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National Travel and Tourism Week, May 7-13, 2017

Across the United States, tourism professionals are celebrating National Travel & Tourism Week, which runs from May 7-13 2017. First established in 1983, the annual tradition is organized by the U.S. Travel Association, and shines a spotlight on the tourism industry’s economic contributions in terms of direct spending, taxes, job […]

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Congratulations to the Massachusetts Class of 2017

Photo: Salem State University Commencement, 2016 The caps and gowns are on display this spring as over 100,000 students prepare to graduate from 110 public and private college and universities in Massachusetts. Here is a schedule of college commencements in Massachusetts this May & June, 2017. Massachusetts takes pride in […]

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Small Business Month in Massachusetts

Photo: Lt. Governor Karyn Polito kicks off Small Business Month at Clark University in Worcester.  On stage is (l-r) Peter Milano, MOBD Regional Director, and Jay Ash, Secretary of EOHED. The Baker-Polito Administration officially proclaimed May as Small Business Month in Massachusetts, citing small businesses as “the backbone of the American […]

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Massachusetts Holds 10 Small Business Listening Sessions throughout May

On behalf of the Baker-Polito Administration, EOHED Secretary Jay Ash invites you to attend a listening session on small business in your region of the Commonwealth. Please register in advance for the event of your choice. Topics include: Doing Business in Massachusetts (regulations, taxes, fees) Government Resources (grants, networks, expertise) […]

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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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