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Award-Winning Digital Displays at Boston Convention & Exhibition Center

Check out the new video on digital displays from Signature Boston, the marketing arm of the Massachusetts Convention Center Authority. This is the fourth video in Signature Boston’s Technology series: previous segments presented Technology Leadership, Wireless Connectivity, and Network Infrastructure. Learn more about Signature Boston’s Technology Support program. Here is […]

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Baker-Polito Administration Announces Economic Development Incentives for 13 Projects

Photo: Parathletes compete against each other with state-of-the-art technology using Maxon Motors.   Earlier this month, the Commonwealth’s Economic Assistance Coordinating Council (EACC) approved tax incentives through the Economic Development Incentive Program (EDIP) to support the expansion of 13 companies in 11 communities. These projects are expected to create 1,181 […]

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Massachusetts Seaport Economic Council Awards $5 Million to 13 Communities

Port of New Bedford.  Photo courtesy of New Bedford Tourism & Marketing Office.  Earlier this month, the Baker-Polito Administration’s Seaport Economic Council announced a total of $5 million in awards for 13 coastal communities. The grant awards advance collaborative initiatives to improve public infrastructure and promote maritime economic development in […]

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Governor Baker announces budget proposal for Fiscal Year 2018

(Photo courtesy of State House News) The Baker-Polito Administration filed its Fiscal Year 2018 (FY18) budget proposal on January 25, 2017. The $40.508 billion spending plan funds key priorities including local aid, education, workforce development, housing and homelessness services, and substance misuse prevention programs, while keeping spending in line with […]

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Massachusetts Senate Hosting Commonwealth Conversations 2017

The Massachusetts Senate is hosting its annual Commonwealth Conversations, a state wide listening tour of grassroots forums designed to connect state legislators directly with constituents to hear their ideas, concerns and suggestions. The series kicks off on Tuesday, January 31 in the Metro Boston region, and continues through Tuesday, April […]

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Massachusetts Partners in Nation’s First Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing Innovation Institute

The Baker-Polito Administration has been selected as a partner in the nation’s first Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing Innovation Institute. The $250 million Institute is a national public-private partnership, awarded through Manufacturing USA, a federally-authorized network of manufacturing innovation institutes. Federal matching funds for the institute will be provided by the US Department […]

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Massachusetts “Open for Business” Initiative Offers New Approach to the State’s Real Estate Properties

In October 2015, Massachusetts launched a unique business opportunity initiative called Open for Business, which challenged agencies across state government to find the “highest and best use” of real properties and assets that are entrusted to the Commonwealth. The purpose, according to Governor Charlie Baker, was to protect natural resources, […]

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