooperation with Massachusetts Office of International Trade & […]

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Baker-Polito Administration Files An Act Enhancing Opportunities for All

This month Baker-Polito Administration released a new economic development framework and legislation, An Act Enhancing Opportunities for All, to build on the administration’s efforts to promote economic vitality in our communities and spur economic growth across the state. This bill serves as the next step forward to bolster Massachusetts’ success, […]

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Baker-Polito Administration Announces New Innovation Initiative for Marine Economy Challenges

The Baker-Polito Administration announced a new initiative, the SEC Grand Challenge, to leverage Massachusetts’ innovation economy for the benefit of the state’s coastal communities. The Seaport Economic Council will make up to $500,000 available to the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative (MassTech) to support innovative solutions for marine and coastal communities. The […]

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Governor Baker Gives State of the Commonwealth Address

Photo courtesy of Sam Doran/SHNS Governor Charlie Baker delivered his third State of the Commonwealth address from the House Chamber of the Massachusetts State House. Read full text here. On economic development, education and workforce development, Governor Baker said: “For the first time we’re directing capital grants to vocational technical […]

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