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Baker-Polito Administration Awards Grants to 12 Regional Economic Development Organizations

Lt. Governor Karyn Polito joined Senate President Karen Spilka, Housing and Economic Development Secretary Mike Kennealy and business groups from around the state at Ashland Town Hall on February 8, 2019 to award $900,000 in grants to twelve Regional Economic Development Organization (REDO) groups. Established to stimulate regional business growth, […]

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GOVERNOR BAKER TESTIFIES AT HOUSE NATURAL RESOURCES COMMITTEE ON CLIMATE CHANGE

On Wednesday, February 6, 2019, Governor Charlie Baker testified before the House Natural Resources Committee in Washington, D.C. to discuss what Massachusetts is doing to address climate change at the first congressional hearing on climate change in over eight years. He shared the Commonwealth’s bipartisan record of addressing climate change, […]

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Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker Delivers Inaugural Address for Second Term

On Thursday, January 3, 2019 Governor Charlie Baker delivered his second inaugural address from the House Chamber of the Massachusetts State House. Here are the Governor’s full remarks as prepared for delivery: Here are excerpts from Governor Baker’s speech: “Think about the Commonwealth’s leadership on national issues. “We have the […]

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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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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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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 $32 Million in Local Aid to 59 Communities

The Baker-Polito Administration announced the 2018 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Awards, providing more than $32 million across 41 projects that benefit 59 communities. These awards enable communities to address local needs by pursuing a variety of housing, community, and economic development projects. Governor Charlie Baker said, “Massachusetts cities and […]

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